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KEYWORD "Acquisition" - 101 RESULTS
Agent marks 60-year anniversary with shareholder scheme launch

Agency brand Martyn Gerrard is marking 60 years in estate agency by offering staff a stake in the business. The London agent’s...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

North East agent to continue on the acquisition trail

Pattinson Estate Agency is on the lookout for more acquisitions. The family-owned North East agency said it wants to acquire businesses that...

24 May 2024

From: Breaking News

 Prospecting tool unveiled by iamproperty

A new prospecting solution has been launched by iamproperty. The announcement follows the proptech firm’s recent high-profile acquisition of Information Works.   The...

20 May 2024

From: Breaking News

10 reasons to become a Your Move franchise.

If you’re thinking about becoming an Estate Agency franchise or converting your existing estate agency business to a franchise, here we...

16 May 2024

From: Sponsored Content

‘Less transactional’ services boost Savills

Savills’ “less transactional” services have boosted its performance so far this year amid a slower property market. A trading update from the...

16 May 2024

From: Breaking News

West Yorkshire agent expands with latest acquisition

Property consultancy Walker Singleton has acquired the book of business of Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors-owned Halifax estate agents Boococks as part of...

15 May 2024

From: Breaking News

North East agency makes third acquisition in six months

Pattinson Estate Agency has acquired NS Bennett Estate Agents, a well-established estate agency in the North East town of Stanley and...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - On manoeuvres with OnTheMarket

It’s more than 100 days since global real estate tech giants CoStar Group acquired struggling property portal, OnTheMarket. If you cast your...

11 May 2024

From: Features

UK housebuilders back in the market for land as outlook brightens

Britain's housebuilders are seeing a recovery in buyer interest and land purchasing activity in early 2024, according to the latest Knight...

11 May 2024

From: Features

Regional agent seals local acquisition

Wiltshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire-based Jones Robinson has announced the acquisition of Manningford Croft, an agency based in nearby Pewsey.  The company said...

09 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Made in Chelsea! Boutique firm expands with latest agency deal

Boutique Knightsbridge estate agency Nicolas Van Patrick (NVP) has acquired Chelsea lettings and management company HLR and is on the lookout...

09 May 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket aims to cement top position for new-build stock

OnTheMarket is starting to rival Rightmove when it comes to new-build stock, the portal has claimed. The CoStar-backed brand said it has...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Fast-growing estate agency group attracts £100m price tag

It's reported that the Lomond estate agency group, which is heavily backed by private equity and which has expanded through serial...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla battles OnTheMarket with huge new marketing campaign

Zoopla has kicked off an eight week marketing campaign to fend off the threat of OnTheMarket and to capitalise on the...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Trio of new staff after agency makes 10th acquisiton

North East estate agency group My Property Box has welcomed Nicola Nicholson, Georgia Greenstreet and Georgia Richardson to its team following...

01 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Tributes paid after popular agent, 41, passes away

Touching tributes have been paid to long-standing estate agency franchisee Camran Ishaq, who has passed away at the age of 41. Ishaq...

26 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Two new branches for growing agency following latest acquisition

Regional agency Mundys has snapped up a sales business, taking its branch total to five. It currently has two offices in Lincoln...

23 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Foxtons could sell to Dexters for £300m - press speculation

A shareholder of Foxtons believes the agency could be worth £300m if sold today - substantially above its existing market capitalisation...

22 April 2024

From: Breaking News

At last! Property sales data shows recovery from Brexit

It’s taken eight years but one of London’s highest profile estate agencies says the value of its Under Offer pipeline has...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Franchise agency pulls plug on underperforming offices

Winkworth has revealed that it has not renewed franchises on offices “where our standards were not being met and results were...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Strike secures another year of investor backing after posting 2023 loss

Strike remained in the red in the run up to its acquisition of Purplebricks last year and has new financial backing...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

LRG names first chief technology officer

Leaders Romans Group (LRG) has appointed its first chief technology officer. Sophia Swain has been recruited to the board-level role. She comes from...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Latest Lomond deal boosts East Midlands presence

Lomond has announced its latest acquisition within the East Midlands, bolstering its John Shepherd brand following two recent acquisitions within the...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Independent agent unveils local acquisition

East Sussex brand Oakfield Estate Agents has acquired independent local operator Rowland Gorringe. It will be taking over the company’s offices in...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Hamptons veteran joins Strutt & Parker

Strutt & Parker has appointed Kraig Butler as director and head of residential saes in the consultancy’s Gerrards Cross office. It comes...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket surpasses 15,000 advertisers

OnTheMarket (OTM) has surpassed 15,000 advertisers for the first time in its history. The milestone comes in the first 60 days since...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

The impact of abolishing Multiple Dwellings Relief on Housing

Today, I am reflecting on the Chancellor’s surprise Spring budget decision to abolish multiple dwellings relief for Stamp Duty Land Tax...

