Press Releases

In this section you will find the latest press releases from Relocation Agent Network.


What are the most popular properties and areas to live in?

Wednesday 19 April 2017
Are you selling an in-demand property-type? Are you looking for a home in a sought-after area? According to our most recent survey, the type of property and area that buyers are looking to move to has remained largely unchanged when compared to seven years ago.
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Split Opinion on Whether Brexit is Impacting Local Markets – Says National Estate Agency Survey

Wednesday 15 February 2017
As the Government debates the intricacies of Britain leaving the European Union, widely known as ‘Brexit’, local estate agents across the UK are experiencing mixed trends with regards to its impact so far.
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Selling Your House? Don’t Wait for the New Year!

Friday 16 December 2016
If you’re thinking of entering the property market, our advice is don’t wait until the New Year! Many think that buyers stop looking at houses during the Christmas period but actually, from our experience, this is the time when people go online to search for a new home.
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We Celebrate at Prestigious Annual Conference and Awards Dinner

Monday 21 November 2016
Estate agents from across England, Scotland and Wales are celebrating after winning distinguished industry awards at the 23rd Relocation Agent Network National Conference. Held on Friday 18 November 2016, a total of 28 awards were presented. The annual Conference and Awards Dinner has become one of the UK’s most prestigious estate agency events and a calendar highlight for Network members.
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Relocation Agent Network’s 2016 National Conference

Friday 4 November 2016
Just two weeks away, this year’s Relocation Agent Network National Conference is set to be another success, with a business-packed agenda, excellent keynote speakers, an industry leading trade exhibition and black tie Awards Dinner. Held at the 5-star luxury Sofitel Hotel and Conference Centre, Heathrow, on Friday 18 November, this year’s event welcomes member estate agents and industry suppliers from across England, Scotland and Wales.
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The Big Debate: Buying Vs. Renting

Thursday 15 September 2016
A recent survey amongst UK estate agency members aimed to find out which is the cheapest option when looking for a home: buying or renting. Conducted by Relocation Agent Network, the survey found that buying a house continues to be the cheaper option.
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Brexit? It’s Business As Usual for Relocation Agent Network Members

Tuesday 12 July 2016
It would appear that amongst Relocation Agent Network members, the result of June’s EU Referendum has (so far) had little impact on the UK housing market.
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European Union Referendum: A Split Vote Amongst Estate Agents

Tuesday 14 June 2016
A recent survey amongst a network of estate agents across England, Scotland and Wales, suggests there is a divide between agents experiencing an impact from the upcoming referendum, and those that are not.
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Springtime is here! And so are the homebuyers!

Thursday 14 April 2016
Despite the occasional wind and drizzle, springtime is finally here and with it, comes a recent survey conducted by Relocation Agent Network, which indicates that NOW is the time to sell your property.
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Higher Rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on Purchases of Second (and Subsequent) Residential Properties May Impact Wider Property Market

Thursday 18 February 2016
According to a recent estate agency survey, the proposed increase in Stamp Duty Land Tax on purchases of second and subsequent residential properties, may impact local property markets.
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Sellers Don't Delay!

Tuesday 15 December 2015
The presents have been unwrapped, the Christmas dinner is eaten and the chocolates are being passed round, so what next?… Find a new home for 2016 of course!
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Relocation Agent Network Celebrates at Prestigious National Conference and Awards Dinner

Friday 20 November 2015
Estate agents from across England, Scotland and Wales are celebrating after winning distinguished industry awards at the 22nd Relocation Agent Network National Conference. Held on Friday 13 November 2015, a total of 28 awards were presented. The annual Conference and Awards Dinner has become one of the UK’s most prestigious estate agency events and a calendar highlight for Network members.
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Buying Vs. Renting

Friday 23 October 2015
According to a recent estate agency survey, buying a property is cheaper than renting one. Conducted by Relocation Agent Network, not only is it cheaper to buy, but you could make significant savings too.
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What are the most popular properties and areas to live in?

