Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

1st September 2020

Shock appointment: Ex-Foxtons man is OnTheMarket's new CEO

There’s been a surprise appointment as OnTheMarket chief executive. Instead of popular acting CEO Clive Beattie - who had made it known he wanted the position on a permanent basis - the portal has instead named Jason Tebb, a former manager at Foxtons. Tebb, 45, has for the past three years been... Source: Estate Agent...

Victim of notorious agency price fixing hits out at lack of refund

One of the victims of a notorious estate agency price fixing cartel has spoken out against one of the offenders.  Christina Davis has gone public about her late mother, Ann, who had paid £11,421 in commission to Michael Hardy Estate Agents; the agency sold Ann’s property on 2010. Later it transpired that Michael Hardy Estate... Source: Estate...

Boomin is only new portal that can rival Rightmove – top agent

One of the most experienced British estate agents says the new portal Boomin - expected to launch next month, October - is “the industry’s only chance to beat Rightmove”. The agent, who wishes to remain anonymous, told Estate Agent Today over the weekend that he had been shown an advance version... Source: Estate Agent...

Big rises in property taxes expected to pay for virus spending

Hefty increases in taxes on the purchase and sale of holiday homes and buy to let properties are expected in the November Budget, leading newspapers claim. The Times over the weekend, in a well-informed piece written by its political editor, said Chancellor Rishi Sunak was working on plans that would see... Source: Estate Agent...

US realtor says UK agents would earn more with multi-listing service

An American realtor who once predicted his company would have 5,000 UK estate agents working under its banner is now saying the industry in this country would do better if it backed a multi-listing system. The MLS in the United States operates across 800 or so platforms on which realtors share... Source: Estate Agent...

Estate agents’ network links with part exchange operator

The agency affiliation group Relocation Agent Network is linking with HBB Solutions, a part exchange and ‘guaranteed purchase’ operator.  HBB says a pilot scheme has shown that the link has benefits to both parties and in future any properties that HBB Solutions purchases directly from customers will be sold on using... Source: Estate Agent...

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