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News Archive for 2015

News Archive for 2015

News Archive for 2015

Berridge - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Responsive Website For Berridge

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Berridges Estate Agent website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Marshalls - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Responsive Website For Marshalls

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Marshalls website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Unico Property Group- New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Unico Property Group

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the Unico Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Responsive to any size of screen

What Is A Responsive Website & Why Do You Need One?

The purpose of responsive website design is to have one site, but with different elements that respond differently when viewed on devices of different sizes.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Liv International- New Estate Agent Responsive Website Launched

New Estate Agent Responsive Website For Liv International

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Liv Internationals website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Office Christmas Party

The Office Christmas Party

The season of The Office Christmas Party is upon us and we would just like to thank the unsung heros that organize our social calenders each year.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Forest of Boards

To Board Or Not To Board, That Is The Question....

The war on 'illegal' For Sale and To Let boards is hotting up, so what can be done to stem the rising forests of boards on our streets?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Diamond Move - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Diamond Move

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Diamond Move Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Honey I Bought The House

Honey I Bought The House, A New Property Buying Show With A Twist.

A show that promises a £15,000 deposit if a sale is agreed on a property that only one half of a couple has chosen.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Periscope

Do You Have 'Scope' To Improve?

Social Media is a very important tool for business today, as you try to find new ways to connect and engage with prospective clients. So, let's check out Periscope.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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FPC Estate Agents - New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For FPC Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the FPC Estate Agents Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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FPC Estate Agents - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For FPC Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that FPC Estate Agents Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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London Sales & Lettings - New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For London Sales & Lettings

Estates IT are pleased to announce that London Sales & Lettings Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Time Out London

The Location Finder From Time Out & Rightmove, Will It Make You Happy?

Time Out and Rightmove have pooled their resources to bring us a new location finder called 'Find Your London'

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Social Media

Social Media, Make It Work For You

Love it or hate it, social media is here to stay, so it's time to use it to your advantage

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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easyProperty.com

Is It Easy Street Ahead For Venders at easyProperty

easyProperty airs new tv campaign aimed at residential sales

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Hugh Bonneville filming Downton Abbey.

A TV Series Could Boost The Value Of Your Home!

You could be quids in if they film a series in your town, just like Bampton, aka Downton Village.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Deregulation Act 2015

October 1st Deadline Looming For New Section 21 Legislation.

All change in just two weeks with the new Section 21 legislation, comply or you will be breaking the law and subject to prosecution!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Property Ombudsman

First Conference For The Property Ombudsman

The Property Ombudsman is to hold its first conference next month in the West Midlands.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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London Evening Standard

Zoopla Loses Out To Rightmove In Evening Standard Switch

Zoopla is on the way out at the London Evening Standard as they opt for exclusive portal partnership with Rightmove

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Tenants Plus

Online Property Service Tenants Plus: A Lettings Evolution

Tenants Plus match your available properties with their pre referenced active tenants.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Installation of smoke alarms

Landlords And Letting Agents: Urgent Action Required

New regulations regarding the fitting of smoke alarms in rental properties is hanging in the balance

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Prime Quarters - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Prime Quarters

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Prime Quarters website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Estate Agent Today

Your Chance To Question Alex Chesterman, Founder Of Zoopla

Estate Agent Today and Letting Agent Today offer a chance for you to put a question to chief executive and Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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E-Volve Estate Agents - New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For E-Volve Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the E-Volve Estate Agents Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Winner Shed of the Year 2015.

Survey Says The Great British Lawn Is Becoming Extinct!

Are we really heading for the death of the great British lawn, new survey says over 70% of homeowners would like to do away with it!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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National Trading Standards

New Guidance On Property Sales: National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team

This document now replaces the Office of Fair Trading's Guidance on Property Sales which was issued in September 2012

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Tenants Voice

The Tenants Voice, Episode 2 on Sky TV, a great improvement in quality!

30 minute TV show 'The Tenants Voice' aimed at 'generation rent' airs Episode 2 on Sky Property TV, Channel 238.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Christiano Ronaldo.

