Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

24th March 2017

Purplebricks nearing Countrywide on homes sold STC, claims bank

A Financial Times article reports a bank analysis shows Purplebricks with a market share of 3.3 per cent of properties marked ‘sold subject to contract’ while Countrywide’s many brands have 4.5 per cent between them. The assessment comes from UBS and is contained in an FT piece - behind the newspaper’s... Source: Estate Agent...

London's low price growth throws doubt over market recovery

Contrary to some reports suggesting London’s housing market may be recovering, new data from Hometrack reveals the capital’s performance is still slowing with price growth at its lowest level since 2013. Hometrack says that for its monthly analysis of a basket of 20 cities across the UK, annual house price inflation... Source: Estate Agent...

Franchise firm claims home-based agents could earn £25k pcm

A new recruitment push by franchise agency operation HomeXperts says its agents - who work from home - earn invoiced commissions of up to £25,000 per month. HomeXperts claims to convert eight out of 10 market appraisals to business, compared to an industry average of around a third, while they sell... Source: Estate Agent...

Tracking exercise to reveal 'which agents are best at selling'

A City consultancy has noted every property advertised on Rightmove in recent months and will track them throughout 2017 in a bid to understand sales patterns and agents’ approaches to using portals. Jefferies - a City firm with a growing interest in the residential sector, and in the past used by... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – a heartening end to a tragic week…

At the end of a week dominated by grim news, it is worth remembering our capacity for good far outweighs rare outbursts of evil. Many in our industry will be giving their time today, Red Nose Day, to raise money for the BBC-organised appeal, and even more do work throughout the... Source: Estate Agent...

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