Everything Is Changing. Are You?

I started my career in estate agency in 1981; in a world that then had no mobile phones, no Internet and − believe it or not − it was even rare to see a colour photograph on a set of property particulars. Estate agency was undoubtedly in a different place in those...

Independent Estate Agents: Are you exit ready?

Retirement planning has been the focus of much discussion in the lifestyle and financial columns of the national press in recent years, as traditional methods of saving in a low interest rate economy have been found wanting. Financial experts cannot seem to agree on a...

Seeing Things Clearly When Thinking Of Selling Your Business?

I have a strong suspicion that if most High Street estate agents were asked why they are relevant in today’s on-line trading world, they would make a “forceful argument” for being best placed to achieve “optimum market value” in selling the prized assets for the great...

What Is The Point Of You? – Insulting Or Insightful?

Be honest with yourself, have you ever really taken time to analyse and dissect the DNA of your business and the way that it operates in your local market? Have you looked at your website? Your marketing? The appearance of your office? Ever studied the competition and...