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Top 10 most read mortgage broker news stories this week – 19/10/2018

Estate agents were in the headlines again this week as the Home Owners Association reveale...

  • Oct 19, 2018
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Estate agents pressuring buyers to use in-house brokers and charging 8% commission on auction sales – HOA

The Home Owners Alliance (HOA) has revealed it is examining cases where consumers have bee...

  • Oct 19, 2018
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Estate agents resisting reservation agreements – Ministry of Housing

The government is pushing ahead with its plans for reservation agreements to become a stan...

  • Oct 18, 2018
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Estate agents’ willingness to overvalue properties is not a new problem, brokers say

Brokers responded in droves to coverage suggesting estate agents overvaluing properties is...

  • Aug 15, 2018
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Estate agents overvalue properties to gain listings – research

Estate agents are overvaluing properties to gain listings in the property market, accordin...

  • Aug 13, 2018
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Agent ordered to take down blog slamming online rivals

The Advertising Standards Authority has ordered an estate agent to take down a blog from i...

  • Jul 11, 2018
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Ombudsman issues £1.3m in redress for property complaints

The Property Ombudsman revealed it dealt with more than 3,000 sales and lettings complaint...

  • May 17, 2018
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ASA tells estate agents ‘don’t stretch the facts’

Estate agents have received an enforcement notice warning them not to embellish the truth ...

  • Dec 21, 2017
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Estate agents agree home buying process is outdated

The vast majority of estate agents agree that the home-buying process is outdated, accordi...

  • Oct 30, 2017
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Yopa retracts savings claim and regulator backs PurpleBricks’ local property experts

Two online estate agents have been reported to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) a...

  • Oct 25, 2017
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