Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

17th September 2021

Foxtons appoints former Hamptons man following 'investor pressure'

Following speculation overnight, Foxtons - one of London's leading and most high-profile agencies - has this morning announced the appointment of Nigel Rich CBE as Chairman with immediate effect from October 1 2021. The appointment comes after the announcement of current Chairman Ian Barlow’s retirement. Barlow will step down as Chairman and as...

Pincher survives as ruthless Johnson reshuffle concludes

Boris Johnson's sudden and unexpectedly ruthless Cabinet reshuffle, which drew comparisons with Margaret Thatcher's 'purge of the wets' in 1981, ended with most of the same people in the same positions at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The reshuffle, which came out of the blue on Wednesday lunchtime... Source: Estate Agent...

A foot in the door – Savills welcomes young people for work experience

One of the property market's leading names has welcomed young people into its company for work experience through a partnership with a UK-wide social mobility charity. Savills has enabled school and college students to undertake work experience in London, Birmingham and Bristol this summer as part of its partnership with Career Ready, a... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents need a software system to match the changing working day, says provider

A cloud-based software provider has claimed that agents need to prepare for the future – and a very different working day – to ensure they aren’t left behind by the competition. Openview – Powered by VTUK argues that technological innovations and the Covid-19 pandemic have dramatically changed the way people live... Source: Estate Agent...

ALEP welcomes ground rents action as Countryside scraps unfair lease terms 

The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) has become the latest body to welcome the decision by Countryside Properties to scrap the requirement to pay ground rent on leasehold properties shown to have been sold with unfair contract terms.  As we have been reporting over recent days, the commitment...

Agents Do Charity – pies in faces, Agent Rainmaker and Three Peaks heroics

It’s been a dramatic week in the world of politics – and this has led to another new Housing Secretary, in the form of Michael Gove, after the sacking of his predecessor Robert Jenrick. But while it’s all change at Westminster, there has been no change in the sterling charitable work... Source: Estate Agent...

Borders estate agent invests in ‘unique’ digital signage – is it the future?

A Borders estate agency business, Hastings Legal and Property, has invested in Halo Digital Signage – hailed as ‘the new generation of digital screen solutions’ – to try and attract and engage digital-savvy homebuyers.   Halo digital signage software, which uses a cloud-based content management system for screens anywhere, ‘seamlessly...

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