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Watch out for the signs of commisery in our latest TV ad


Commisery is a real problem affecting house sellers across the nation.

Our latest TV advert heightens the feeling of commisery to epic proportions – with dramatic desperate and hilarious moments of regret of people who have paid needless commission when they could have chosen Purplebricks to sell their home; and experienced no commisery or commission like you get with high street estate agents. 




How was the advert made?

Featuring a staggering 9 scenes in total, a large proportion of the footage was filmed in slow motion by a leading film director Djawid Hakimyar. Filming took place in locations across Greater London which ranged from hairdresser’s Barber Streisand in Exmouth Market; a sports club on White Hart Lane; to Mayhem Paintball in Romford Essex.

The ad also features a pretty epic and catchy track by 17th century classical composer Henry Purcell – What Power Art Thou…. guaranteed to get you humming along to it.



Did you spot these hidden details?

Some fun behind the scenes facts – the gorgeous golden retriever who benefited from his owners commisery was actually called Boris and wasn’t actually eating baby food but instead had spoonfuls of tasty peanut butter.


The Rugby team Partizan RFC is actually a reference to the TV production company who made the advert and the brave soul, actor Joe Riley, in the barber shop scene had his head shaved for real – although we made sure it was finished properly before he went home!


What does it all mean?

So the big question is like the one on our TV billboard - have you spent thousands on commission and got nothing more for your money? If the answer is yes – don’t let your friends and family suffer from commisery too. At Purplebricks, we provide a full estate agency service for a fair fixed fee because we've removed the expensive offices and fleets of cars that you see with traditional agents. 


What’s more, your Local Property Expert will be with you every step of the way and you can choose to manage viewings, receive or even accept offers online at any time, day or night with our easy to use app.

Why not book a free valuation to see just how much your house is worth?

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