Required Reading: Property agent commission dispute divides legal opinion
A recent Supreme Court case has shone a light on the oft-misunderstood world of finders fees and commission payments, with judges divided in their opinions despite a 'beautifully simple' set of facts
Surrey & London buying agency expands team
Richard Winter has recruited Knight Frank and Savills alumni to his property search team.
Details of Douglas & Gordon administration & buy-out revealed
CEO James Evans paid £515,000 to buy parts of the estate agency back, shortly after administrators were appointed and a year after taking control of the sales arm of the business from Foxtons for a 'nominal …
Estate agents report ‘robust’ sales market despite ‘doomy whispers’
Buyer demand is rising and stock levels are improving and transactions numbers are 'steady', according to the latest property market sit-rep from Propertymark.
Transactions & reactions: Latest HMRC data shows impact of mini-Budget ‘hangover’
Commentators weigh in as effects of mortgage and interest rate hikes start to filter through to the official stats.
Interview: Luxury property impresario Dean Main on building a £600mn development pipeline & managing £12bn of PCL schemes
Talking legacy developments & top-end trends with the boss of Henigman & Rhodium.
Boutique PCL agency Wilfords expands with new branch in SW London
The Kensington-based firm was founded by ex-Foxtons agents Geoff Wilford and Simon Welfare in 2011.
Developers unveil new vision for Notting Hill’s Newcombe House
Beltane and Angelo Gordon are pursuing an office-led approach to the redevelopment of a prominent site on the corner of Notting Hill Gate and Kensington Church Street, rather than an already-consented…
AML Essentials: Interior designers’ five most-asked questions on anti-money laundering compliance
Anti-money laundering expert Rena Neville answers the top five most frequently asked questions put to FCS Compliance in 2022 for the art market...
Consultation launched on new Infrastructure Levy to replace S106
Proposals suggest a ten-year 'test and learn' period, with the new property development tax being rolled out in a few local areas first.
Currency matters: The banking sector sneezed, but no one seemed to catch a cold. Yet.
David Huggett updates on the latest movements on the world's financial markets, and how the recent turmoil might affect international investors in the UK...
Demand for development land stalls as borrowing costs climb
'The residential development land market has changed completely in the last year,' says Patrick Eve of Savills.