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Weekly News Briefs Roundup

For the week of Sept. 8-12

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Editor's note: The following is a collection of news briefs that were published by Inman News from Monday, Sept. 8, to Friday, Sept. 12. Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 New U.K. property search planned The U.K.'s National Association of Estate Agents plans to launch a home-search portal later this month at that will initially focus on the U.K. market but will expand to international markets early next year. Only agents and developers that are members of the NAEA or other overseas agency associations that they have agreements with will be allowed to list property at the site. In a recent survey of nearly 300 international estate agents conducted by search marketing company, some 31.5 percent -- the largest share -- said they used to list property, followed by at 27 percent, at 23.6 percent, at 22.5 percent, and at 21.3 percent.  Not...