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Agents Do Charity - back in the swing of things

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

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Made in Chelsea! Boutique firm expands with latest agency deal

Boutique Knightsbridge estate agency Nicolas Van Patrick (NVP) has acquired Chelsea lettings and management company HLR and is on the lookout...

09 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Fast-growing estate agency group attracts £100m price tag

It's reported that the Lomond estate agency group, which is heavily backed by private equity and which has expanded through serial...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage rates hit six month high after recent bank hikes

An analysis by Rightmove reveals that the average interest rate for a two year fixed mortgage at 95% loan to value...

25 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals most expensive streets for home sales

The most expensive streets to buy a home in the UK has been revealed. Unsurprisingly, it is in London on Buckingham Gate...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Latest Lomond deal boosts East Midlands presence

Lomond has announced its latest acquisition within the East Midlands, bolstering its John Shepherd brand following two recent acquisitions within the...

11 April 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

Vendors warned to not risk waiting for General Election to list their homes

Waiting for a General Election is risky for sellers after the so-called Boris bounce in the property market failed to deliver...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Agent turns proptech founder to tackle poor prospecting

An estate agency founder and industry coach has launched a new artificial intelligence-powered prospecting tool. John Paul, who built an 11-branch agency...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - on the (bug) house

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

09 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

Industry veteran calls for code of practice for sole agency agreements

Former agency founder and property marketing veteran John Durrant has challenged Propertymark and RICS to take a leadership on the contentious...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency acquirer boosts Midlands presence

Lomond has strengthened its foothold in the Midlands with its 50th acquisition since launching just three years ago. Through its John Shepherd...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage borrowers given ‘belated Christmas present” as pricing drops

Home movers have been given a “belated Christmas present” as mortgage rates continue to drop, it has been claimed. It comes as...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Gascoigne Halman founder marks 50-year milestone

Gascoigne Halman founder John Halman is marking 50 years in estate agency. Halman entered estate agency in 1973 and, demonstrating a natural...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Yippee kay yay! Agent reveals Die Hard-themed Christmas window display

Forget baubles and tinsel, one estate agent has taken a different approach to festive branch window decorations, Christmas films. The Wirral and...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New app launches to tackle property fraud

A new product has launched that protects homeowners from the growing threat of property-related frauds. Title Guardian is an app that monitors...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Cluttons partners complete management buyout

The partners of Cluttons have completed a management buyout of the agency and property consultancy brand. James Gray continues as chief executive...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Hat and Home launches snowman-themed Christmas video - send us yours

Forget John Lewis or Marks & Spencer, the latest Hat and Home Christmas advert has been released. (Well it was released last...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Former eBay boss named chairman of iamproperty

Proptech firm iamproperty has named a former eBay and MoneySupermarket executive as group chairman. Mark Lewis is the latest high profile recruit...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Leasehold Reform - Government must get the balance right

Three members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners take a brief look at some of the trials and tribulations awaiting...

11 November 2023

From: Features

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

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

Commercial to residential - a growing opportunity

Paul Johnson, Head of Corporate Sales at Leaders Romans Group (LRG) Commercial property has historically been viewed as the more profitable asset...

04 November 2023

From: Features

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

Three major agency brands have unveiled high-profile appointments this week. If you want your jobs or appointments news to feature here, email...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Final tickets remain for Agency Excellence Summit

The final tickets are on sale for next month’s Agency Excellence Summit. The event takes place at the Manchester Piccadilly Hotel on...

23 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Wrong To Buy - our worst ever housing policy

What a waste. Islington council announced in recent days that it will buy back 310 ex-council houses this winter, to add to...

21 October 2023

From: Features

“New era” for high end agency as new head of sales revealed

Prime estate agent John D Wood & Co has named a new Head of Sales and claims this marks “a new...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Storm blows in reasons to be cheerful

As much of the country battened down the hatches for the first storm of the season, there may have been a...

30 September 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

Younger agents want 'instant gratification' but who is to blame?

The younger generation of workers can be more entitled and have a lower work ethic but much of this may come...

22 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Law firm invests in Scottish brand to boost property presence

Irwin Mitchell has expanded its property practice with an investment in Scotland-based law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie (WJM). The two firms...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

The Property Ombudsman bolsters board

The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has welcomed two new non-executive directors to its independent board. Louise Baxter, head of the National Trading Standards...

