Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

6th April 2017

Purplebricks steps up its attack on commission-based estate agents

Purplebricks has stepped up its attack on what it calls “Britain's antiquated method of buying and selling homes” by describing it as out of touch, out of date and leaving millions out of pocket. A survey of 1,003 people conducted for Purplebricks in January and released by the hybrid today, is set... Source: Estate Agent...

Over a third of sales fall through before completion – claim

More than one in three house sales across England and Wales fell through before completion in the first quarter of 2017, according to a ‘quick buying’ company. Quick Move Now, which monitors transactions, says figures indicate that 34 per cent of all house sales fell through before completion in the first... Source: Estate Agent...

Homes on heavily-polluted main roads may fall in price, says expert

“I predict that within a few years, folks advertising properties for rent or to buy will start to show if their property is a safe distance - at least 200 metres - from a main road. Relative safety in pollution terms will become a selling point.” That’s the view of long-standing industry expert David Lawrenson,...

Technology v Traditional agency debate at Future : PropTech

It’s been revealed that next month’s Future: PropTech conference will feature a debate between ‘technologists’ and ‘traditionalists’ over the future of estate agency. Issues to be debated at the session on May 4 in central London include how agents can counter the threat of cheaper online models, how to adapt to... Source: Estate Agent...

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