Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

7th September 2021

Purplebricks reveals result of switch from self-employed

Purplebricks says its aim to move 650 staff from self-employed status to employed has had a 95 per cent success rate. It was on August 10 that the company confirmed rumours that it was ending its self-employed Local Property Experts operation and moving to “a fully employed model for its field sales... Source: Estate Agent...

£180,000 for estate agent who wanted to leave work early

A prominent prime London estate agent has been awarded £180,000 by a compensation panel following her victory earlier this year in a sex discrimination case against her former employer. In May the tribunal heard that Alice Thompson was in 2018 earning some £120,000 a year working with Manors, an estate agency... Source: Estate Agent...

Snap! Can YOU improve on this estate agency favourite photo?

Does this photo drive you mad? Do you see it everywhere (including on Estate Agent Today stories)?  Who are these people and why haven’t they found anywhere to live after ten years of looking? If they were supposed to be first-time buyers, then they’re probably about ready to downsize by now! Richard... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency chief hails “superb” sales growth of 78 per cent

Belvoir’s chief executive haas taken to Twitter to hail his company’s latest results as “superb” - with sales for the franchise agency over the first half of 2021 showing a 78 per cent growth. Dorian Gonsalves, CEO of Blevoir, says: “The Group achieved substantial revenue growth across the three markets in which... Source: Estate Agent...

Bumper end of year likely despite summer sales dip – Homesearch

Newly instructed properties across the country dropped by 10 per cent in August compared to July’s numbers, according to Homesearch. The company, which focuses its services on helping agents target specific homes to win instructions, says new sales instructions were down eight per cent month on month, while new lettings instructions... Source: Estate Agent...

Wealthy prime London buyers choose larger homes

More buyers in prime central London are choosing larger properties - a function of the pandemic and the race for space. That’s the view of London property data consultancy LonRes which says more than half of properties sold in July and August had three or more bedrooms.   The average home sold over... Source: Estate Agent...

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