Industry Issues

Industry Issues

From property portals and estate agents to online marketing and legal matters, all the latest issues that industry professionals need to know.

Agents confident Brexit will not impact French property

There are 112 days until the referendum of the UK's membership of the EU. While some are concerned about the potential impact of a Brexit upon the UK, estate agents in France are confident that interest in French property will continue to flourish, no matter what the vote.

Lettings agents slam 2016 Budget as “outright assault” on landlords

UK lettings agents and landlords have slammed the government's 2016 Budget as an "outright assault" on the private rented sector.

Chesterton Humberts to become Chesterton… and Humberts

Chesterton Humberts has announced that it will de-merge into two separate companies, Chesterton and Humberts, next year.

2 weeks until London’s Tenant Tax Summit

Two weeks today, landlords, letting agents and others from the UK's private rented sector will come together in London for a special summit tackling the government's "Tenant Tax", which is set to negatively impact both landlords and tenants.

Tenants will bear the brunt of new UK buy-to-let tax

Tenants will bear the brunt of the UK government's plan to raise buy-to-let taxes, experts and landlords have warned. Over 600 supporters of a campaign to fight the unfair changes gathered at a rally in London last week to raise awareness of the issue. expands into Bangladesh market

The company operating Pakistan property website is expanding into the Bangladesh market.

British investors still thirsty for French vineyards

British investors are still thirsty for vineyard properties in France, say agents.

What can you do to fight the Tenant Tax?

In April 2017, a new rule will come into effect that will unfairly tax landlords, ultimately reducing the number of homes available to rent and pushing rents up for tenants. With the Brexit vote ushering in a change in PM, though, a new window to stop the tax has opened. What can you do?
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What does Trump’s US election victory mean for property?

Donald Trump was elected the President of the United States early this morning, in a surprising victory that saw the property developer beat Hillary Clinton to the White House. The property world reacts to his win.

What does a hung parliament mean for property?

On Friday 9th June 2017, the UK woke to the surprise of a hung Parliament, as Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election backfired. With the Conservative Party forming a minority government, what does the result mean for UK property?
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