Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

29th November 2019

Cash-strapped Countrywide sells commercial arm, extends credit facility

Cash-strapped Countrywide has this morning announced that it is selling its commercial business, Lambert Smith Hampton, for £38m. In a surprise statement - after Countrywide insisted many times in recent years that none of its divisions would be sold - this morning the company described LSH as "non-core” and said the... Source: Estate Agent...

New specialist portal recruits agents to take on Rightmove, Zoopla and OTM

A new portal has been launched aiming to take on Rightmove, Zoopla and OnTheMarket in the retirement property sector - and it wants agents to list appropriate properties. The Retiremove portal has just launched with its content editor - respected retirement specialist Jane Slade - explaining: “We feel the time is... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents stay positive as house prices continue to creep up

House prices increased 0.5 per cent in November, which was the strongest monthly rise since April according to the Nationwide.  However, annual house price growth remained below one per cent for the 12th month in a row at 0.8 per cent. The typical home in the UK now costs £215,734 according to... Source: Estate Agent...

It’s time again: we want your office Christmas photos and videos!

Don’t even think how quickly Christmas has come around again: it’s December 1 on Sunday, so we imagine many offices will be getting in the year-end mood in the next few days.  There’s only one thing for it - bring on your office videos and photographs! As in recent years, we’d absolutely... Source: Estate Agent...

Members-only online club being launched for property professionals

A new digital ‘members-only club’ is being launched for property professionals around the world.  The Eighth Door is a web and app-based service described by its creators as “connecting people within the industry so they can do business directly, wherever they are in the world, 24 hours a day, seven days... Source: Estate Agent...

Scourge of the elite Boris sells his £3.75m Georgian family home

He portrays himself as a scourge of the Remoaner elite and a champion of the people, but when it comes to homes Boris Johnson is scarcely the typical person. Back in the spring he listed his London Georgian town house with Chestertons for £3.75m - that’s over 14 times the price... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – as December arrives and temperatures fall…

It’s beginning to look a lot like…we’re running a very popular service for agents, as we’ve been inundated with more fund-raising information as the industry gears up for Christmas. If you’re doing a Santa run, Helping a local food bank or collecting coats for the homeless - or anything else for... Source: Estate Agent...

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