Estate Agent Talk

How the Sharing Economy Is Impacting Residential Property in the UK

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In a recent survey conducted by academics from the Warwick Business School, it was found that the sharing economy in the UK has risen by at least 60% within the past 18 months and amazingly, almost one-quarter of consumers use shared services at least once per month. With this rise in the popularity of such […]

Home and Living

Do I Need a Solicitor When Selling My Business?

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If you have ever sold a business, you will be well accustomed to the process. If you haven’t, however, keep reading. Selling a business is not simply a case of finding somebody who is interested, taking their money and handing over the keys… there’s a lot of due diligence involved, and the sale of a […]

Letting Agent Talk

Tenant Fee Ban – Your Options

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Let’s make no bones about it. When the Tenant Fee Ban comes into force you WILL: See a DROP in your income and profits Achieve LOWER service levels LOSE more landlords So what are your options for overcoming the challenges faced by letting agents? Options Pros Cons Sell up Quick cash injection Your business ceases […]

Letting Agent Talk

What is your plan for the ban?

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After attending a recent ARLA meeting where their solicitor spoke about the impending fee ban and if/when it was due to happen I left with a rather large sense of foreboding. His best guess was that the ban would hit in April 2019, just 9 months away. He went further and said he had seldom seen a piece […]

Home and Living

10 reasons why your home might be burgled

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For all home owners when take security seriously be it our own property, our neighbourhood or that of our friends / family members and especially elder ones. Despite many deterrents, homes are still burgled across the country though the figures today are a lot less that just a few years ago: “In the survey year […]

Letting Agent Talk

Inventories – why have them done?

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The AIIC (Association of Independent Inventory Clerks) is working towards making inventories mandatory in residential lettings. This has caused a storm not just against inventories being made mandatory, but against having inventories at all. Surely, the need for professional, independent inventories is clearly accepted by now. Or not? Mandatory or not, we’re convinced of the […]

Estate Agent Talk

What is a Hybrid Estate Agency?

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The traditional model is a type of business hasn’t had any real change for some time. It revolves around a physical place, a shop or office something along those lines. While there has been exponential growth in the world of technology, there are plenty of businesses that have survived. This could be due to the […]

Estate Agent Talk

What is a Property Chain? And How to Avoid It

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Buying and selling a home can be affected by a number of factors. One of these factors is called a property chain. This is a description of buyers and sellers linked together because either one or the other needs to sell a home before being able to buy one. Ideally, the best scenario to be […]

Breaking News

Buyer numbers up by 30%

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Half year figures released by top London estate agent Chestertons, have revealed that the number of new buyers registering has risen by 30% year-on-year and viewing numbers are up 15%, resulting in a 19% uplift in agreed sales. Following a sustained period of price reductions throughout 2017, Chestertons’ figures show that prospective buyers flooded back […]

 
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