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Estate Agencies – How to choose the best

You may think it easy to choose an estate agency here in Solihull. After all, there are plenty to choose from and they all claim to be successful at selling homes just like yours.
In reality, 45% of homeowners chose the wrong estate agency first time and had to appoint another agency some months later when their home had not sold. Not surprisingly, many homeowners based their decision on the highest valuation or the lowest commission, or worse yet, on brand image.
Last year saw a record number of complaints to The Property Ombudsman Service and most were due to poor service from the estate agency.

When choosing an estate agency, it is essential to ask better questions, and having chosen a suitable agency, you need motivate them to do better. In the next few posts, we will be providing the questions that absolutely guarantee you appoint the best agency and advice on how negotiate the commission to better motivate your estate agency.

In the meantime, there is a free download on our site, and a short video with information.

We are always happy to answer any questions you might have on choosing an estate agency or problems that need solving if you have already picked estate agency and it’s not working out.

Call us on 0800 011 2678 and we can help.




Tablet and house image courtesy of Stuart Miles at

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