Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

29th September 2020

Major regional agency unveils pioneering ‘super hub’ structure

One of the country’s major regional agencies has unveiled a ‘super hub’ structure which began life as a lockdown measure but has now been made permanent. Farrell Heyworth, which covers much of the north west of England, had 18 branches pre-lockdown and has now turned its operation into an innovative seven-hub... Source: Estate Agent...

Online agency easyProperty expands and seeks new licensees

Online agency easyProperty has announced four new areas to its portfolio to build on its existing 10 locations - and it’s seeking new licensees. easyProperty’s chief executive officer, David Brierley, says the online/hybrid agency model is transforming the sales process. “Big changes in consumer behaviour means that many traditional types of estate... Source: Estate...

Countrywide and Your Move veteran takes up new PropTech role

A veteran agent with 38 years experience of the industry - much of it at Countrywide - has become the head of agency at a PropTech company.  Peter Everett’s new role will be responsible for growing the business in the UK and overseas for Offr, a platform which claims to enable... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents’ fees on the rise but stamp duty holiday cuts moving costs

Consumer group Which? says the stamp duty holiday has cut more than £4,000 from the average cost of moving home - but it claims other fees, including agents’ charges, are on the rise. Which? says that while overall moving costs have dropped by 39 per cent the charges from agents, conveyancers,... Source: Estate Agent...

Free-to-list portal company wins another £5m funding

Property technology company OneDome, which operates two portals - OneDome and Nethouseprices - has raised another £5m in funding.  It says it wants to use the latest cash injection to become an Amazon-style service offering consumers “an end to end homebuying experience” that will rival Rightmove. The capital will also be used... Source: Estate Agent...

One in eight sales in late summer achieved above asking price

Data from NAEA Propertymark shows that in August, some 13 per cent of properties sold for more than the original asking price – the highest proportion for almost five years. This is a big rise from eight per cent in July, and 10 per cent in June. In August, 53 per cent... Source: Estate Agent...

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