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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.

The survey – conducted by Relocation Agent Network – found that 53% of respondents indicated that in their opinion, the market trends they are experiencing may be attributed to the upcoming EU referendum.

Over a quarter (26%) indicated that the most significant market trend that can be attributed to the upcoming EU referendum was a decrease in buyers. 29% suggested it was a decrease in sellers.

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Despite the upcoming vote, there is one thing that the majority of Relocation Agent Network members agree on; summer remains a good time to enter the market. Indeed 98% of survey respondents recommend that prospective buyers and sellers continue with their plans. 

Richard Tucker, Managing Director of Relocation Agent Network said, “No one can predict the outcome of the upcoming EU referendum, but we do know that the summer months are always a busy time for the UK property market and this year is no different. Contact your Local Expert today to see how the upcoming referendum may be impacting your local market and to discuss your options.”


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About Relocation Agent Network. Relocation Agent Network is a national network of specially selected estate agents. All members are handpicked after thorough checks identify them as the best estate agent to represent Relocation Agent Network in their area. The Network provides coverage throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Relocation Agent Network is a division of Cartus, the premier provider of global relocation services, with nearly 168,000 customers moved worldwide every year. In the UK, Cartus uses Network members to buy and sell homes for these relocating families. As well as relocating families moving with Cartus, Relocation Agent Network helps house movers in other parts of the country by referring buyers and sellers from one area to another.

Contact: For further information, please contact Louise Koncows, Louise.Koncowski@Cartus.com or 01793 756045.

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