16 March 2024

From: Features

Hunters franchisee marks 'easy' first acquisition

Hunters franchisee Lester Hurst has bolstered his branch’s managed portfolio with a maiden independent acquisition. Lester, who has owned the Otley and...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

TPFG boss: The Belvoir deal was 'inevitable'

The landmark deal between The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) and Belvoir was ‘inevitable’ and more acquisitions could be on the card,...

11 March 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches new town hall tour dates

OnTheMarket is set to bring back its popular town hall meetings with agents. It will be the first since its acquisition by...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove can’t “rest on its laurels” to attract agents - warning

Analysts have given their backing to Rightmove’s stock market prospects but there are warnings that it can’t “rest on its laurels”...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

For long-term growth, join the culture club

“I like finance. I find it intellectually interesting – there’s lots of numbers and that’s great.” That sentence coming out of the...

02 March 2024

From: Features

OnTheMarket: 'We can still become the number one portal'

OnTheMarket (OTM) has hailed the progress made since its acquisition by CoStar Group and believes it can displace Rightmove. The US-owned real...

01 March 2024

From: Breaking News

North East agent adds new acquisition

Pattinson Estate Agency has announced its second acquisition in as many months. The North East brand has acquired Browns Estate Agents.  The news...

21 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Kerfuffle unveils major acquisition and is keen for more

Kerfuffle has finalised the acquisition of agency reviews platform View Agents. With the acquisition of Kerfuffle founder Simon Whale said the brand’s...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Martin & Co franchisee adds fifth office

Martin & Co in South West London’s long-standing franchisee Michael van de Vyver has added a fifth branch to his growing...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

If lettings are to be dominated by mega-business, what about us hard working independents and our customers?

On the 24th of January, Adam Walker wrote a very interesting piece about the consolidation of the lettings industry where he...

10 February 2024

From: Features

London agent reveals new acquisition

London agent Martyn Gerrard has acquired Palmers Green-based estate and lettings agent Range Homes.   The deal, worth almost £1m, will see the...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

LSL completes TenetLime acquisition

LSL Property Services yesterday announced the completion of its acquisition of TenetLime  The property brand announced in August that it had acquired the mortgage...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Irish estate agency unveils major acquisition

Irish estate agent Sherry FitzGerald Group has acquired Simon Brien Residential (SBR), described as of Northern Ireland’s leading estate agents. SBR will...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Connells agency acquisition expands Lincolnshire footprint

Connells-owned brand Sharman Quinney has acquired Quentin Marks Estate Agents in Lincolnshire. Under the deal, Quentin Marks will retain its brand in...

31 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Leaders Romans Group unveils high-profile acquisitions

Leaders Romans Group (LRG) has acquired Stirling Ackroyd, Alexander & Co and Peter Ball in the latest high profile industry acquisition. All...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Dorset agent expands with local acquisition

Dorset-based Oliver Miles Estate Agents has been acquired by another local brand. Its founder Oliver Miles has retired and sold the business...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency acquirer boosts Midlands presence

Lomond has strengthened its foothold in the Midlands with its 50th acquisition since launching just three years ago. Through its John Shepherd...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

General election and legislation driving agency sales - claim

Extra tax and rising costs drove agency acquisitions last year and more are expected in 2024. Agency broker Atomic Consultancy has said...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills expands ski offering

Savills has strengthened its European residential network with the acquisition of Verbier Hospitality SA, which trades as Verbier Location. Founded by Jürgen...

