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KEYWORD "Fees" - 101 RESULTS
Average estate agent fees hit £4,500 to £10,300 - claim

A new analysis of the cost-of-moving suggests that the typical seller will incur expenses of £5,867 - and that rises hugely...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

US agency crosses the pond to target British buyers

A US real estate brokerage is heading to the UK, with plans to target those looking for a holiday home across...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Google-backed AI property search app launches in London

Artificial intelligence-powered property search app Jitty has gone live across central London as it accelerates its expansion across the UK. The app,...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Land Registry urged to cut fees so agents can comply with material information rules

Propertymark has urged the Land Registry to provide more accessible and affordable services to its members.  Responding to a call for evidence...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

MPs launch inquiry into home buying and selling process

MPs have launched an inquiry on improving the home buying and selling process in England. The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC)...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Spicerhaart honours top-performing agents

Spicerhaart's top performers have been honoured at an awards ceremony showcasing the agency brand’s culture. The 2024 Elevate Awards were hosted by...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Material information rules set to cost sellers ‘hundreds of pounds’ - warning

Vendors could end up spending hundreds of pounds more when selling their home due to Trading Standards material information rules guidance,...

22 March 2024

From: Breaking News

AI-powered portal continues UK rollout

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered property portal Jitty has now expanded to Bristol and the surrounding areas. The app said it clocked over 3,000...

15 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Propertymark: 'Agents are willing to pay for industry regulation'

Agents would be happy to pay for regulation but the sector should be wary of costs, a Propertymark executive has told...

06 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

Fine & Country unveils ‘iconic’ themed annual conference

Fine & Country is gearing up to host its International Annual Conference and Awards Gala titled ‘Dare to be Iconic’.  The event...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

What's Happening With OnTheMarket and Zoopla? (Again)

Back in 2013 the posh head of PR of a posh estate agency took me to a London restaurant (yes, posh)...

10 February 2024

From: Features

Guild conference to share how agents can charge higher fees

The Guild of Property Professionals has set a date for its Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony on 22 March 2024. It will...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing fees rose 6% in 2023 - research

Conveyancing fees increased by around 6% last year, analysis suggests. Property Solvers’ annual research of legal practices in England and Wales has...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents - here are our top 10 tips to make 2024 your best year yet

The most successful agents are typically those who invest in self-improvement. Whether it's staying abreast of changes in social media, experimenting...

27 January 2024

From: Features

AI-powered property portal launches in Bath

A new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered property portal has launched its app with an initial focus on Bath. The brand, called Jitty, aims...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Navigating economic shifts in estate agency

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss a beacon of hope for agencies looking to thrive...

17 January 2024

From: Breaking News

2023 - That was year that was...

As Conveyancers we operate in such a volatile market, where government economic policy can and has repeatedly made our professional lives...

13 January 2024

From: Features

Fall-throughs continued to rise in 2023 - claim

Fall-throughs are estimated to have cost UK buyers and sellers £270m during the third of last year, research suggests. It marks the...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will lower inflation boost the property market in 2024?

Inflation fell to its lowest level in two years during November, raising hopes that interest rate cuts and lower mortgage pricing...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents warned to prepare for ‘zombie threat’ of Purplebricks

Agents have been warned to be wary about the resurgence of Purplebricks. It comes after the online brand was taken over by...

18 December 2023

From: Breaking News

More ‘commisery?’ Purplebricks appoints media agency to boost brand

A media agency that has worked with brands such as Toyota and TalkTalk has been appointed to revive Purplebricks' fortunes. Purplebricks has...

14 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

Ad watchdog upholds ‘misleading marketing’ complaint against GetAgent

GetAgent has been ordered to make its marketing claims clearer following a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The advertising watchdog...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM critic targets asset manager in latest CoStar takeover attack

OnTheMarket (OTM) critic Brett Stone is still making last-ditch attempts to stifle a takeover of the portal by CoStar UK. Stone, a...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

The Guild hails success of virtual Autumn Tour 

The Guild of Property Professionals successfully hosted its annual Autumn Tour virtually last week, allowing member agents from across the UK...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

New lawyers action group queries material information rules

A new action group has been formed that is expressing concern about ineffective legal regulation as well as extra responsibilities being...

20 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Winter warning over Japanese Knotweed

Homebuyers viewing properties during the winter months should be extra watchful for signs of invasive Japanese knotweed, which dies back in...

11 November 2023

From: Features

CoStar defends track record after open letter from OnTheMarket critic

CoStar has defended its operations after a third open letter from OnTheMarket critic Brett Stone attempted to derail the US property...

