In recent years, we've seen a rise in the low-cost online national estate agents that may have local representatives, but are run from a central location and are not as much of a part of a local community as the traditional estate agents model. 

By cutting costs, they can often offer competitive fees, but once signed up, many find that the ongoing communication lacks, with many not hearing from their estate agent once their house is on the market. There are clear benefits to using local agents, but does it matter to vendors?

House prices in the UK are ‘softening’ but not collapsing according to new findings. Figures from the Halifax show that prices in the three months to December were up 1.3% on the previous quarter – showing a gradual slowdown from 2.3% in both October and November.

A problem tenant is often a fear for landlords. The majority of tenancies will be free of big issues, running smoothly. Occasionally, however, landlords experience a nightmare rental. Here’s a quick guide to dealing with problem tenants.

If you have been unsuccessful in selling your home in 2017 OR you are looking to put your property onto the market we would love to hear from you, we as TAMESIDE’S FASTEST GROWING ESTATE AGENT would welcome the opportunity to meet with you in 2018!

National estate agents Purple Bricks have failed to reach an agreement with allAgents over poor reviews on the estate agent review website, according to Estate Agent Today. The disagreement began as Purple Bricks disputed the accuracy and source of a series of customer reviews.

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