With the announcement of a Brexit delay at the end of March, there was concern that uncertainty in the housing market would continue long into the summer months. These fears, however, appear to have been premature. In May there have been strong indications that homeowners are getting increasingly frustrated with waiting it out, as we’re starting to see increased activity in the market, which is good news for homeowners.
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I was recently flicking through Rightmove listings when I saw one that caught my eye. I’ve moved relatively recently so I’m definitely not in the market, however, I let myself dream for a minute: if I sold my existing home, stretched a little more than I probably should and negotiated well, it would just be in reach. This is the excitement we all feel when we see a house that we think we could make a home.
⅔ of our customers have been on the market with another agent and switch to us because they haven’t seen results after months on the market, or the service they’ve received has frustrated them more in an already frustrating process. So we’ve heard a lot about bad estate agents and have built our company to do things completely differently.
I’m a product manager at Nested where we build great products and experiences for our customers looking to move home with certainty. But I’m also a bit of a productivity and culture fanatic, having worked as a Customer Success Manager at Yammer where I learnt a lot about how organisations change, communicate and get work done. I’ve also written previously about how my last company did some really great things to drive transparency