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KEYWORD "Estate Agencies" - 100 RESULTS
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

Tyron Ash: Corporate agents are 'self-entitled'

High-end estate agent Tyron Ash has hit out at the “sense of entitlement” at corporate estate agencies who he said don’t...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Century 21 opens global listings site to UK estate agents

UK-based estate agencies are being given the opportunity to list their properties on Century 21 Global, the brand’s global listings site. This...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

The 'personal agent' - threat or opportunity?

Any estate agency will have noticed the rise of the “personal agent” in the industry, with interesting propositions from eXp, The...

16 March 2024

From: Features

The Evolution of Estate Agency Software: Transactions down, profit margins up

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss the evolution of  Estate Agency Software. For a long...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Pros and cons for the PRS in Hunt’s 'small beer' Budget

Now the dust has settled on what many described as an ‘underwhelming’ Budget, we take a look at what two business...

09 March 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

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

eXp UK launches brokerage model for ‘traditional agents’

Self-employed agency brand eXp has launched a brokerage model for the UK market. Such a system is already common in the US...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Elevating Estate Agency: Iceberg Digital's Dual Focus on AI Tools and Human Business Development

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss their series of ground-breaking innovations announced at their annual...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

AllAgents Awards reveal top rated estate agencies

The winners of the AllAgents Customer Experience Awards have been revealed. A ceremony was held at the Crowne Plaza, Glasgow last week...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OneDome launches Premier Agent list

OneDome has launched a new service tailored to benefit prospective buyers and sellers. The homebuying platform has launched Premier Agent, an invitation...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Family firm merges to create large independent agency brand

Three firms run by the same family have merged to create one of Derbyshire’s largest independent estate agency brands cope&co. Husband and...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Chestertons sold to European technology and property giant

Chestertons, one of the UK’s oldest estate agencies, has been sold to a European real estate services and technology group. The buyer...

23 October 2023

From: Breaking News

High profile proptech named among ‘most loved workplaces’

Viewber has been named among the most loved workplaces in the UK. It ranked number 48 in Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved...

06 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

Could stricter regulation mean higher fees? A marketer explains….

I'll start with a confession. I am not an estate agent - I'm a marketer. But since I joined the industry...

09 September 2023

From: Features

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

‘Car crash’ building safety rules putting sales at risk

An estate agent is urging people selling their flats to have building safety documentation in place before putting the property on...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency franchise brand expands into Wokingham

Winkworth has expanded further in the South East of England with a new office opening in Wokingham – its fourth office...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New OnTheMarket service will chase leads for agents

OnTheMarket has launched a new nurturing service to help estate agents generate fresh revenue from their existing database and win more...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Prestige & Village announce exciting new partnership with Desert Springs Resort

In an exclusive interview with Estate Agent Today, Simon Coaker, Sales & Marketing Director of Desert Springs Resort, shared captivating insights into...

08 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Is your letting business still compliant?

Following publication of the Renter’s Reform Bill and the media coverage surrounding it, many agents and their landlords will understandably have...

27 May 2023

From: Features

Phil Spencer: You're never too old to learn

Not every story about our industry makes me smile but I was delighted to read in the trade press about someone...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Tackling fraud in the current climate - what’s the reality for agents?

Property fraud is a significant risk for agents, particularly as fake IDs become increasingly prevalent, and the economic climate remains challenging....

06 May 2023

From: Features

Why estate agents need to instantly respond to every new enquiry 24/7

With rising mortgage rates and the cost of living expected to be the biggest cause of a slowdown in the housing...

06 May 2023

From: Features

More agencies launching but fewer women are at the helm

Just 8% of estate agencies launched last year were started by women, new research suggests. Companies House data analysed by Instant Offices...

25 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Lifesycle is now one of the most popular CRMs in the industry

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they review the Lifesycle CRM platform.  Last month saw Lifesycle become one of the...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Keller Williams seeking business owners to grow network

Keller Williams (KW) UK chief executive Ben Taylor has announced a “significant expansion plan” for the UK network but has said...

17 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

Websites that tell your sellers how many buyers you have

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they review the recent Estate Agency X 8, 2023 On 23rd March, the...

30 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

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

Downsizing incentives and first-time buyer support top Budget wishlist

From first-time buyer support to Stamp Duty changes or just doing nothing at all, there is plenty that agents and property...

13 March 2023

From: Breaking News

What is keeping estate agents awake at night in 2023?

Two of the biggest challenges facing the property industry right now are fraud and money laundering. The scale of these activities is...

15 February 2023

From: Features

Most agents missed a pay rise last year - report

Only 11% of property businesses including estate agencies increased staff pay last year, a new report officially launched next week claims. Property...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

On the rise! Number of property firms up 20%

The number of property businesses in the UK has increased over the past five years despite economic challenges. Business owners have had...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - When the going gets tough, agents get growing

One of the nice things about this time of year is that slowly, ever so slowly, we begin to emerge from...