Footballs Cristiano Ronaldo Seals The Deal On Trump Tower Apartment.

Ronaldo buys apartment thought to be the inspiration for 'Fifty Shades' trilogy.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Floorplans are a vital tool

Do You Include Floorplans For All Properties On Your Website?

Floorplans should be included on every website for every property for sale if you want to please your potential buyers.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Locus Estates - New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Locus Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the Locus Estates Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Locus Estates - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Locus Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Locus Estates website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Portal Choice

Another Day, Another Argument Between Zoopla And OnTheMarket!

rightmove, Zoopla, OnTheMarket, which to choose?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Rent Rises

Buy To Let Index Reports Biggest Monthly Rent Rise Since 2009

According to the latest Buy to Let Index produced by Your Move and Reeds Rains, average rents in the private sector are now above £800 across England and Wales for the first time.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Vanilla Ice Cream

Can The Housing Market Really Be Compared To Ice Cream?

As we all know, in the past, estate agents have been renowned for developing a language of their own when it comes to descriptions of their properties for sale

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Property Down-Under

Every Residential Property In Australia Can Now Be Found On The Web

A news story from Down Under caught the eye last week and is brilliant for any Pommes, thinking of moving to the other side of the world.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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A Typical Leafy Lane

A Road By Any Other Name....

Research shows that a house on a lane could be worth more than an identical property situated on a road!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Google Inc.

Google Shakes Up Company Structure!

Alphabet Inc will be a holding company containing subsidaries separating Google's core web advertising business from other ventures

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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City Rooms - New Letting Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Letting Agent Mobile Website For City Rooms

Estates IT are pleased to announce that City Rooms Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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easyProperty.com

easyProperty Launches Residential Sales Ahead Of Schedule

To add to its lettings service, easyproperty has launched its residential sales service

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Whitstable, Kent

Heaven Is A Property By The Sea!

With the Oyster Festival in full flow, now may be the time to consider a property in Whitstable.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Trading Standards Institute

Letting Agents, Still Not Compliant With The Law On Displaying Fees?

Under the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the legal duty to show fees has been in force since May 27th but still some letting agents are non-compliant.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Jail Awaits

Rocky Road Ahead For Landlords And Letting Agents!

Landlords and letting agents are in for a tough time with two body blows coming from David Cameron's government yesterday.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme

The Housing Act 2004 requires landlords and letting agents in England & Wales, to protect deposits on assured shorthold tenancies in a government approved scheme

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Tenants Voice

New Property Series For Renters On Sky TV

A new 30 minute TV show aimed at 'generation rent' aired for the first time last week on Property TV, Channel 238 on Sky.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Windows 10

Windows 10 Has Arrived And So Far, The Experts Love It!

Yesterday Microsoft launched their Windows 10 operating systems, so what is the initial reaction?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Zoopla Property Group

Zoopla Launches New Find-A-Pro Service Across Its ZPG Property Network

Zoopla launches new find-a-pro service across its Zoopla and PrimeLocation property network

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Cressingham Gardens Estate

South London Residents Challenge Plans By Lambeth Council Over Future Of Their Estate

It seems an extraordinary state of affairs when an estate so loved by its residents can simply be wiped out by a council intent on following through with its regeneration plans.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Duty

Duty - WHAT Duty?! Agent Fees Challenged

Many will have seen the media coverage in June about a landlord's unhappiness with the service provided by Foxtons Estate Agents. The landlord in question

Training For Professionals


Written by Training For Professionals
Source TFPonline.co.uk

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StuRents.com

List Your Student Properties on StuRents.com

Estates IT are pleased to announce that PCHomes & PCHomes Plus clients can now upload student properties to sturents.com

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Curtis Jones

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the Curtis Jones Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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From Russia with Cash

Is London Really The Money Laundering Capitol Of The World?

"From Russia with Cash" on Channel 4 tonight at 10pm apparently attempts to show us that it could be!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Independent Housing Ltd - New Responsive Website Launched

New Responsive Website For Independent Housing Ltd

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Independent Housing Ltd website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Budget 2015

Will This Weeks Budget Bring Housing Measures To Speed Up Home Building And Deliver More?

