Latest rulings

  • Butters John Bee Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Leaflet
    • 01 March 2017

    A leaflet for the estate agents Butters John Bee Ltd, seen on 5 August 2016, stated “We’re your local independent award-winning estate agency practice and we’ll give you more than any other estate agent … More For Sale and Sold signs than any other local agent. Gold Award Winners as ‘B...

  • Real Hot Property Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 22 February 2017

    A series of posts on Real Hot Property’s Facebook page, between September and November 2016, advertised a competition giveaway for a house worth up to £150,000. The posts featured the text “#HouseGiveaway” or stated “win a House of your own choice with Real Hot Property worth upto[sic] ...

  • HouseSimple Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Television
    • 22 February 2017

    A TV ad for HouseSimple, an estate agent, seen in July and August 2016. A man speaking to the camera said "Get an expert evaluation, professional photos and floor plans". A voice-over stated, "sell your home for just £495 upfront or choose 'no sale, no fee'. How simple is that?"

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  • Birch's Group Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 04 January 2017

    A TV ad for a property developer, Birch's Group Ltd, seen on 17 July 2016 featured a voice-over that stated, “Birch’s is delighted to present Little London Park at Torksey Lock near Lincoln. Set within a peaceful location near the canal. With fully furnished bungalows from £140,000. A part exchange scheme is also av...