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Daily Mail rewards new estate agency service
The first new estate agency service to emerge
in many years has just won national recognition in the Daily Mail
UK Property Awards 2007. Mobility Friendly Homes was formally
launched in April this year and is now making excellent progress.
Attending the occasion in The West End were over 700 property
professionals drawn from the fields of development, estate agency,
PR, interior design, web
sites and portals.
Mobility Friendly Homes is designed to help
people with mobility difficulties, or their families buy and sell
adapted and/or accessible properties. The creators had found that
most agents give scant regard to such features and do not know how
to market these homes. Some agents will not take on a property
until adaptations, which sometimes cost several thousand pounds,
are removed. For vendors that is hugely upsetting, and potentially
The creators and directors of Mobility
Friendly Homes, Mike Reid and Lynda Dean entered their business in
the Portal section of the Awards and were thrilled to receive a 4
Star Award for the Mobility Friendly Homes portal, especially when
they found that it had taken Rightmove to beat them to the 5 Star
The developers of the portal, Resource Techniques were also
present on the occasion. Nigel Trickey and Troy Stanley are well
known in the property business as they provide web marketing
solutions to over 3000 estate agency office including members of
Mayfair Office and TEAM.
It has taken four years of development for Mobility Friendly
Homes to reach this stage, and it is now becoming a national
service, with agents offering qualifying properties in much of the
South East and from Somerset, through Birmingham to Essex.
Advertisers also include developers and housing associations.
MFH is also
partnered with some local authorities and the directors are
especially pleased to be working with the Greater London Authority
on development of the London Accessible Housing Register.
Further information can be found at www.mobilityfriendlyhomes.co.uk.
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