You may have noticed our recent announcement which featured in the press and industry sites that we have bought another business.   This is a cracker, Besley Hill Estate Agents who are a franchise network of 15 branches located in the south west of England. As I type, I am on my way back from meeting all...
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No this post is not about the reintroducing a TV game show, its about being serious about selling your home.   Many people ask me the same question constantly (normally if they are struggling to find a buyer for their property) which is “how do I get an offer?”. For some, they may need to use a better,...
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With so much going on in the world right now, the media are understandably focused on all things Trump and Brexit and this can be detrimental to estate agency businesses. Not necessarily because of any impact these 2 major things are having on the market, but more about the fact it is easy to take your eye off the...
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As mentioned in my update last month, the franchise team have been working hard throughout the year, but saved the best till last! December will see the highest number of new branch openings and I am delighted to welcome the following: Chislehurst – Adrian has converted his branch across to the network Medway...
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Busy, Busy, Busy! I often report how busy the franchise team have been and this will now continue right up until the end of the year as we open numerous new branches. I am delighted to announce the details of these new offices starting with 2 new cold start openings. The first of which is with Richard Sherwin...
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  It’s been a difficult few weeks as my good friend and work colleague Andrew Grant lost his short battle with cancer, he had just turned 50. Granty, as he was known, was a key member of our franchise team, he was a true gent and brilliant at his job. I know it is always easy to say that we are a “Hunters...
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My working week consists of travelling, meetings, travelling, meetings (you get the idea) and every day I get asked the same question, it has been the number 1 question for some time now…..   How has the Brexit vote impacted the housing market?   I thought I would mention it on here, it is a...
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I was asked the question recently (from a friend) who has just put his house on the market and he wanted to know what he could do to help the agent get the best interest. Now of course, I would normally point out at this stage the importance of using the right agent (Hunters obviously!!) ensuring they are a...
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Unbelievable to think, but we are over half way through 2016, so now is a good time to take a step back and review the year so far in terms of growing our network. To date we have opened 16 new offices up and down the country including: Widnes St Helens Runcorn Leigh Keighley Hornchurch...
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At the beginning of the year we carried out a nationwide survey of our landlords and I am delighted to be able to share some of the key results with you. 80% of those who responded said that accreditation matters when it comes to choosing an agent – at Hunters we are members of NALS, SafeAgent and ARLA, all...
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