How Has COVID Changed Us?

How Has COVID Changed Us?

As a young man, I worked like a slave. My first business did not take off immediately and in order to pay the bills whilst I was getting established, I did a milk round in the morning and shifts as a barman in a nightclub at weekends. For that period, I literally did nothing but…

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A very busy time for Adam J Walker

The first quarter of 2021 has been very busy for Adam J Walker with a record number of sales being reported in areas right across the country. Despite the effects of the pandemic, sales of Estate and Letting Agencies have been very buoyant with many sales, especially of managed letting agencies, attracting strong competition. Broker…

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

The pandemic has affected different people in very different ways. Sectors such as hospitality have been hit incredibly hard and many thousands of people have lost everything they own through no fault of their own. Other sectors including estate agents, letting agents and indeed business transfer agents have continued to trade very well and those…

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Why CGT Rates Are Still Likely To Increase

In the last week before the budget we completed on the sale of more businesses than we usually complete in six months.  The sales that have been reported are just the tip of the iceberg as many buyers prefer not to make announcements and other sales were between business partners. Why the rush?  Well, business owners were…

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Don’t kill the golden goose

My marketing agency recently asked me to write to all of our clients to ask them why they had chosen to sell their business at this time. I found their replies to be very surprising. In fact, I found them to be quite disturbing. The main reason that people want to sell their business at…

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How to sell your business

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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Sale of three Lettings Agencies completed in 10 days

The market for successful lettings businesses is still strong according to one of the country’s leading business transfer agents, reported Letting Agent Today on the 28th May. Adam J Walker and Associates has sold Daisy Lets in Maidstone to (local competitor) Seekers, SD Lambert in Upton to Baker and Horner and Whites Independent Lettings in…

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How we can help you sell your agency

Adam J Walker & Associates have over 25 years of experience as brokers for letting agencies and only letting agencies. Nothing else. This focus means you’re guaranteed unrivalled expertise and know-how, as well as a smooth, hassle-free sales process. We’ve sold over 1000 letting agencies. Our well-resourced 7-person team have worked within the letting agency industry and…

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Getting the best price for your agency

Follow these 3 golden rules to ensure your letting agency sells for the highest price possible: Review your agencyIf you’re thinking about selling in the near future, now is the time to get your agency ready for the market. Take stock of what’s working and what isn’t. Then make the changes you need to get…

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