10 November 2023

From: Breaking News

King’s Speech: ‘Disappointing for existing leaseholders’

Campaigners and commentators have reacted cautiously to leasehold reform proposals put forward in the King’s Speech. The King took part in his...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

First-time buyers ‘unaware’ of additional homebuying costs - claim

Many first-time buyers are unaware of the upfront costs they need to budget for before applying for a mortgage and purchasing...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency brand embarks on regional tour

Fine & Country is embarking on its Autumn Regional Tour this month. This events across the UK bring together industry professionals, business...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents hit highest quarter for online auction sales - iamproperty

Estate agents sold a record number of properties via online auction between July and September, figures from proptech firm iamproperty have...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Tenants need choice when it comes to spiralling rental costs

An opinion piece by Sam Reynolds, CEO of Zero Deposit Just weeks ago, the Bank of England brought a halt to its...

21 October 2023

From: Features

Agency trade body freezes member fees

Propertymark has frozen membership fees for 2024. Acknowledging the impact of ongoing inflationary pressure and high-interest rates, the agency trade body has...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

UK agents earn lowest fees among largest property markets - research

UK estate agents receive the lowest sales commission across eight of the world’s biggest property markets, new research suggests. The analysis suggests...

13 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Jake Gann, Sales Director at Bamboo Auction

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? My name is Jake Gann and my business card says...

10 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Cost of moving drops but buyers still need £14,000 - research

Falling Stamp Duty and survey fees have pushed down the cost of moving. Comparison website reallymoving analyses the cost of moving home...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency fees give Zoopla a financial boost

Higher agency fees and the end of pandemic support boosted Zoopla’s revenue in 2022. The portal’s annual accounts for the year to...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Fall-throughs almost eliminated by upfront searches - claim

A conveyancing services proptech firm claims to have sped up transactions and reduced fall-throughs in just its first 18 months of...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agencies favouring lower offers to get referral fees - claim

Referral fees for estate agents could be back in the sights of industry regulators. It was reported last week that the National...

25 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Graham Paterson ‘Co-founder and CEO of Jitty’

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Graham Paterson. If I had a business card it would probably...

16 September 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Agency fees makeup 81% of selling costs but is 'money well spent' - research

Agency fees account for 81% of upfront home selling costs on average, research suggests. Industry comparison website GetAgent has used its My...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Join the future of estate agency, today.

Estate agency has changed. No longer is it required to sit in a high street office working the old way. Provide a...

12 September 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

Spectre hails success of fee recovery tool

Spectre has hailed the success of its recently launched fee recovery tool after helping an agent reclaim £7,000 in owed fees. Launched...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency network launches masterclass on boosting fees

Fine & Country has launched a new Masterclass Series focused on the art of maximising fees and boosting additional revenue. Set to...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Belvoir CEO praises entrepreneurial spirit as half-year profits rise

Property franchise and financial services group, Belvoir plc, has reported increased half-year revenue and pre-tax profits. Revenues grew 3% to £15.9m, management...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices may be falling but it's getting more expensive to move - claim

Buyers are facing higher costs when moving home, research shows. Analysis by Barrows & Forrester found the costs associated with moving home,...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

30 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agents urged to show their value by raising fees

Agents are being urged to place more value on their work and to charge higher fees. Richard Palfreeman, advisor at training provider...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM allows ads for agents’ mortgage and conveyancing partners

OnTheMarket has become the first major UK portal to allow agents to promote their own revenue generating partnerships on listing pages. Agents who...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: Persuasive agents will win in this market

In his latest column Jonathan Rolande explains why estate agents need to ditch selling techniques and brush up on persuasion to...

07 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

TPO: Agents must be wary of appraisal and offer complaints 

Estate agents have been urged to be wary of complaints around market appraisals and the handling of offers. The latest annual review...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TPFG maintains positive outlook despite sales slump

The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) has said its multiple income streams will help it navigate the uncertain markets after it revealed...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Whatever Happened To Good Councils?

Like most parts of the UK, the one I live in has a bit of a beef about parking. More precisely,...

29 July 2023

From: Features

Government unveils latest planning overhaul to boost housing stock

The Government has set out yet another attempt to meet it manifesto commitment to build 1m homes over this Parliament. Prime Minister...

25 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents sell record number of homes under the hammer 

Estate agents sold a record number of properties via auction between April and June, data from iamproperty suggests. The proptech firm’s latest...

21 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

Upfront material information is a huge opportunity - here's why

Parts B and C of Material Information guidance are on the horizon and expected to come into play this autumn. I caught...

15 July 2023

From: Features

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

Former online agency founder seeks support for new property portal

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

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agents lost £1.27bn in fees from fall-throughs in 2022 - research

Fall throughs are estimated to have cost UK estate agents £1.27bn in 2022, new research suggest. Upfront information provider Moverly looked at...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Should agents use Rightmove price hikes to raise their own fees?

Agents should use the recent Rightmove fee hikes to increase their own charges, senior industry figures have claimed. Speaking on the latest Agents...

16 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Material information rules will help agents justify higher fees - claim

Providing material information upfront could help agents charge higher fees and even reduce their carbon footprint, while those not complying could...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency AGMs: Lettings market helps TPFG and Winkworth remain confident 

Two major agency brands used their annual general meetings (AGM) yesterday to outline a positive view of the property market, with...

