Countrywide Plc engages in integrated residential property services business. The company operates through the following segments: Estate Agency, London & Premier, Lettings, Financial Services, Surveying, Conveyancing and Lambert Smith Hampton. The Estate Agency segment operates regional property auctioneers using local knowledge. It also provides land & new homes offers local, regional and national developers improved access to land and sales introductions. The London & Premier segment offers tailored services to buyers investing in prime real estate, primarily in London and the South East. It offers estate agency and lettings services through prestige brands. The Lettings segment offers estate management services to provide block management and multiple units on behalf of corporate clients, which includes leasehold and commercial management and emergency or executive relocation services. The Financial Services segment arranges financial products written by third party providers including mortgages, home and contents insurance and related financial products, particularly life insurance, income protection and critical illness cover. The Surveying segment provides valuation panel management services, residential valuations and surveys in UK. The Conveyancing segment provides legal conveyancing services. The Lambert Smith Hampton segment provides commercial consultancy services at every stage of the property development cycle. It services includes acquisitions, disposals and lettings, lease advisory, legal support, planning and development consultancy, property management and valuation services. The company was founded on December 21, 2012 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, the United Kingdom.