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KEYWORD "OnTheMarket" - 107 RESULTS
OnTheMarket: 'We can still become the number one portal'

OnTheMarket (OTM) has hailed the progress made since its acquisition by CoStar Group and believes it can displace Rightmove. The US-owned real...

01 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

10 February 2024

From: Features

Independent agent signs listings deal with OnTheMarket

An independent agency brand has become the latest firm to sign a listings agreement with CoStar-backed OnTheMarket. Edward Mellor, one of the...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest rate freeze: ‘Buyers and sellers will welcome Bank inaction'

Agents are becoming more confident about a busy Spring market after the Bank of England held interest rates for the fourth...

02 February 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket has ‘puncher’s chance” of overtaking Rightmove

OnTheMarket has a “puncher’s chance” of displacing Rightmove after the challenger portal was taken over by CoStar but needs to persuade...

22 January 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Seller confidence dipped in December

Buyer confidence remained flat – or consistent depending on your view of the property market in December – while seller sentiment...

22 January 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket seals high-profile agency listing agreement

OnTheMarket has signed a multiyear listing agreement with Leaders Romans Group (LRG). The CoStar-backed portal has been selected as one of just...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Merry Christmas to all our readers!

T'was three nights before Christmas, when all through the site, We’ve delivered thousands of stories to bring you delight. We’ve had Strike turn...

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM: Buyer and seller confidence is ‘surprisingly good’

Almost three quarters of buyers are still confident about purchasing a property in the new year, while sellers are a bit...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket can still meet original aims of founders - claim

OnTheMarket (OTM) can still pursue its original aims of challenging the duopoly in the property portal market, its chief executive Jason...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM founder: Agents have lost chance to control their own industry

The chance for estate agents to control their own industry has been lost for good, OnTheMarket founder Trevor Abrahmsohn has claimed. Writing...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

High court approves CoStar takeover of OnTheMarket

CoStar’s takeover of OnTheMarket was sanctioned by the high court yesterday, paving way for the portal’s shares to be delisted by...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket boss: 'Our time is now'

OnTheMarket (OTM) chief executive Jason Tebb has declared “our time is now” after shareholders backed a takeover of the portal by...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket shareholders vote for CoStar takeover

OnTheMarket shareholders have backed a takeover of the portal by US-owned property brand CoStar UK. It will bring an end to the...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Takeover Panel rejects OTM critic's review request

OnTheMarket (OTM) critic Brett Stone has failed to get the Takeover Panel to intervene in the acquisition of the portal by...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM critic targets asset manager in latest CoStar takeover attack

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

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket secures Glass Lewis backing for CoStar takeover

OnTheMarket (OTM) has secured more support for a takeover by CoStar UK. Proxy adviser Glass Lewis has given its backing to CoStar’s...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Collapsed portals boost PropertyHeads' growth

Property social network and listings website PropertyHeads has staked a claim as the number four property portal in the UK. While much...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Proxy share vote adviser backs CoStar OTM deal

Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that shareholders back the CoStar UK takeover of OnTheMarket (OTM). The independent advisory firm...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM Property Sentiment Index: Regional differences emerge

Regional differences are emerging when it comes to homebuyer and seller sentiment, research suggests. OnTheMarket’s latest Property Sentiment Index showed 72% of...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

CoStar defends track record after open letter from OnTheMarket critic

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

10 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Date set for OnTheMarket takeover vote

Agency shareholders of OnTheMarket will vote whether to accept a takeover approach from CoStar UK on 4 December. CoStar, owner of US...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals hit eight-month low

The number of mortgage approvals for home purchase hit an eight-month low during September, Bank of England data shows. Mortgage data from...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Social Media boost for agents as OnTheMarket unveils new service

OnTheMarket has partnered with an automated social media service to help agents promote listings on Instagram, X, Facebook and more. Following a...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Could OnTheMarket takeover finally challenge Rightmove?