07 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks cuts fees in latest disruption attempt

Purplebricks has claimed it is returning to its 'disruptive roots' after unveiling a cheaper pricing model. The online agent, officially acquired by...

06 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Adam Day: ‘I’m to blame for low agency fees’

Self-employed agency network eXp UK’s Adam Day has admitted he shoulders some blame for low fees in the sector. Speaking on the...

02 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents back Rightmove for leads but are concerned about fake contact

Rightmove has been named as the most effective portal for driving leads but there is a sense of frustration about fake...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Automated referrals launched for Fine & Country and Guild agents

Agency technology company the nurtur.group has launched the first phase its Automated Referral System, to help agents in the Fine &...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

eXp UK promises football star speaker during 2023 roadshow

Self-employed agency brand eXp UK has unveiled details of a new nationwide roadshow including an as yet unnamed ex-footballer. Its ‘Growing into...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents losing almost £500 per month due to lower house prices - claim

Cooling house prices are resulting in the average estate agent losing around £441 of per month, research suggests. Hybrid agent Nested has...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Zero-fee agency franchise network plans US launch

A new mobile-based agency franchise network has attracted 50 agents during the first quarter of the year and is already planning...

16 May 2023

From: Breaking News

TPO: More clarity needed on agency agreements

Agents are being urged to be clearer about their terms of business with clients after the public face of The Property...

15 May 2023

From: Breaking News

GetAgent offers Purplebricks vendors ‘£300 lifeline’ 

Estate agent comparison site GetAgent has handed a lifeline to struggling Purplebricks sellers. It has announced that it will give home sellers...

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Finding relief from client money anxiety

Letting agents are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to opening a client account and getting Client...

06 May 2023

From: Features

Agency fees are higher where qualifications are mandatory - claim

Mandatory regulations and qualifications could lead to higher fees for UK agents, a former industry executive claims. Former Fine & Country global...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

New index reveals record quarter for agency auction sales

Agents working with auctioneer iamproperty recorded record sales under the hammer during the first quarter of 2023, new research claims. A new...

25 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents unaware of Economic Crime Levy

The majority of estate agents are in the dark about the Government’s Economic Crime Levy (ECL), when it was implemented or...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

How to attract landlords to your letting agency

As the unending attack on landlords continues, many are succumbing to the pressures of increased taxes, interest rates rising, regulations becoming...

18 April 2023

From: Marketing & Social Media

Consumers back agency regulation but would they pay higher fees for it?

Agents and consumers have given their backing to minimum industry standards but there are differences when it comes to the level...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Government ‘working with’ Trading Standards on conditional selling

The issue of conditional selling in estate agency has hit Westminster. There have been several reports in recent months about agents requiring...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark unveils heavyweight panel for industry conference

Propertymark has released details of a panel featuring several industry heavyweights at its much anticipated conference in June. Founder of emoov-turned-property-pundit and...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Only 41% of homes in England meet recommend energy rating

New 2023 research from Open Property Group found that just 41% of homes in England meet the recommended Energy Performance Certificate...

29 March 2023

From: Features

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

Matt Dixon - Founder, Prestige & Village Group International

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Matt Dixon - Founder, Prestige & Village Group International What is...

27 March 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

AI could change how vendors search for agents - claim

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools could change the way people search for agents and property within just a few years, an industry...

23 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Budget 2023: Childcare reform could provide mortgage boost

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s first Budget yesterday failed to include any specific measures to boost the housing market but a mortgage broker...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Almost half of withdrawn properties set to relist in next two years – claim

Almost half of sellers who took their homes off the market in 2022 will relist them in the next two years,...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents rank property portals and people as their most important assets

Agents may hate portal fees but have ranked property websites such as Rightmove and Zoopla as their most important digital asset. A...

14 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Spectre unveils new software to chase lost agency fees

Agents are being offered a new tool to help them reclaim fees they are owed following a vendor’s withdrawal from the...

09 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

Condensation mould – a black mark for property

Black mould associated with condensation is becoming an increasing problem for homes in the UK and following the tragic death of...

24 February 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Buyers hit with higher conveyancing fees for home purchases

Agents may be regularly debating increasing their fees but property buyers and sellers are already used to paying more for conveyancing,...

17 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Ex-Countrywide director claims over £1m in fees at new agency

A former Countrywide director says that since becoming a Keller Williams agent he’s racked up over £1m in fees. Dominic Marcel -...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks criticised over new £60 AML fee

Purplebricks has begun charging buyers and sellers a £60 fee for anti-money laundering (AML) checks. An online message to potential buyers interested...

08 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Reader poll: Will you raise your fees this year?

More than half of Estate Agent Today readers have indicated they will raise their fees this year. Several industry executives have suggested...

03 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket rejects ‘detrimental’ approach from investor

OnTheMarket (OTM) has rebuffed a surprise approach from a non-shareholder in the business to overhaul the brand and let him join...

01 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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