The agents behind the masks

Online agents haven’t been much of a factor in the Bath property market in the past and, despite massive advertising campaigns, the biggest players in this sector still have less than 2.5% market share in the city (less than half of what they would claim in other areas of the country). Like many agents, in… Read More



Proper estate agents

What is a proper estate agent? Right in the middle of Purplebricks’ website homepage it says they are “proper estate agents” and I wish yesterdays BBC Watchdog & Radio 4 broadcasts had picked up on this point alongside the myriad other issues highlighted. Most online agents advertising seems to suggest they are “just the same… Read More



Are hybrid estate agents the future?

  Driving around Somerset yesterday, I was listening in to a debate on 5Live about online medical services and the proprietor of the company in question stated at one point that for him “The future is a hybrid model”. This set my tiny property brain going again, not least of which as Savills have recently… Read More