Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Agents Giving Mud Run 2019

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Agents Giving Mud Run 2019

Sunday May 19th 2019,11.20am. Brentwood, EssexThe tension builds as they near the starting line. Nerves are jangling as the motivational music builds and compere Rob Jelly of BBC Essex fame shouts encouragement from his Mad Max-esque podium. Smoke billows,...
Countrywide: Going Backwards To Go Forwards?

Countrywide: Going Backwards To Go Forwards?

Taking a backward step has rarely resulted in forward progress.  I mean, if Usain Bolt had stepped back from the starting blocks before starting his 100m world record bid it probably wouldn’t have assisted his time so much. And if Elon Musk had dusted off the...
Opinion: PurpleBricks Must Retreat. Or Surrender

Opinion: PurpleBricks Must Retreat. Or Surrender

Not a great week for the fixed fee estate agent PurpleBricks or for the wider online agency sector with the news that they are to close shop in Australia and part with their founder and CEO Michael Bruce.The former was not unexpected as far as I am concerned and, in...
Property News Round-Up: 5th May 2019

Property News Round-Up: 5th May 2019

Trouble On The Market Third place portal, On The Market, saw a massive drop in share price on Thursday, falling by 10% on the day to just £1.00 and wiping some £6m from its value. This, in sharp contrast to Rightmove stock which remains at close to an all-time...