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How Much Will Mortgage Rate Hikes Affect the UK Housing Market?

Borrowers are currently rolling off relatively favourable two-year fixed-rate deals agreed at the start of 2022, but the pain from higher...

30 March 2024

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - reaching for the sky

A variety of charities have received support from the property industry this week. If there are charitable endeavours you think the rest...

22 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency launches second radio ad campaign

Fine & Country has launched its second radio advert campaign.  The premium estate agent’s latest adverts will focus on its ‘Dare To...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country honours top performers

Forget the Oscars, the biggest even in town last week was the Fine & Country International Annual Conference and Awards Gala. The...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

The Guild names property presenter to host awards

TV presenter and property expert Laura Hamilton is set to host this year’s Guild Awards. The presentation will take place at the...

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

Why community work is good business for estate agents

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

06 January 2024

From: Features

Agents urged to take GDPR more seriously

Estate and letting agents are being urged to take data protection rules more seriously. It comes as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will cities see an urban renaissance through 'gentle density'

The debate over the Green Belt, and the newly branded ‘grey belt’, has made the headlines a lot recently and will...

30 December 2023

From: Features

Zoopla to launch ‘buyers’ market’ ad campaign on Christmas Day

Forget the King’s Speech, Zoopla is hoping for a Christmas Day boost with the launch of its new marketing campaign. The portal...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Property marketing: why videography matters most for 2024

When almost all agents and developers use the tried and tested formula of floorplan, professional photography  and a well-crafted description, what can be...

13 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agents Do Charity - on the cards

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

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent launches referral app to secure leads from the public

Self-employed estate agency brand iad UK has launched a consumer app that lets anyone earn money through word-of-mouth referrals. Propertips is an...

28 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

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

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

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

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

The land industry must separate itself from politics

The process from a Local Plan allocation to a digger on site typically stretches beyond the length of a five-year political...

12 August 2023

From: Features

New self-employed agency brand claims international success

A new self employed agency business that launched into the UK market last month claims its success elsewhere in the world...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

International agency giant launches into UK market

A successful European self-employed agency business has entered the UK market. With annual revenues of more than £500m and 20,000 partner agents,...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Levelling up: how a quality CRM provider helps your agency grow

Success with your chosen CRM solution should not be a one-and-done package. Once you team up with a stellar CRM provider,...

17 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agents Do Charity - spellbinding support

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

14 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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

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

PropTech Today - By laying stable foundations today we will reap infinite possibilities

From valuations to viewings, conveyancing to completions, technology has transformed our sector dramatically and permanently. After comparatively slow beginnings, PropTech really took...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Spicerhaart celebrates top performing agents

Spicerhaart has celebrated the achievements and contributions of its teams at its highly anticipated annual Elevate Awards ceremony. Among the highlights of the...

16 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Homeowners sign up to local agent’s garage sale

More than 20 streets in Worcestershire have signed up to take part in a garage sale organised by local agent Nicol...

30 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

Hello Wembley! Agents given chance to perform at iconic arena

Next month’s much-anticipated Propertymark One conference is set to go out with a bang, the trade body has said – and...

09 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

Regional agents plans county-wide garage sale

Nicol & Co has launched a new scheme to help residents declutter their homes. The regional agency brand has launched a community...

25 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Self-employed agency network nears 100 partners

The Agency UK’s (TAUK) nationwide team of self-employed estate agents has now reached 89 partners operating across 32 countries, with the...

17 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Section 21 use ‘ overstated’, according to LRG research

A controversial change due to be brought about in the proposed Renters’ Reform Bill is the abolition of Section 21 ‘no...

15 April 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - caring communities

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. Agents Giving: Entries are now open for...

14 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

Leaders Romans Group snaps up South London estate agency

The acquisition will boost the group’s presence in South London, and both branches will be re-branded to Portico. John Chase, director at...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

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

New SNP leader: Scottish agent warns of ‘difficult times’ for property market 

The election of Humza Yousaf as the new leader of the Scottish National Party yesterday was immediately met with concern from...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Acclaimed actor lends his voice to Fine & Country radio advert

British actor Rupert Everett has swapped the big screen for the recording studio after becoming the new voice of a radio...

24 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank: Better economic climate won’t stop house price declines

House prices will still come under pressure despite a better-than-expected economic outlook, Knight Frank claims. New analysis from the property brand claims...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: Female agents highlight importance of girl power

Female estate agents have shared the highs and lows of working in the property industry to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). The...

