HIGH STREET AGENTS vs ONLINE AGENTS? … THE FACTS
One of the ‘hot’ questions in the property sales market is whether the online/hybrid estate agents are really able to outperform a good High Street agent.
Needless to say that we, at Homes Estate Agents, believe we can present a very convincing argument for using High Street agents like us. However, we also fully respect that customers, if they want to, should check out all options available to them, including the online/hybrid agents.
We’re the first to accept that a successful sales result alone is not the only measurement. There are clearly other very compelling factors to consider to make a proper judgement, including ‘value for money’. So, here are some facts…
Firstly our local performance in the postcode territory of GU26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35.
[*figures taken from Rightmove Intel - Feb 2019]
A report by Statistica published in January 2019 found that in 2018, High St agents accounted for 92.7% of UK residential transactions.
Further independent analysis from The Advisory - an independent consumer advice group - in a study of ‘Online vs High St Agents’ undertaken in 2018, concluded that:
To read the full analysis from The Advisory click the following link:
Another point worth remembering is that online agents ask for their fees upfront, whereas High St agents only get paid on success i.e. when then the transaction is completed . So the choice is yours … now all you have to do is choose your best High Street agent! Come and talk to us at Homes Estate Agents!