A Lack Of Housing Stock: What Will The Government Do?

This is an article from 2014, but the problem hasn’t gone away. A lack of housing stock is an issue that hits all of us – estate agents, homeowners, home buyers. I’ve moved away from the narrower issues regarding Estate Agency this week. It’s for a quick look at a much wider issue that needs… Continue reading A Lack Of Housing Stock: What Will The Government Do?

Have The Banks Changed Since The Meltdown?

Lord Adair Turner tells policymakers to be radical in their thinking. He analyses the current financial climate and the danger of returning to the dark days of the economic meltdown of 2008. Although a little short on detail, his speech hits the right notes in terms of discussing what exactly has happened and where we… Continue reading Have The Banks Changed Since The Meltdown?

Using Buy•Ology By Martin Lindstrom To Inspire

Buy•ology by Martin Lindstrom is an interesting read and has some areas that could be useful to estate agents.  Even if there are things in there that once pointed out, make you go “I knew that,” the object is to do more than just know that. It’s to turn these subconscious known facts into conscious… Continue reading Using Buy•Ology By Martin Lindstrom To Inspire

Why Can’t Estate Agents Talk Like Real People?

I have just read an article entitled ‘why can’t politicians talk like real people?’ And it has got me thinking.  Well, obviously the question that came to mind was ‘why can’t estate agents talk like real people?’ I mean with regards to property descriptions.  The murkier side of estate agency often involves issues surrounding the… Continue reading Why Can’t Estate Agents Talk Like Real People?

Housebuilding And The Election

This blog was first published back in 2017, but with an election looking likely now, it is still as relevant as ever. Housebuilding And The Election is often on the agenda. Housebuilding is a big topic in the upcoming general election. The Labour Party have promised a million homes over the course of the next… Continue reading Housebuilding And The Election