Tuesday 18 August 2015
Are you selling an in-demand property-type? Are you looking for a home in a sought-after area? According to a recent Relocation Agent Network survey, the type of property and area that buyers are looking for homes has remained largely unchanged when compared to five years ago.
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Post-Election High for UK Property Market

Thursday 18 June 2015
A recent national estate agency survey, conducted by Relocation Agent Network, reports an increase in activity across the UK property market, since the General Election.
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Sellers Springing into Action

Monday 20 April 2015
The Spring weather has arrived and NOW is the time to get your house on the market. That’s according to a recent Relocation Agent Network survey taken amongst its estate agency members across England, Scotland and Wales.
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Cup Winner Attends International Real Estate Conference

Tuesday 17 March 2015
Local estate agent Pygott &Crone, Relocation Agent Network member for Lincoln in the East Midlands, has just returned from the Cartus Broker Network International Real Estate Conference in Palm Desert, California.
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Stamp Duty Changes Already Having a Positive Impact

Thursday 19 February 2015
According to a recent estate agency survey, revised changes to the UK Stamp Duty Land Tax, as outlined by the Government in December, has already had a positive impact on the housing market.
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Our Members Celebrate at Prestigious Annual Conference & Awards Dinner

Friday 21 November 2014
Estate agents from across England, Scotland and Wales are celebrating after winning distinguished industry awards at the 21st Annual Relocation Agent Network National Conference. Held on Friday 14 November 2014, a total of 27 awards were presented at this year’s event. The Annual Conference and Awards Dinner has become one of the UK’s most prestigious estate agency events and a calendar highlight for Network members.
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Buying Vs. Renting

Monday 29 September 2014
According to a recent estate agency survey, buying a property is cheaper than renting one. Conducted by Relocation Agent Network, the survey found that not only is it cheaper to buy, but you could make significant savings of up to £1,500.
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First 100 Relocation Agent Specialists Complete Online Training Programme

Wednesday 30 July 2014
Relocation Agent Network has announced that the first 100 individuals have completed its new online training programme called, The Importance of Service. Those employees who complete the programme (all of which work for a Network estate agent member), each become an accredited Relocation Agent Specialist by Relocation Agent Network.
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The Importance of Kerb Appeal

Wednesday 16 July 2014
From the moment they arrive at a property, a potential buyer is asking themselves, ‘Could I live here?’ When it comes to buying a house, judging a book by its cover is a phrase that all sellers should be mindful of. Don’t lose the sale before the viewing has even begun!
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Calling All Landlords!

Thursday 22 May 2014
According to a recent estate agency survey, now is a good time to be a landlord. Conducted by Relocation Agent Network, not only is it a strong buy to let market, but re-sale values have also increased in the last three years.
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Celebrating 20 Years of Local Experts with National Connections

Thursday 17 April 2014
Relocation Agent Network celebrates its 20th anniversary this year... When Relocation Agent Network began in 1994, the property market was in a very different place. According to Nationwide Building Society, property values have risen by over 230% in the last 20 years, so a house that cost £70,000 back then would be worth over £231,000 today.
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A New Year’s resolution that may add value to your property

Wednesday 15 January 2014
With New Year’s resolutions in full swing (or falling completely by the wayside) we take a look at the most popular house-related New Year’s resolution and its potential impact on the value of a property...home improvement.
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The early bird catches the buyer

Thursday 12 December 2013
Many potential sellers wait until well into the New Year to enter the property market, thinking that few people are considering buying or selling a house in the first few weeks of January. But with many property websites reporting an increase in page views during the Christmas period, we recommend that potential sellers enter the market as soon as possible.
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National network of estate agents celebrate at prestigious Annual Conference & Awards Dinner

Tuesday 19 November 2013
Estate agents from across England, Scotland and Wales are celebrating after winning distinguished industry awards at the 20th Annual Relocation Agent Network Conference. A total of 28 awards were presented at this year’s event, which was held on Friday 15 November 2013, at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in Central London. The Annual Conference and Awards Dinner, including a trade exhibition during the day, has become one of Britain’s most prestigious estate agency events and a calendar highlight for Network members.
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Relocation Agent Network’s 2013 Conference Just Around the Corner!

Wednesday 13 November 2013
With another impressive line up of expert speakers, an industry-leading trade exhibition and black tie awards dinner, the 2013 Relocation Agent Network Conference is set to be another great success. Held at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London on Friday 15 November, this year’s event welcomes member estate agents and industry suppliers from across England, Scotland and Wales.
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Help to Buy Scheme Welcomed by Relocation Agent Network

Monday 14 October 2013
Relocation Agent Network members have welcomed the news that the Government has launched their Help to Buy scheme three months earlier than planned. Introduced this month, the Help to Buy scheme aims to encourage more buyers to enter the property market.
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Good news for buyers and sellers

Friday 13 September 2013
This year, reports in the news have begun to indicate signs of a recovery in the UK housing market. And Relocation Agent Network has added to this good news with the publication of its September Property Survey...
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A Rise in First Time Buyers - Says Relocation Agent Network

Tuesday 20 August 2013
The number of first time buyers entering the UK housing market continues to rise in 2013 when compared to last year. A recent survey conducted by Relocation Agent Network asked its estate agent members whether they saw an increase in first time home owners this year compared to 2012, with 91% reporting that they had.
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The sun's out and so are the buyers!

