Homeowners have been warned to look at the small print when offered either a free or subsidised Home Information Pack. Next week, the law requires a Pack to be ordered for all properties being marketed with four or more bedrooms. Smaller homes will be included by the end of theContinue Reading

This weeks flooding in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire comes hard on the heels of the devastation in Sheffield and the North East earlier in the month. Rainfall records are being broken across the country and ironically only flat, reclaimed East Anglia has escaped without serious flood damage. The impact of 2007Continue Reading

Earlier this week there was a suggestion here on BricksnClicks that some insurance companies might be considering withdrawing cover to homes that have flooded resulting in a 25% drop in values. Oh, and here’s the echo of that piece a week later in The Times but with nearer 80% off!Continue Reading

In the rush to explain to their clients that they don’t support private sellers sites (so called For-Sale-By-Owner or FSBO sites) agents seem to have missed that fact that a number of property portals already have similar offerings. FindaProperty power their parents ‘Homes & Property’ site – which also takesContinue Reading

Registrations for this years event are now being taken but there has already had a suspect application from a new firm in Cheshunt giving a website address of www.tescopropertymarket.com……Continue Reading

Joe Slavin, chief executive, fish4 says: “fish4homes continually strives to provide the highest quality service to its network of clients. Because Tesco is one of the UK’s biggest and most widely-recognised brands, we initially felt that involvement in the Tesco Property Market initiative would give our new and existing customers’Continue Reading

No, it’s not what you think. This is the property pin-up, the gorgeous Louisa Fletcher who I shared the BBc Breakfast sofa with in June. Louisa’s Automated Valuation Model (AVM) is one of the most accurate around. PropertyPriceAdvice had got together with Fish4 but is now the power behind theContinue Reading

With no announcement and little fanfare, the Tesco Property Website has gone ‘live’. As expected, it has a nationwide database of about 400,000 properties for sale (supplied by Fish4 and Smart New Homes)which supports a “FSBO” or For Sale By Owner offering at £199. Tesco will provide a For SaleContinue Reading

Hard on the heels of news that Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, is plotting to take on high street solicitors by launching a property conveyancing service comes intense speculation that they are also about to launch a service for house sellers. Using the newly acquired technology company Hikso, which theyContinue Reading