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Accreditation for solicitor estate agents begins next week

ESPC has relaunched its SPC Property Practice certification, a unique accreditation course for solicitor estate agents. Developed with The Law Society of...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Property firms see rise in sick leave - research

Businesses in the real estate sector have seen one of the biggest rises in sick leave over the past year, research...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Alto unveils integration with messaging platform

Alto has announced a new integration with secure messaging platform Tappter. Existing Alto customers can get seamlessly set up with Tappter to...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Principal partner named for ESTAS Awards

Landmark Information Group has been named as a principal partner for this year’s ESTAS Awards held in October. As part of this...

08 April 2024

From: Breaking News

It's time agents took a leaf out of Amazon's book

Last year was not one for the faint hearted. Now, at last, the market appears to be experiencing a gradual uptick. Recent...

16 March 2024

From: Features

Major mortgage lender reduces upper age limit

One of the UK’s largest mortgage lenders has reduced its upper age limit in a blow for home buyers . Halifax is...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investigation launched into snagging rights

The Residential Property Surveyors Association (RPSA) has announced an investigation to uncover the tensions between developers and surveyors on snagging. The trade...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Alto reveals ViewMyChain integration

Alto has unveiled its latest integration with sales progression tool ViewMyChain. The partnership means agents using Alto’s software will get direct access...

12 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

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

More than 3,000 estate agents at risk of fines and prison for failing to register with HMRC for AML supervision

Digital compliance specialist SmartSearch can help estate agents comply quickly and efficiently Around one in five estate agents are not registered for...

24 February 2024

From: Features

Take advantage of a better market

Reading the news on Estate & Letting Agent Today every day (as I’m sure you all do, too), there appears to...

17 February 2024

From: Features

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

Barratt seals £2.5bn takeover of Redrow

The UK’s largest housebuilder has agreed a deal to acquire its rival Redrow. The £2.5bn deal, backed by both company boards, would...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Reapit trials chatbot as it shows its artificial intelligence

Reapit has unveiled a range of artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives to support agents. The agency software provider has launched an AI-powered property...

06 February 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

AI's thrills and cyber-security's chills

The property industry is no stranger to shifts in the technology landscape. The past year in particular saw rapid growth in technology...

20 January 2024

From: Features

Flying start! Hybrid agency attracts 16 franchisees to travel brand

The Good Estate Agent has attracted 16 franchisees to its new travel brand, with almost half even combining it with their existing...

17 January 2024

From: Breaking News

The ValPal Network: Record property leads generated despite slower 2023

A record 1.6m leads were generated through The ValPal Network (TVPN) last year, the proptech firm has revealed. The housing market may...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Buckle Up! It's Going To Be A Busy 2024

Happy New Year and welcome to what’s looking like a busy - perhaps even hectic - 2024! I thought it worth running...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lending to remain weak in 2024

Mortgage lenders are expecting a quieter year for home loans in 2024. Forecasts from banking trade body UK Finance suggest lending for...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s hot in housing? The power of heat pumps

Heat pumps are become more prevalent across the UK to power our homes’ heating requirements and they are only likely to...

13 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

Are industry awards worth winning?

TV presenter Phil Spencer announced the winners at the 20th ESTAS Awards in October As most of you will know The ESTAS...

09 December 2023

From: Features

How investing in a CRM is the best way to NTS compliance

I think we can all agree that the National Trading Standards Material Information reforms are a good thing for the property...

06 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Alto to showcase 2023 product improvements

Agency software provider Alto is set to share an update with agents on what it has delivered in 2023 in a...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

January's instructions are won in December, but how do you secure them?

It’s not uncommon to see a seasonal slump around December and the Christmas period. Last year, Propertymark reported an average of...

02 December 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - popping up for good causes

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

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto integrates with Bridge AI to reduce agency admin

Alto has unveiled a new integration with Bridge AI – a system designed to streamline communication with applicants through their preferred...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Independent agent acquire rival after owners retire

Pattinson Estate Agency has acquired a rival brand. The independent agency has announced the takeover of Ryedales Estate Agents, a well-established agency...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Street.co.uk and Global 4 partner to boost agency services

CRM provider Street.co.uk has unveiled a new partnership that will see technology firm Global 4’s 8x8 hosted telephony directory made available...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency sanction screening drops despite rising geopolitical tensions

Estate agents are among falling numbers of regulated firms that aren’t checking sanctions and politically exposed persons (PEP) lists, research suggests. A...

23 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto unveils six changes amid agent feedback

Alto has made a range of improvements to its cloud-based agency software based on user feedback. The Houseful-backed brand formed a Software...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Buying a home with battery storage is a 'powerful' decision

As domestic battery storage systems become increasingly prevalent in UK homes, enquiries about their usage and functionality are on the rise....

