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The Economist says estate agents will survive in an increasingly-digital landscape because of “local knowledge, their help in arranging everything from viewings to finance, and their ability to drive a hard bargain” - but they must use more technology.
A better balance between the number of homes for sale and the number of registered home buyers is emerging, according to the latest NAEA market report.
More than one in eight of the staff working for a major London agency is now fluent in a second language, as the company claims a quarter of its buyers are from outside the UK.
December around the corner, Christmas in a few months. This is the time of year when charitable activities take centre stage.
Estate Agent Today can exclusively reveal that allAgents has secured what is described as a “six figure sum” of new investment, which will involve an expansion of the site including the recruitment of 40 new staff.
The Advertising Standards Authority has let high-end agency Chestertons off the hook after a complainant suggested an advertisement may have been misleading because it did not state the length of the property’s lease.
The only international conference for major property portal owners and operators is meeting in New York on January 26 - the day that Agents’ Mutual’s OnTheMarket portal launches in the UK.