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Vince Cable upsets estate agents: good news for house sellers according to HouseHop.co.uk

The estate agency industry is under threat following a consultation carried out by Vince Cables Department for Business Innovation and Skills. The consultation, which ended this week, aims to allow new business models to emerge that could lead to a better deal for house buyers and sellers.

(PRWEB UK) 17 August 2012 The estate agency industry is under threat following a consultation carried out by Vince Cables Department for Business Innovation and Skills. The consultation, which ended this week, asked for views on proposals to amend estate agency legislation to allow new business models to emerge that could lead to a better deal for house buyers and sellers.(1)
However, judging from the responses from certain bodies representing estate agents and the property industry a better deal for house buyers and sellers in other words, some competition is not what they want at all.
Mark Hayward, president of the NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents), stated that: We strongly oppose any measure that erodes vital consumer protection, which we believe these proposals Research Great Deal More

Qld govt trading away public health: union

Qld govt trading away public health: union
THE Newman government is being accused of trading the long-term health of Queenslanders for fast savings. The Together union says reports the government is seeking to cut up to 4000 Queensland Health staff show it can't be trusted to run the department.————————————————Browse Partner Blogroll with Avafx :Avafxhttp://www.avafx.com/it/oro?tag=25841————————————————
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Forex: USD/JPY trading tentatively at 78.24
Earlier this morning during Asian trading in Japan, the GDP (QoQ) came in below expectations during the second quarter, reporting a figure of +0.3% growth vs. a consensus of +0.6%. In addition, Annualized GDP inked an advance of only +1.4% in Q2 …
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Tokyo Shares End Slightly Down As Trading Volume Hits 2012 Low
TOKYO–Tokyo stocks ended slightly lower Monday amid holiday-induced year low volume and a lack of strong trading cues as individual earnings and M&A-related moves by insurers such as Dai-ichi Research Great Deal More