Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

10th November 2020

Countrywide shares soar despite more branch closures

Countrywide shares soared yesterday, rising 47 per cent on the previous close at one point as investors relished the prospect of new owners and a new board. Within 90 minutes of Countrywide revealing it had received an indicative takeover approach from High Street rival Connells, its share price rocketed from 145p to 218p. It... Source: Estate Agent...

Buyer Beware to be scrapped? Conveyancers debate alternatives

Conveyancers have considered whether the long-standing ‘caveat emptor’ or buyer beware principle in a property purchase should be replaced by ‘vendor disclosure’ with the emphasis on the seller. At a roundtable of conveyancers and other players in the transaction process, it was discussed whether the emphasis should switch to the seller... Source: Estate Agent...

Boomin signs up hundreds of new franchise branches

The six brands that make up The Property Franchise Group are the latest signings for yet-to-launch portal Boomin. TPFG’s brands are national networks Martin & Co and EweMove, and regional operations Whitegates, CJ Hole, Ellis & Co, and Parkers. These will add substantially to Boomin’s early inventory - the group's franchised network... Source: Estate Agent...

Leading London independent agency drops franchise structure

Aspire, the six-branch south west London agency, has dropped its previous franchise structure and reverted to being owned outright by its joint directors. Aspire operated as a franchise since its creation in 2003, and now has branches in Balham, Battersea, Clapham, Fulham Central, Fulham South and Furzedown/Tooting. As part of its... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents wanted to work with high-funded quick buy company

A relaunched home buying service says it wants to partner with agents to unlock sales if the housing market deteriorates. The service - called Spring, and previously known as National Property Trade - says it has an annual buying capacity of around £300m and will join the current field of quick-buy... Source: Estate Agent...

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