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Deadline approaches to complete Voice of the Agent survey

The closing bell is ringing for estate and letting agents across the UK to participate in this year's Voice of the...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Top tips to generate more leads on Facebook

If you saw our recent article, you’ll know that one in five (19.24%) ValPal leads generated via Facebook ads actually went...

26 February 2024

From: Marketing & Social Media

Agent aims to make his mark on Mayfair

Fine & Country agent Luke Hammond is looking to make his mark on Mayfair after 13 years covering central London. Hammond established...

26 February 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

Fine & Country partners with international marketplace to boost global presence

Fine & Country has partnered with James Edition, a marketplace for international luxury real estate.  This strategic collaboration will help Fine &...

22 February 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

Making history fit for the future

From medieval castles to Elizabethan manor houses, Georgian townhouses and Victorian terraces, the UK’s historic buildings are central to our country’s...

10 February 2024

From: Features

Material Information: How can Estate Agents Capitalise on the Opportunity?

Following the release of Material Information Parts B & C, iamproperty’s Product Manager, Tania Bonesi, shares insights on how Estate Agents...

07 February 2024

From: Features

Nationwide: House prices rose in January but ‘rapid rebound’ is unlikely

Average house prices rose between December and January but a rapid rebound is unlikely, Nationwide has warned. The latest Nationwide House Price...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country expands in Wales

Fine & Country has boosted its Welsh presence with a new North Wales license. The territory has been founded by former partners...

31 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Bargain Hunt expert joins agency

Nick Hall, one of the antiques experts appearing on the BBC's Bargain Hunt, has joined south coast agency, Henry Adams. He has taken...

26 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lenders ‘treading fine line’ on competitive homebuyer deals

Mortgage lenders are “treading a fine line” between offering attractive rates for homebuyers and getting caught out by rising swap rates,...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country expands Luxury Homes Tour Series with new host

London based presenter and property expert Elizabeth Warburton has partnered with Fine & Country as one of the hosts of the...

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Overseas property ownership register hits 30,000 milestone

The Register of Overseas Entities has hit the 30,000 registration milestone. The register, which is administered by Companies House, came into force...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

 2024 Voice of the Agent Survey launched

Agents are being invited to respond to a new survey on the state of the industry.  Former Fine & Country boss Simon...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Thomas Morris boss quits agency brand

Simon Bradbury has quit his role as managing director of Thomas Morris. An announcement from the brand has revealed that Bradbury, who...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - hitting the right note

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

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices fall again but agents remain resilient

Average house prices fell annually for the second consecutive month during October, Land Registry figures show. The data may only reflect activity...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agents remain among least trusted professions

Estate agents remain among the least trusted professions, the latest Ipsos Veracity Index has revealed – but there is a silver...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - warm fundraising feelings

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

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

5 Proptech Predictions for the Private Rental Sector in 2024

The private rental landscape has been undergoing a profound transformation, with technology playing a pivotal role in shaping the way tenancies...

13 December 2023

From: Features

Revolutionising leasehold -the road ahead for owners and managers of blocks of flats

The United Kingdom stands on the precipice of a historic overhaul in property ownership. With the King's speech unveiling the anticipated...

25 November 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - strong foundations

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

24 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Fine & Country agent joins former CEO’s premium network

Marie Fritz, a top performer for Fine & Country in Northamptonshire has been reunited with the former chief executive of the...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - starting to feel a bit like Christmas

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

10 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry Views - Are Social Housing Landlords Worse Than Buy To Let Amateurs?

If you’ve paid even scant attention to Landlord Today or other trade titles, you’ll be familiar with the headlines about rogue...

04 November 2023

From: Features

Housing market remains weak despite monthly price rises - Nationwide

Nationwide has cautioned property market commentators about being too optimistic as its own house price index showed average prices surprisingly rose...

02 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

Agency marketing roadshow schedules final 2023 stop

After achieving sell-out success and exceptional feedback in Hertfordshire, London, and Leeds, Simon Leadbetter’s 30 Years of Marketing in a Day...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Client money accounting made easy with PayProp

A client account is essential to your lettings business, but the rules and regulations you need to follow to keep this...

26 October 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Warren Buffett’s affiliate agency opens prime central London branch

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices London has opened a new office on Sloane Avenue. It will service Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and South Kensington. The agency...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Owners and Landlords pay dearly for Sunak’s eco U-turn - claim

The government should reverse some of its latest energy efficiency policies so owners, landlords and tenants can enjoy cheaper fuel bills The...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Will OTM replace Rightmove?

By Simon Shinerock At the time of writing, Rightmove had a market capitalisation of just under £4 billion, down almost 15% on...

21 October 2023

From: Features

New marketing resource launched to help agents go upmarket

A group of senior estate agency and property executives have combined to launch a free monthly marketing resource for upmarket agents. Former...

18 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Are UK agents the poor relation when it comes to global commission rates?

UK estate agents are paid one of the lowest commission rates in the world, according to a spokesperson for a leading...

07 October 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

Agents more likely to sell off-market instructions than switched listings - research

Estate agents are 54% more likely to secure a sale agreed on an off-market instruction than a property switched to them...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

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

The evolution of BTR: from city blocks to suburban communities

Build to Rent (BTR) is the UK’s fastest-growing sector and this trend looks set to continue throughout 2023 and beyond. The...

23 September 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - supportive September

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

22 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Top Tips For Social Media Marketing – Part 2

Welcome back to the second instalment of our blog series on social media marketing tips for estate agents! In part one,...

