Savills-backed fixed-fee estate agency has seen “dramatic growth” spurred on in part by the property market’s post-lockdown activity run.
Sales operations were hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic in H1. But the Private Rented Sector proved a bright spot for Savills, with “an outstanding performance” seeing revenue jump by 87%.
The “Guild Auctions” partnership with Iamsold allows GoPP members to operate their own branded auction platform.
100-office network notes a ‘significant recovery in sales interest’ as Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday ‘turbo-charges’ the market
Hybrid agency says it is ‘emerging through the Covid-19 pandemic in a very strong position’, with a healthy cash balance of £66m and a focus ‘fully on the UK’
F&C Leamington Spa boss Jonathan Handford is now a Director of Fine & Country UK.
Agents in Kensington & Chelsea tend to charge a higher percentage than anywhere else in the country (2.32%) and earn the highest commission amount per sale (£32,430).
The upper-end estate agency brand has added outposts in locations including Belgravia, Islington, St Johns Wood and Holland Park.
There’s been a “steady improvement in activity across the business” since branches re-opened on 1st June, says London estate agency Foxtons.
Tough decisions are being made to futureproof the business, says chairman Alistair Elliott
Sky News has reported that Countrywide Plc is searching for a new Chief Executive to replace Paul Creffield, and that Chairman Peter Long will also “step back” at some point.
There’s “a growth industry of ‘enablers’ including lawyers, accountants, and estate agents who are – wittingly or unwittingly – de facto agents of the Russian state”, according to the Intelligence & Security Committee’s Russia Report.