The Changing Face of UK Estate Agency- A Perfect Storm?

According to government Land Registry figures the number of housing transactions in England and Wales decreased by 4% in the year July 2014 – July 2015. In addition, sales over £1m decreased by 9% during the same period, a trend that shows no immediate sign of...

Managing Success and Confronting Failure

Whether we like it or not, it is an inconvenient truth that most people learn more from failure than they ever do from success. Furthermore, I feel that this is particularly true within the business community, where it is far more commonplace to eulogise about...

The Cutting Edge of Estate Agency, Dynamic or Deluded?

I read an article recently in the Daily Telegraph, by journalist Alex Proud, titled “Ten reasons why I am looking forward to the next price crash”. I think that it would be safe to say that Mr Proud is no great admirer of estate agents, as I think that you will agree...

Understanding Yourself and Your Path To a Fulfilling Career

I have been self- employed now for over twenty years and Ideology Consulting is now my third business venture; both previous estate agency businesses having been willingly sold on to larger firms. Looking back, it certainly has been a rollercoaster of a ride, with...