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.

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...

US sales plunge as tax breaks end

Sales of previously owned properties in the US plunged a record 30% in May, far higher than expected, new figures show...

Utility billing needs radical reform

The recently completed two-year-long 21st Century Living project was staffed by experts, working full time but they just could not get hold of simple data showing whether the households that were taking part in the project were successfully cutting their energy consumption. If they struggle to do it, the average householder stands no chance...
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2020/07/10 04:21:38am