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KEYWORD "Branches" - 100 RESULTS
A conversation with David Newnes Co-Founder of National Home Move and Managing Director Matthew McCreath discussing the benefits of being a Your Move Franchise Partner.

Tell us a little bit about National Home Move. We are a network of more than 60 Your Move and Reeds Rains...

12 June 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Regional agent returns to Zoopla

North East estate agent Dowen has returned to Zoopla in a bid to ramp up its plans for growth in 2024...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Hamptons secures Singaporean sales partnership

Hamptons has partnered with Singapore Realtors Inc (SRI) to introduce Singaporean investors to prime UK properties. The partnership also aims to boost...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Industry Views - Do Online Estate Agencies Exist Any More?

Is there such a thing as an online estate agency any more? A decade ago, about the time I started editing Estate...

18 May 2024

From: Features

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

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

Rightmove raises expectations but do the markets believe it?

Rightmove posted a bullish trading update and raised performance expectations for the year ahead on Friday but the markets seemed less...

13 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Hamptons: Price reductions decline as sales 'bounce back'

Price reductions fell to an 18-month low in April as transactions recover faster than prices, new industry data reveals. Figures from Hamptons,...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

High profile agency hangs its hat on Guild of Property Professionals

The fast-growing high profile Hat and Home agency has joined the Guild of Property Professionals. Founded in December 2020, Hat and Home...

26 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Training service expands activities with two agent certificates

The Able Agent - the online property training service which recently launched in Scotland - has now expanded to Wales as...

24 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

The Property Franchise Group to rollout Coadjute partnership

The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) has been trialling property blockchain network Coadjute’s digital property data pack and smart forms and has...

12 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

New owner named for Surrey branch of Martin & Co

Property and finance professional Alan Lai has been confirmed as the new owner of Martin & Co’s branches in Caterham and...

08 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla secures new long-term deal with Dexters

Zoopla has sealed a new long-term contract with London estate agent Dexters, which encompasses 156 offices across the capital.  The the agency...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Martin & Co branches move to new ownership

Two of national sales and lettings agency Martin & Co’s Oxfordshire branches are under new ownership. Experienced international property professional David Rebe...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

LSL agency franchisees benefiting from ‘reduced volatility’

LSL has hailed the benefits of switching to a franchise model for its estate agency brand. A trading update from the company...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove results: Revenues rise but agency numbers drop

Rightmove has reported a 7% rise in operating profit despite losing agents last year. The portal’s latest annual report released this morning...

01 March 2024

From: Breaking News

TwentyEA goes mobile with lead generation

TwentyEA has unveiled a suite of new marketing solutions combining its data tools, giving estate agents greater flexibility over their prospecting...

16 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

Revealed! The cities with the 'busiest' estate agents

Estate agents in Liverpool and Portsmouth have had the busiest start to the year, new analysis suggests. Self-employed agency brand eXp UK...

01 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

Foxtons aims for £3m savings from branch closures as total revenue rises

Foxtons is set to close and consolidate some Ludlow Thompson branches as part of plans to save £3m this year. A trading...

26 January 2024

From: Breaking News

 Agency recruitment veteran joins property data firm

Estate agency recruitment expert and mentor Ian Dobrin has joined property data firm Addland. He will initially focus on further building the...

26 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Estate agency businesses on the rise despite branch closures - research

Branches may be closing but the number of estate agency businesses has increased by 2% across the UK over the past...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

French fancies! Luxury agent opens new offices in south of France

Beauchamp Estates has opened two new offices in the south of France. The prime luxury agent is now located in the luxury...

24 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

Thousands of agency branches shut amid self-employed shift

A shift towards self-employed estate agency models has contributed to a decline in estate agency branches, research suggests. Analysis by property data...

16 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

Why community work is good business for estate agents

As 2024 progresses, I expect to see an increase in the role that estate agents play in local communities. Once perceived...

06 January 2024

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - on the cards

Welcome to this week’s Agents Do Charity, our chance to salute those who do so much to help others. If your agency...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency supplier wins franchising award

Agency Express has won the Franchisor of the Year – Gold award at the 2023 British Franchise Association (BFA) HSBC British...

24 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

 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

Agents Do Charity - and there’s a chill in the air…

Welcome to this week’s Agents Do Charity, our chance to salute those who do so much to help others. If your agency...

