‘Happy New Year… As I sit down to write this article, the first one of 2019, the estate agency news magazines, websites, portals and indeed, Twitter, are full of stories about the demise of the online estate agency sector, says Adam Walker, I hate to say ‘I told you so,’ but…” Emoov has just collapsed…

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Yet another article appeared in the national press this weekend about the withdrawal of tax breaks for people who sell their business.  It is the fifth article in four months and a lot business owners are starting to get very worried. At the moment if you sell your business for, say, £1 million, then you…

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One of my daughters, who is in her final year at university, recently asked me to speak at their careers fair. During the day, I listened to some great presentations from bankers, law firms, teachers, social workers and a variety of blue chip companies from every conceivable business sector all extolling the joys of a career in their sector. I was, however, the only estate agent there. I started…

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How to sell your business

Agents spend their whole careers telling vendors and landlords why they will be able to achieve a better sale price or a higher rent than they could achieve themselves. Then, at the end of their career, they try to sell their own business. I am constantly amazed by this and during the twenty-five years that…

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This will be my last article about surviving Covid-19 and I have saved the most important topic for last. That topic is the importance of strong leadership. For many years, I devoted a section of my management training course to the importance of good leadership. I started the topic with a syndicate exercise. I asked…

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One of the most important factors that separates the best estate agency and letting agents from the rest is the quality of their staff. Until now employers have competed to recruit the best staff by offering higher salaries, better cars and better promotion prospects but COVID-19 has changed all this because a huge percentage of…

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED Have you got a question about how estate or letting agency sales work or about our services at Adam J Walker & Associates? Find the answers below.   Is now a good time to sell a letting business? Now is a very good time to sell a letting business.…

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MEET THE TEAM It’s a team effort at Adam J Walker & Associates While the driving force behind Adam J Walker & Associates is the eponymous Adam J Walker, our company is far from a one-man-band. You’ll have the skills, expertise and dedication of his 9-strong team, ensuring your needs are met with the required…

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Meet Adam Adam J Walker A leading UK expert in letting andestate agency management, acquisitions and sales With a career in the UK property market spanning over 40 years, Adam has considerable experience in just about every aspect of the industry. Formerly Managing Director of Norwich Union Estate Agents, today he uses his expertise to…

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