This year will signal a potential shake up in the property market with the imminent launch of ‘On the Market’ which is set to challenge the dominance of major property portals, Zoopla and Rightmove. However, one of the conditions of joining the new portal is that the Estate Agent will have to cancel their membership of either Zoopla or Rightmove.
Stamp Duty Reforms 4th December 2014
We report that we continue to achieve excellent results for our clients. On average we have agreed sales within 2% of asking price…
We welcome the increased transparency and fairness the new consumer protection regulations will bring. Surely it’s better for buyers to have as much information as possible, as early as possible, so they can make an informed decision, before making an offer on a property. We believe it will help with speeding up the sales process and reducing the number of fall throughs.
When choosing an estate agent to represent your best interests in your sale you have a variety of agency styles from which to choose. However, the greatest differentiator is whether you employ an independent agency or one that is a member of a “corporate” chain.
Analysis of Jacobs & Hunt’s sales figures compared to the same period last year reveal that instructions are up by two-thirds and that the independent estate agent is achieving speedier sales and even better sale prices for their clients when compared to 2013.
Jacobs & Hunt has launched a new marketing campaign aimed at the Petersfield market and showcasing their commitment to providing a personalised service to their clients, no matter the size or value of their property.