13 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

Coventry agent secures historic ‘super office’

A long-established Coventry estate agent has created a new “super office” in one of the city’s most historic areas as it...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Soccer pundit Dion Dublin is up front for Expo

Former England footballer turned TV pundit and property expert, Dion Dublin, is to headline the South East Property Expo.   The centre...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Cash is king north of the border as viewings surge at Corum

Despite a 15-year peak in interest rates, one of Glasgow’s leading estate agents, Corum, has reported a 10% surge in viewings...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime agent unveils new office location

John D Wood & Co has expanded with a new office in Winchester, Hampshire. The Winchester office occupies a stone-built corner premises...

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

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

Agents Do Charity - supporting young Lionesses

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

25 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Spicehaart to appoint new boss as Paul Smith becomes executive chairman

Industry stalwart Paul Smith has stepped down as chief executive of Spicerhaart. The company announced yesterday that the 62-year-old is taking on...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth expands prime north London presence

Winkworth is expanding further in north London, with a new office opening in fashionable West Hampstead. The move by the agency franchise...

23 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Good economic news could be bad for housing market - warning

Experts are warning that the weekend’s better than expected economic news could indirectly hurt the housing market. The UK economy grew by...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Adam Pigott, CEO of OpenBrix

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Adam Pigott, CEO of OpenBrix What is ‘company name’ and what...

09 August 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

On your e-bike! Chestertons partners with sustainable cycling scheme

Chestertons has become the first corporate partner to sign up to London e-bike operator Forest’s employee scheme in an effort to...

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

Made in Chelsea! Chestertons unveils latest acquisition

Chestertons has announced its second acquisition in six weeks and third of the year. The London agent has acquired boutique Chelsea agency...

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

Michael Gove has finally done something sensible

It’s not a sentence that I thought I would be writing, but Housing Secretary Michael Gove has indeed finally done something...

15 July 2023

From: Features

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

Crowning glory for Americans is a 'mini-castle' in Hampstead

Old Conduit House in Hampstead Village, a beautifully restored Gothic Grade II* Listed 5,054 sqft (470 sqm), six bedroom home, built...

17 June 2023

From: Features

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

Hydrogen heating – a silver bullet or hot air?

At present, the space heating of homes accounts for roughly 14% of the UK’s annual emissions. If we are to meet...

14 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Vendors trying their luck with ‘take it or leave it’ pricing

Sellers are still adopting a “take it or leave it approach” with prices up to 20% higher than most “sensible buyers”...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Outgoing Spicerhaart chair handed special achievement award

Spicerhaart’s non-executive chairman John Spence has received a special achievement award after announcing his retirement from the board after more than...

12 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents on the acquisition trail

Two major agents have been on the acquisition trail this week. Chestertons, London’s oldest estate agency, has continued its expansion plans with...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency to feature in Channel 4 prime property series

Sotheby’s Realty International is set to return to the small screen next week. Its agents will feature in Channel 4's prime residential property...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - See a purse and pick it up and all the day you’ll have good luck

Great story this week about the estate agent in St John’s Wood who found a purse in the back of a...

27 May 2023

From: Features

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

Redrow signs listing agreement with OnTheMarket

OnTheMarket has signed a long-term listing agreement with national housebuilder Redrow. The building firm, with a network of 14 operational divisions across...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent exchanges lost purse for a property sale

A black cab may not be the most expected place for lead generation but a London agent has explained how finding...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Developer launches webinar series aimed at helping homebuyers

Savills and OnTheMarket are among property brands set to deliver a webinar next week aimed at helping buyers to understand what...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Poor photos make agents less competitive - claim

A veteran property photographer has revealed the ‘easy to spot’ signs that shows an agent isn’t using professional photography, warning it...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

More agencies launching but fewer women are at the helm

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

25 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Gascoigne Halman branch manager hits 40-year milestone

Gascoigne Halman branch manager Andrew Hayes is celebrating reaching 40 years in estate agency. Hayes discovered estate agency thanks to his father...

24 April 2023

From: Breaking News

RICS cladding guidance is ‘helping the property market’

Property professionals have given their backing to new guidance on cladding. A webinar poll by Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) has revealed that...

