Over 1,000 estate agency branches will join iamproperty and transition into its partner agent network. Some of the SDL Auctions team will also be joining iamproperty.
The deal sees iamproperty’s partner agent network increase to over 4,500 branches across the UK.
Ben Ridgway, MD at iamproperty, said, “This is another very exciting acquisition and is part of our continued mission to modernise the UK property market, creating solutions which save agents time and support them to drive efficiencies and revenues in their business.
“The SDL Auctions business aligns not only in our mission and proposition portfolio but in our commitment to service excellence and experience for our Partner Agents. We’re really looking forward to welcoming some new teammates to iamproperty too.”
Jamie Cooke, MD at iamsold said, “This acquisition will help us to further accelerate the growth of the Modern Method of Auction as leaders in the space.
“We’re pleased to welcome our new agents onboard to the iamsold network. We areexcited to build lasting relationships with the agent businesses joining us and to help them further develop their auction offering.”
SDL Property Auctions have retained a number of key estate agency clients, including Knight Frank, and all of its non-estate agency relationships.
Andrew Parker, MD at SDL added, “We see our area of growth within the market to be through our corporate partnerships, which have already proved to be a success over the last few years.
“Our deal with iamproperty allows our other Estate Agency partners to continue to be well serviced whilst we continue to grow our business. Our focus is making our customers’ sales journeys as swift and as stress-free as possible. It will be sad to say farewell to our friends and colleagues, but we’re confident that iamproperty will be a great home for them.”