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Grenville Turner, the Group CEO of Countrywide plc, has joined the Department for Communities and Local Government as a Non-Executive Director to the Department’s Board.

An independent inquiry, commissioned by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, has suggested that Home Reports - which sound rather similar to the much-maligned Home Information Packs that were ditched…

The value of the UK's construction industry has soared by 67.1% to £6bn over the last 12 months, according to Barbour ABI's latest Market Review, with the residential sector jumping by 88.1% year-on-year.

Countrywide's latest YouGov sentiment survey comes to a very similar conclusion to Knight Frank's version released last week: we're all pretty positive about house prices

Chesterton Humberts has a new Marketing Director, in the form of Giles Milner, who's been promoted to the role after a two-year stint as PR and Marketing Manager

Hamptons International's expansion plans have taken another step forward today, with the acquisition of a top North London estate agency

Any recent property market report will - more likely than not - include the phrase "chronic supply shortage"

The Mayfair corner's come out swinging with some statistical gymnastics to counter Nick Candy's claim that W1's oversupplied and due for a price drop this year (as reported here). N.B

Knight Frank's latest Future House Price Sentiment Index has hit a brand new high, with homeowners expecting prices to rise at the fastest rate since 2009, when the index started, and households in every …

The former Holland Park School on Campden Hill has moved a big step closer to its super-prime resi transformation, now that a whopping £200m-worth of development finance has been stumped up for the project …

Alchemi has bagged the Development Manager gig for the conversion of The Umi Hotel on Leinster Square in Bayswater into 15-20 luxury resi units

A new "one-stop equity vehicle" with a £50m war chest has been launched for residential developers and investors.