Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

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Time to sell soars by over 110 days in worst hit part of Britain

It now takes an average 12 days longer to complete a sale in Britain compared to a year ago - but in some parts of the country it’s considerable longer, with one area taking a remarkable 117 days longer. Research by comparison website GetAgent has analysed portal and Land Registry data,... Source: Estate Agent...

Another 300+ branches list on Boomin as it signs major agency

Belvoir has become the latest major agency group to sign up to Boomin as a founder agent.  The properties of all four agency brands - Belvoir, Northwood, Newton Fallowell and Lovelle spanning a branch network of some 313 offices - will all feature on the platform.  Belvoir Group issued a trading statement... Source: Estate Agent...

Can mortgage offers be withdrawn between exchange and completion?

An alarming story has appeared in the mortgage trade press, highlighting an apparent pitfall in the house buying process that has arisen in recent months. The Financial Reporter website carries a story of a young Reading family facing a bill of at least £33,000 plus damages following the collapse of their housing... Source: Estate Agent...

Long-standing portal Mouseprice bought by property social network

One of the oldest portals in the UK, Mouseprice, has been bought by a service which describes itself as the country’s only property social network. The purchase of the 16 year old portal from the Landmark Information Group and Daily Mail and General Trust will provide its buyer - PropertyHeads -... Source: Estate Agent...

Baileys, Prosecco and a Tree – it can only be your Christmas videos

Hello and welcome to the latest of our parade of estate agency videos and photographs to mark Christmas 2020. It may be a challenging world out there but we still know how to make our offices, and our customers, feel festive and safe. Our thanks today go to David Lee, a go-ahead agency that... Source: Estate Agent...

Modern Method of Auction attracts Zoopla member agents

Over 100 Zoopla member branches have signed up to the Modern Method of Auction system offered via the portal. Over the summer Zoopla entered into a partnership with iamsold and this has so far generated sales worth over £800,000 in capital value for vendors and £31,000 in agent fees.  A further 200 branches... Source: Estate Agent...

Richard Rawlings’ Leadhub marketing tool acquired by Spectre

Leadhub, a prospecting tool created by estate agency trainer Richard Rawlings, has been acquired in what he calls “a classic case of friendly competitors joining forces.” Leadhub is an automated address discovery and mailing service which provides a daily feed of the full address of properties coming to market in chosen postcodes, and... Source: Estate Agent...

Countrywide's future uncertain as shareholders reject Connells bid

Countrywide has this morning rejected an £80m offer made for it by Connells Group. On November 23 Connells announced that its due diligence work on Countrywide had been completed, and confirmed that its offer price was 250p per share for Countrywide.  The making of a firm offer was dependent on the recommendation... Source: Estate Agent...

Michael Bruce bats away accusation of “bullying tactics”

Purplebricks founder Michael Bruce has batted away a stinging attack on him made by allAgents, a review website. allAgents has set up a profile for users to leave reviews of the new portal Boomin, which launches shortly and which was also founded by Michael Bruce and his brother Kenny. But the website’s... Source: Estate Agent...

Boomin wants founder agents on boards leading the portal

Upcoming portal Boomin has written to its founder agents inviting one of them to take up a seat on the main board; three other founder agents will be on a key business development board with a focus on keeping customers on side. The successful candidate for the main board will be... Source: Estate Agent...

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