Runners and golfers from estate agency Hamptons raised over £9,000 for their chosen charity last month.
More than 100 Purplebricks workers claim that they were wrongly classed as self-employed by the hybrid estate agency, so missed out on holiday pay and pension contributions. They’re preparing legal action that could be worth up to £100m.
Bective – formerly Bective Leslie Marsh – has relaunched its six branches under the management of Dexters alumni Thomas Dainty and Craig Tonkin, and ownership of European real estate giant Ghelamco. The agency has declared “a strong mission to dominate the capital’s sales and letting market”.
Sarah Heracleous has joined Paul Finch’s New Homes team at super-prime estate agency Beauchamp Estates.
Harry Dawes has been running Knight Frank’s flagship resi office on Sloane Avenue for the last four years, and brokered some of London’s largest property deals.
Fee-paying OnTheMarket customers can now get free access to Property Academy coaching sessions, covering topics of interest to estate agency owners and senior management.
South-West London estate agency Rampton Baseley has more than doubled its branch network, buying four-branch local lettings agency Palace Gate.
Knight Frank’s former Head of Lettings has joined rapidly-expanding estate agency network Lomond Group, as Chief Operating Officer.
Jonathan Gilbert-Steers is running the new Exeter office.
“Overwhelming demand for housing in the South West” has prompted Surrey land agency Aston Mead to move into the region.
The Property Ombudsman has named, shamed and ejected six estate agents for failing to pay compensatory awards.
“Negative sentiment towards buying or selling a house is nowhere near as widespread as might be expected,” says national estate agency Jackson-Stops, after tracking online and social media comments about the property market.