Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

1st December 2020

Lessons for estate agents from Sir Philip Green’s fall from grace

One of the hybrid agency sector’s leading agents says there are key lessons our industry can learn from the collapse of Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia group. Topshop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins owner Arcadia fell into administration overnight, putting 13,000 jobs at risk. In a four-minute read exclusively available on Estate Agent Today, EweMove’s... Source: Estate...

Boom still not over as mortgage approvals hit 13-year high

The housing market may be slowing as we enter December but the latest snapshot suggests there’s still momentum with mortgage approvals at a 13 year high. According to the Bank of England’s Money and Credit report, secured borrowing was an additional £4.3 billion in October - a figure that tops the... Source: Estate Agent...

Backer of self-employed agent model admits: ‘There are risks’

One of the biggest supporters of the self employed estate agent business model admits there are risks and it’s not for everyone. Nicky Stevenson, managing director of Fine & Country UK, says the pandemic and this year’s better-than-expected housing market will lead many agents to rethink their goals this winter. But she... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech product for independent agents claims to slash 'lost business'

The Federation of Independent Agents trade group has unveiled a new automated nurture product available exclusively to members - and it claims to slash the volume of lost business. FIA founder Graham Lock says: “This year approximately 64 per cent of property buyers re-listed their home with a different agent to the... Source: Estate Agent...

So this is … time for your Christmas pictures and videos

It’s already a cliche to say that Christmas will be a little different this year - and in reality it will probably be a lot different. But we still want to spread some cheer even so. We’d love to show your office windows if you’re decorating them this year, and whether... Source: Estate Agent...

Brexit and Coronavirus? Housing market sentiment strong despite crises

Public sentiment over the housing market remains stable despite the Coronavirus crisis and the possibility of a No Deal Brexit. That’s the conclusion of the Halifax, which has produced its latest sentiment survey in tandem with consultancy IHS Markit. While only 14 per cent of home owners polled in November felt the value of... Source: Estate Agent...

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