Ep 12 – Ewan Morton: Surviving COVID-19 with Homely

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Ewan and his father, real estate industry veteran Mark Morton, established Morton and Morton back in 1996 in Crows Nest, NSW. Today Ewan is the Joint Managing Director of Morton which consists of an eight office network in Sydney and oversees the management of an impressive rent roll of 3600 properties. Ewan’s leadership in the business and industry was recognised at the REB Awards when he received the Award for Business Excellence in 2014 and was named Industry Thought Leader 2013/2014. Ewan’s dedication to providing the best real estate service drives him to continually seek improvement and growth for the business and its staff.

Watch the interview via the player above or listen on Spotify. You can also catch up on the entire Surviving COVID-19 series now on Apple Podcasts.

In today’s episode, Ewan discusses:

1. Their coronavirus survival plan to get through this ‘operations abyss’ and keep the Morton team intact long-term.

2. The reality of having to stand staff down, putting growth strategies on hold to focus on servicing current clients and the possibility of pay reductions.

3. Measuring the health of your business and understanding company culture using feedback from anonymous online team surveys.

4. The impact of coronavirus on their selling agents, property managers and flexible working arrangements, currently and in the future.

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