27 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

Connells’ David Plumtree celebrates 35 years of service

David Plumtree, group chief executive, estate agency at Connells Group is marking 35 years with the business this week. He joined the...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents are changing the way they work and growing FAST

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss the evolving world of Estate Agency and Estate Agents. 2020...

18 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Hamptons: Some sellers still ‘holding out for last year’s prices

Agents are securing sales closer to asking price but properties are taking longer to sell, new data suggests. Analysis by Hamptons, using...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Haus Properties founder aims to revive agency business

Jamie Lester is set to revive the HAUS Properties brand that he previously founded and quit. Lester, a former contestant on The...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Storm blows in reasons to be cheerful

As much of the country battened down the hatches for the first storm of the season, there may have been a...

30 September 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - aspirational autumn

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

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL hails 'successful shift' to agency franchise model

LSL has described the transfer of its estate agency business to a franchise model as a success and said it expects...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto unveils new training features

Alto has boosted its training offering for estate and letting agents.  Agency users can now access an overview of Alto training via...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

New compliance product aims to spot regulatory gaps for agents

Compliancy expert Legal Eye has launched a new product to help agents ensure they are properly following all rules and regulations. Its...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Is it time to embrace a new era of estate agency?

2023 was coined as the ‘year of AI adoption’ and, after trickling into almost every industry, AI has taken centre stage...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills launches ‘emotion-focused’ TV advertising campaign

Savills has launched a new multi-media advertising campaign focusing on the role of emotion in moving home whatever the life stage. The...

11 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Six Douglas Allen branches close in shift to ‘super hubs’

Arun Estates has unveiled plans to close six Douglas Allen branches as it moves agents in the East London region to...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: What do the final 100 days of 2023 hold for estate agents?

As Summer makes way for Autumn, many in the sector are bracing themselves for storm-clouds. But should they be?  Here, in his...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Spicerhaart maintains turnover but posts 2022 loss after year of investment

Spicerhaart’s shift to a hybrid model and investment in the business and staff has contributed to a £5m loss for 2022,...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Is the government changing its tune on landlords?

I recently wrote that the long-gestating Renters Reform Bill, finally introduced in Parliament back in May, could be poorly timed, both...

26 August 2023

From: Features

Agent must 'get a grip on pressure selling'

Agents have backed shining a light on pressure selling tactics within the industry. Speaking on the latest Agents MVMT Pass The Syrup...

25 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: What agents can learn from Wilko collapse

In his latest column Jonathan Rolande looks at the future of estate agnts on the high street.   You only need to walk down...

18 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Big rise in agents registered with HMRC but thousands more to come

Over 20,000 UK agency branches have now registered with HMRC for anti-money laundering supervision. A new analysis from risk management platform Thirdfort...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

A Market-leading ecosystem for estate agents

At iamproperty we are excited to share the announcement of our future innovation strategy and vision, continuing our commitment to transform...

10 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Share Price plummets after agency group’s profits warning

The share price of LSL Property Services dropped around 16 per cent at one point yesterday following a profits warning given...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Open letter accuses OnTheMarket of ‘misleading shareholders’

OnTheMarket critic Brett Stone has issued a second open letter to shareholders of the portal, accusing it of “irresponsibly diluting shareholders”...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency spend helps push Rightmove revenues to five-year high

Rightmove has posted its highest half-year revenue growth for five-years, helped by increased agency investment in the portal’s tools. A half-year update...

28 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: How agents can survive the 'new normal'

In his latest column, Jonathan Rolande, founder of House Buy Fast, explains how those working in the sector can beat the...

24 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

Former TPFG training lead takes on two branches

Martin & Co’s Sheffield and Worksop branches are under new ownership, with former The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) training expert Dean...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Don't fall foul of these laws of nature

Whether at home or abroad, here are some top tips to prevent homeowners from breaking common garden laws and rules this...

01 July 2023

From: Features

Chestertons: Market is moving but shortage of larger homes continues

Supply and demand is rising but there is still a shortage of larger properties for buyers, Chestertons claims. An update from the...

