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‘How OnTheMarket was born’

Trevor Abrahamsohn

About seven years ago a sales representative from one of the two major portals came to me and asked for a 50% increase in our yearly tariff. I was so horrified at…

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The landlords’ £5billion bill

Jax Kneppers
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Property damage and disputes create massive losses for landlords and agents, but, says Jax Kneppers at Imfuna Let, these problems can be avoided.

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Tech control of your business

Ed Mead
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During my 38 years working as an agent I learned to appreciate why many smaller agents are resistant to change; if you’re not a corporate, trying new ideas can seem risky. But…

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From property to politics

Kevin Hollinrake MP, Founder of Hunters

A dramatic career change has propelled Kevin Hollinrake into the spotlight. The founder of Hunters reflects on the current state of the property market.

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Adam Walker

Adam Walker
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There have been several recent reports of the extraordinary prices being achieved for estate agency and letting businesses. One letting business has just sold for twenty-six times its profit! Another single office…

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Looking back to the 1960s

John Dennis

June 1964, this lean, young, decidedly nervous young man walks into the dimly lit Old Town office of FA Larard & Sons, for an interview with Mr Jack Larard. I was confronted…

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When is the right time to retire?

Adam Walker
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One of Adam Walker’s clients worked until he was 93, he left work on the Friday and died a happy man in his sleep on Saturday. So when is the right time…

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