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HELLO – welcome to the latest Blog from McRae’s Sales, Lettings and Management. With ever more loosening of Covid restrictions across the UK and spring in the air, the housing market is warming up.

We understand that choosing the agent to act for you – whether you are selling, buying, renting or letting – is a big decision.

That’s why we want to bring to your attention a major new study. It made interesting reading for us.



New research reveals that 89% of property vendors based their selection of estate agent on market knowledge and trust rather than the commission rate.

This is a finding that might well trouble some of the online and hybrid agents who use rock-bottom fees as their main instruction-winning tool, but we welcome this research.

There is a very big difference in our minds between pitching a fee and pitching a service. You only need look at our hundreds of satisfied customer reviews to see the service we pride ourselves on providing.



McRae’s is not a new estate agency. We are fully established with more than 40 years’ technical experience navigating our clients’ sales transactions to a successful conclusion.

Managing Director Craig McRae says: “All the team at McRae’s is armed with the experience and the knowledge to offer clients a service they can trust. We are highly experienced in dealing with and resolving problems with all solicitors in a chain on a one-to-one technical conversational level. We do not shy away from calling out anyone misleading, either intentionally or not, the transaction’s progress. We will always keep our clients fully updated at all times, ensuring they remain ahead of the curve.”



He went on: “McRae’s has been operating in the Highams Park area for more than 20 years giving us the experience and local knowledge to handle any issues that may arise. There’s a saying about it’s not what you know but who you know… Possibly in this instance it’s a case of we’re the ones to know because of what we know.”


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