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KEYWORD "Innovation" - 100 RESULTS
Principal partner named for ESTAS Awards

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

08 April 2024

From: Breaking News

A game changer? Yorkshire Building Society launches 99% loan-to-value mortgage for first-time buyers

The Government may have backtracked on plans for 100% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages but Yorkshire Building Society has come up with its...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Guild honours top agents at Sharing Success conference

The Guild of Property Professionals honoured its top agents last week. The network held its annual conference and awards at the QEII...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Safe in their knowledge... PayProp celebrates its 20th anniversary

To commemorate PayProp’s 20th year in business, Estate Agent Today’s Lee Dahill took a walk down memory lane with Neil Cobbold,...

23 March 2024

From: Features

8.7m leads later, The ValPal Network celebrates 10 years in business

Happy birthday to us….and all members of the The ValPal Network! We are celebrating a decade in business and in those 10...

19 March 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Rightmove: Asking prices hit 10-month high but market remains sensitive

Average asking prices have increased at their highest rate for 10 months during March but the property market remains sensitive, Rightmove...

18 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Inspiring and uplifting - but the challenge goes on

As most of the regular readers of this column will know (and because I’m not shy about admitting it) – I’ve...

16 March 2024

From: Features

PropTech Today - Technology can enhance the performance of the rental market

Renting a flat or house in the UK has never been more difficult. The market is tight, supply is limited and...

05 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

PropTech Today - AI and Big Data to be major gamechangers, says survey

Industry leaders in both real estate and PropTech view AI/Automation and Big Data as the two major gamechangers in the next...

21 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm launches recruitment drive to support agents

Proptech platform iamproperty has launched a recruitment campaign to boost its 575-strong team. There are more than 10 tech roles currently live, from senior...

19 February 2024

From: Breaking News

UK should follow Norway to speed-up property sales - claim

UK property professionals should look to Norway when assessing how to improve the home buying process, a housing minister has claimed. Speaking...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

High mortgage payments force Government minister to quit - claim

It usually takes a scandal or a reshuffle to remove a Government minister so it came as a bit of a...

31 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: ‘The best first-time buyer policy is to build more homes’

Building more homes is a better solution than mortgage schemes to support first-time buyers, a Zoopla executive has claimed. Richard Donnell, executive...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - The loneliness of the long-distance entrepreneur

"Property is in the blood," my dad frequently reminds me, albeit for two generations—his and mine. During the property boom of...

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

AI's thrills and cyber-security's chills

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

20 January 2024

From: Features

PropTech Today - Will Artificial Intelligence take my job?

As the landscape of the property industry changes, as it has done in line with all new technologies over the decades,...

27 December 2023

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

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

PropTech Today - Balancing AI innovation with the human touch

Large language models, machine learning, artificial intelligence, artificial general intelligence, and 'the singularity' change everything, but there again, they change literally...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Uzair - First Estate Agency AI Tool Approved by Microsoft

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss the first annual Iceberg Summit to be held the...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revolutionise Property Listings With Our New AI-Powered Description Generator

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving property industry, it’s essential that forward-thinking agents strive for innovation through PropTech to improve processes, save...

26 October 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Modern Method of Auction pioneer links with private equity firm

Iamproperty, which champions the so-called Modern Method of Auction, has announced a private equity partner. A statement from the auction service says...

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

AI reshaping industry but won’t replace agents, says expert

Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities are constantly developing, helping to improve efficiencies across all sectors and disciplines. Recent data* highlights that the...

21 October 2023

From: Features

Guild of Property Professionals launches second streamed seminar

The Guild of Property Professionals has launched a second virtual event this Autumn following its inaugural streamed event earlier this year. Scheduled...

11 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto unveils new training features

Alto has boosted its training offering for estate and letting agents.  Agency users can now access an overview of Alto training via...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Crowned kings: Estate Agency X becomes the #1 podcast in the UK

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they review the valuable guidance and innovation offered by Estate Agency...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Local agent launches with Tata Steel grant

A new estate agency has benefited from a grant scheme run by multinational company Tata Steel. Lincolnshire estate agent Grahame Barratt-Needham has...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Mark Bevan, Sales Director at Loop.

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? My name is Mark Bevan and I am the Sales...

30 August 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

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

PropTech Today - Is the pace of technological development accelerating?

If we turn the clock back only twenty years, the concept of managing our lives from a handheld device was within...

21 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

Property Natter - 'Swipe right for business revolution'

After a bumpy six months media-wise, I was fascinated to see that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose a tech-based project...

05 August 2023

From: Features

Upfront information – help us bring down the barriers

Barriers to entry are a big concern for any sector, particularly those who need a greater number of technology innovations to...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - New open property data industry body sets standards with help from tmgroup

Property data in the UK is mined from a labyrinth of sources such as local authorities, various government departments and private...

05 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - This is a time when PropTech means business

Well as week’s come and go, this one’s been a bit of a downer but it is always worth remembering that...

