Online Estate Agencies â the future?!
Easier said than done because, despite the funny adverts on TV and aforementioned column inches, we’ve only come across them a couple of times so far. One had been marketing a house in the town centre for a number of weeks and had made a pigs ear of arranging viewings enough times over a number of weeks for the owners to become rapidly disillusioned with their cheap service and instruct us. The second online firm took three days to ring us back to provide the chain information we required in order to put forward their client’s offer. By the time they had rung us back, another offer had been received and accepted. Their lack of speed cost their clients a lovely family home in a great road in Guildford.
The bottom line is that, despite what many of the public think, there is a lot more to just putting your client’s houses on the internet and waiting for them to sell themselves The moral of the story is “You get what you pay for” and perhaps us High Street dinosaurs aren’t facing extinction just yet.
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