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Expansion for well known London lettings and sales brand

London lettings agency Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward is expanding with the opening of a new branch in the centre of Camberwell. Anthony...

09 May 2024

From: Breaking News

 Stop Killing Market with Rent Controls, agents tell minister

Propertymark has urged Scotland’s new First Minister to end the country’s housing emergency. John Swinney is now First Minister and says he...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Lights Out and Away We Go: F1 star to address agents

Claire Williams, the former team principal of the legendary Williams Formula One Team , has been named as one of the...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency flags growing worries over pets in lets

A prominent lettings agency says concern is growing in the private rental sector about the prospect of more pets in properties.  A...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Specialist accommodation listings service recruits extra staff

Student accommodation listings service StuRents has added three new hires as it expands. Chris Glen is the new head of customer success....

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Foxtons’ internal lettings data shows market returning to normal

Data from in-the-news agency Foxtons reveals rental applicant demand has increased 9% from February, yet is now still 14% lower year...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Grow Your Lettings Agency - free webinar this week

Rightmove is hosting a webinar tomorrow for owners and managers of lettings agencies, focused on growing their business to the maximum...

22 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Local man with global experience takes over branch franchise

Stephen Castellani has been confirmed as the new owner of Martin & Co’s Tonbridge office, taking the reins from Robert Gordon-James...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency unveils “renewable, sustainable, green branch office”

Leaders - part of the Leaders Romans Group - has unveiled what it claims to one its latest “sustainable office” in...

17 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Reform Bill isn’t stopping buy to let investment claims agency boss

A prominent lettings agency claims the Renters Reform Bill is not proving a deterrent to buy to let investors. The Leaders Romans...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Key industry supplier names ex-housing chief as chairperson

The Tenancy Deposit Service, the provider of tenancy deposit protection and dispute resolution services, has appointed Fay Selvan as its new...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

I’m Making You An Offer! - PropTech in Dragons Den-style pitch

A major technology programme has secured what it calls “a landmark co-investment partnership” with Propertymark and the Tenancy Deposit Service group.  And...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket hits record high advertising totals

OnTheMarket continues on its path to try to become the number one property portal, with a boast that it has a...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Carbon Neutral Claim by large lettings and sales agency group

Leaders Romans Group claims to have achieved carbon neutrality for a second consecutive year.  A statement claims LRG has undertaken “several notable...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech service launches revised website and blog

Automated rental payment service PayProp has revealed a revamped website.  The service described the new site as “a refreshed web presence that...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks high-flyer jumps ship to traditional agency group

National property services group, Leaders Romans Group has snapped up Purplebricks’ lettings chief to become a director in its property management...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Property management qualifications - two agents' success stories

Karen Stanley of Stanley Strategic Consultants, and Filomena Crolla of Domus Stay are the first students to pass the highest level...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Top UK cities for 2024 rental potential revealed by industry supplier

Aldermore has named Bristol, as the best city for landlords to invest in for 2024.  Manchester, Coventry, Brighton and London make up...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Leaders Romans Group recruits heavyweight to lead financial services surge

Tom Davies has started with Leaders Romans Group as the company’s first group financial services managing director. This new position coincides with...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency’s London expansion taps into growing foreign investment

Lettings, property management and sales agency Johns&Co - which celebrates its 10th year in business in 2024 - is opening a...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

New key figure named for driving Build To Rent in the UK

Legal & General senior executive David Reid has been named as the chair of an influential committee driving forward Build To...

09 February 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket president welcomes latest lettings agency  to drop Zoopla

Lettings agency Edward Mellor, which operates its 15 branches across Greater Manchester, has signed up to OnTheMarket. This follows the controversial CoStar...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent cheerleaders complain about slow planning consents

The British Property Federation claims the time required for Build To Rent planning applications has significantly increased over the past decade...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agent says rents set to fall as economy returns to near-normal

A buying agent claims that rents could finally be tailing off despite some indices showing rises still taking place. According to Rightmove,...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

House builders overwhelmingly want Labour to win General Election

A Knight Frank survey of 50 house builders shows a staggering 70 per cent support for Labour to win the next...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Tory ex-housing ministers at war over Rishi Sunak’s premiership

Two former housing ministers are at war with each other after an attack on Rishi Sunak’s premiership in today’s Daily Telegraph. Sir...