19 September 2023

From: Marketing & Social Media

Proptech firm aims to ‘redefine prospecting’ with product launch

Lead generation tool provider Spectre claims it is set to redefine prospecting with a new tool to be launched this week. The...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Are 'doorstep communities' the answer to better urban living?

Twenty-minute neighbourhoods, 15-minute cities, low traffic neighbourhoods, walkable neighbourhoods: these concepts are suddenly everywhere. They boil down to a simple idea:...

16 September 2023

From: Features

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

What should agents be doing to stay compliant with AML regulations?

As money laundering compliance marks its twentieth year, more and more estate agents are being fined for breaches of HMRC’s ID...

09 September 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - heatwave helpers

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

08 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

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

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

Agents MVMT founder outlines plans for podcast

Ben Madden has outlined further plans for his Agents MVMT initiative and the Pass the Syrup podcast. Madden, of Fine & Country...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

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

Spicerhaart names joint CEO team

Two directors of Spicerhaart are set to take over as joint chief executive of the independent agency brand. It comes as its...

25 August 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Selective Licensing: What you need to know

In recent years, the UK private rented sector has witnessed a significant increase in government regulation aimed at raising standards for...

12 August 2023

From: Features

“Visionary” agent gets glowing write up after signing new deal

Prominent industry figure Sean Newman has renewed his licence agreement with Fine & Country for five more years.  Newman has licenses in...

11 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

Upmarket agency unveils new southern licensee partnership

Two well-known Fine & Country licensees have partnered to boost their presence in the South West of England. Jonathan Handford and Sean...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Some self-employed agency models act like cults - claim

Self-employed models have a place in estate agency but there is a risk of some becoming ‘cultish,’ a senior industry figure...

07 August 2023

From: Breaking News

The Growing Risk of Summertime Overheating

It is no secret that our climate is getting warmer. 2022 was one of the six warmest years on record globally,...

31 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agency brand launches leadership scheme

Lomond has launched a new leadership development programme. Working with coaching brand FranklinCovey, the scheme aims to develop the finest leadership talent...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Answers on a postcard please, Minister

Housing Minister Rachel Maclean MP is probably looking forward to her summer break this year. But wherever she's going and whatever she's...

29 July 2023

From: Features

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

Should agents ban swearing to boost staff wellbeing?

Agents should ban swearing from the workplace to boost employee wellbeing, a respected agency executive claims. Speaking on the latest episode of...

28 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Direct sellers in Scotland risk £500 fine for missing Home Reports

Homeowners selling in Scotland without an estate agent are being reminded that they still need a Home Report. Scottish surveying firm DM...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

One in 10 who have home renovations aren't happy with the outcome

An improvement is defined by the Cambridge dictionary as ‘an occasion when something gets better or when you make it better’. ...

26 July 2023

From: Features

Independent agent expands into Ascot market

Agency brand Hat and Home has launched a new branch in Ascot that will be led by Paul Price. He joins the...

25 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent over-valuations keep asking prices higher - claim

Over-valuations remain a factor behind why asking prices haven’t fallen further yet, agents suggest. The latest Rightmove House Price Index for July...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Why investing in the right PropTech is like having an extra pair of hands - or two…

Have you heard of the Pareto Principle…? Named after economist Vilfredo Pareto, it describes the imbalance of most work-related events -...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agency AML fines on the rise

The average anti-money laundering (AML) fine issued to estate agents for non-compliance so far during 2022/23 has already crept beyond the...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New ‘digital deed pack’ aims to complete circle of upfront information

The Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has produced a first specification for a ‘Digital Deed Pack’ that can be used for any...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Should upfront information packs be marketed like EPCs?

Sellers should be persuaded to make use of upfront information packs in the same way Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) have been...

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

Premium agency brand unveils foreign currency partnership

Fine & Country has partnered with currency specialist Lumon to help clients with services such as international money transfers. Lumon has more...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Licensing won't deter immoral agents - claim

Licensing of estate agents may raise the barrier to entry but it won’t stop those with poor morals, Fine & Country’s...

03 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

Agents Do Charity - community causes

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

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Do self-employed agents risk lowering sector experience levels?

Agents have questioned whether the shift to self-employed agency models could reduce the level of experience in the sector. Speaking on the...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency marketing veteran to share tips on UK tour

Former Fine & Country global chief executive Simon Leadbetter is set to embark on his first national tour with his own...

23 June 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Agents Do Charity - for the kids

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

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

Legal expert: Will latest AML fines be ‘wake-up call’ for estate agents?

HMRC data showing more than £1m of anti-money laundering (AML) fines to estate and lettings agents should be a “wake-up call”...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country: Why the housing market is heading for soft landing 

A strong labour market, growing consumer confidence and an increasing acceptance of a higher mortgage rate environment will support the housing...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Experienced agents must educate ‘newbies’ on tougher markets

Experienced agency owners mustn’t let their teams get carried away during the good times in the property market, senior industry executives...

09 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

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

Only poor agents lost out to Purplebricks ‘commisery’ campaign - claim

No ‘brilliant’ agents will have lost out from Purplebricks’ controversial ‘commisery’ campaign, the beleaguered brand’s former head of customer support has...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - toughening up 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...

26 May 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

The nuances of mortgage lending and the role of the valuer

In simple terms, as you are probably aware, ‘lenders’ are the organisations who loan you something, in this case money to...

17 May 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Fine & Country continues international expansion

Fine & Country has welcomed its first Cypriot agency to the upmarket network. Purple International, which was established in September 2007, is...

17 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

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

New upmarket agency reaches 14 areas since launch

An upmarket agency network launched by former Fine & Country chief executive David Lindley has reported “rapid growth” in its first...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

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