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Jackson-Stops returns to Strutt & Parker

The great grandson of the founder of Jackson-Stops has returned to the sales side of the industry after running his own...

12 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills names high-profile hire for global business

Savills has appointed industry specialist Victoria Garrett to the role of director of its global residential business, based in the firm’s...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Vendors warned to not risk waiting for General Election to list their homes

Waiting for a General Election is risky for sellers after the so-called Boris bounce in the property market failed to deliver...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The property hotspots for London leavers

Epsom and Ewell, Epping Forest and Dartford have been named as the top London leaver hotspots as buyers continue to move...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Prime London sold prices hit decade low but agents ‘remain busy’ - research

Average sold prices in prime London have returned to 2014 levels, research suggests. The latest market data from LonRes shows the prime...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: How I would rescue the buy-to-let sector

Every year the media writes a lot about house price crashes, and often pose the question whether this is the year...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Prime London prices drop at fastest level for five years - LonRes

The number of properties going under offer and new instructions are on the rise but this has yet to translate into...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

HMRC records December dip in property sales

Property sales fell for the fourth consecutive month in December and ended the year at 1.02m, HMRC data suggests. The latest property...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Manchester luxury agent names first managing director

Manchester-based premium agency Settio Property Experience has unveiled expansion plans including appointing its first managing director as well as launching an...

17 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Buying agent recruits former Strutt & Parker director

Specialist buying agency Recoco Property Search has appointed former director of Strutt & Parker’s country house department Andrew Cronan to strengthen...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

More training needed for agents as sales market slows - claim

The property market is heading for around 23% fewer sales this year and some agents may need better training to deal...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Self-employed models ‘driving growth’ of agency brands

Self-employed agency models are helping drive growth in the estate agency sector, while larger firms struggle to maintain positive momentum, research...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime prices hit new low but sellers are ‘more motivated’ - LonRes

Achieved prime London sale prices fell by their largest levels since May 2021 last month, research suggests. Analysis by property data firm...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Housing market is past ‘peak pain’ - Savills

The UK’s housing market is past ‘peak pain’ and looks set to bottom out in mid-2024, according to Savills. The agency giant’s...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

‘Price sensitivity’ continues to hit prime markets

September has been ‘underwhelming’ for sales in prime London except for at the high-end £5m price point, figures suggest. Separate analysis from...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Hunters’ first franchisee sells branch

Hunters’ first ever franchised branch in the North Yorkshire town of Selby is under new ownership after 16 years. James Powell, who...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

LonRes: Quieter property market may continue until Christmas

High mortgage rates and a lack of supply may mean the prime property market misses its typical seasonal boost in the...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Homeowners losing confidence in value of their property - research

Homeowners are becoming increasingly uncertain about the value of their property, research suggests. A new House Price Confidence Index, launched by marketing...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

The Property Ombudsman bolsters board

The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has welcomed two new non-executive directors to its independent board. Louise Baxter, head of the National Trading Standards...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Marketing expert: House of agency brands strategy is ‘inefficient’

An industry marketing expert has questioned the strategies of ‘house of brand’ agencies. Writing exclusively for Estate Agent Today, Simon Leadbetter, former...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What is ‘mixed tenure’ and why are mixed tenure developments built?

The term mixed-tenure development usually refers to residential developments where different residential tenures are provided on the same site. Typically, tenure was...

30 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

New figures highlight estate agents’ money laundering failings

For most people, buying a house or flat is the largest financial commitment they will ever make. Which is why many...

26 August 2023

From: Features

Federation of Independent Agents announces Dataloft partnership

The Federation of Independent Agents (FIA) has unveiled a new collaboration with Dataloft. The partnership will give FIA members access to Dataloft’s...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Auction house market is booming – but for how long?

The size of the UK property auction house market hit the highest point in a decade in 2022, approaching half a...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Are UK homeowners still wanting to move?

Open Property Group has carried out research which looks into where UK homeowners are moving to and if there is a...

