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Want to get ‘off the market’?

Richard Reed
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“You couldn’t give it away at the moment.” That’s one expert’s verdict on the prospect of selling a sales-based estate agency business, thanks to Brexit political paralysis. But, says Richard Reed, it’s…

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Avoiding the wrong kind of cost cutting

Adam Walker
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Since the Brexit vote and the resulting downturn in the housing market, much of my consultancy work has involved helping clients to reduce costs, says Adam Walker, but we have to avoid…

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Money matters

Adam Walker
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“Money…” How would you complete the sentence? Money makes the world go around? Money is the root of all evil? What is your instinctive answer? And why is this important? says Adam…

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The true worth of your property

Adam Walker
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"Every agent has homes on their books that are overpriced, says Adam Walker. All the evidence says the house is worth £450,000 but the vendor wants £500,000. You can tell them again…

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A great time to buy

Adam Walker
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Many of my letting agency clients are at a crossroads, says Adam Walker. The dichotomy that they are facing is whether to sell up now or whether instead to expand by buying…

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Compulsory Client Money Protection legislation

Adam Walker
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As unintended consequences go, says Adam Walker, this tale of woe is a great illustration of how our lives and businesses can be dramatically disrupted without us doing anything wrong.

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The demise of the online estate agency sector

Adam Walker
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‘Happy New Year… As I sit down to write this article, the first one of 2019, the estate agency news magazines, websites, portals and indeed, Twitter, are full of stories about the…

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The benefits of belonging

Andrea Kirkby
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Every industry has its professional bodies, but, says Andrea Kirkby, how much do they do for their members and do their buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants see the value of that membership?

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Increasing the value of your business

Adam Walker
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A great deal of my consultancy work these days involves helping business owners to increase the value of their businesses prior to a sale in a few years’ time. Letting businesses used…

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