Property bidding proptech bags senior industry figure to drive ‘revolution’

first_imgHome » News » Property bidding proptech bags senior industry figure to drive ‘revolution’ previous nextProptechProperty bidding proptech bags senior industry figure to drive ‘revolution’Offr says it’s hired former Hamptons heavyweight Peter Everett to help build its business in the UK, which already has over 1,000 accounts.Nigel Lewis29th September 20200872 Views A proptech firm has bagged one of the UK’s best-known and high profile property industry figures as one its senior team after securing £2.7 million in investor cash.Online bidding platform Offr, which enables house hunters to buy, sell, lease or rent a property with one-click, has appointed Peter Everett as its Head of Agency in the UK.Until last month Everett had been working at Hamptons International where he enjoyed a nine-year career which had culminated in being Head of Sales at its country department.He also had a place on the company’s executive board and was directly responsible for 50 branches.Prior to that he had spent a brief spell in property software sales and before that 25 years working his way up through the estate agency industry ranks.That included a long stretch at General Accident’s property arm before it became Your Move and ultimately part of the LSL empire, and included the accolade of being its youngest branch manager.1,000 accountsOffr, which was started-up in Ireland but has now launched a business in the UK and plans to launch in Australia, says it now has 1,000 account since it soft-launched here earlier in the year. .“When the founders at Offr first approached me and demonstrated the system, I could immediately see that it had been designed by agents for agents to help them maximise productivity within their business,” says Everett.“It also offers transparency for buyers and sellers and turns a broken, time consuming analogue process into a slick, transparent digital experience for all parties.”Everett will working alongside Offr’s three co-founders CEO Robert Hoban, CCO Philip Farrell and CTO Niall Dawson.Visit Offr.peter everett Niall Dawson Philip Farrell Robert Hoban Offr Hamptons International September 29, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman: Betting odds, expert pick, how to bet on the fight

first_imgManny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) and Keith Thurman (29-0, one no-contest, 22 KOs) will clash on Saturday night for Thurman’s WBA (super) welterweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.And when two highly-regarded gladiators prepare for combat in a fight like this, there are bets to be made. So, let’s take a closer look at Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman. Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearManny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman odds, expert pickOnline sportsbook proboxingodds.com has named Pacquiao a slight favorite (as of July 16). The logical theory is oddsmakers regard Pacquiao as the slightly better fighter of the two and that Thurman needs to prove he’s entirely back from a litany of injuries after only competing once since March 2017.Pacquiao comes in at -125, which means you’d need to wager $125 to win $100. Meanwhile, Thurman is a plus +125, meaning if you bet $100, you’d net $125. Boxing’s only eight-division world champion returns for the second time in 2019. He fought in January and dominated Adrien Broner to win by a lopsided decision. The senator from the Philippines showed up to the Errol Spence Jr.-Mikey Garcia fight in March with many thinking he was going to challenge the winner. After Spence won, Pacquiao stepped inside the ring at the request of Spence, who was pushing for the fight. However, Pacquiao shifted course and decided to take on Thurman, instead.Thurman made a triumphant return to the ring a week after Pacquiao beat Broner and defeated a game Josesito Lopez by majority decision. There are three prop bets to watch out for with Pacquiao vs. Thurman: The fight not going the distance and Pacquiao and Thurman winning by decision. Current odds have the fight-ending inside 12 rounds at +225 and rising. Pacquiao is at +140 to win a decision with the odds going down slightly. Thurman is at +188 to win if it goes to the scorecards. Put some money on this at William Hill before it’s too late and the odds start to lower.To place a wager at William Hill, all you need to do is register on the homepage. Once you register, they will send you an email confirmation and you will be able to log in and get started.In the lead up to Saturday’s showdown, both Pacquiao and Thurman have said they can finish the other. But their recent history suggests not to expect it to occur. Pacquiao only has one stoppage win in his last 11 victories and that was a seventh-round TKO win over Lucas Matthysse last July. Before then, it was November 2009 — in perhaps the Flipino icon’s best performance — when he destroyed Miguel Cotto.Thurman hasn’t put anyone away since he defeated Luis Collazo in their July 2015 contest. Prior to that, “One Time” had 11 of his 14 victories coming via stoppage.For Pacquiao, a win over Thurman would mean a couple of things. One, it would show that even at 40-years-old, Pacquiao is still one of the best 147-pound fighters in the world in a sport deemed a young man’s game. Secondly, a win would keep his hopes alive of luring Floyd Mayweather Jr. out of retirement to avenge his May 2015 loss, which Pacquiao blamed on an injured shoulder. If Mayweather stays retired, then a unification bout against the winner of Spence (IBF champion) vs. Shawn Porter (WBC titlist) or a crack at WBO titleholder Terence Crawford later in 2019 or early 2020 could be on the table.For Thurman, defeating Pacquiao would put him back in the position and spot the 30-year-old felt he never lost, as quite arguably the best welterweight in the world. It would also give him the career-defining win he’s been looking for. Doubt has crept into people’s minds because of how he looked against Lopez and his failure to put him away, but that was coming off a 22-month layoff due to an elbow surgery and hand injury. Thurman has repeatedly called 2019 his “comeback year.” The saying doesn’t mean anything if he can’t beat Pacquiao.To do so, Thurman needs to fight like he did when he beat Danny Garcia in his last bout before the layoff. He has to keep the fight at a distance, use his footwork, throw power shots and keep his foot on the gas pedal. Thurman put on the brakes during the second half of the Garcia bout and it nearly cost him. Pacquiao’s not going to give him Thurman a break. He will use his footwork to throw punches from all kinds of unique angles that Thurman has never seen before. It’s imperative that Pacquiao gets off to a quick start. He can’t let Thurman dictate the pace because then he’d have to fight from underneath at 40-years-old. It’s hard to imagine Pacquiao not coming out the aggressor due to the comments Thurman made heading into Saturday night. Plus, Pacquiao has continuously been in marquee fights and knows not to let the moment get to him, while Thurman has never been in anything close to this magnitude. SN Pick: Manny Pacquiao. The boxing legend is going to notch his second win since he turned 40 in December and move on to another blockbuster bout, handing Thurman his first pro loss.Best Wager: Pacquiao winning a decision; William Hill (+140)last_img read more