08 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Upstix hires head of growth to boost expansion

Quick buy firm Upstix has appointed a head of growth to take charge of boosting acquisitions, enhancing the firm's visibility and...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket can still meet original aims of founders - claim

OnTheMarket (OTM) can still pursue its original aims of challenging the duopoly in the property portal market, its chief executive Jason...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks replaces Strike brand

Purplebricks has shifted to a free pricing model and will replace the Strike brand. It follows Strike’s acquisition of Purplebricks earlier this...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM founder: Agents have lost chance to control their own industry

The chance for estate agents to control their own industry has been lost for good, OnTheMarket founder Trevor Abrahmsohn has claimed. Writing...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Takeover Panel rejects OTM critic's review request

OnTheMarket (OTM) critic Brett Stone has failed to get the Takeover Panel to intervene in the acquisition of the portal by...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket secures Glass Lewis backing for CoStar takeover

OnTheMarket (OTM) has secured more support for a takeover by CoStar UK. Proxy adviser Glass Lewis has given its backing to CoStar’s...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Proxy share vote adviser backs CoStar OTM deal

Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that shareholders back the CoStar UK takeover of OnTheMarket (OTM). The independent advisory firm...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Landmark acquisition expands location-based tools

Landmark Information Group has completed the acquisition of Ordnance Survey’s shares in the PointX location services database. PointX was formed in 2001...

17 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency brand acquires London rival

Agency brand Anthony Pepe has announced the acquisition of Chamberlains Estates in Enfield. The former owners of the Chamberlains business, Andrew Ryde...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth expands into Dorset with latest acquisition

Winkworth has expanded further in Dorset with the acquisition of Christopher Batten in Wimborne – its seventh office in the county.  Christopher...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Foxtons: We are a lettings-focused business

Foxtons has described itself as a “lettings-focused” business after announcing the acquisition of rival London agency Ludlow Thompson. The deal is worth...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Mr and Mrs Clarke founders leave after ‘lovely’ Belvoir takeover

The founders of Mr and Mrs Clarke, who sold the business to Belvoir last year, have left the franchise brand and...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

 Finders Keepers acquires local agency

Finders Keepers has acquired Flowers Estate Agents in Woodstock bringing the brand’s total number of branches to nine.  The lettings team at...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket accepts £100m takeover bid

OnTheMarket (OTM) has accepted a takeover offer for the business. A stock market announcement this morning, following its interim results, said Co-Star...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket highlights 'challenging times' amid takeover rumours

OnTheMarket (OTM) has warned of a “challenging backdrop” for agents which may impact the portal’s annual revenue. It comes amid rumours, reported...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime agent purchases historic Belgravia building

Prime London Residential, which describes itself as London’s largest single branch agency, has acquired 21 Grosvenor Gardens from Grosvenor, securing the...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Guy Gittins: ‘How I got Foxtons’ mojo back’

Foxtons has regained its position as London’s number one agent in Guy Gittins’ first year as chief executive. Former Chestertons boss Gittins...

18 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Dexters enters Asia with latest acquisition

Dexters has entered the Asian property market with the acquisition of LiFE Residential. The deal strengthens Dexters position in London and also...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

TPFG boss: Lead generation and lettings will boost our brands

The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) is working on tools to improve its franchisee brand’s use of data and digital marketing capabilities. Gareth...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Why do agents outsource their calls

As estate agents, it is important to make sure that your business is efficient and cost-effective. One of the ways to...

01 September 2023

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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

Belvoir boosts financial services brand with latest acquisition

Belvoir Group PLC has expanded its financial services network with the acquisition of MAB (South West) Ltd for £1m.   This follows...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Spicehaart to appoint new boss as Paul Smith becomes executive chairman

Industry stalwart Paul Smith has stepped down as chief executive of Spicerhaart. The company announced yesterday that the 62-year-old is taking on...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TM Group boss steps down

Joe Pepper has stepped down as chief executive of TM Group. It follows the acquisition of the proptech brand by Aurelius last...

23 August 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL boosts financial services business with mortgage acquisition

LSL has grown its mortgage business with another acquisition. The property brand announced yesterday that it has acquired the Tenet Mortgage network,...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Belvoir trading update: Lettings income offsets sales slump

Belvoir has reported revenue growth for the first half of 2023 despite “challenging market conditions,” with its lettings performance offsetting lower...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Is Rightmove driving towards acquisitions?

