Category Archives: Calling all Estate Agents

13 Creative ways to make your for sale board work harder

Your for sale board is probably the most important part of your marketing campaign when you are selling your house. It shows your neighbours that your house is for sale, and they will naturally tell anyone they think might be … Continue reading

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How many negotiators does it take to sell your house?

A lady called me this week, unable to sell her lovely rural house in Shropshire.  I asked her about her agent, and she explained that she was frustrated at having to chase them to find out feedback from viewings, and … Continue reading

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Insights from Estate Agency of the Year 2011: Sam’s Thoughts

In case you haven’t been keeping up with my posts this week, last Thursday I was lucky enough to be invited to the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2011.  Sponsored by the Sunday Times, this is one of the … Continue reading

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Insights from Estate Agency of the Year 2011: Part 4

Today’s post continues the series of posts summarising the Sunday Times’ Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2011 held last week. Dean Mackie is the Principal of three offices of McGrath Estate Agents – a innovative estate agency chain in … Continue reading

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Insights from Estate Agency of the Year 2011: Part 3

Today’s post covers the presentation given by one of the guest speakers from the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2011.  Peter Fisk is Founder and CEO at GeniusWorks, a leading marketing and branding company, and introduced some challenging ideas to an … Continue reading

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Insights from Estate Agency of the Year 2011: Part 2

Today is part two of my summary of the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2011 which took place last week. Miles Shipside, Commercial Director at Rightmove Miles began by pointing out the popularity of the Rightmove smartphone app, telling … Continue reading

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Insights from Estate Agency of the Year 2011: Part 1

Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2011.  Sponsored by the Sunday Times, this is one of the most coveted awards in the industry calendar, particularly for smaller agencies, devoid … Continue reading

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Some estate agent jokes for Friday

To brighten up your grey Friday morning, here are some silly estate agent jokes.   Windows Why have estate agents stopped looking out of the window in the morning? Because otherwise they’d have nothing to do in the afternoon   … Continue reading

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Why pink shoes don’t sell houses

A lady called me last week to tell me about her house and the fact it wasn’t selling.  She went into a lot of detail about how she had chosen which agent would be instructed to market her house whilst … Continue reading

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Lessons from….. Holiday Inn

I had a meeting at the newly opened Holiday Inn Winchester this week, and felt compelled to share my experience; for once – in a good way! I arrived on a cold grey morning to a bright, warm lobby, and … Continue reading

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