20 November 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Fine & Country duo boost Essex offering

Fine & Country Chelmsford’s managing directors Ed Casson and Simon Pelling have expanded further into the region, taking on the licence...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Three undeniable benefits of utilising integrations within your techstack

Digital transformation is now happening at a monumental pace, and dependence on technology is growing to new heights. In fact, the...

13 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

Alto customers are integrating with Canopy to save time and level-up their service.

In this interview, Riccardo Dawson, Chief Operating Officer at Alto and Chris Hutchinson, CEO of Canopy discuss the benefits of their...

08 November 2023

From: Sponsored Content

The stress-free guide to Self Assessment

By Jashoda Pindoria, Head of Self Assessment Operations, HMRC Self Assessment need not be daunting with HMRC’s simple steps on getting started....

04 November 2023

From: Features

On your bike! Chestertons aims to get Londoners cycling by summer 2024

Chestertons has launched a new initiative with its e-Bike partner Forest that it hopes will get 5,000 of its customers and...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Safestyle's Halloween Horror

On Halloween eve, Safestyle decided to give everyone a real fright and announced the company had gone into administration. This has...

01 November 2023

From: Features

Online agency’s deal gives buyers home management services

Utility management platform Muuvo has announced a new partnership and technical integration with online agency Yopa. A dashboard has been created exclusively...

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

Misleading information is No. 1 complaint, says PRS boss

Despite the announcements, the publicity, the guidance and the acres of website information, the most common complaint surrounding house sales is...

14 October 2023

From: Features

What do buyers and sellers really want from their estate agent?

The stats on the slowing market are widely known, but a slowdown is by no means doom and gloom – it’s...

14 October 2023

From: Features

Alto adds ‘improved features’ to agency CRM

Alto has rolled out a range of new features to its software for agents. It takes the number of improvements to the...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Ashley Day -  Director of Bristol Property Centre

Who are you, and what does it say on your business card? I'm Ashley Day, the Director of Bristol Property Centre.   What is...

09 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Agency social media campaign highlights local business love for their areas

An inventive social media video series launched by Worcestershire estate agency Nicol & Co is showcasing local firms sharing why their...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Bank of Family foot the bill to get young people on housing ladder

There’s growing evidence that wider family members - not just Mum and Dad - are stumping up cash to help younger...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

SmartSearch launches innovative new solution to help estate agents and conveyancers detect dirty money

Leading digital compliance firm SmartSearch has launched an innovative new solution to help professionals working within the UK property sector to...

30 September 2023

From: Features

PropTech Today - Evolution: Data and personalisation drive the market

Clive Humby of Dunn Humby (the Mega Minds behind the Tesco Clubcard) declared that "Data is the new oil" in 2006....

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Homeowners facing ‘Christmas mortgage crisis’ - warning

Around half a million mortgage-holders are facing an imminent financial shock as their fixed deals end in the run-up to Christmas...

20 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

Agents Do Charity - solid foundations

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

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto partners with Just Move In help to provide free home setup service

Agency software provider Alto has announced a new partnership with home setup provider Just Move In. Customers of the Zoopla-backed firm will...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla parent company unveils rebrand

Zoopla parent company ZPG’s property division, which includes the portal and agency software provider Alto, is to be renamed as Houseful. Business...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Buyers continue to rely on relatives for homebuying support - research

Mortgage searches on behalf of borrowers using gifted equity or making a concessionary purchase from a family member rose by 75%...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Coventry agent secures historic ‘super office’

A long-established Coventry estate agent has created a new “super office” in one of the city’s most historic areas as it...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

The only way is ethics! New ethical agent network launches

Industry partner Jerry Lyons is launching a new network to support independent ethical estate agencies. The Ethical Agent Network (EAN) aims to...

11 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Top agents who keep the customer satisfied - survey

A new survey has scored the top ten national real estate brands in terms of reputation, value and customer satisfaction. Using YouGov...

05 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

From: Sponsored Content

Fine & Country launches marketing campaign to highlight happy customers

Fine & Country has launched a marketing campaign centred around becoming the most recommended national estate agency brand among consumers. The campaign...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Ready or not, the digitally enabled consumer is here

Changes to consumer behaviour usually arrive in waves. Most of the time these waves are small. They drive minimal impact, with...

19 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Investing in Cyber Security: Reapit’s unyielding commitment to safeguarding data

By Dawson Scott, CTO of Reapit. As the Chief Technology Officer of Reapit, I have always held the view that the privacy,...

19 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Street unveils AI tool to create unique property descriptions

Agency software and CRM provider Street.co.uk has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) to help users write property descriptions. Street AI uses...