09 August 2023

From: Features

Estate agency AML fines on the rise

The average anti-money laundering (AML) fine issued to estate agents for non-compliance so far during 2022/23 has already crept beyond the...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills: Price-sensitive buyers returning to ‘best in class’ £5m-plus homes

London’s £5m-plus residential market is back in business after a slow first quarter, according to new analysis from Savills. The agent does...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime London market “subdued” but with cause for optimism - LonRes

LonRes has declared the prime London sales market to be “subdued” entering the second half of 2023. The data consultancy says that...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - community causes

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: ‘Price realistically or face lost sales’

Agents have been urged to price realistically as Rightmove revealed data showing the impact of asking price reductions. Tim Bannister, director of...

28 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Service charges up 8% annually and London flat owners are paying the most – research

Flat owners have seen their service charges rise by 8% over the past year, research suggests. A new service charge index launched...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Former online agency founder seeks support for new property portal

The founder of an online agency that switched to the for sale-by-owner model has turned his attention to property portals. Kae Travis...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove warns summer slowdown has come early

Asking prices have fallen on a monthly basis at this time of year for the first time since June 2017 as...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks set for stock market exit

Purplebricks ended its life on the stock market with a share price of 0.30p. It comes as the controversial online brand officially...

16 June 2023

From: Breaking News

LonRes: Prime property sales remain slow amid reduced buyer confidence

A standoff between sellers looking back at the 2021 and 2022 markets and buyers anticipating a weaker one is stifling the...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Spring market stalls as buyers wait for price drops - LonRes

The prime London market appears to be lacking its usual spring buzz as buyers wait for prices to drop research suggests. Analysis...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Organisers axe Property Press Awards

The organisers behind a prestigious property journalist awards ceremony has announced the event will no longer go ahead. The Property Press Awards...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents face a 'perfect storm' for money laundering

Recent research estimated that up to £100 billion is being stolen in the UK each year, with much of it due...

22 April 2023

From: Features

Buyers building homes and communities using 'sweat equity'

An award-winning charity will cut the cost of homeownership in Wigan by up to £10,000, by offering buyers the chance to...

22 April 2023

From: Features

Prices and activity fall across prime London housing market

The prime London property market appears to be finding a new level as sales, demand and prices slide, LonRes claims. Figures from...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

The Italian job! Savills expands European presence

Savills has strengthened its European residential network with the acquisition of real estate company Beliving in Italy.  Founded by Danilo Orlando in...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The homes still on the market since 2009

Agents in some parts of the UK are still struggling to sell properties that they first listed more than a decade...

22 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Time for the hard sell on Buy To Let

You don’t need me to tell you that buy to let has had a torrid time of it lately. For agents trying...

10 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Could ChatGPT replace conveyancers and improve home-moving advice?

A conveyancing firm has put the popular artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT to the test to see if it can rival legal...

02 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: Asking price cuts hit five-year high 

Sellers are cutting asking prices by an average 4.5% discount to achieve a sale, Zoopla claims. The figure is the highest for...

28 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Owner-occupiers have become main drivers of home values – Savills

The total value of all homes across the UK hit record levels by the end of last year and it is...

27 February 2023

From: Breaking News

New data questions significance of the ‘race for space’

The ‘race for space’ may not have been as significant a contest as first thought, new data suggests. Figures from property data...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Shuttlecocks to sales! Badminton ace becomes estate agent

Former youth Olympic Badminton player Grace King is one of first recruits in a campaign launched by hybrid agency Mr and...

25 January 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket names new chief financial officer

OnTheMarket (OTM) has named the replacements for its outgoing chief financial officer (CFO) Clive Beattie. Beattie, who has worked for the portal...

25 January 2023

From: Breaking News

£5m-plus homes driving prime London market - LonRes

The top-end of the prime London market was a key driver for sales and new listings last year, LonRes figures suggest. Analysis...

19 January 2023

From: Breaking News

AML 'oversights' push up agency fines - claim

The average anti-money laundering (AML) fine issued to the estate agency sector for non-compliance has started to climb, reversing the previous...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

‘Stuck’ sellers urged to switch agent rather than cut price

Sellers who switch estate agent are 34% more likely to sell than those who reduce their price, research suggests. The estate agent...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Jobs Today - the movers, shakers and people in the news

A plethora of property professionals are ending the year with new jobs. If you want your jobs or appointments news to feature...

