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.

Goodbye Mr Bond

Alan Bond, the Australian tycoon who won the 1983 America's Cup yachting trophy, is selling his four-bedroom Knightsbridge house for £6.25 million through Kaye & Carey...

Dollar dive makes Auckland cheaper

It may not feel like it to recession-hit residents, but Auckland is becoming a cheaper city in which to live, according to a new international survey...

Probe into confusing house surveys

The Government is to launch an investigation into the usefulness of its own house price indices - the Land Registry and CLG surveys...

How much would you pay to see 12 estate agents jump out of a...

Estate agents working for Paramount Properties in West Hampstead are hoping to raise £10,000 for charity by participating in sponsored skydives this weekend.

Power shifts from Govt to local councils

A new action plan for the radical shift of power from Whitehall to local councils and communities that will make the Big Society part of every day life has been unveiled by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles...

UK farming future is bright

Peter Kendall, NFU President, argues that we're well placed to play a leading role in farming's future...

Israel Rabbis warn Jews not to rent, sell to non-Jews

A letter signed by 50 state-appointed rabbis telling Jews not to rent or sell property to non-Jews prompted widespread condemnation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and human rights groups...

New measures to protect housing for vulnerable

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has outlined how the most vulnerable in society will be protected as the Government takes steps to tackle the record deficit...

Figures show public sector house building still low

The private construction sector may be faring well in the UK, but public sector house building is still lower than last year, according to new figures.

Christchurch needs tens of thousands for 2012 rebuild

Tens of thousands new jobs are set to be created in the construction industry in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 2012 to cope with the city being rebuilt following two destructive earthquakes last year.
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2019/09/22 08:01:00pm