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Countrywide appoints new Chairman

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Countrywide, has appointed Peter Long, the former Chief Executive of travel agent giant TUI, as its Non-Executive Chairman. Mr Long (left), who is also Chairman of Royal Mail, will start his new…

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Leaders expands into Essex

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Leaders has added five new branches to its network following the acquisition last week of More Estate Agents in Essex. The deal gives Leaders their first ever branches in Chelmsford, Braintree, Colchester,…

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Agents driving up road safety standards

A survey of over 2,000 people by finance specialist, Zuto, has revealed that agents are widely considered to be the UK’s best drivers by profession. Police officers and farmers come in at…

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Andy Botha to join Zoopla as CFO

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Andy Botha will replace Stephen Moran as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) it has been officially announced. Botha joins the company on Monday 18th April, coming from…

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Lomond Capital acquires agency

Lomond Capital has continued to expand with the acquisition of John Shepherd estate agents in Birmingham taking its portfolio in the city to in excess of £250 million. The Edinburgh-based firm will…

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Network Auctions Conference deemed a success

The popularity of property auctions in the UK has increased enormously in recent years, providing sellers with an alternative means of disposing of property, as well as providing estate agents with yet…

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Countrywide upgrades profit forecast

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Countrywide has increased its profit forecast on the back of the improving state of the residential property market. Shares in Britain’s biggest estate agency- seen as an indicator of the health of…

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Signs of change

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Purplebricks, EasyProperty, Hatched – online agents are snaffling all the headlines, giving the Martian, arriving from space in January, the idea that traditional estate agencies have been consigned to history. Purplebricks says…

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