08 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Hunters’ duo acquires trio of franchise businesses

Hunters has welcomed two new franchise partners who have acquired the Hunters Scarborough, Bridlington and Filey businesses. Sam Lakin and Pete Croft have...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate Agents, get ready to be inspired!

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they preview Estate Agency X 8, 2023 Estate Agency X is back and better...

01 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

Property Natter - Incoming! It’s hard work to figure out the housing market

Lies, damned lies, and statistics this week. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel as though I’m being bombarded...

11 February 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - positive partnerships

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

10 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - a positive start to 2023

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

20 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Going green! Agent opens ‘eco-branch’

Portico Estate Agents is set to unveil a new sustainable office at its Fulham branch in London next week. It forms part...

16 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Harding Green welcomes second franchisee as its targets three more

Harding Green has welcomed its second franchisee. Benjamin Scrace, who joined the broker model estate agency Harding Green in July as a...

13 December 2022

From: Breaking News

A Christmas Carol gets an agency twist

A Scottish agency has added a property twist to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol story. West Lothian-based Property Webb has retold the...

12 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to believe in the Santa property rally

There are Christmas gifts aplenty waiting for agents who maintain their focus on marketing plans throughout December, according to The ValPal...

07 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - singing, dancing and cycling for good causes

From singing and dancing to charitable support and sponsorships, agents have shown that there are plenty of ways to raise money...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Hybrid agency reveals first recipients of its ICON Awards

Hybrid self-employed agency brand eXp UK has revealed the first three recipients of its new ICON Awards programme. The ICON scheme offers...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Regional agent marks record month for home moves

Worcestershire estate agent Nicol & Co is celebrating its “busiest month ever” for house moves. It has reported 26 completions in Droitwich...

31 October 2022

From: Breaking News

If You Think Truss Is Bad, Look At The System...

How did the housing market transform from incredibly strong - almost too strong - early in the year, to a situation...

15 October 2022

From: Features

‘You were only supposed to…not use my picture!’ Caine upset over agent ad

A high-profile London estate agency has been chided by iconic Hollywood actor Sir Michael Caine for using his image and one...

10 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – why brand reputation is more crucial for smaller firms

In tougher times – as is the case now, post-Covid, post-Brexit, cost-of-living crisis, war in Ukraine, etc – reputation and consumer...

08 October 2022

From: Features

Why people want plain speaking and clear comms in times of trouble

It’s fair to say that ours is an industry which has a language of its own, and often revels in the...

08 October 2022

From: Features

OnTheMarket launches ‘first of its kind’ accessibility search feature

Property seekers can now search for a home through OnTheMarket based on “accessible features.” The portal has introduced a new “accessible features”...

07 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity- a heartwarming choice of causes

A variety of charities have received support from the property industry over the past week, from on land to under the...

07 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Food for thought! Ex-Sainsbury’s boss named Dexters chairman

Former Sainsbury’s chief executive Justin King has been appointed as the new chairman of Dexters. King is credited with turning Sainsbury’s around...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket rebrands proptech arm

OnTheMarket has relaunched and rebranded its proptech subsidiary teclet. It will now be called OnTheMarket Software, underlining the portal’s shift to offer...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Independent agent opens third branch just 18 months after launch

Independent estate agency Hat and Home has opened its third branch just 18 months after launching the business. Hat and Home launched...

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Leading law firm calls for 'revolving door' of housing ministers to be closed

The government is being urged to close the "revolving doors" of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to...

12 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Agent highlights 'loo roll effect' to refute market crash predictions

An estate agent has looked to loo roll to explain why he thinks house prices won’t crash but the pace of...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

The Acorn Group promises business as usual after sell-off to LRG

The Acorn Group has promised its clients that it will be business as usual following its acquisition by Leaders Romans Group...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agent launches masterclass on agent recruitment 

Fine & Country has launched a new Masterclass Series to share tips on recruitment and retention for agents. Held in London and...

26 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

Video interview – how can agencies retain their staff?

A leading property recruitment agency says that flexible working, restructuring pay and offering better benefits and incentives can help agencies across...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Eco properties – time running out to grab tickets for first-ever Green Home Festival

With green issues on the agenda more than ever, homeowners wanting to learn more about making their homes more eco-friendly have...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

New eXp UK incentive aims to attract and reward top performers

Hybrid agency brand eXp UK has launched a new incentive programme for its top-selling agents involving £16,000 in stocks. The ICON scheme...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – why is the property market joining the podcast party?