28 January 2023

From: Features

Agency software provider receives cybersecurity certification

Agency software provider Reapit has achieved ISO 27001 certification for information security management. The certification means that Reapit has implemented one of...

23 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Merger and acquisitions become more popular in times of uncertainty - here's why

With the property market showing signs of a slow-down and the economic outlook rather uncertain, we spoke to Lucy Noonan, founder...

18 January 2023

From: Features

Estate Agency 2023: Who will win and who will lose

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss estate agency in 2023. Who is embracing technology, and how...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

eXp agents celebrate successful 2022

Agents from eXp UK filled the Waldorf Hilton hotel in London’s Aldwych earlier this month with more than 250 of its...

23 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents return to pre-pandemic working patterns amid new challenges

Estate agents are back to their pre-pandemic working patterns but some are now facing financial struggles, an industry survey claims. Property data...

09 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents trial ‘fair data sharing’ to speed-up transactions

Agents have begun trialling a new common technology framework devised by a committee within the Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG)...

07 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agent AML buyer checks to rise 30% by end of 2022 

The number of anti-money laundering (AML) checks by agents declined in the third quarter but looks se to be up by...

29 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Why estate agents need to be aware of social housing fraudsters

In this guest feature, Dillon Darbar, counter fraud manager at Network Homes, sets out why estate agents need to be aware...

26 November 2022

From: Features

Homeflow acquires agency lead management business 

Agency website and lead generation software provider Homeflow has acquired lead management and automation business of Area Technologies. Homeflow said the move...

10 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents facing increased AML fines ‘by accident’ - warning

Most agents are falling foul of anti-money laundering (AML) rules by accident but the sector could face more compliance-related fines by...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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

There have been plenty of new jobs being started outside of Wesminster this month. Here are some of the latest moves that...

31 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Claim - self-employed firms sell and exchange fastest and at highest prices

Self-employed agencies are currently outperforming other agency types when it comes to price secured, according to new research from data firm...

28 September 2022

From: Breaking News

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

Agents Do Charity – Back to School, Agents Giving and Bluewater campaign

As the great sporting summer continues – with the Lionesses triumphant against Germany last Sunday, the ongoing Commonwealth Games, and the...

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

AML platform secures investment from three major estate agencies

Anti-money laundering (AML) platform Thirdfort has secured funding from three high profile estate agents. Knight Frank, Chestertons and Savills’ proptech subsidiary Grosvenor...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Regional agency network expands geographical presence

Estate agency network the Experts in Property has expanded its geographical spread. The group of more than 65 independent estate agencies across...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Knobbly knees and ice lollies’ – how agents are coping with the heatwave

Being an estate agent can be sweat-inducing at the best of times but property professionals intend to keep going through the...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

High-performing agent network opens conference to potential members

Relocation Agent Network (RAN) has unveiled details of its much-anticipated conference, and you don’t have to be a member (yet) to...

18 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Opinion - government mortgage plan could mean more inherited debt

There’s talk of 50-year mortgages being introduced, loans that, along with the property they finance, could be passed to the next...

09 July 2022

From: Features

Opinion: Fairer lettings are not a horror story

The government’s Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper has initially caused some consternation and a strong adverse reaction from some within...

18 June 2022

From: Features

Estate agents down £119m a year from missed calls

Estate agents could be losing thousands of pounds a year to missed calls. Communications platform YourBusinessNumber analysed data on the typical number of...

09 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Why fraud becomes a major problem in rentals during a UK recession

We are all acutely aware of the surge in demand for rental properties in and around the capital in the months...

01 June 2022

From: Features

Home hunters urged to go offline to find agency stock

Buyers are being urged to ditch their laptops and hit the streets to find a property. The property market is currently hampered...

16 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New material information rules will benefit consumers and agents

Millions of people use online property portals every year to conduct their property search, whether it be for sales or for...

11 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

Auctioneer slams ‘outdated’ partner agent contracts

An online auctioneer has hit out at exclusive partner agreements between agents and traditional auction houses.  Stuart Collar-Brown, co-founder and director of...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New agencies, please! Wimbledon Village welcomes new boutique firm

A new ‘local and independent’ boutique estate agency has been founded in the heart of Wimbledon Village, with a vision of...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents encouraged to go green this Friday for climate change awareness

Estate agents are being encouraged to go green this Friday to raise awareness for the upcoming World Earth Day. Jerry Lyons who...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

'Accelerated sales' promised as conveyancing network joins blockchain platform

A leading conveyancing network that works closely with estate agents has signed up to property blockchain platform Coadjute. The blockchain technology provided...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

The biggest problem with PropTech? All the choice it offers!

Technology developed for the estate agency industry has advanced and expanded seismically over the past decade as software vendors develop their...

06 April 2022

From: Features

Ukraine - call for estate agencies to provide jobs for refugees

An estate agency which has already donated £50,000 to help the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, is now calling on other firms...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Behind The Scenes video series looks at how agents work

Zoopla’s cloud based software service Alto has launched a video series giving a behind the scenes look at estate agencies around...

