A few members of the ASAP team had the pleasure of attending the prestigious EA Masters awards last week, most making the trip down to Evolution in London from Yorkshire for the event which took place on Wednesday 3rd November. Representing ASAP at the awards were Directors Richard Megson and Tony Hill along with Operations Manager Jamie Taylor, Training Manager Donna Johston and Team Leaders Lara Hawkins and Lucy Relins. We enjoyed talks from Stephen M.R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust, who really gave us some food for thought with his presentation on trust and how it can be...

At ASAP, we firmly believe speed is of the essence.  It makes your customers happy, reduces fall throughs and you get paid faster.  The current market average from Sale Agreed to Exchange and Completion is 21 weeks.  Ours is 13.  Here are some simple things you can do to tighten up the process and get things moving faster.   Top Tip Number 1 : Encourage your client to appoint a solicitor at the time of listing. We can recommend the best because we only work with the best. Top Tip Number 2 : Order searches at the time of instructing the solicitor. We...

ASAP is delighted to be working with four other established and respected #Proptech companies on an initiative to answer a well known commentator's rhetorical question - "How many agents might need to work in an estate agency in 2030?" - his answer "One - to win business and agree deals. The rest COULD be outsourced." These five companies offer any sales agent all they might need...

ASAP are delighted to be Platinum Sponsors for the 2021 EA Masters. This year there will be six months of events culminating in the big exhibition in November. With so much to reflect upon after this year and so much to consider for next year, there is a lot for our industry to talk about. The Opening Ceremony on 24th June kicks off the programme and you can register for your free tickets here https://www.eamasters.co.uk/tickets/ ...

Our team is growing.  It has been an exceptionally busy few months for everyone in the sector and likely to continue so we are delighted to welcome some talented new Sales Progressors to our team.  With many years experience between them, they share ASAP's focus on customer service and great communication.  We also have some new faces among our Client Services and Client Onboarding staff.  You can find out more here. ...

Every year the property industry helps thousands of people complete their house sale or purchase, mostly taking place on a Friday. However, while for many this may be a time of celebration, spare a thought for those who might not be having such a good day.  Today, ASAP is proud to be launching Front Door Friday, a fundraising campaign to help those in need in these difficult times. For every completion we handle, ASAP is committed to donating at least £1 and we are appealing to other businesses in the sector to do the same. Whether you are a solicitor, estate agent, mortgage broker,...

This is a welcome call from the Council of Property Search Organisations to try and release the log-jam in councils across the country. It is also reinforces the benefits of our methodology which is to order searches at the point of instruction. Read the Negotiator article here. ...

We were humbled to receive the Bronze Award for Best Medium Supplier at the EA Masters and are very proud of our team who have worked so hard during a challenging few months. Big thanks to Peter Knight and his team for staging such a great event last Thursday and thanks to all our clients for supporting ASAP by voting for us.  ...

ASAP are delighted to be a Gold Sponsor of the EA Masters this year. With 28 hours of content including 40 sessions from leading business speakers, agents and suppliers, it looks set to be must-attend event. We will be exhibiting so please come and visit us at our virtual booth on the day. 8th October - https://lnkd.in/d-_HkmcDon't miss the Early Bird offer - buy your tickets before 25th Sept! ...

We are delighted to have appointed experienced property services professional, Julie Williams to help accelerate our plans for growth as the market for outsourcing explodes. Although the sector is enjoying an unprecedented surge in activity, how long it will last is anyone’s guess.  Understandably, Estate Agents are cautious about staffing up to meet the rise in demand so they are turning to outsourcing to help them manage their sales progression.  Partnering with a specialist like ASAP gives the agent a flexible sales progression solution without any of the financial commitment. “We had an ambitious growth plan in place pre-Covid but we are...