“Many thought that the Covid-19 pandemic and financial uncertainty would lessen the appeal of a self-employment model,” says Fine & Country boss Nicky Stevenson, but “it seems that it is having the opposite impact as the situation has challenged many within the industry to rethink their business and future.”
Estate agency founders sign up to run a Rayner Personnel outpost in South West England.
Property portal and PropTech firm is looking to recruit 50 new staff in London.
Just over one in ten estate agents earn over £100,000, according to a survey by Rayner Personnel, while more than a quarter take home less than the UK average salary.
PrimeResi meets the duo behind The London Broker – a collective of over 20 independent agents, including some high-profile PCL operators – to discuss their US-flavoured business model, the importance of experience, and why so many top brokers are opting to break free from the corporate shackles…
“Everyone has the gift of time and many people have skills, extraordinary or not, that could change or improve the health, state of mind and wellbeing of people in need”, says Richard Bourne as he launches Abling – a platform to donate anything from help with daily errands to once-in-a-lifetime bucket list activities.
Knight Frank’s Head of Residential in the Asia Pacific region, Victoria Garrett, talks through her career from London to Dubai to Singapore, revealing how her teams across Asia have adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The housing market has been re-opened after the Covid-19 lockdown, but it is “not a return to normality” for home movers or for the property industry.
Many estate agents are “at risk of losing their livelihoods if the government does not extend the job retention scheme past the end of May”, warns Jon Cooke of epropservices.
A petition calling for commission to be included in the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has gained significant traction.
Lord Andrew Hay has retired from Knight Frank after nearly 40 years. Here he talks to PrimeResi about his future plans, the future of Knight Frank (with some big changes ahead), and how to weather another global market crisis.
Property data and networking resource LonRes is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. Founders William Carrington and Anthony Payne talk us through how they built the business from a pub chat in Chelsea to an essential stalwart of the prime resi industry.