28 March 2022

From: Breaking News

What can estate agents learn from tech companies?

When was the time you actively learned something new from your clients or competitors? If it’s a difficult question to answer quickly,...

19 March 2022

From: Features

High profile self-employed agency snapped up by Belvoir

Franchise giant Belvoir has snapped up one of the earliest British estate agencies to adopt the model of using self-employed or...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

HMRC very likely to crackdown on estate agencies - warning

An analysis of anti-money laundering compliance shows the estate agency industry as one of the UK’s worst performing sectors. And the expert...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Russians in London given six months to reveal true ownership or sell-up

The UK government appears to have given sanctioned Russian property owners a get-out-of-jail card valid for six months.  It’s been confirmed that...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks shares hit new low as Ukraine fears hit UK property sector

Share prices of estate agencies and property companies plummeted yesterday as tensions continued to rise following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Purplebricks...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

One of Britain’s oldest agencies - has it closed permanently?

It’s feared one of the country’s oldest estate agencies may have entered receivership. The Drew Pearce company of agents and chartered surveyors...

21 February 2022

From: Breaking News

easyProperty online agency signs three-year PropTech deal

Online agency easyProperty - which says it has a mission to transform the way people sell their home - has signed...

15 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Cyber-security in 2022: what do agents need to know?

I’m sure most readers would agree with me that cyber-security is vitally important for almost any business, particularly those businesses like...

12 February 2022

From: Features

Ex-Purplebricks executive takes over at Yopa online agency

A former Purplebricks chief is the new CEO of rival online company Yopa. Verona Frankish has been involved in the property industry...

03 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Hybrid agency expands by acquiring sales arm of rival firm

The sales arm of independent Leicester agency Fothergill Wyatt has been sold to fast-growing local business Hortons. Fothergill Wyatt was established in...

31 January 2022

From: Breaking News

One year on, my perspective on running my own partnership

In this piece, Leanna Donkin from house. partnership reflects on what the last year has brought for her after a leap...

29 January 2022

From: Features

Agency selling homes for free rolls out nationwide

The online agency Strike - which has a business model selling homes for free and relying on referral fees for revenue...

29 December 2021

From: Breaking News

£100m deal for famous London agency - 'talks underway'

Sky News reports that the little-known Lomond Group - backed by private equity money - is in exclusive talks to buy one...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

5 key questions when buying a new estate agency website

A good website is no longer optional for estate agents, as no single aspect of marketing to new customers is more...

13 December 2021

From: Sponsored Content

Property Natter - video interview with Stephen Brown and RAN 2021!

In a first for the Natter, this week's interview is a video affair, with me posing the questions to Stephen Brown,...

04 December 2021

From: Features

Why trust is the strongest tool for agents in 2022

Trust has always been vital for building and nurturing good relations between an agent and their customer. Maintaining trust will keep...

20 November 2021

From: Features

Lettings Agents and the Green Agenda - why it pays to go eco

In this article, the team at The Lettings Hub - which aims to offer tech-driven solutions for the rental market - outline...

06 November 2021

From: Features

Booming opportunity: how technology can empower finance teams to do more

In this op-ed, Warwick Haycock, accounting software specialist at The Access Group, looks at how the use of tech can empower...

30 October 2021

From: Features

What Every Letting Agent Should Know about the Economic Crime Levy (ECL)

Disclaimer: This article is intended for information only and does not constitute legal advice. As part of its 2020 budget, the UK...

23 October 2021

From: Features

Purplebricks faces legal action from agents over holiday and pension pay

A claims firm wants to commence proceedings against online estate agency companies such as Purplebricks and Yopa. It's on behalf of thousands...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Are agents’ fees falling because of increased competition?

An analysis of estate agencies in 21 major cities suggests a big rise in competing companies, prompting risks of fee wars between...

14 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Online agency model is flawed but industry must prove it - call

The existence of online agencies means some consumers believe real life estate agents are unnecessary in a deal - but the rest of...

12 October 2021

From: Breaking News

How the 2021 consumer will impact the residential property industry

The property industry and its many stakeholders are key participants in a global digital transformation that has been underway for quite...

09 October 2021

From: Features

Preparing for 2022 – How current trends will affect estate agencies

As we move into the autumn of 2021, what the coming year has in store for estate agents is something we...

29 September 2021

From: Features

For Sale - Online Agency claiming to be “the future of property”

An online agency which describes itself as being “the future of property” is up for sale. Nu:move is a franchise operation, set...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

How estate agents can ensure success in the fourth quarter of 2021

The worst of the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be firmly in the rear-view mirror as we move into the last quarter...

15 September 2021

From: Features

Ex-Purplebricks Local Property Experts set up new hybrid agency

Two former Local Property Experts at Purplebricks have set up their own hybrid agency, offering an upfront fee or a no-sale-no-fee...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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