We are the UK’s local property services expert with national reach and scale to deliver
We are the UK’s leading provider of integrated property services, employing around 11,300 people nationwide. Our UK network of local estate agency and lettings brands provide our corporate clients and home movers with a comprehensive range of property related solutions that meet their needs, delivered with valuable local expertise.
As the UK’s largest estate agency and lettings network we are accessible to all UK home movers, with approximately 1,300 estate agency and lettings offices operating under 52 local high street brands. Our financial services division includes the UK’s largest single mortgage brokerage with around 650 mortgage consultants arranging over £4bn worth of mortgages in 2013. Together with our Network, Mortgage Intelligence, we wrote over £8bn of mortgages in 2013 representing well over 10% of the entire UK mortgage intermediary market. We also offer expert advice on life and general insurance along with access to quality financial products.
Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) is one of the leading suppliers of valuation panel management services, residential valuations and surveys in the UK. We panel manage and undertake valuations for the majority of UK mortgage lenders. We employ nearly 600 personnel, including over 330 in-house RICS qualified surveyors covering most UK postcodes, including Northern Ireland. Our panel management service covers the whole of Britain including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Countrywide Conveyancing Services (CCS) is the largest UK transactional conveyancing business by completions, an innovative market leading panel manager and the most successful property lawyer firm in the UK. With unrivalled customer service and transaction cycle times, we offer a range of services including:
- Sale and purchase (freehold and leasehold)
- Separate legal representation
We work with some of the largest conveyancers in the UK, creating best practice policies and leading the industry when it comes to innovation.
As the UK’s longest established asset management operation Countrywide Corporate Property Services (CCPS) is able to offer its corporate clients unrivalled experience and service in the disposal of their residential property assets. Since 1990, we have built upon this foundation by delivering successful outcomes for our clients through a range of challenging economic climates in the following sectors:
- Repossession asset management
- Part exchange sales
- Corporate property sales
- In-house maintenance service
Countrywide Estate Management (CEM) is the specialist property management arm of Countrywide, providing leasehold and estate management services.
Our outstanding service, unrivalled market knowledge and national footprint have helped to establish CEM as one of the fastest growing managing agents in the UK. With more specialist leasehold offices than anyone else in the country, we’ve earned our reputation for perfectly placed agents with expert credentials.
Land & New Homes
Our Land & New Homes team is the UK’s largest land & new homes agency. With a proven track record in understanding developers’ needs, we offer; tens of thousands of new buyers every week, national land opportunities, dedicated new homes property lawyers (available 7 days a week), and the expertise of a team that accounts for almost 1 in 10 of all UK house sales. We pride ourselves on doing more for developers from search to sale and this is a key area of growth for the business.
Our auctions business is one of the UK’s largest regional auctioneers. It covers the whole of the UK and auctions millions of pounds of property each year, utilising the largest estate agency network in the UK. The key benefit of buying or selling a property at auction is the speed and simplicity of the process. With the support of our large and well established network, our customers are able to find the right property, at the right price, in the right location for their needs.