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Growing agency group snaps up three regional agencies

Leaders Romans Group has acquired three major lettings, sales and surveying businesses operating multiple branches across London, Surrey, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. The...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Lettings agency strategy change is slap in the face for Zoopla

A large multi-brand lettings agency group is dropping its listings on Zoopla and instead going to list rental properties on OnTheMarket...

17 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent expo next month organised by trade group

The UK Apartment Association - a Build To Rent trade body - has given details of an expo it’s hosting in...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills reveals new lettings chief in prime commuter hotspot

High end lettings agency Savills has appointed a new head of residential lettings for its offices in Beaconsfield and Amersham. Daniel Spratley...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

High-profile agent joins top table of Single Family Rental body

Rhodri Evans, director of land and new homes at Andrews Property Group, has been named as one of several industry figures...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Regional agency celebrates 30 per cent rise in lettings business

Berriman Eaton has reported a 30 per cent rise in its dedicated lettings business since 2020, with more than 420 properties...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Councils enforcing rental licensing are on brink of bankruptcy

Scores of councils that enforce licensing regimes on the private rental sector claim they are on the verge of bankruptcy. Almost one...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency reveals Management Buy Out and names leadership team

The partners of high end agency and property consultancy Cluttons have announced the completion of a management buyout.  James Gray continues as...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency group hits eco-target eight years ahead of schedule

Leaders Romans Group claims it reached carbon neutrality in 2022, eight years ahead of its original target of 2030.  The firm says...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency Leadership Training sees first baker’s dozen graduates

A total of 13 franchisees from brands within the Belvoir Group have graduated from what the firm calls “a unique new...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Trading Standards reveal details of new Material Information requirements

Parts B and C of the process to improve material information disclosure in property listings are published today within comprehensive new guidance...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency calls for Landlords Reform Bill to redress rental balance

Leaders Romans Group is calling for a Landlords Reform Bill to balance the challenges and apparent disincentives now deterring landlords from...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket Takeover - New endorsement is another boost for board

With less than a week to go before the Court Meeting and the General Meeting which will decide the fate of...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry first as agency gives time off for fertility treatment

Leaders Romans Group has launched a new benefit which supports employees undergoing fertility treatment. The benefit allows staff time off (unpaid for...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Controversial pay-per-viewing company is dissolved

The company which in 2021 tried to introduce the concept of asking potential tenants and buyers to pay to view a...

23 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Together We Are Unstoppable, say women agents

Tickets are now on sale for the next Women in Estate Agency conference in March. Starting as a Facebook group during Covid...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency firm welcomes promised reform (not replacement) of leasehold

An industry supplier owned by the Leaders Romans Group says the government’s pledge to reform - not replace - leasehold should...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Top agency insists rental sector negativity is exaggerated

Leaders Romans Group claims the pessimistic mood which many say surrounds the private rental sector is exaggerated. It has surveyed its landlord...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency claims landlords not quitting rental sector in droves

A lettings agency - Leaders Romans Group - claims that landlords are not quitting the private rental sector in droves after...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Louis Musgrove - Group Managing Director at Southernbrook Lettings

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Louis Musgrove – Group Managing Director   What is Southernbrook Lettings and...

12 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Agency group signs big deal with landlords association

The Leaders Romans Group of lettings agencies has signed a deal with the National Residential Landlords Association. LRG will become the NRLA’s...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Scrap Renters Reform Bill!  Leading agent makes dramatic plea

A prominent agent has called on politicians to scrap the Renters Reform Bill . He says it’s “ill thought-through and would be...

