The head of the portal PropertyMutual has accused Rightmove, Zoopla and OnTheMarket of being “corporate dinosaurs” and has called on agents to instead join his platform.
A letter from the Financial Secretary to the Treasury appears to suggest that the government is set on implementing the three per cent stamp duty surcharge on April 1 irrespective of the consultation exercise still continuing.
The letter came about after comments about the surcharge and other recent government proposals from Estate Agent Today and Letting Agent Today readers. The comments were passed to the office of Prime Minister David Cameron by Andrew Goldthorpe - chief executive of PropertyMutual.co.uk and owner and managing director of PropertyPortal.com - who lives in the PM’s Witney constituency.
Estate Agent Today readers are being given the rare opportunity to have their concerns about proposed stamp duty increases and recent buy to let tax changes put directly to Prime Minister David Cameron.
Andrew Goldthorpe - chief executive of PropertyMutual.co.uk and owner and managing director of PropertyPortal.com - lives in Witney, where David Cameron is the local MP and holds weekly surgeries for constituents to discuss issues.
David Cameron welcomes new competition from PropertyMutual in online property marketing.
- PropertyMutual - The Independent & Equitable Property portal where no members can be 'more equal than others' -
London 14th January 2014: The launch of PropertyMutual.co.uk, the UK’s first ‘mutual’ property portal has been welcomed by Prime Minister, The Rt. Hon. David Cameron MP for Witney.
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