Countrywide Group: Why is breaking up so hard to do?

With a plunging share price and reportedly £200m of debt, the word "crisis" has been much in evidence lately by business journalists writing about the UK's largest estate agency group Countrywide. Furthermore, you know that you are in trouble as an organisation when...

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Humberts and Emoov: a case of Breaking News or Breaking Bad?

Well, there has been no shortage of news over recent weeks concerning some of the major players in UK estate agency. Firstly, news broke at the end of April that country agents Humbert's had entered talks with administrators due to "turbulent market conditions and...

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Proptech, proptech everywhere and not a drop a to use!

I am sure Samuel Taylor Coleridge would mind me adapting his line from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner!" I have always been a fan of technology and the ability to use hardware and/or software to enhance and improve a business process. What I am not a fan of, is...

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