Rightmove’s half-year results were backed by analysts last week and even prompted speculation that it could be on the acquisition trail. Its...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Online agency market share dwindles again

The market share of online and hybrid agents reduced further during the second quarter of 2023, new figures show. Analysis from property...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

International agency giant launches into UK market

A successful European self-employed agency business has entered the UK market. With annual revenues of more than £500m and 20,000 partner agents,...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OneDome on the lookout for more mortgage acquisitions

OneDome has signalled an intention to acquire more mortgage brokers as it reveals its HomeBuyer service has helped return triple-digit year-on-year...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Made in Chelsea! Chestertons unveils latest acquisition

Chestertons has announced its second acquisition in six weeks and third of the year. The London agent has acquired boutique Chelsea agency...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Unlocking success: capabilities an ideal CRM toolbox should offer

CRMs can be superheroes for your business, but not all of them possess the necessary powers to save the day. As...

11 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

New private equity owners for prominent PropTech company

TM Group, a high profile provider of data and technology services such as tmconvey, mio, and tmconnect, has been sold to...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Dexters looks to greater London to continue agency acquisitions

Dexters has hinted at more acquisitions, particularly around greater London. Andy Shepherd, chief executive of the London agent, suggested the brand is...

27 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Connells boss announces retirement plans

Connells group chief executive David Livesey has announced his intention to retire during 2024. Highly respected throughout the industry, Livesey joined Connells...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

The super-rich are returning to prime London - claim

Rising mortgage rates and falling house prices don’t appear to be deterring the super-rich. A report from upmarket agency Beauchamp Estates suggests...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents on the acquisition trail

Two major agents have been on the acquisition trail this week. Chestertons, London’s oldest estate agency, has continued its expansion plans with...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

EweMove Northampton North completes Martin & Co acquisition

EweMove Northampton North has confirmed the acquisition of Martin & Co Northampton.  Having finalised the deal earlier this year, franchisee Paul Chant...

07 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills boosts Portuguese presence

Savills has expanded its international presence with the acquisition of Predibisa in Portugal.  The residential and commercial real estate company has 30...

05 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Guild introduces new tiered membership options

The Guild of Property Professionals is launching a tiered membership offer which it says will allow agents to choose according to...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Connells and Countrywide staff merged at last through technology

Connells, which acquired Countrywide just over two years ago, is now celebrating the bringing together of the combined 16,000 staff through...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent marks 25-year milestone

Independent agency brand Pat Robson & Co is celebrating 25 years of residential sales, lettings and property management. Tim Nixon launched the...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Sussex agent expands with latest acquisition

Sussex based estate and lettings agency Mishon Mackay has continued its regional expansion with the acquisition of Kemptown-based brand Justin Lloyd. The...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Building a fairer future through technology

As a property market expert, I have been closely monitoring the challenges faced by the housing market, particularly the issue of...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

LRG expands Nottingham presence with new acquisition

Leaders Romans Group (LRG) has acquired Liberty Gate, a Nottingham-based residential lettings and sales business which operates one branch in Nottingham...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

TPFG is shopping for agency brands - but nothing purple

The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) is ready for another acquisition, its chief executive has said. After successfully integrating Hunters into the TPFG...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks shares hit record low amid offer update

Purplebricks’ share price hit a new low during trading yesterday amid its latest update on the potential sale of the beleaguered...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Strike given more time to decide on Purplebricks offer

Purplebricks remains in discussions with “credible bidders” about a sale of its business, a stock market update has revealed. An announcement from...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL offloads mortgage and insurance brands in latest ‘simplification’

LSL has sold its mortgage, protection, and general insurance brokerage firms Embrace and First2Protect. The brands have been sold to Pivotal Growth,...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Regional agent expands with acquisition of local firm

A regional estate agent has expanded its presence in East Sussex with a new acquisition. Neil Newstead, founder and chief executive of...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Leaders Romans Group snaps up South London estate agency

The acquisition will boost the group’s presence in South London, and both branches will be re-branded to Portico. John Chase, director at...

05 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

Belvoir ready to ‘splash the cash’ on agency acquisitions

Belvoir is seeking more acquisitions this year, the agency franchise brand has revealed. The company revealed in its annual results yesterday that...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

PriceHubble acquires Dataloft to accelerate UK growth

UK residential property market intelligence brand Dataloft has signalled plans to expand internationally after it was acquired by PriceHubble. As part of...

22 March 2023

From: Breaking News

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