If there’s one thing that received a boost as a result of Covid and lockdowns, it’s podcasts – which reached whole...

16 July 2022

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - swinging into action

From golf days to white collar boxing, agents and property professionals have been swinging into action for charitable causes recently. Remember, if...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

iamproperty launches Love Island inspired campaign

Proptech firm iamproperty has overhauled its movebutler platform with more material information features and a Love Island theme. The end-to-end onboarding and...

24 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - doing it for the kids

There are some inspiring examples of agents and property professionals raising money for all-important children's charities this week. Remember, if you have...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

New homeowners warned over fake stamp duty refund claims

New homeowners are being warned about cold calls from scammers advising them to make speculated stamp duty refund claims. The warning comes...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Rural locations lead as agents report property supply boost

Rural areas are dominating the boost in property supply. Agents have reported an improvement in sales stock in recent weeks. Analysis by Knight...

31 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Property world pays tribute to industry veteran Michael Brecker

Stanley Michael Brecker, an iconic and revered figure on the London commercial property scene for more than 60 years has died...

27 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Propertymark unveils headliners for national conference

A best-selling author and ex-military wellness culture revolutionary have been named as headliners for this year’s NAEA Propertymark conference. Dr Andy Cope...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Would fewer emails and more lunches boost agent and conveyancer relations?

Referral fees, lack of trust and too much email have been identified as barriers to greater collaboration between conveyancers and estate...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - bikes, boats and Bond

Fundraising efforts featuring bikes, boats and James Bond all feature in this week's edition of Agents Do Charity. Remember, if you have...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Regional agent offers eco-friendly viewings

A Yorkshire based agent has come up with a novel way of reducing its carbon footprint while conducting viewings with potential...

26 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity – as the industry gets back underway after Easter

First off, here at EAT we hope everyone enjoyed the Easter celebrations and didn’t eat too much chocolate! Despite the Easter break,...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - our thoughts remain with Ukraine…

The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine continues to dominate the thoughts of our industry as this week’s ADC shows - a wonderful...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

GDPR Compliance - new partnership offers help to agents

LonRes has teamed up with compliance consultancy iCompli to launch a  range of services which they say will keep estate agents...

23 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Question marks remain after death of young Estate Agent

A coroner says there is insufficient evidence to determine the cause of death of a 23-year-old estate agent found on a...

18 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Leaders Romans Group announces first acquisition since private equity take-over

Leaders Romans Group, which is fast becoming one of the UK’s largest agencies, has acquired another firm. It’s the first purchase of...

03 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - light to get through the darkest days

No matter how dark the news, there’s light in our industry thanks to so many agents and suppliers doing good deeds....

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

SmartBoards - OnTheMarket's dynamic QR codes generate leads for agents

OnTheMarket has inked a deal with Kremer Signs to supply agents with Smartboards to be added to For Sale signs -...

23 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

English Football League link up with top agency to continue

The link up between the English Football League and a top estate agency is to go on for a third year...

25 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Boomin compares room values with Bitcoin and Porsches

Boomin has issued research done on its behalf into the value of spare rooms - and it’s made some eccentric comparisons...

20 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - the Christmas Eve edition…

We’re here - it’s Christmas. And as agents clock off for a well earned break, they can do so with a...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Buyers take Covid tests before viewings - Agents support idea

Propertymark has come out in support of the Scottish government’s demand that buyers take lateral flow tests before viewings. The measure is...

20 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - as wintry weather bites...

Well it’s about time isn’t it? We mean winter - it’s here at last, with white, wintry weather that gets us...

26 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – catching up with The Singing Estate Agent

In this latest Natter piece zoning in on independent agents doing things differently, following on from the one I did with...

20 November 2021

From: Features

Sustainability and automation – how can agents reduce their carbon footprint?

We have all heard the terrible forecasts and listened to Sir David Attenborough’s speeches on the environment and the “we still...

30 October 2021

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - it’s that Friday good works feeling…

Hello and welcome to the end of the week - an opportunity for you to catch up with charity news from...

22 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Historic independent London agency snapped up after 200 years

The Portico agency - set up in 1818 - has become part of the Leaders Romans Group, which has bought it...

04 October 2021

From: Breaking News

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