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UK Estate Agent Fees are the lowest in Europe….

 

……at 1.2% plus VAT on average and our fixed fees are even better value than this at less than 1% plus VAT! So if you are selling a £1.5 million house we could save you over £9,000 in fees.

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Purple Bricks issues profit warning and shares slump

Selling houses is very much a people business and although technology is making huge changes to the way we search for and find our dream home it still requires skilled people to make the process work smoothly. The TV agents with their up-front fees and pared back service delivery are finding that as the market gets tougher, the need for quality service just gets greater. This is part of the reason why the shine has come off Purple Bricks with their share price back to around the launch price of a pound from the dizzy heights of nearer a fiver reached a year ago. As the old adage goes, if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.

EYE NEWSFLASH: Profits warning from Purplebricks

TV Estate Agent Market Share Begins To Fall

 

Interesting new research has shown that in recent months the market share of the TV estate agents has peaked and is now in decline. It seems that their model of up-front fees and minimal service delivery has struggled as the market conditions have got tougher – not surprising as it’s in these conditions that sellers need genuine expertise from their agent and a proper level of service to ensure that a sale gets through all the legal loopholes and actually exchanges and completes.

The old adage that if it looks too good to be true, it probably is, was never truer than with people claiming to deliver Champagne service and marketing on a beer fee. Estate agency is a people business and always will be and while technology can help in many things, on its own it won’t get you the…

One in 3 home movers asks their estate agent for solicitor advice.

A recent survey by when We Move has shown that one in three house sellers and buyers in the UK ask their estate agent for advice on which solicitor to use. It seems that people recognise that we are in the best position to give advice as we know all the local solicitors and so can make informed suggestions.

You can read the full article here: https://bit.ly/2FOWLYX

If you need recommendations on who to use then we are always happy to help!

 

Anyone with elderly relatives looking for a bungalow in Hertford?

This is a spacious semi-detached bungalow with long driveway, garage and private gardens in a quiet cul-de-sac location in Bengeo. We have the keys so if you have any elderly relatives looking to downsize this could be perfect for them. It also has a huge loft ripe for conversion so would make a great 3/4 bed family home. Call 01992-878580 for details!

Hertford – 2 Bedrooms (1537)