Friday 12 July 2013
The British summer has finally arrived and so too it seems have home buyers... A recent survey conducted by Relocation Agent Network has found that buyer enquiries are up by 20%.
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Thinking of Selling? Contact Your Local Expert

Friday 21 June 2013
Detached? Semi-detached? Maybe a terraced house? And then there’s the question of how many bedrooms. A recent survey conducted by Relocation Agent Network asked its estate agent members which properties are currently the most sought-after by homebuyers – a good indication for potential home sellers wanting to enter the market.
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Relocation Agent Network Members Win National Award

Saturday 1 June 2013
Relocation Agent Network is delighted to announce that several Network members received accolades at the recent Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2013.
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Relocation Agent Network Supports Estate Agency All-Stars

Friday 31 May 2013
Relocation Agent Network, the national network of selected independent estate agents, has joined other industry bodies supporting the All-Stars training programme. The Estate Agency All-Stars initiative selects and trains new agency recruits, before they begin work. The programme provides pre-employment training, which aims to turn enthusiastic trainees into proactive and productive members of staff from day one.
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Relocation Agent Network Leads the Way in Social Media

Thursday 23 May 2013
Relocation Agent Network members have been listed in Zoopla’s Property Power 100, a national league table of the 100 most influential estate agents in social media. A number of Relocation Agent Network members made the Property Power 100 due to their high levels of activity and number of followers on social media site, Twitter.
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The Heart of the Home (and the room that can add the most value to your property)

Wednesday 22 May 2013
A large, leafy garden or state of the art kitchen... which home improvements really make a difference when it comes to valuing a property? According to a recent estate agency survey, home improvements are popular amongst prospective sellers and if you pick the right areas of your home to improve, it can even add value to your property.
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Thinking of Selling? Your local Relocation Agent Network member can offer sellers additional buyers

Wednesday 24 April 2013
Find out how your local Network member has access to a whole new channel of buyer through their unique membership with us!
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Network Member Awarded Gold By Investors in People

Monday 15 April 2013
Local estate agent Webbers, Relocation Agent Network member with 16 offices covering North Devon, West Somerset, Exmoor and Cornwall, has been awarded the much sought-after Gold Standard by the Investors in People organisation.
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Top Tips for Selling this Spring

Thursday 28 March 2013
With Spring just around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about selling your home as traditionally, the next few months are very popular amongst potential buyers. We've listed - what we think - are the 'top tips' for sellers when it comes to preparing your property for a sale.
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2013 Sees Increase in Market Activity, According to Relocation Agent Network

Wednesday 20 February 2013
The UK property market appears to have had a good start to the year, with nearly three quarters of estate agents from Relocation Agent Network reporting an improvement in market activity compared to the same time in 2012.
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Relocation Agent Network Raises Money for Children's Charity

Monday 21 January 2013
A new 'gold standard' for estate agents across England, Scotland and Wales is being introduced with the launch of Relocation Agent Network.
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Why just move when you can relocate with your Local Expert?

Thursday 1 November 2012
Relocation Agent Network is the new name for the national network of independent estate agents, formerly known as Home Sale Network. The new name redefines the Network’s focus as an organisation of relocation specialists and reflects the scope of services that each member offers their customers.
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Home Improvement: Adding Value to Your Home

Wednesday 15 August 2012
With the August Bank Holiday weekend just around the corner, a recent survey has revealed how popular home improvements are amongst prospective sellers and the value that they can add to a property.
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Old(er) Buyers Overtake First Timers

Wednesday 18 July 2012
A recent survey taken by Relocation Agent Network amongst its member estate agents has found a shift in the type of buyer entering the market today, compared to 10 years ago.
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Is your property in demand?

Monday 25 June 2012
A recent survey has revealed the most popular property types currently available in the UK. Conducted by estate agency organisation, Relocation Agent Network amongst its members, the survey found that two and three bedroom houses topped the list.
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Spring into action with us, your local Relocation Agent Network member

Friday 18 May 2012
Looking out the window you wouldn’t think it, but Spring time is here and according to a recent Relocation Agent Network survey NOW is the time to enter the property market – as the majority of our fellow Network members say that levels of activity increase during the Spring months when compared to other times of the year.(1)
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