Brand South Africa commemorates Human Rights Day in collaboration with Constitution Hill

first_imgThe 21st March 2018 marked the commemoration of Human Rights Day – a day in remembrance of the Sharpeville massacre which took place on 21 March 1960. The massacre ensued as a result of protests against the Apartheid regime in the country.On that day 69 people died and 180 were wounded when police fired on a peaceful crowd that had gathered in protest against the Pass laws. This day marked an affirmation by ordinary people, rising in unison to proclaim their rights. It has since become an iconic date in the country’s history.“As we commemorate our fallen heroes of the 1960 massacre, let us not forget the price paid for our freedom. We need to reflect on how we can better empower each other and take the opportunity to embrace and be reminded of the Bill of Rights, Chapter 2 of the Constitution- that everyone has a right to life, equality and human dignity”, said Brand South Africa’s Stakeholder Relations Manager: Government, Ms Toni Gumede.The Bill of Rights preserved in the Constitution is the cornerstone of the constitutional and representative democracy. The Constitution as the supreme law means that no laws may be passed that goes against it. The Bill of Rights also comprehensively addresses South Africa’s history of oppression, colonialism, slavery, racism and sexism and other forms of human violations. The Bill of Rights embeds the rights of all people in our country in an enduring affirmation of the democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom.“Brand South Africa takes the opportunity to emphasize the importance of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution through its Constitutional Awareness programme. The programme aims to inspire constitutionalism, tolerance and constructive expression amongst citizens of South Africa”, adds Ms Gumede.One of the ways in which Brand South Africa will deliver on this will be a collaboration with Constitution Hill, for the delivery of the annual Human rights programme on the 23rd – 25th March 2018.This event promotes social cohesion and commemorates the coming of age of the world’s most progressive constitution through activities which nurture patriotism, constitutional awareness and active citizenship.The three-day programme articulated below;• Day 1 – Civil Society Organisations EngagementOn the 23rd March 2018, Constitution Hill in collaboration with Brand South Africa, will host a dialogue and matchmaking session with role players in the CSI space, specifically, NPO’s, relevant state entities and corporates who have an intention to align and collaborate with the NPO space in the delivery of their CSI programme.• Day 2 – African Human Rights Film screening and African Human right book sessionOn the 24th March 2018, will be film screenings of African film that speak to Freedom as well as a book session within the constitutional space such as Memoirs of a born free. Brand South Africa’s Audiovisuals will be played in-between the film.• Day 3 – WE THE PEOPLE WALKOn 25th March 2018, Brand South Africa will participate in the WE THE PEOPLE WALK. Brand South Africa, in collaboration with Constitution Hill and its stakeholders, will engage in this symbolic activity that seeks to affirm constitutionalism as the foundation of the South African Nation Brand and specifically the protection of human rights.“We urge the youth, social activists and social advocacy groups in the constitutional advocacy space to come and engage in this exciting programme as we commemorate Human Rights Day and be educated in terms of the Bill of Rights”, concludes Ms Gumede.Register to participate in the walk here.For more information or to set up interviews, please contact:Ntombi NtanziTel: +27 11 712 5071Mobile:0817041488Email: [email protected]: www.brandsouthafrica.comlast_img read more

Targeted Growth Applications Extended

first_imgPlease be advised that applications for the 2013/2014 Targeted Growth Program has been extended to 5pm AEST – Tuesday, 13 August 2013.The Targeted Growth Program (TGP) provides an opportunity for Touch Football members across Australia to apply for funding assistance in the area of targeted growth and participation.More information is available from the attachments.Related Files2013-14_targeted_growth_program_overview_01-pdf2013-14_targeted_growth_program_information_and_application_form_01-pdfRelated LinksTGP Extendedlast_img read more

Rep Bellino highlights state funding for Stoney Creek Road improvements

first_img20Jun Rep. Bellino highlights state funding for Stoney Creek Road improvements Categories: Bellino News,News State Rep. Joe Bellino today hosted a press conference announcing more details of state funding coming to support improvements on South Stoney Creek Road in Monroe County.Bellino helped secure $3.35 million in state support for the project. The money is included in a state budget approved by the Michigan Legislature and awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder’s signature.“Stoney Creek Road is extremely important to our county, with thousands of people traveling it every day,” said Bellino, of Monroe. “Taxpayers and drivers deserve for this road to be in far better condition than it is now. We are going to help get it there with this assistance.”The state money will help improve the road in Frenchtown, Ash and Exeter townships.Bellino attended Wednesday’s press conference with state Sen. Dale Zorn, local government officials, Monroe County Road Commission representatives and others. The press conference was held near the intersection of South Stoney Creek Road and Sumpter Road.###last_img read more

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