Property sales soar to highest rate since 2008 at £16.5billion

Registers of Scotland said a total of 97,701 residential property sales took place across the country in 2015, the highest annual figure since 2008 and a 4.5 per cent increase on 2014. The Scottish Government body said the £16.5billion value is an 8.2 per cent increase on the previous year. Kenny Crawford, Registers of Scotland’s director of commercial services, said: “The total value of the…

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House sales drop up to 20% in major cities

Hometrack claims that the number of sales over the past 12 months has fallen by two per cent on average across the UK’s top 20 cities – but with individual locations seeing falls of up to 20 per cent. London saw a seven per cent dip in transactions and Cambridge saw sales fall by a fifth. Hometrack says there are also signs that the annual…

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Version 30!

As you know Version 30 is only just over a month away below is some of what we have to offer to you!   New Features Rightmove Real Time Data Feed Rightmove Real time data feeds are here! We have now incorporated the RTDF into our software. Previously it would take up to 24 hours before properties would appear on the Rightmove website; however with…

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Rent Version 30

4th of April 2016   You will be pleased to know that Rent Version 30 is going to be released on the 4th of April 2016. We hope you are as excited as we are for it. Please keep an eye out on our social media pages for sneak peaks of what the update will contain   Here is a taster of what we have to…

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Get Real Time Results, With Real Time Data Feed

This is regarding all of our customers that upload to RightMove in the Rent system, we are aware about Real time data feed and you will be delighted to know that it will be in our version 30 update which will be released on 4th April 2016. Please keep an eye out on our website and social media pages for any information on the version 30 update, also…

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Focus’ relations with 3aaa Apprenticeships furthers

We are delighted to announce that we have expanded the Focus team by employing another Apprentice. In total we now have 3 apprenticeships through the 3aaa scheme, which now work for us. Nick who is 4 months into the scheme, Josh  is right at the end of his course and should be qualified very shortly and our newest addition, Matt who started Monday. Here’s what…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year   So it’s that time of year again, on behalf of everyone here at Focus we would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. 2015 has been a great year for Focus we have added 3 new people to our fantastic team! here’s what they’ve had to say on their experience at…

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Happy Birthday Focus!

34 Years In Business 34 years ago to this day Focus Microsystems was founded and business began. Over the past 34 years we have dedicated ourselves to provide total software solutions for the property sector all around the World. Having been in business for such a long time, we have become a market leader in such areas as property management and lettings systems, estate agents systems and…

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Focus Micro Systems Version 29.5

Welcome to Rent Version 29.5 New Features Pring.co.uk You will be pleased to know that the Rent system will now be able to upload to Pring.co.uk  Pring.co.uk is the largest investment property portal in the UK, offering investors over 300,000 investment properties from 5,000 estate agents, developers and investment specialists.  Pring delivers an invaluable service to investors whether they are a first time landlord or…

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