Month: April 2017

Episode 34: Perry Power – Power Bespoke Estate Agency, Reigate, Surrey

Episode 34: Perry Power – Power Bespoke Estate Agency, Reigate, Surrey

Doing what you say you’re going to do. Not always easy. There’s plenty of distractions and inducements to move any estate agency away from that intent. But, it is important. Especially in the world of estate agency. Where vendors have a tendency to rely on what any agent says, as ‘gospel’. Perry Power has six…

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The Worst that Can Happen?

The Worst that Can Happen?

“Change involves risk.  Risk involves fear”. Our default position is often to do nothing.  Doing the same as we’ve always done.  Makes us feel safe. Estate agencies have long plied their trade in a high street near to you.  Theirs was, until the latter part of the ’80’s, a genteel profession.  Business conducted at a…

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An Effortless Estate Agency. Or, Simply Less Effort.

An Effortless Estate Agency. Or, Simply Less Effort.

Let’s start there. When effort is lacking, it may often be an indication that the person/company isn’t so much incapable.  Just that the incentive isn’t strong enough.  To motivate them to do more. Perhaps though, on a more disheartening note, it is, as writer/director, Jane Wagner, puts it: ” A sobering thought:  What if, at…

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A Fair Day’s Pay for A Fair Days Work?

A Fair Day’s Pay for A Fair Days Work?

Wow!  Who would have thought.  Agency Negotiation defending estate agents. Where is that blue moon?  “A fair days pay, for a fair days work- it’s a losers game”. So says John Harrison of Streetwise Publishing.   I’ll frame his argument and let you decide. Let’s start by going back to the beginning.  Our future estate…

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