30 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Women are changing the surveying stereotype

Surveying is traditionally a male-dominated profession, and many women who have worked in the profession for many years report that at...

23 December 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Property Natter – interview with Zoopla’s Charlie Bryant

Here at Angels Media towers, we’re always keen to get the biggest names in the business on board for interviews. And that...

03 December 2022

From: Features

It's a date! Conveyancing Association unveils Annual Conference details

The Conveyancing Association has set a date for its 2023 Annual Conference. It will take place in London on 7 February 2023...

29 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents deterred by self-employed model - claim

Online and Americanised models of self-employed agency have deterred new agents from entering the sector amid a wider decline of professionals...

28 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Online Estate Agents - the new dinosaurs of house selling

I’ve just read an article saying that this is the time of the online estate agency. The time in question is, of...

26 November 2022

From: Features

Property sales slide but remain above pre-pandemic levels - HMRC

Property transactions dipped in October but remain above pre-pandemic levels, HMRC data shows. The latest property transactions report from the taxman -...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Fall-throughs up and under offers down as prime market pauses

Fall-throughs are up and the number of properties under-offer in prime London areas has fallen below the pre-pandemic average for the...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

September slump? Property sales fell by a third in September - HMRC

UK property sales fell by around a third last month and were flat on a monthly basis, new figures show. HMRC’s latest...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Ssshh! UK’s ‘secret’ property market worth almost £30.9 billion last year 

Britain’s secret property market witnessed nearly £30.9 billion worth of property transactions last year, the highest yearly market value in well...

19 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty cut - much needed boost or short term fix? Either way, estate agents need to prepare for the rush

The Government’s mini budget on September 23 was anything but ‘mini’ with several major announcements one of the most significant of...

17 October 2022

From: Sponsored Content

AML fines! Cases opened against Propertymark agents

Trade body Propertymark has revealed that it has opened compliance cases against a small number of members following the latest HMRC...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - Doing it for Dom and more

Agents have been putting their hands in their pockets and getting active for plenty of good causes over the past week. If...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - how can agents combat the cost-of-living crisis?

The worst cost-of-living crisis in generations is everywhere we look and agents – and the property industry more widely – are...

24 September 2022

From: Features

Insight: ministerial changes have slipped under the radar

There has been an understandable focus on things other than Government since the death of Queen Elizabeth was announced, but Prime...

24 September 2022

From: Features

Prime London instructions rise but fall-throughs increased over the summer

There are signs of caution in the prime London market with an increase in sales falling through during August, new figures...

23 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Exclusive interview: Prime London agent marks fifth anniversary

A prime central London (PCL) agency established by former Savills and Knight Frank staff is celebrating five years in business. Tedworth Property...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Attention! Agency brand becomes armed forces-friendly employer

Spicerhaart has opened its doors for ex-armed forces personnel and reservists to consider estate agency as a career. The agency brand has...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - why housing must always have a seat at the top table

First off, my own quick tribute to the Queen, who died on Thursday afternoon aged 96. Despite her age and declining...

10 September 2022

From: Features

Forced into a corner with your CRM?

Choosing the right technology platform for your agency is hard. Getting it wrong is easy. The last thing you need is to...

06 September 2022

From: Sponsored Content

As HMRC reveals almost half of those falling foul of AML regulations are property firms, estate agents are urged to get their compliance in order or face the consequences

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently published a list of firms that have received penalty notices for failure to meet their...

17 August 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Five of the best tips and tricks for running a successful lettings business

Have you ever noticed that it is much easier to fix other people's problems than your own? Whether it is resolving a friend's...

09 August 2022

From: Recruitment & Business Matters

Purplebricks, Liz Truss and George Orwell - double-think about it

Double-think, for those who have not read George Orwell, is when people are expected to accept two conflicting beliefs as truth,...

06 August 2022

From: Features

Clive Beattie joins nurtur.group as Chief Financial Officer

PropTech brand nurtur.group has announced the appointment of Clive Beattie as its new Chief Financial Officer. As we revealed in Estate Agent...

