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Mishcon de Reya's Carly Clayton talks us through the benefits and pitfalls of exclusivity agreements in residential property deals.

The government needs to calm financial markets as well as voters ahead of the next general election, says Tom Bill.

Neighbourhoods with the greatest international appeal are likely to outgun mainstream UK markets for the foreseeable future.

Since 2008, renovations and alterations to residential properties that have been empty for at least two years are eligible for a reduced VAT rate of 5%, writes Nick Cunningham of Stacks Property Search.

Super-prime estate agent Trevor Abrahmsohn hopes the new Prime Minister 'will succeed and be our Queen Boadicea in difficult economic times'.

'It won’t become a tenants’ market any time soon,' writes Knight Frank's Tom Bill, as the firm's latest PCL index tells of continued double-digit rental growth.

'A short-term boost appears likely from a government already in pre-election giveaway mode,' writes Knight Frank's Tom Bill

A house price correction of between 10% and 20% looks increasingly likely, writes Colin Jones, Professor of Real Estate at Heriot-Watt University.

Unless the economic scene changes dramatically, a cataclysmic collapse in property values is unlikely, says the Glentree boss.

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"Negative outcomes aren't baked in," says Winkworth boss Dominic Agace, summing up the mix of optimism and apprehension within the property industry.

The occupant of Number 11 Downing Street will play a bigger role in housing policy than the new Prime Minister or Housing Minister, suggests Tom Bill.