27 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Independent agent expands with two new offices

Independent estate agency Hat and Home has continued its expansion with two new branches announced. Three-branch Hat and Home is growing its...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Andrews returns to Zoopla

Zoopla has sealed a new long-term contract with estate agent Andrews, which encompasses 44 branches across southern England.  Andrews has signed up...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

iamproperty partner network grows to 6,000 agency branches

Proptech firm iamproperty has reported 40% growth in its partner agent network over the past 12 months. It now works with more...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - community support

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

02 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

Hamptons: We are not in a buyers’ market (yet)

The housing market hasn’t yet tipped in favour of buyers, new agency data suggests. Figures from 550 estate agency branches across Great...

09 May 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL restructure to hit 30 job roles

Around 30 people will lose their jobs as a result of LSL’s switch to a fully franchised model, the brand has...

09 May 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL shares soar as it switches to franchise model

LSL Property Services’ share price hit a six-month high during trading yesterday after it announced its entire estate agency network would...

05 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - moving tales of fundraising

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. Hamptons: Agency brand Hamptons has announced it...

21 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Number of UK estate agencies booms by over 10%

An extraordinary increase in estate agencies has been recorded over the past year. A total of 10.6% more estate agencies existed in...

14 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

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

Regional agent expands 'across the water'

Mersea Island estate agent Blackwater Estates has been acquired by Essex brand Oakheart Property. The family-owned property has had a long-standing presence...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - not so rubbish causes

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. Thomas Morris Sales & Lettings: Last week...

31 March 2023

From: Breaking News

7 tactics to generate more successful viewings with Reapit

Taking a proactive approach with viewing generation can increase foot flow through properties and generate more offers, and ultimately close more...

28 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

5 tips to convert applicants with Reapit

Considering the cost it takes to get a lead – from advertising to PR to relationship building – could you be...

28 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

Zoopla secures long-term deals with northern agency brands

Zoopla has sealed a new long-term contract with Northern Estate Agencies Group. The deal encompasses the 46 branches of Manning Stainton, Mortimers...

22 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove market position boosted by ‘estate agent reliance’

Agents may have been slightly put out by Rightmove reporting a boom in user fees despite a drop in members, but...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove agency fee income rises but member numbers dip

Rightmove has reported its second highest year for average revenue per advertiser (ARPA) despite agency branch membership dipping slightly. The portal revealed...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - showing support for good causes

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

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency branches out to Dubai

Premium property agency Prestige & Village is expanding beyond its home base in the South East of England. It has launched the...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents need to sell listings in nine to 14 days for optimum price - claim

Properties need to be listed for at least nine to 14 days to achieve their optimum selling price, new research claims. The...

02 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm has ‘names on pages’ for more takeovers

Proptech firm iamproperty is hoping for more acquisitions this year as it plans to create a central ‘eco-system’ where agents can...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Chestertons goes global

London agent Chestertons has signed a deal with Forbes Global Properties, giving it access to its worldwide reach and audience of...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s Valentine’s offers for agents who love to hit business targets

Zoopla has launched a six week promotion aimed at helping agents meet business objectives - and there’s a special Valentine’s deal...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - positive partnerships

There are plenty of inspiring examples of charity partnerships with property brands this week, from foodbanks to hospitals. If there are charitable endeavours...

10 February 2023

From: Breaking News

New independent brand branches out

Newly-independent estate agency North Residential has opened a second branch in Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire.  It comes just three months after...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Callwell expands Connells Group relationship

Lead consolidation platform Callwell has signed a new long-term agreement that sees functionality extended throughout the enlarged Connells Group network including...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Foxtons expects 'more challenging' year for sales

Foxtons is expecting a “more challenging” year as it nears completion of an operational review of its business. The London-focused agency brand...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency executive marks 20 years with historic brand

Mary Beeton, head of residential sales and residential development at Hamptons is celebrating her twentieth year at Hamptons. She is part of the...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - a positive start to 2023

Agents and property professionals have kicked off the year by supporting a range of causes. Whatever the cause you are working for,...

20 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The postcodes with the most estate agency branches

New research has uncovered the most densely populated areas for estate agency branches. Agency comparison website GetAgent’s internal data tracks the number...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Major agency brands unveil new branches

It’s been a busy week for agency branch openings. Dexters is the latest to unveil new offices in London, opening nine across Blackheath,...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Humberts unveils tenth franchise office amid UK expansion plans

Historic estate agency brand Humberts has expanded into the Oxford area with a tenth franchised office. It is led by experienced local...

11 January 2023

From: Breaking News

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