A highly successful Q2, testament to the continued hard work of our team, not just in achieving excellent numbers but providing a first-rate service too. There are plenty of challenges in the current market making it increasingly important that sellers choose the right agent to work with.
The numbers below reveal some startling truths and show a huge divide between those who are active and those who are less so. I've watched with increasing hilarity the recent posts regarding business activity from some agents, posting convenient snap shots claiming to hold a leading position according to Rightmove. Images that omit rather important information such as the areas covered, date ranges and volume. Knowing the true numbers you have to wonder how much manipulation has gone on to achieve those images. Perhaps it is a national directive to paint a slightly more rosy picture than the reality.
Turbulent times are ahead in what promises to be an uncertain second half of the year but Ashford (Kent) remains in high demand as an attractive prospect to purchasers. Experience, awareness of the market and local knowledge will always be the first choice for homeowners.