Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

23rd September 2020

Agents work just two-thirds of their maximum hours – claim

Figures drawn up by a property industry recruitment guru show that estate agents work only two thirds of the hours they could - and that’s sizeably less than solicitors, accountants and surveyors. Rayner Personnel says it’s settled on the figure after using a benchmark of the government’s working time directive, which... Source: Estate Agent...

Record figures for leads to agents, claims free-to-list portal

One of the growing number of free to list property portals, Residential People, claims a record-breaking number of sales and letting enquiries in August. The figures suggest it delivered 150,000 sales and lettings enquiries to its agents across the UK. Director Christopher May says: “We have been established for well over two... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech Today – why do PropTech companies fail?

I was giving an interview this week for an upcoming conference - yet another to convert from a physical to a digital offering - and they asked me an interesting initial question about failure. Why do PropTech’s fail?  It made me reflect for a while before answering. It made me consider... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency behind Say No To Rightmove reveals High Street expansion

The regional agency group which master-minded the Say No To Rightmove campaign has made a big commitment to the future of High Street branches with a new 3,000 square foot office in a town centre. The Acorn Group, which also operates the John Payne and Langford Russell brands in London and... Source: Estate Agent...

Government claims credit for housing market boom

The government claims its stamp duty holiday has supported nearly 750,000 jobs thanks to the ripple effect in the economy. A statement from HM Treasury says house sales rose 15.6 per cent in August following the introduction of the stamp duty holiday, following a 14.5 per cent rise in July - partly, at... Source: Estate Agent...

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