Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

14th March 2017

Agents must not ignore bad online reviews, urges social media guru

Agents who ignore critical reviews of their services do so at their peril as new figures reveal high levels of readership of review websites, according to a social media expert. Peter Watson, who runs the Chatty Imp social media consultancy, says new research conducted by website analytics firm BrightLocal indicates that... Source: Estate Agent...

Countrywide says merger expands agency's London network by a third

A new statement by Countrywide’s John D Wood & Co says its now-completed merger with Faron Sutaria has had the effect of expanding JDW’s London network by a third.  Although a message confirming the merger appeared on the John D Wood website in mid-February (and reported by Estate Agent Today here)... Source: Estate Agent...

Homes listed with agents on Mondays sell quickest, says Which?

Which Money? - part of the Which? consumer organisation - says its analysis of thousands of properties for sale suggests that those listed for the first time with agents on Monday is likely to sell more rapidly than those listed later in the week. In a statement put up on the... Source: Estate Agent...

Brexit and SDLT stifling prime sales, warns top buying agency

Property Vision, one of the country’s oldest and most respected buying agencies, has added its voice to those saying that stamp duty has stifled turnover in the prime London market - but it says Brexit, too, has made the issue worse. In its latest market report PV says the increased stamp... Source: Estate Agent...

Another part of the UK prepares to scrap Right To Buy

Wales is the latest part of the UK to formally scrap the policy which was once the flagship of Margaret Thatcher’s housing policy - Right To Buy. The Welsh Government says that between its introduction in 1980 and early in 2016 - the latest figures available - some 138,423 homes in... Source: Estate Agent...

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