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PMPA sees rise in GMAC business

Members of the Professional Mortgage Packagers Alliance have seen rise a in business from the GMAC-RFC Partners range.


Landlords warned on rogue estate agents

Landlords should beware of third-rate letting agents, warns risk consultants Leaseguard.Mairi Scott, managing director of Leaseguard, says: Too many landlords get caught out by thinking they can just appoint a letting agent, hand over the keys, then sit back and wait for the money to roll in. Others put a postcard in a newsagents window, […]

AHIPP outlines HIP and HCR roll out

The Association of Home Information Pack Providers has outlined the first stage of its regional roll out of Home Information Pack and Home Condition Reports.Paul Broadhead, deputy director general at AHIPP, says: The governments decision to make the HCR a voluntary part of the HIP was spineless and unnecessary and was a decision made purely […]

London prices fell in July

The average London house price fell by 1% in July to 245,017 from 247,703 in June, but prices are still 8% higher than they were this time last year, research from haart estate agents reveals.

Torys plan to “revolutionise” towns and cities

The Conservative party is expected to propose revolutionising the way towns and cities look and feel by enabling local people to create mixed-use urban villages when regenerating their suburban housing estates. These urban villages will mix homes with employment uses, rented and freehold properties and would be developed so that all the key facilities would […]


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