Is it still important to have estate agents on the high street?

Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021

  • With the lifting of all restrictions in England on Monday 19th July, albeit longer in Wales, it is anticipated that footfall on UK high streets will rise.
  • For those selling lower value properties (up to £250k) and who had sold before, the high street presence was most valued.
  • Just 35% of those selling a first property deemed it essential or useful, doubling to 70% for previous sellers.
  • High Street offices have long been considered good for brand awareness, however portals and the use of social media platforms are every ever increasing in importance. Source: Dataloft, Property Academy Home Moving Trends Survey (2020).