Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

9th October 2020

Agents are ’spivs with tape measures’ says angry press article

A right wing magazine once edited by Boris Johnson has called estate agents “spivs with tape measures” who conceal information from buyers. In an article about leasehold properties the veteran Spectator contributor Ross Clark accuses agents of not wanting to tell buyers the remaining duration of leases on leasehold properties. “So often... Source: Estate Agent...

Market Boom: Sales agreed so far in 2020 surpass last year’s figure

The total Sales Agreed in 2020 so far has overtaken Sales Agreed up to this point in 2019, despite the Coronavirus crisis. Property consultancy Twenty EA also says New instructions this year is 92 per cent of those reached at this point in 2019, despite the market lockdown. On top of that... Source: Estate Agent...

What next for UK side of US agency as chief exec quits?

Gary Keller is stepping down from his post as chief executive of the global Keller Williams estate agency empire. Although operating chiefly in the US the agency has in recent years tried to break into the UK market, and this was seen as one of Gary Keller's key objectives for the firm. Leading... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents told off for not being ready for Anti-Money Laundering regs

A security company says it is “disappointing” the estate agency industry is only around 55 per cent through preparations to cope with Anti-Money Laundering regulations - even though the new rules came into force at the start of the year. LexisNexis Risk Solutions claims a majority of major players in the... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity … walking, in the mud, and with the Bulls

Hello again - the good news is it’s Friday and even better news is it’s Agents Do Charity, celebrating the industry’s great work in challenging times. Please drop us a line with details of your efforts, especially as we begin to think of Christmas: press@estateagenttoday.co.uk is the address.  Thank you kindly, and now... Source: Estate Agent...

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