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Star agent capitalises on post-lockdown relocations with new business

A highly-experienced former Savills agent has launched his own buying agency focusing on the prime country market in Surrey. The new company, Richard Winter - Surrey Property Search, is looking to capitalise on the rising demand of people looking to escape London for neighbouring counties post-lockdown. The new business will offer consultancy... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – during an Indian summer…

Hello and welcome to the start of the weekend and that means it's time for Agents Do Charity. Each week, we publicise the great work agents and suppliers have been doing to raise funds for charitable causes. As we all continue to deal with the impact of the pandemic, there has been... Source: Estate Agent...

No cuts: properties twice as likely to sell if asking price doesn't change

Property sellers are twice as likely to find a buyer for their property if the original asking price does not change, according to Rightmove. Analysis of over 300,000 listings between May 13 and July 31 shows that by September 10, 63% of those which did not have their asking price reduced were... Source: Estate Agent...

Forty year-old regional agency reveals new name and branding

A North East agency, which first opened in 1977, has revealed a new identity with a new name and fresh branding. Thirlwells will now be known as Clarke Munro after the agency was officially relaunched earlier this month. The agency, which has two branches in Middlesbrough and Billingham and employs over 20... Source: Estate Agent...

Auction march continues – record summer for UK's largest auctioneer

The strong performance of the auction market in recent months has been reinforced by the latest figures from iamsold, the UK's largest property auctioneer. The firm has reported a record-breaking summer, selling 1,159 properties via the Modern Method of Auction over the last three months - an 18% rise on 2019. During... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents warned over dark web password sales and data breaches

Estate agents and small businesses are being warned to take greater care over passwords to stop hackers breaking into their systems. David Nicholls, managing director of Better-IT, says over 15 billion passwords are available on the dark web. Most of them are available for free, but bank details can be sold... Source: Estate Agent...

Bucking the office trend: national agency secures huge Birmingham space

National property consultancy Carter Jonas has bucked the trend of remote working and closing branches to announce it has secured 12,000 sq ft of office space in Birmingham. The move creates a permanent base in the city for the firm, which dates back to the 1850s, and first launched in Birmingham... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents tell Housing Minister to 'get empty homes back in use'

NAEA Propertymark has written a letter to Housing Minister Christopher Pincher, asking what measures the government is taking to get more empty homes back into use. The letter, penned by outgoing NAEA chief executive Mark Hayward, comes ahead of Empty Homes Week, which was due to take place from September 21... Source: Estate Agent...

House price growth could be halted by oversupply of property

The strong house price growth experienced in recent months could soon be 'marred' by oversupply, according to Home.co.uk. The property website says the problem could be worse in London, the East and the South East of England - the regions where there have been the most new instructions. After a phenomenally busy... Source: Estate Agent...

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