There’s one thing that’s not in dispute: A fall in transaction volumes is bad for everyone who needs or wants to move house. It’s also bad for the multi-layered industry that makes it’s living from these transactions. A painful but cathartic rebirth of the moving industry is underway. Whatever happens to house prices as 2024… Continue reading 2024 will bring about the end of estate agency as we know it, in a good way.
1. 1990’s: Deliberate Overvaluing used as a new and effective tactic by certain agents, to grab market share, exploiting seller optimism bias. 2. 2000’s: Other agents, losing market share, were left with no choice but to copy, compounding the problem. 3. 2010’s” “Help to Buy”, QE, low interest rates and other stimulus artificially inflates pricing,… Continue reading The 4 Pillars of the Overvaluing House Price Pyramid.