05 August 2022

From: Breaking News

What could a digitally enabled future look like for estate agents?

For years now estate agents have been on a journey from digital infancy to digital maturity. But what does the future...

03 August 2022

From: Features

Propertymark Qualifications names new board members

Propertymark Qualifications has added two industry veterans to its board. Jan Hytch, residential and operations partner for Arnold Keys and Katie Griffin,...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Spicerhaart promotes land and new homes boss to the board

Spicerhaart has promoted its group managing director for land and new homes to the board. Tim Wardley will join the Spicerhaat board...

26 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Councils failing to cater for ageing population in planning policies

More than a third of councils across England lack adequate plans to provide suitable housing for the ageing population, research claims. New...

04 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Government urged to review stamp duty as more first-time buyers now pay the tax

Renewed calls are being made for an “urgent review” of stamp duty as research shows rising house prices mean first-time buyers...

22 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Expert Analysis: How safe are homes 5 years after the Grenfell Tower tragedy?

It’s the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell fire tragedy, but are high rises any safer today than they were then? On 14th...

18 June 2022

From: Features

Why your agency needs a holistic digital transformation strategy

The digital transformation of the property industry is not a new chapter, but an ongoing journey in which the winners are...

18 June 2022

From: Features

LSL agency boss announces retirement

The executive director of LSL’s estate agency business has retired. Helen Buck joined the listed agency brand’s board as a non executive...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime instructions back above pre-pandemic levels

Prime London prices continue to hit record levels but actual sales vary depending on values. Figures from property data company LonRes for...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Tech Talk: Property experts explain Material Information shake-up

Next month will see new rules around upfront Material Information for property sales and lettings come into force in the UK...

18 May 2022

From: Features

HMRC shows its teeth with bumper AML fines for agents

More than 30 agents and property firms such as auction houses and valuers were reprimanded by HMRC for anti-money laundering breaches...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – will the challenger banks ever become major lenders?

Many people in recent years will have become familiar with challenger banks such as Monzo, Starling and Atom. Many will have...

14 May 2022

From: Features

Cost of AML compliance hits £6m for estate agents

The estate agency sector is now paying almost £6m for anti-money laundering (AML) supervision. Businesses are legally required to register for AML...

10 May 2022

From: Breaking News

My First Property Sale: Reminisce about your commission debut

Many agents will remember the nerves and jubilation of their first property sale. Estate Agent Today has launched a new video series...

09 May 2022

From: Breaking News

On the house! Prime buyers continue to snub flats

Houses continued to be the preferred property type for prime London buyers last month as flat sales continue to struggle amid...

09 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - is it Time to Stamp Out SDLT?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) has long been the bugbear of many property transactions. Even the very wealthy will lose interest...

07 May 2022

From: Features

Property Natter – the who’s who of the industry

The property industry is fortunate in including many great people, doing great work across a range of businesses – from traditional agency...

30 April 2022

From: Features

Purplebricks removes social media claim about local home sales

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has informally resolved a complaint regarding claims made by Purplebricks about home sales. The advertising watchdog revealed...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

New Deputy for TPO as industry gears up for change

A new Deputy Ombudsman, Lesley Horton, has been appointed by The Property Ombudsman Scheme. She will work alongside Property Ombudsman, Rebecca Marsh,...

21 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime agency marks £50m of sales in first year

The creator of a local social network app acquired by US company Nextdoor is marking a year in prime estate agency...

14 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Off-plan sales predicted to hit record highs

An industry group is predicting that record numbers of homes sold this year will be off-plan. The National Association of Property Buyers...

07 April 2022

From: Breaking News

A smart acquisition: Vouch and Goodlord 18 months on

In July 2020, two leading lettings technology disruptors - Vouch and Goodlord - announced that they were going into partnership. Now,...

02 April 2022

From: Features

The death of data migration – is there a solution for agents?

One of the most valuable assets to any company is the data it stores. According to a recent study completed by...

30 March 2022

From: Features

Stock shortage fuels big rise in off-plan sales

The extreme shortage of properties for sale has fuelled the first rise in new homes sold off-plan since 2016.   In 2021 some...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

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