This Wednesday see's the Chancellor, George Osborne, unveil his first budget since the General Election and the first without the interference of the Liberal Democrats.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Gender Inequality

Inequality Between Men And Women Still Prevalent In 2015, As Women Pay More Rent!

Nearly one in seven female renters spend more than half their take-home pay on rent, compared to less than one in ten men

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Portland Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the Portland Estate Agents Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Wimbledon SW19

Wimbledon Is Upon Us And For Once It Isn't Raining!

The eyes of the world are focused on Wimbledon SW19 for the next few weeks, so what if you want to live there!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For H.Wald & Co

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the H.Wald & Co Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Residential Landlords Association

Safe And Secure With The Residential Landlords Association

The Residential Landlords Association has introduced a new 'tool kit' guide for landlords, to make rented homes safe, legal and secure.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For NewDoor

Estates IT are pleased to announce that NewDoors website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Glastonbury Site Map

Glastonbury: The Largest Music Festival In The World

Are you a festival lover or not? I fall in the "not" category but am I in the minority?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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24 Hour Tube Travel.

24 Hour Travel From September 2015 As The Night Tube Arrives!

Further to our article of May 15th, Transport for London (TFL) have issued the new night tube map, giving details of exactly where you can travel to and from, once the service has launched.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Wonderlease

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the Wonderlease Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Yopa.co.uk

Here We Go Again, As Another New Online Estate Agent Enters The Market!

It seems like every week another online estate agent pops up on the World Wide Web to tempt house hunters away from the traditional High Street Branches. This time it's Yopa

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Wonderlease

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Wonderlease's Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Letting Agent Mobile Website For First 4 Lettings

Estates IT are pleased to announce that the First 4 Lettings Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Road 51

Lettings Portal Aimed At Students, Available To Private Landlords Too!

A new lettings portal has been launched, aimed at giving students a wider choice of property to rent in our University towns.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Letting Agent Website For First 4 Lettings

Estates IT are pleased to announce that First 4 Lettings Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The advert in question

Spareroom Caught Out Advertising Rent Free Room To 'Attractive Women'!

An advert on the Spareroom.com website last weekend had to be taken down, due to questionable payment terms.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Deregulation Act 2015

Another Deadline Looms For Landlords And Letting Agents!

Another deadline for landlords & letting agents will be here in just a few days! Are you aware?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Whitstable, Kent

Checking Out The Big 3 Property Portals: How Do They Compare?

Zoopla, Rightmove, On The Market, who can give me what I'm looking for in my property search?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Trinity Sales

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Trinity Sales Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Is there a secret hotel in your street

When Is A Family Home Not A Family Home? When It's A 'Secret' Hotel!

Imagine you are living in a normal, reasonably affluent, quiet, suburban street in the London borough of Havering and you wake one morning to the sound of a coach full of tourists knocking on your door

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Moovrs

New Mobile App Launched Today For Property Seekers!

Designed for the IPhone, Moovrs the new free app launches today powered by Zoopla,

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Foxtons Estate & Lettings Agent

Foxtons In Battle With London Law Firm Over Commision Charges!

Foxtons could face a massive legal bill if a group claim against them, being brought by London law firm Leigh Day this week, is successful.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Competition & Markets Authority

Open Letter From The CMA, Determined To Root Out Those Flouting Competition Law.

Last month the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) handed out a fine totalling £750,000 to an association of estate and lettings agents, 3 of its members & a newspaper publisher

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For IDM Enterprises

Estates IT are pleased to announce that IDM Enterprises website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Cannabis Plant

Is Your Property Going To 'Pot'

Landlords and Letting Agents were warned this week to remain on their guard, as new figures reveal the growing extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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School Checker

Rightmove Add New 'School Checker' To Their Website

Rightmove has partnered with Good Schools to produce its new School Checker facility

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Houses of Parliament

David Cameron's Tory Government Introduces A New Housing Bill

In the Queens Speech at the state Opening of parliament this week, a new Housing Bill has been introduced by Mr Cameron's government

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Pikes Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Pikes Estate Agents Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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City Hall London

Who Will Replace Boris In The Race For New Mayor Of London 2016?

