Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

1st November 2019

Reservation Agreements may need bigger penalties says Reapit chief

Reservation Agreements may require bigger financial penalties than the £500 to £1,000 currently envisaged if they are to work. That’s the view of Gary Barker, chief executive of PropTech giant Reapit. In an article in Forbes magazine Barker says it’s in everyone’s interest to have a deterrent against gazumping - and he... Source: Estate Agent...

Election 2019: what agents should expect from the main parties

It’s on - although judging by the early lack of enthusiasm amongst the British public, you might be forgiven for thinking a General Election is low on the present list this Christmas. Although Brexit will clearly dominate between now and December 12, what can we expect in terms of housing policies?  Their... Source: Estate Agent...

Brexit: industry at loggerheads over its impact on the market

Two very different views on Brexit have come forward in the past 24 hours from different players in the industry. First off, a comparison website claims that Brexit-inspired price drops combined with estate agents’ fees mean that the typical vendor will spend almost £22,000 to sell their home. GetAgent looked at the... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency bids to help leaseholders faced with short leases

A London estate agency is attempting to help leaseholders with short leases who may be finding it hard to raise funds through the value of their properties. STANLEY Chelsea, in association with Market Harborough Building Society, has launched a service called Short Lease Solutions.  The mortgage-free leaseholder can sell the lease back to their... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – on a big title-deciding weekend…

There may be lots of agents giving time this weekend to see England at the Rugby World Cup final and Lewis Hamilton almost certainly clinch his sixth world F1 driver’s title … but it seems there’s still time to do some great fund-raising too. Get involved with this great agency community... Source: Estate Agent...

They've come back to haunt us – two final agents’ Halloween tricks…

Just because Halloween has officially been and gone for another year, doesn’t mean we would give up a chance to celebrate our final two agents’ scary efforts. The first involves pics (below) from Robert Watts agency in the lovely and lively city of Bradford; they reached us yesterday afternoon…and they’re definitely... Source: Estate Agent...

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