18 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

Land Registry analysis tool and sales platform unveil partnership

Land Registry analysis tool provider Veya has announced a partnership with home buying and selling platform adoor to help speed-up sales. Clients...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country’s London offering gets further boost

Fine & Country has welcomed a further London agency into the fold.  Property entrepreneur, Justin John, will soon be operating under the...

03 April 2023

From: Breaking News

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

It has been a busy first quarter of the year for property industry job moves. If you want your jobs or appointments news...

31 March 2023

From: Breaking News

On the move! Boris Johnson snaps up historic home

Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson is believed to have snapped up the historic Brightwell Manor as his new home. Johnson, who was...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Chestertons goes global

London agent Chestertons has signed a deal with Forbes Global Properties, giving it access to its worldwide reach and audience of...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Connells Group brands to celebrate major milestones in 2023

Connells Group is marking milestone anniversaries for four of its estate agency brands this year.  Four of its brands are celebrating a...

20 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Ex-PM and Home Secretary raise housing issues in Parliament

Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson and ex-Home Secretary Priti Patel had around three years in Government to sort out housing but...

11 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - a charitable start to the new year

Plenty of inspirational examples of fundraising activities by agents and property professionals have been coming in from the end of 2022. Whatever...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! What property professionals want for 2023 

An interest rate drop is top of the new year wish list among property professionals, a survey claims. A webinar poll among...

29 December 2022

From: Breaking News

John D Wood & Co shows its festive spirit

From carols to Christmas lights and jumpers, prime estate agent John D Wood & Co has been getting into the festive...

22 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – the five biggest property moments of 2022

As we get ever closer to 2023, this final Natter of the year is dedicated to the five biggest property moments of...

17 December 2022

From: Features

World Cup Agent Match Report: ‘The better team lost’

They think it’s all over, it is now as we publish our final World Cup Agent Match report following England’s quarter...

14 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Ex Boris Johnson adviser unveils housing-focused London Mayor campaign

A former adviser to Boris Johnson who is running to be the Tory candidate for London Mayor has promised to put...

13 December 2022

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

Reinvent then rent: could old commercial buildings boost rental stock?

In this guest piece, Andy Jones, Corporate & Build To Rent Director at LRG, looks at whether commercial property can help solve...

12 November 2022

From: Features

New chief executive takes the reins at Chestertons

John Ennis has officially started as chief executive of Chestertons today, expressing excitement about leading the historic estate agency brand into...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Housing Under Rishi - don’t expect much (but be grateful for that)

And…breathe. For a while back there, the only certainty for the housing market was uncertainty. That isn’t to say the election of Rishi...

29 October 2022

From: Features

Michael Gove 'gets it' - why his return is good news for the industry

Recent political changes – and there have been quite a few in recent weeks – have brought about something of a...

29 October 2022

From: Features

Buyers and sellers rush to auctions to beat market slowdown - claim

Auctioneers claim they are benefiting from a sales market slowdown as buyers rush to make use of mortgage offers and sellers...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Gove urged to 'go further' on return as Housing Secretary

Estate agents have already filled Michael Gove's inbox with property-related tasks after he returned as Housing Secretary yesterday. New Prime Minister Rishi...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Spook-tacular! Agent presents frighteningly fun property listings

Prime estate agent John D Wood & Co is getting into the Halloween spirit with its property listings. The brand is revelling...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Michael Gove returns as Housing Secretary in Sunak's reshuffle

Michael Gove has returned to frontline politics and his previous role as Levelling Up and Housing Secretary. He is among the new...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Simon Clarke quits as Housing Secretary

Housing Secretary Simon Clarke has left Cabinet after Rishi Sunak officially entered Downing Street as Prime Minister this morning. Clarke cited his...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Rishi Sunak confirmed as new UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak has been confirmed as the new Conservative Party leader and will become the next UK Prime Minister. He will replace...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

A new week, a new PM – and yet another Housing Secretary?

A week-long race to be the next Conservative Party leader and the Prime Minister kicks off this week, or may already...

24 October 2022

From: Breaking News

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

Housing Secretary ‘backs Boris’ to return as PM

Levelling Up and Housing Secretary Simon Clarke has given his backing for a return of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. Clarke was...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Leadership or General Election? – what property professionals want

Liz Truss became the shortest serving UK Prime Minister yesterday, resigning after just 45 days and prompting a new Conservative Party...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

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