Matthew Cumber

Matthew Cumber is MD of Countrywide Surveying Services

In my previous article just before Christmas, I lauded the recent Mortgage Introducer awards as being one of the most memorable events I’d virtually attended and this wasn’t just because I hadn’t touched a drop of alcohol throughout the award ceremony itself.

Embracing the benefits of tech

If someone had told me this time last year that I’d be sat at my desk on a Thursday afternoon watching Robyn Hall introducing Toploader from a plush hotel lobby then – putting this politely – I may have thought that person had been to one awards ceremony too many.

Surveyors have long been an army of people equipped with a clipboard who diligently travel the length and breadth of the UK to ensure that the wheels of the housing and mortgage market keep turning.

Has normal service resumed?

From a surveying perspective, the volume of instructions is currently at a level that I for one can’t remember seeing for many years, if ever.