17 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mastering the Art of Perfect Timing

Do you need help to reach your target audience with the right content at the right time? Do you wish there...

16 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

Phil Spencer: It's the age of the older customer

We all want more transactions - the Holy Grail when it comes to agencies’ bottom lines - but an interesting aspect...

03 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

Agents ‘unsatisfied’ with three main property portals – research

More than one in four estate agents are unsatisfied with the property portals that they use, according to a new survey. An...

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

Alto unveils new ways for agents to keep track of updates

Agency software provider Alto has launched a new way for users to keep track about its latest product developments.  The Zoopla-backed cloud-based...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Two months left until old-fashioned phone lines disappear

Agents and other businesses are being reminded of a deadline to upgrade their technology systems for voice and broadband connections else...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - caring for communities

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

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

And the winners are… UK’s top rated agents are revealed

The most highly-rated agents in the UK have been revealed. Comparison website allAgents has unveiled the winners of its 2023 People Awards. These...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agents need to know: How can digital ID tools help you with AML?

Tackling economic crime is part of the day job for estate agents. But how can the latest digital ID tools help...

12 July 2023

From: Features

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

Chris Brown, CEO and Founder of Hydrogard Legal Services

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? I am Chris Brown, CEO and Founder of Hydrogard...

06 July 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Accelerating growth: the key advantages of implementing a CRM

By adopting a top-notch Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, you're not only opening doors to acquiring new customers and nurturing existing...

05 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Leveraging technology: choosing the ultimate estate agency CRM

In the fiercely competitive property industry, staying ahead of the game is essential for thriving and achieving success. That's where the...

30 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Biometric Checks: Adding Some Magic to KYC and AML Compliance for Estate Agents

Step right up and witness the extraordinary world of Estate Agents as they embrace the power of biometric checks, turning the...

28 June 2023

From: Features

Treasury outlines mortgage borrower support but landlords are excluded

The majority of mortgage lenders have committed to showing more flexibility to struggling borrowers but the Government has confirmed that support...

27 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Don't be the restaurant that doesn’t turn the a/c on in the summer…

It’s a brave business owner who actually invites criticism.  I speak from the personal experience of asking the opinions of the...

24 June 2023

From: Features

Show me the money! OnTheMarket launches financial services arm

OnTheMarket has launched a new financial services arm. The portal has unveiled OnTheMarket Money, an umbrella brand providing consumers with access to...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Homeowners set for ‘mortgage shock’ as rates rise and products disappear 

Almost 400,000 borrowers on low-rate mortgage deals are in for a shock when their products expire this year, Equifax has warned. Analysis...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Lenders urged to back 24-hour product withdrawal pledge

Mortgage brokers are trying to get lenders to sign up to a 24-hour Product Withdrawal Pledge in efforts to keep the...

12 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Smoove seals strategic partners with mortgage broker

Smoove has entered into a strategic agreement with Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) to provide conveyancing comparison and related home-buying support services. The...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage brokers call for more notice of product withdrawals

Mortgage brokers have expressed concern about products being removed with little or no notice. Hundreds of mortgages have been withdrawn from the...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

How to use data to accelerate your success

By Michele Gettins, Chief Marketing Officer at iamproperty Data is a powerful tool and understanding how to successfully identify and utilise reliable...

07 June 2023

From: Features

Leaders unveils latest ‘green branch’

Leaders has launched its latest sustainable branch. Following the opening of its first sustainable branch in Aylesbury earlier this year, Leaders has...

05 June 2023

From: Breaking News

How the circular economy can defend the holiday let industry

Sustainability has become a watch word for businesses the world over but there’s one element of this equation that is too...

27 May 2023

From: Features

Proptech firm launches latest Tech Talk

Estate agents are invited to the second in a series of Tech Talks this month hosted by proptech brand iamproperty. The latest...

24 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Government-backed mortgage to offer rate cuts for energy improvements

The Government is backing a new trial to give homeowners who make their properties more energy efficient a mortgage rate cut. Perenna...

22 May 2023

From: Breaking News

What we can learn from Coca-Cola and how we can apply it to the property industry

One of the most valuable, most successful and most recognisable brands worldwide is Coca-Cola. And we have all wondered, at least...

20 May 2023

From: Features

Regional agent unveils mortgage brand

The founders of three-branch Berkshire-based agency Hat and Home has expanded into mortgage broking. Keeping with the hat theme, the brand’s co-founders...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

EA Masters hits the road with agency masterplan

The team behind the Best Estate Agent Guide is set to host an inaugural series of roadshows. The EA Masters team is...

16 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Why a traditional KYC approach is no longer fit for purpose for property firms

Amidst mounting regulatory pressure and the escalating threat of financial crime, property firms must embrace innovation to protect themselves and their...

13 May 2023

From: Features

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