With Boris Johnson stepping down in 2016, who will be the new Mayor of London

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Pikes Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Pikes Estate Agents website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Sell that Home

Are Estate Agents Making The Most Of Properties Online?

Thoughts on how to make the most of your online property details by improving photos, including floorplans and stating room dimensions

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Letting agents must display fees

Letting Agents, Are You Ready To Display All Your Fees?

The legal requirement for letting agents to display details of all charges comes in to force on May 27th

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Moore & Partners

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Moore & Partners Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Sinton Andrews

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Sinton Andrews Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Seymour Green - New Estate Agent Responsive Website Launched

New Estate Agent Responsive Website For Seymour Green

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Seymour Greens website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Online Estate Agents

Online Agent Calls For Clearer Vat Costs

Online estate agent Hatched calls for clearer vat costs to be displayed on all online agents websites

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Mr & Mrs Clooney

Property In Sonning, Berkshire Set To Become Even More Desirable!

George Clooney and wife Amal have the builders in to their recently bought Berkshire mansion

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Regulation of Letting Agents

Plea For Urgent Formal Regulation Of Letting Agents

Chief exec of large estate agency chain calls for formal regulation of letting agents

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Dillons

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Dillons website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Immigration checks to determine the 'right to rent'!

Immigration Checks To Determine The 'Right To Rent'

Immigration checks are already being undertaken in the West Midlands to determine if a prospective tenant has "The Right to Rent". How soon will it be rolled out to the rest of the Country?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Housing Minister Brandon Lewis

Housing Minister Mix Up!

Mark Francois became new Housing Minister following David Camerons Cabinet reshuffle on Monday. By Tuesday Brandon Lewis was back in the job!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Curtis Jones

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Curtis Jones Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Housing Minister Mark Francois

New Housing Minister Following Cabinet Reshuffle

Mark Francois becomes new Housing Minister following David Camerons Cabinet reshuffle

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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city v commute

London v Commuter Belt For 'Generation Rent'

Is the rising cost of commuter belt rentals coupled with ever increasing rail fares, proving more expensive than living in the City?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Zoopla

Zoopla Agrees Deal To Buy uSwitch

The online property firm Zoopla has agreed to pay £160m for price comparison site uSwitch in a move that would allow it to expand into sales of home products such as energy.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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24 Hour Tubes for London

Take The 24-Hour Tube To London's New Homes Hotspots

With the introduction of weekend 24 hour tubes, will more affordable end-of-the-line homes become the new London hotspots to buy or rent?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Landlord in Court

First Landlord Prosecuted Under Brent Council's Additional Licensing Scheme

A landlord who evaded the need for a licence under Brent Council's new additional licensing scheme has found himself before the courts.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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NAEA Logo

Proposal Of 3 Year Holiday On Stamp Duty For FTBs On Houses To 300K

Labour is proposing a 3 year holiday on stamp duty for first time buyers on properties over 300k if they win the General election on May 7th.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Rightmove

A New Survey From Rightmove - Problems For House Hunters And Renters!

According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Rightmove, the two biggest problems facing would-be property buyers are the escalating cost of homes on sale followed by too few of them being on the market, in the build up to the May 7th general election.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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The Residential Landlords Association

Communal Heating Systems In Rental Properties

The Residential Landlords Association says some agents and landlords may be required to notify the National Measurement and Regulation Office regarding their property heating systems by the end of 2015.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Love it or list it

New Property Series On Channel 4 With Phil And Kirstie: Love it or List it!

Do you put your house on the market or settle for home improvements? Phil and Kirstie help families to decide!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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ESTAS Supplier Of The Year Award 2015

ESTATES IT WIN SILVER SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD AT ESTAS 2015!

Estates IT received a Silver Award in the Supplier of the Year category at the ESTAS in recognition of their excellent customer service as voted for by their clients during the course of 2014.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Lib Dems propose to double council tax on second homes

Lib Dems Propose To Double Council Tax On Second Homes!