25 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent jumps on the awards bandwagon

The Build To Rent sector has now joined those parts of the property sector with a dedicated awards event. The awards -...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Create digital e-Zines and beefed up videos - call to agents

A marketing expert is encouraging agents to invest more time and money in digital activities.  Richard Combellack, commercial product officer at PropTech...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark on board with new Private Rental Sector group

Propertymark’s policy and campaigns director is one of the founding members of a body called the Landlord Leaders Community, which has just...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency beefs up management team with trio of promotions

Leaders Romans Group has made three internal promotions at a senior level to beef up its property management team. Karen Shepherd, George...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Control political coalition likely to stay until 2026

The political alliance between the Scottish National Party and the Scottish Greens is likely to stay in place until 2026. Arguably the...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Another independent falls to fast-growing agency group

Leaders Romans Group has acquired small independent single-branch Rosedale Letting Specialists. The acquisition gives the group a new location in Lincolnshire, and...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove training blitz for agents via new Hub tool

Rightmove has launched a new tool to help agencies manage Rightmove training and make the most of the ever-growing range of...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Leading agency bosses to star in portal podcast for movers

Prominent figures from Foxtons and Chestertons are amongst the agency leaders featured on a new six-part podcast series from OnTheMarket.  Hosted by...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents told to lobby MPs over Renters Reform Bill

It appears almost certain that the Second Reading of the Renters Reform Bill - expected some weeks ago - will not...

14 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Avoid the stress of an annual accountants’ report ... by not doing one!

We compare traditional methods of client money account inspections by an accountant to the alternative Client Money HealthCheck. But first, let’s clarify...

04 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Propertymark reveals new ARLA leader and other top table names

Propertymark has revealed its latest top table of elected and unelected spokespeople forming its new leadership team. The new chair of the...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New PropTech feature follows year of work with agency group

A new PropTech product is being launched today following a year of research involving the Leaders Romans Group. Inventory Hive’s new diary-management/maps...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Going Green - sustainable branch is template for network

A Leaders branch office revamp has been launched with claims of it being fully sustainable. The Lewes branch of Leaders - part...

02 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Working From Home still a major factor for UK housing

Agents whose rental properties became workplaces during the pandemic are unlikely to see any major change in the situation soon. That’s because...

02 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency lettings guru named as head of full service provider

Lettings platform Seven Living has appointed a longstanding figure from the Leaders Romans Group to be its senior head of lettings.  James...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

What now for Purplebricks remaining lettings book?

Although Purplebricks’s Scottish lettings book was sold in a deal over the Bank Holiday weekend, there remains uncertainty over the rest...

30 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Government told - Stop the attacks on holiday lettings sector!

A holiday lettings agency has come out fighting on behalf of its clients. Following calls by local leaders in Cornwall and Devon...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency boss who pledged lettings surge resigns after failure

A chief executive who pledged to beef up her agency’s lettings division - but failed to do so - is leaving...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Ex-Countrywide and LRG personnel launch compliance service

Two former agents with experience between them of major players such as Countrywide, Leaders Romans and LSL have set up a...

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency targets lettings growth - says new acquisition just the start

Leaders Romans Group has announced another new lettings acquisition. It has snapped up Liberty Gate, a single-office Nottingham-based business which also operates...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency pledge to make branches sustainable by 2030

Leaders lettings agency has launched its new sustainable office in Aylesbury. The company insists that by 2030 all of its branches will...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Forget Elon Musk - Agents told to adopt AI or fall behind

Twitter owner Elon Musk and 1,000 other technology leaders including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak have called for a pause on the...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Suburban Build To Rent niche gets boost from lettings agency

Leaders Romans Group's Suburban Build To Rent team has been appointed to jointly manage and maintain over 100 Build to Rent...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Review taxes and boost supply - agents’ message to new party leader

Propertymark has given advice to the new Scottish National Party leader and Scotland’s First Minister, Humza Yousaf. The trade group’s head of...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Independent agency swallowed up in five year acquisition plan

Leaders Romans Group has snapped up another independent lettings firm in what it calls a five year acquisition programme. Stanley & Partners...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Delay EPC change to help rental sector - top agency’s Budget hope

A prominent lettings agency has called for a delay to the government’s EPC upgrade timetable to be announced in this afternoon’s...

15 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Wanted: Agents to be directors and chair of Propertymark

Propertymark wants letting agents to join its leadership team and ambassadorial positions. The trade body says it is seeking new directors for...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Political wannabes wrong to blame holiday lets, claims top agent

A prominent lettings agent has criticised leading candidates for the leadership of the Scottish National Party for anti-holiday let policies. David Alexander,...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Brexiteer agent makes ferocious attack on Labour

An agent claims that if Labour wins the next General Election there will be what he calls “misguided meddling” across the...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Mick Lynch and Labour Mayors accuse agents of pushing up rents

RMT rail union leader Mick Lynch and Labour leaders including Andy Burnham and Sadiq Khan are leading a call for an...

