Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

9th April 2021

Purplebricks to launch £7m campaign to build market share

Purplebricks is this summer starting a £7m campaign in a bid to to increase market share, using a new media partner. The UM company was appointed by the agency after a three month process, and will work with the Purplebricks marketing team to develop data-driven regional and national marketing and brand... Source: Estate Agent...

Sellers must be “on it” and collate info upfront to help a smooth sale

A leading conveyancing industry chief says the one factor that would help improve the slow house buying process today would be the provision of upfront information. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Beth Rudolf, director of delivery at the Conveyacing Association, told listeners: “Unless the seller has been really 'on it' and got... Source: Estate Agent...

Over half of buyers never visit an agent’s office, claims new survey

A new survey suggests 53 per cent of buyers never actually visit an estate agent’s office during the course of their transaction. Well over another third, 38 per cent, say they visit an office only “once or twice” during the transaction. Only nine per cent say they visit quite often during... Source: Estate Agent...

Stamp Duty cliff edge could “derail” market warns mortgage firm

A mortgage firm specialising in high net worth clients says the stamp duty holiday cliff edge will not impact the most expensive part of the property market - but could “derail” mainstream buyers and sellers in early autumn. Enness Global Mortgages claims that a drop in typical house prices and transaction levels... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency plans five new offices a year despite profit slump

Winkworth says Covid and its aftermath will not derail plans to open five offices a year.  In a trading statement to shareholders it says it’s opened a new office at Hellesdon in Norfolk this year and “have several further offices scheduled to open in 2021.” Executive chairman Simon Agace says: “We will... Source: Estate Agent...

Appraisal numbers up – could supply shortage soon be over?

The shortage of supply compared to demand, which has characterised the housing market in recent months, could soon be a thing of the past. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - which measures market sentiment from members - says a strong majority have seen an increase in new buyer activity during... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – and a special look at our industry’s own charity

Hello and welcome to this week’s ADC - and it’s a special look at plans for this year by our own industry charity, Agents Giving. We’re back to normal next week with epic stories of individual agents’ activities and fundraising, so if you want a mention do please email press@estateagenttoday.co.uk. Thank... Source: Estate Agent...

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