The first-ever all-online property auction - where a contract is emailed and digitally signed by sellers and buyers, so the entire procedure happens via email and the internet - is now likely to be held in the autumn.
Newcastle-based agency Heywoods is trying a new twist to make its signs stand out from the forest of For Sale and To Let boards on the streets - with the help of local artists.
For the first time in two years there has been a sustained dent in the confidence of home owners that the value of their property is rising.
Agent Chris Penfold has taken to print to put up a stalwart defence of traditional estate agency after being spurred into action by a social media attack on agents’ fees.
We’re well into the second half of July and the holiday season shows no sign of stemming agents’ enthusiasm for helping those who cannot help themselves.
Rightmove shares have had their ‘buy’ rating reiterated by investment analysts at Nomura which suggests there could be a potential one-third growth from the company’s current price.
The head of an online agency has mocked the “old men” running the forthcoming OnTheMarket portal for banning online agents while allowing what he calls high-charging traditional agents some of which have “dire” customer service.
Savills says values of homes in prime central London have plateaued after growing just 0.4 per cent in the second quarter of the year.