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  • SDL Property Auctions and Rightmove are joining forces to normalise property auctions, making them more accessible for everyone. In this article, Andrew Parker, Managing Director and Auctioneer at SDL Property Auctions, explains: "House-hunters on Rightmove can already filter their search to find auction properties. Now lots being sold by SDL...

  • The Green Finance Institute has published a 'Lender's handbook on green home retrofit and technologies'. Although aimed predominantly at lenders, it is a clear, comprehensive and relevant guide for anyone in the industry. The Handbook offers users a snapshot of each technology, including the current costs, carbon savings and benefits,...

  • In the valuation sector, the use of the term ‘down-valuation’ can be a contentious one. This blog post written by former mortgage professional James Chidgey explains how a recent report said that "an estimated 390,285 UK homes had been down-valued by surveyors from those sold in the 12 months to April 2021". This...

  • Propertymark, the membership body for property professionals, recently found in a straw poll that 67% out of the 91 agent respondents have witnessed cannabis farms growing within properties they’ve managed. This article from property industry eye describes instances where agents have found cannabis farms in rental properties, and the steps some...

  • Barclays Head of Real Estate, Jason Constable, reports that Barclays wants to grow their support for new housing development by increasing lending activity in this sector to both existing and new clients. This article touches on their interest in funding for 'build to rent' schemes, as well as 'build to...