24 June 2023

From: Features

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

Industry group forms Open Property Data Association

The Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) has formed an independent industry body, the Open Property Data Association (OPDA), for companies...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Latest Property Data Trust Framework goes live

The Home Buying & Selling Technology Group (HBSG) has launched the latest version of the Property Data Trust Framework following live...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Heather Staff - Co-Founder of Street Group

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? I’m Heather Staff and it says Co-Founder of Street Group...

18 May 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

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

PropTech Today - Building a fairer future through technology

As a property market expert, I have been closely monitoring the challenges faced by the housing market, particularly the issue of...

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

Proptech firm launches North East recruitment spree

Proptech firm iamproperty has launched a new recruitment drive across the North East. There are 10 jobs being created initially with a...

28 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Should buying a property be as quick and as easy as buying a car?

Yes it should….and we’re getting closer. Where there’s no chain involved, here at AVRillo, we can be ready to exchange contracts in...

22 April 2023

From: Features

‘Industry leading automation’ unveiled by sales tool Spectre

Agents will receive automatic updates for ‘on market’ and ‘sold/let’ by area under the latest innovation from prospecting tool, Spectre. It will assist...

18 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

The rise of Estate Agent influencers

From Million Dollar Listing to Selling Sunset, we’re used to seeing real estate reality TV in full force on Netflix. Whilst...

29 March 2023

From: Features

Conveyancing firm aims to reduce exchange times to four weeks

Conveyancing company AVRillo has pledged to further reduce transaction times after scooping a top innovation award. The conveyancer brand picked up the...

27 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Damned if you do and damned if you don't

  It's not often that I have sympathy for our glorious leaders – those who set the rules by which we all...

25 March 2023

From: Features

PropTech Leader who’s been at the cutting edge for 25 years

Deepak Chandrababu is no stranger to problem-solving. He’s been doing it for 25 years. As Chief Operating Officer of Technology Blueprint Ltd....

15 March 2023

From: Features

Agents using AI are 25% more successful than those that don’t.

2023 has been coined as ‘the year of AI adoption’, and with this technology trickling down to almost every sector, its...

07 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Rightmove agency fee income rises but member numbers dip

Rightmove has reported its second highest year for average revenue per advertiser (ARPA) despite agency branch membership dipping slightly. The portal revealed...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

How Technology Will Open Doors in 2023

For agents who take full advantage of new developments in technology in 2023, it’s a chance for them to move ahead...

04 February 2023

From: Features

Does artificial intelligence have a home in estate agency?

In recent weeks, the big buzzword across all industries has been AI, as it has the real potential to transform the...

25 January 2023

From: PropTech

Property Natter - 2023? Keep calm and carry on

Happy New Year, to you all. Now that we’re all back in harness and Christmas feels like a long-distant memory, I...

14 January 2023

From: Features

Boomin officially names liquidator amid £10m owed to creditors

Collapsed challenger portal Boomin has officially named its liquidator as company documents this morning outlined a deficiency of almost £10m in...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Autumn Statement - what did our panel of property experts make of it?

The property sector braced itself for the chill wind of Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement this week. His pre-Budget comment that he...

19 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

Knight Frank agent named Property Adviser of the Year

Knight Frank’s head of London residential sales Rory Penn has been named ‘Property Adviser of the Year at the Spear’s Awards...

08 November 2022

From: Breaking News

RIP Help to Buy: what comes next?

In this guest feature, Ben Bailey, CCO at Even, a mortgage lender for first-time buyers launched this year, provides commentary on the end...

05 November 2022

From: Features

Demystifying Distributed Ledger Technology – a network for the property market

What’s the difference between Centralised Ledger Technology and Decentralised Ledger Technology? Repeat after me; centralised and decentralised ledgers and Distributed Ledger Technology...

04 November 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Agents must take AML seriously after huge HMRC crackdown

Dozens of estate agents have been fined a combined total of £519,645 for failing to meet their obligations under anti-money laundering...

02 November 2022

From: Features

Rightmove looks outside property sector for new CEO

Rightmove has named Johan Svanström, former chief executive of travel booking website Expedia Group Inc and McDonald's Corp as its new...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Experts share secrets to successful learning and development for property pros

Over the last two years, the property industry has experienced unprecedented change through shifting market conditions and new regulations around compliance. To...

28 September 2022

From: Features

How we created an industry-leading culture of innovation

In a recent McKinsey poll* 85 per cent of people said that fear of criticism, fear of uncertainty and fear of...

17 September 2022

From: Features

Fine & Country boss promises 'autumn of innovation'

Fine & Country founder Jon Cooke has promised an autumn of innovation for the agency brand’s licensees. Cooke released a bullish statement...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property data firm upgrades agency offering

Property data specialist Sprift has updated its comparables tool feature for agents. The updated version lets users manually add comparables, for example...