Lib Dems propose to double council tax on second homes to raise money for rural infrastructure

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website for Jenkinson Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Jenkinson Estates Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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ESTAS Best in Sector Award 2015 - Software Design

ESTATES IT WIN 'BEST IN SECTOR' SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD AT ESTAS 2015

Estates IT received a Gold Award in the Best in Sector catagory for Software Design and Silver in the Supplier of the Year category at the ESTAS in recognition of their excellent customer service as voted for by their clients during the course of 2014.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Nissen Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Nissen Estates Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Mansion Tax on £2m Homes

Mansion Tax! Who Will It Affect?

Miliband, Cameron, Clegg & Farage. Who will be paying Labours proposed Mansion Tax?

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Cray & Norton

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Cray & Nortons Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Cray & Norton

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Cray & Norton Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For City Fox

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Estate Agents City Fox Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Portland Estate Agents

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Portland Estate Agents Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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ESTAS Supplier Of The Year Award 2015

Estates IT Shortlisted For ESTAS Supplier Of The Year Award 2015

Estates IT are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for The ESTAS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Abacus Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Abacus Estates Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Lawrence & Co

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Lawrence & Co's Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Abacus Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Abacus Estates Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Lawrence & Co

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Lawrence & Co's Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For Longbow

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Longbow's Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Selective Landlord Licensing On The Increase

Selective Landlord Licensing On The Increase

Although HMO's have been with us for a while with regard to property lets of 5 or more persons sharing facilities in a property of over 2 storeys, more and more Councils seem to be introducing mandatory licensing for landlords on all their rental properties.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Letting agents are you compliant with Tenant Fee Rules?

Letting Agents, Are You Compliant With Tenant Fee Rules?

It has come to our attention that Councils and Trading Standards are cracking down on letting agents that are not compliant

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Lettings Agency of the Year 2015

Lettings Agency Of The Year 2015

Entry to the prestigious 2015 Lettings Agency of the Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times and The Times is now open!

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Longbow

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Longbows Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Tenant Repair Issues and Landlord Liability

Tenant Repair Issues And Landlord Liability

A new Court of Appeal decision that will seriously affect landlords & letting agents was reported by David Smith of Anthony Gold solicitors this week.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For International Horizons

Estates IT are pleased to announce that International Horizons Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Rent Freedom Day: Are Tenant Fees Out of Control?

Rent Freedom Day: Are Tenant Fees Out Of Control?

Are fees charged to Tenants by Letting Agents out of control? Many, like the organisation Generation Rent, believe they are and at Central Hall, Westminster today they are holding 'Rent Freedom Day'

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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Stamp Duty Changes Encourage Buyers!

Stamp Duty Changes Encourage Buyers!

Middle Market & Prospective Home Buyer numbers have increased, says the latest National Association of Estate Agents Housing Market Report.

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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24 hours in & OnTheMarket is off & running!

24 Hours In And OnTheMarket Is Off And Running!

OnTheMarket.com is off and running, the new portal for Estate Agent and Letting Agents

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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UK Landlords owed millions!

UK Landlords Owed Millions!

According to the National Landlords Association, 32% (one third) of landlords in the UK say they had to deal with rent arrears in the past 12 months

Deb Roberts


Written by Deb Roberts
Source Estates IT Ltd

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City Rooms - New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For City Rooms

Estates IT are pleased to announce that City Rooms Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Mobile Website Launched

New Estate Agent Mobile Website For BM Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that BM Estates Mobile Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For Docklands Real Estate

Estates IT are pleased to announce that Docklands Real Estate Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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New Estate Agent Website Launched

New Estate Agent Website For BM Estates

Estates IT are pleased to announce that BM Estates Website is now live.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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ESTAS Supplier Of The Year Category 2015

Estates IT Enter ESTAS Supplier Of The Year Award 2015

Estates IT are proud to announce that we entered The ESTAS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015.

Nick Hubbard


Written by Nick Hubbard
Source Estates IT Ltd

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