A hybrid agency which till now has been energetic solely in London is launching new hubs in Manchester and Brighton.
Agent & Homes, which celebrated its third anniversary final month, was one of many main hybrids providing serviced-office type again as much as self-employed brokers working below their model.
The agency now has 40 brokers however has unveiled an bold progress programme.
Founder Rollo Miles, who previously labored for John D Wood and Marsh & Parsons, says his agency is making a “full circle again to conventional property agency” backed up by fashionable tech and freedom for brokers to make choices on their very own.
The agency, presently headquartered in Notting Hill, is planning to develop additional throughout the capital and has set its sights on having an Agent & Homes affiliate working in each London postcode.
This is along with expansion outdoors of London; it’s searching for new brokers however says choosing the proper candidates is essential.
“Our brokers must wish to be extra than simply brokers and not be spoon-fed, however rise up and be proud and go on the market and shout about themselves and how nice they’re” explains Miles.
He believes brokers must be seen on a par with solicitors, accountants, mortgage advisers, medical doctors and architects.
“We don’t need our brokers to be known as second-hand automotive sellers or individuals who solely care concerning the deal, that is what we are attempting to vary. The mindset of how folks understand property brokers is mistaken.”
Miles says that brokers working below the Agent & Homes model supply their purchasers a service for all times the place they’re the one level of contact from instruction to completion, one individual coping with all facets of the sale or let from begin to end.
“With our new administration and admin group, we’re prepared to enroll nice brokers everywhere in the nation and that is what we’re all tremendous enthusiastic about.”
He says Agent & Homes’ differential is that it’s an organization constructed by brokers for brokers, providing admin assist, tech instruments, advertising and marketing, branding and extra.
“We will not be a pyramid scheme which imply our brokers don’t earn charges off folks they consult with us, we simply don’t imagine on this,” says Miles.
“We need brokers to affix us due to who we’re and what we stand for, not due to hidden incentives. We wish to hear from brokers who’re considering of taking their subsequent transfer after reaching the pure ceiling of their present position” he concludes.