12 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - why housing must always have a seat at the top table

First off, my own quick tribute to the Queen, who died on Thursday afternoon aged 96. Despite her age and declining...

10 September 2022

From: Features

OnTheMarket added to approved agency supplier hub

Industry figure Iain White has admitted he has overcome ‘original scepticism’ about the launch of OnTheMarket after the portal was added...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Agent partners transfer to iamproperty in auction trade deal

More than 1,000 estate agency branches are to join iamproperty’s partner network from SDL Auctions after a trade deal between the...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Market insight: Buckle up, but keep perspective

As uncertainty, apprehension and anxiety increasingly infiltrates every aspect of our professional and personal lives, to ‘keep calm and carry on’...

27 August 2022

From: Features

Dye & Durham considers possible appeal against CMA merger decision

Dye & Durham says it could potentially appeal the decision by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to effectively disallow its acquistion...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - The Benefits of Outsourcing!

You may be thinking that cost and hassle outweighs the benefits of outsourcing, but read on, you may be surprised! The last...

27 July 2022

From: Features

Report questions why property firms are slow to adapt to new technology

A reluctance by property firms to hire individuals to focus on innovation is leaving the sector behind when it comes to...

26 July 2022

From: Breaking News

The Conveyancing Crisis - how can we fix it?

There has been so much coverage recently over how painfully slow conveyancing is at the moment - 18-20 weeks is now...

23 July 2022

From: Features

Revealed – UK-first PropTech launches agents need to know about

Automation is the direction the industry is moving in and it’s gathering pace every day. Forward-thinking agents are using automation and...

20 July 2022

From: Features

PropTech Today - be ballroom brave!

To be fair, there aren't a lot of things that scare me. That's not because I think I'm particularly brave, it's...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Housebuilder prepares eco-friendly homes ready for extreme temperatures

A typical comment accompanying news of the UK heatwave is that our homes are not built for 40-degree heat. Many residential homes...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm promises more agent innovation to speed up sales

Proptech firm iamproperty has surpassed £1bn of sales using the Modern Method of Auction (MMoA) in the past 12 months. Its iamsold...

18 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Tech and innovation can help tackle the challenges conveyancing faces

The current challenges facing the conveyancing sector have put the industry in the spotlight. Here, property expert Colum Smith, Chief Vision...

16 July 2022

From: Features

Propertymark partners with Homesearch to boost member leads

Homesearch has partnered with professional body Propertymark, to provide increased support to its estate agent members and boost innovation across the...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today – PropTech shows Britain can still be a leader on the world stage

The last week has been dramatic even by the standards of UK politics, with a Cabinet and junior minister rebellion bringing...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to use social media for more than just property listings

Agents need to use social media for more than just posting property listings, an industry digital marketing expert claims. Craig Vile, director...

24 June 2022

From: Breaking News

White paper calls for intergenerational mortgages to help first-time buyers

A group of mortgage advisers has proposed a range of reforms to reduce barriers to home ownership for first time buyers. The...

20 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - do agents need to worry about the metaverse?

Between you and me, dear reader, I had little to no idea about what the metaverse was before researching it for...

18 June 2022

From: Features

Why your agency needs a holistic digital transformation strategy

The digital transformation of the property industry is not a new chapter, but an ongoing journey in which the winners are...

18 June 2022

From: Features

PropTech Today - why walled-off tech systems are no longer fit for purpose

Today’s consumers judge a business not just on the quality of its products, but also on their experience in using them....

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Are we ready for the PropTech metaverse?

In this article, Kristian Stott, Head of New Business at iamproperty, analyses the digital revolution in our lives and in property and why...

08 June 2022

From: Features

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

House price growth may be slowing but there is still plenty of movement in the property jobs market. Here are some of...

31 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Tech can help agents expand and improve their bottom line – here’s how

Technology can be utilised to grow and advance a company's income. That’s not a new or controversial statement, but here I...

21 May 2022

From: Features

Property portals gear up for material info changes

Property portals are preparing to support agents in complying with a new era of upfront material information. From the end of May,...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Fixing conveyancing recruitment? Online firm opens apprenticeship academy

A leading online residential conveyancing firm has opened its new headquarters and apprenticeship academy in Wirral, Merseyside, to try and help...

20 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Qué? It is quicker to learn a language than to sell a house - claim

The typical time taken to sell a property has got so long that people could learn a language before a transaction...

07 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

Search digitisation speeds up after sluggish start, claims Land Registry

A government aim to improve the home buying process by making Local Land Charge search results instantly available is well underway,...

04 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Boomin pledge to reveal ‘agents who pay’ next week

New portal Boomin suggests it has “thousands” of agents who have signed up on a paid basis. The portal - which launched almost...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Major PropTech deal for two of the industry’s best-known names

The iamproperty group - best known for its online auction business - has snapped up cloud-based property software business VTUK for...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Boomin gives first figures on usage of portal features

Boomin chief executive Michael Bruce has for the first time given some figures on the usage of some of the key...

28 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

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