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myhomemove conference hailed a success
18 April 2013
The myhomemove conference held in Warwickshire yesterday has been deemed a valuable event and has received positive feedback from attendees and speakers.
Industry experts, lenders and estate agents gathered to interact at this years ‘Lets do the Numbers’ event which heard from a top line-up of presenters including ING Direct’s Chief Economist James Knightley and David Finlay, Managing Director, Intermediary Channel at Barclays.
A wealth of market knowledge was shared including a pattern in the predicted growth in the Buy-to-Let market.
Ben Thompson, Director of Legal and General’s Mortgage Club revealed thought provoking information about today’s home mover, including the average age that most people aspire to leave home, which is calculated at around 23.
Doug Crawford, Chief Executive at myhomemove revealed that last year the top 100 conveyancing firms carried out 27% of sales, this shows the growth and consolidation of today’s modern conveyancer with larger firms taking an increasing share of transactions.
#letsdothenumbers has become a popular topic on twitter with many praising comments;
@ThomasMorrisEA #LetsDoTheNumbers Thanks to @myhomemove for a truly superb day... And thanks to all the great speakers! I've learnt a lot!
@integraps @myhomemove: Excellent event. You and your team did well. Great positive atmosphere conducive to business #we'vedonethenumbers
Mark Hayward, Acting Chief Executive? National Federation of Property Professionals also said how much he had enjoyed the event.
Stephen Hayter, founding Director of myhomemove commented; ‘It’s been overwhelming to receive so many positive tweets and emails. I’m also pleased to announce that our charity auction has raised £3490 in aid of The Estate Agency Association which we will match taking the total to £7000’.