Rightmove’s first-time buyer forecast for the final quarter of 2012 reveals that 25 per cent of those who intend to purchase in the next 12 months will do so for the first time, still well adrift of the 40 per cent level traditionally seen prior to the recession.
Metropix, supplier of floor plan based products, has launched Space Planner; an exciting new floor plan tool that allows prospective purchasers and tenants to drag-and-drop furniture into a floor plan of a property being marketed for sale or rent to see how they might actually live in a property.
Two lettings specialists – Leaders and Jordan’s – have come together in an unusual deal which completed on 31st October.
New housing registration figures from NHBC have revealed a flat housing market across the UK.
With more users accessing property details via their mobile phone, presenting property details in a mobile friendly way can be an important asset for any agent’s business.
What a year it’s been. We have had the trials of the knock on effects of the credit crunch; the problems in Europe have not help (since 42 per cent of our exports go there) but, it looks as if we have seen the worst of it. There are green shoots.
Early warning? When do you tell the tenant that the landlord is selling the property? Chris Hamer, the Property Ombudsman, advises.
Results are everything, says PROPERTYdrum’s social media guru Tracy Wood, so make sure you ‘do the math’!