Bairstow Eves: The market leader

Countrywide Franchising has grown rapidly since its first Bairstow Eves Countrywide franchised branch opened in the year 2000, as they explain here

Now with 120 franchised branches within a network exceeding 320 branches nationwide, Bairstow Eves Countrywide is the biggest estate agency franchise in the UK and continues to grow apace.

About Us</b
Bairstow Eves Countrywide offers its franchisees the security of having their franchisor owned by Countrywide plc, a FTSE 250 quoted group. It also offers access to the expertise and systems developed in the groups own 1,100 strong estate agency network which sells more homes than any other UK estate agency.

The Bairstow Eves Countrywide franchised network is a mixture of one, two or three branch businesses, or area franchises with, typically, five to ten locations in an agreed territory under Countrywide's pioneering 'core' franchise system.

Ross Estates, the first 'core' franchisee has just opened its twelfth branch within five years of opening the first branch in Ross on Wye. The Countrywide system has proved successful both for existing estate agency businesses and for the many franchisees that have entered estate agency with start up branches and no previous agency experience.

The Support</b
Bairstow Eves Countrywide has invested heavily to ensure that we offer the best dedicated support function, as well as one of the best known brands and most thoroughly tested systems in the estate agency business. Franchisees have the benefit of regional Support and Development Managers who are on hand to offer advice and guidance in all aspects of the estate agency business.

About You</b
Bairstow Eves Countrywide is seeking to recruit franchisees that currently work in, or own an established estate agency business, or individuals who are managers within a business environment. Bairstow Eves Countrywide is seeking people with a mature, professional, entrepreneurial approach, who have a strong desire to develop their own business.

You will need to be ambitious, resilient and sales focussed with a commitment to high service quality, have the ability to motivate and retain the loyalty of staff and a willingness to operate within the franchise system.

In addition, you should be able to invest a minimum of £30,000 of your own capital. (Additional short term working capital is generally available through major financial institutions*).

If you are ready to take control of your own future, and would like to learn more about a Bairstow Eves Countrywide franchise please register today.