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Top 7 tips for finding the best estate agent.

Selling a home is a long and stressful process, so we offer some tips on finding the right estate agents and what you can do to get the best price. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Online only could be the future. Keep your options open. Review the agent’s fees  Make sure their valuations align with the market. Do you […]

2018 at Hurstwood Holdings

We’ve had a record year at Hurstwood, so we thought it best to show what we’ve been up to throughout 2018, with our purchases, refurbishments and the future developments we have planned into the new year.

Standing desks and breakout rooms, do they improve productivity?

The benefits, Standing Desks. What are standing desks and break out rooms? The benefits, break out rooms. What we are doing at Hurstwood to improve productivity and workplace well-being. ‘Sitting too much can Kill you’ seriously its true.

Flexible office space | Biggest shift in the property industry?

Why do some companies prefer flexible office spaces? The Growth in flexible working spaces WeWork Is this shift a good thing?     FACT: The gig economy is defined as a labour market characterised by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.

Social media – 4 ways it has changed the property industry

Facebook has become a powerhouse Using Instagram as a virtual brochure The importance of Video on YouTube Building Client relationships with LinkedIn Facebook has become a powerhouse. Everyone uses Facebook, well almost everyone, there are more people in the entire world that have a Facebook account than who don’t, that’s 2.23 billion monthly active users […]

3 REASONS WHY DESIGN IS IMPORTANT IN PROPERTY

What is Good design? Is there a real value of good design? Competition! To quote the great Steve Jobs, ‘Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. ‘Good design’ often a well-used saturated buzzword by marketers and Salespeople to try pitch the importance of whatever the product […]

AI-Smart Cities and the influence it could have on the property industry.

We love looking at future trends and what’s to come in the Real Estate business, so today we look at what Smart cites enabled by advancements in Artificial Intelligence would mean for Real Estate companies and how they should react. Key Insights. Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025 Smart cities will […]

Housing Market trends in 2018

Key Insights Interest Rates will stay low. Online Continues to Grow Stamp Duty Cut House Building will rise. The property market is a complicated place, the state of the industry can fluctuate every month and though it seems prices will always rise, which is not necessarily a negative as higher house prices can show how […]