24 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Reverse anti-landlord policies, top agency tells government

A lettings agency says it’s vital that the government reconsiders the new laws and regulations seen as attacking landlords. The Leaders Romans...

23 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Some London rents rising by a third in just a year, website claims

Rents across Greater London are up 21 per cent year-on-year according to the Home property website, which prepares a mon they...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark claims “progressive” new qualification is industry first

Registrations are now open for Propertymark Qualifications’ multi-discipline Level 4 Certificate in Property Agency Management. The trade body describes this as a...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Hundreds of agency branches to be Food Bank donation centres

Agency giant Leaders Romans Group has launched a nationwide partnership with the Trussell Trust, which operates many of the country’s food...

07 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Activists protest outside agents’ offices demand ‘no bidding’

The anti-agent pro-renter group Acorn has protested outside some agents’ offices in Bristol demanding an end to rival bids for properties...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency giant unveils new ‘sustainable’ branch office

Leaders Romans Group is unveiling what it claims is a new ‘sustainable’ branch office for its Portico brand in Fulham, London. The...

16 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency slams government for failing to boost rental supply

The way to solve the rental sector supply shortage is through Build To Rent, a leading agency claims.  Leaders Romans Group says...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

PropCo tackles agent ID verification pain with Yoti Integration

Technology Blueprint Ltd (TBL) has just announced the integration of Document Signing and ID Verification provider Yoti Sign into its market-leading...

03 January 2023

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Agent reveals his answer to the private rental stock shortage

The drastic shortage of rental properties will lessen during 2023 according to the Leaders Romans Group - and much of that...

22 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks boss claims ‘big opportunity’ to grow lettings division

The chief executive of Purplebricks - chastened after a major split amongst the firm’s shareholders - claims there is a “big...

20 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Leading agent writes to Gove with ‘lay off the rental sector’ message

A prominent letting agent has written an open letter to Housing Secretary Michael Gove, calling for a halt on government attacks...

19 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents put Eco-improvements on ice thanks to economic woe

The volatile economy is forcing small agencies and other modest-sized businesses to put on hold millions of pounds of spending on...

06 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Talk Talk - twice as many Propertymark regional conferences in 2023

Propertymark is doubling the number of full-scale regional conferences in 2023, and for the first time they will be free to...

01 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Controversial city HMO licensing scheme to go ahead

A new licensing scheme for HMOs, agreed by leaders of Portsmouth council, will be implemented from September 1 2023. Licensing of HMOs...

30 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Propertymark chiefs jet to Florida to “reaffirm links” with US realtors

ARLA Propertymark President David Votta and Propertymark chief executive Nathan Emerson are amongst a group of trade body figures who have...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency group links with buy to let company investment service

Leaders Romans Group is offering its landlord clients a new investment service. ‘Smart Investment’, powered by GetGround, is described as a fully...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Mystery surrounds latest senior departure from Purplebricks

Activist shareholders and agency industry analysts alike appear mystified at the latest high-flyer to depart suddenly from Purplebricks Yesterday the troubled agency...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Sunak in No 10 - Sigh of relief from agents and industry

There seems to be an industry-wide sigh of relief that Rishi Sunak has become Prime Minister. His coronation marks the end of...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Sunak is new PM - here's what we know about his housing policies

Rishi Sunak has won the Conservative leadership campaign and is set to become Prime Minister tomorrow. Over the summer Sunak set out...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

What now for Housing Secretary who backs a non-starter?

It’s been an embarrassing weekend for Housing Secretary Simon Clarke - backing a candidate for the Tory leadership who didn’t turn...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency launches Build To Rent taskforce with new brand name

Leaders Romans Group has announced the creation of a Build To Rent Taskforce, using a different brand name - Three Sixty...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Pets In Lets - no answer yet to issues of damage and costs

The latest update from industry discussions about allowing more pets in private rental properties suggests there’s not been a solution yet...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

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