BuyMyPlace offers PurpleBricks-style fee model by Marian Jacob in Real Estate 09 Feb 2017 The Australian Financial Review (subscription required) reported BuyMyPlace now offers an agent-fee model similar to the one offered by competitor PurpleBricks, a U.K. real estate agency site also operating in Australia.This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Buymyplacehello real estatePaul HeathPurplebricksrealusReValu8 Marian Jacob Marian Jacob is covering South East Asia. Marian worked in marketing and corporate communications for over a decade, covering both internal and external communications. She began her career in professional services, leading up to communications business partnering in various multi-national organizations with progressive cultures. Marian has worked on both global and regional roles within communications. She also provides counsel to companies on strategic communications and marketing opportunities. She was an editor on the Singapore Audit Committee Guidance Committee Handbook for companies.