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UK Property Trends 2018

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Estate Agent Talk -

The UK’s housing market is set for a year that will see numerous effects from new legislation such as the abolition of house duty and the new help-to-buy scheme. 2018 is also tipped to be the year where the government will introduce new measures such as a ban on letting agency fees. So what will […]

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Roll out the Red Carpet

Written by Sam Ashdown on - Estate Agent Talk -

Last weekend, a friend and I met for tea and scones in a lovely country pub close to where I live.  As we entered, the hostess – Holly – greeted me warmly by name, and found us a comfy sofa to sit on, despite it being really busy, and throughout the time we spent there, […]

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Is This My Mid-Life Crisis or a Jerry Maguire Moment?

Written by Jerry Lyons on - Estate Agent Talk -

I suppose I should start this story by wishing you a Happy New Year and all that, but I’ve something far more sincere and personal to share with you if I may. I’ll get to the point. I think I’m having a mid-life crisis. I’m 45 years-old, life is comfortable without being extravagant. Family life […]

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New Year’s Revolution! A handful of alternative resolutions for Estate Agents

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Estate Agent Talk -

New Year’s resolutions are well and good, but they come, and inevitably they go too. What is it about this time of year, supposedly a time of refreshment and renewal, that makes us commit to promises to ourselves that may or may not last? The diet, the gym membership (80% of people who join in […]

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What’s Your End Game?

Written by Sam Ashdown on - Estate Agent Talk -

How taking practical and actionable steps towards your goals can make them a reality.

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Is This a Sign of Estate Agency Suicide?

Written by Jerry Lyons on - Estate Agent Talk -

Some signs really grab you by the throat and insist you notice them. Two examples did that to me this week. The first was in a local mortgage broker’s office. Big and bold on his feature wall he has words to the effect of: ‘Spend just 15 minutes with us to discover 1000s of great […]

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Big Changes Lies Ahead in Bedfordshire

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Estate Agent Talk -

Not only has the flourishing property market in Bedfordshire seen house prices rise faster than the national rate, but it has always established itself as the perfect place for first time buyers to find their home. The Government’s Help To Buy scheme enables buyers to receive an equity loan of up to 20% of a […]

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Successful Estate Agencies Leave Clues

Written by Jerry Lyons on - Estate Agent Talk -

A quick one this week folks as I’m knackered after being a detective for the past couple of days (hopefully more Columbo than Inspector Clouseau). Several of my clients have been very successful recently at different industry award competitions. And success leaves clues as I’ve discovered while researching a future article on what makes some […]

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Are you the most irritating agent in your area?

Written by Jerry Lyons on - Estate Agent Talk -

What’s your take on networking? I hate it. Actually let me qualify that. I hate the word networking. It’s such a clunky way of describing people just meeting up and talking. I like meeting people, like chatting (it’s the Irish in me) but despise hard selling. I was at a ‘networking’ event earlier this year […]

 

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