The potential takeover of OnTheMarket (OTM) by US property giant CoStar Group could finally provide a viable challenger for Rightmove, it...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket accepts £100m takeover bid

OnTheMarket (OTM) has accepted a takeover offer for the business. A stock market announcement this morning, following its interim results, said Co-Star...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket highlights 'challenging times' amid takeover rumours

OnTheMarket (OTM) has warned of a “challenging backdrop” for agents which may impact the portal’s annual revenue. It comes amid rumours, reported...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Properties taking longer to sell but ‘motivated buyers’ remain

The proportion of listings going under offer within 30 days has dropped from 53% last year to 37% in September 2023,...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Hypersensitive buyers reluctant to view ‘overpriced’ homes

The number of homes going under offer within 30 days of listing has dropped from 54% to 38% as buyers become...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket Software integrates AML offering

OnTheMarket Software has announced an integration with digital ID and source of funds provider Thirdfort. The digital ID, anti-money laundering and source...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket scores with new radio sponsorship deal

OnTheMarket has extended its sponsorship deal with radio station talkSPORT It will see the portal continue its Premier League airtime partnership with...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals strongest seller and buyer markets

St. George in Bristol has been identified as the UK’s strongest sellers’ market. Analysis by Rightmove found eight in ten homes listed...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM allows ads for agents’ mortgage and conveyancing partners

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

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket aims to ‘demystify home moving’ with consumer podcast

OnTheMarket is to launch a six-part podcast series aimed at demystifying the home moving process for less experienced property seekers. It comes...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Open letter accuses OnTheMarket of ‘misleading shareholders’

OnTheMarket critic Brett Stone has issued a second open letter to shareholders of the portal, accusing it of “irresponsibly diluting shareholders”...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents ‘unsatisfied’ with three main property portals – research

More than one in four estate agents are unsatisfied with the property portals that they use, according to a new survey. An...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals rise but buyers remain cautious

The number of mortgage approvals edged up for a second month in a row during June but remains below 2022’s monthly...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket issues share options to retain senior staff

OnTheMarket (OTM) has issued a new round of share options to its senior staff. The challenger portal and property platform announced on...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Sentiment remains strong despite slower market

Sentiment among movers is proving to be remarkably resilient despite the challenging news in recent months on mortgage rates, inflation, and...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals key ‘revenue per advertiser’ figure this month

Rightmove, which recently increased its charges to some agents by a reported 17 per cent, is set to reveal its latest trading...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket admits agent cancellations running higher than expected

OnTheMarket has admitted to shareholders that the cancellation of agent contracts has been “higher than expected”. In results from the company issued...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket’s Tech Breakthrough - using AI to list properties

OnTheMarket this morning claims to be the first major UK property portal to use Artificial Intelligence natural-language technology. The controversial technology is...

07 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals rise but buyers are facing ‘tricky landscape’

Mortgage approvals rose between April and May but are down by a quarter annually, underlining the uncertain market. Bank of England data...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Foxtons ‘has its mojo back’ - claim

Foxtons has got its mojo back under its new chief executive Guy Gittins, senior executives at the agency brand have proclaimed. Gittins...

29 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

Show me the money! OnTheMarket launches financial services arm

OnTheMarket has launched a new financial services arm. The portal has unveiled OnTheMarket Money, an umbrella brand providing consumers with access to...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove warns summer slowdown has come early

Asking prices have fallen on a monthly basis at this time of year for the first time since June 2017 as...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New OnTheMarket service will chase leads for agents

OnTheMarket has launched a new nurturing service to help estate agents generate fresh revenue from their existing database and win more...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices drop for first time since 2012 and more will follow - Halifax

Two sets of housing data have suggested a declining property market, with further price drops on the horizon. Halifax has recorded the...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket unveils Home Reports functionality for Scottish listings

OnTheMarket has become the first major UK portal to offer a dedicated contact form for Scottish Home Reports. When a property is...

07 June 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

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

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

Listings taking longer to sell as market returns to ‘business as usual’

Listings appear to be taking longer to sell but buyer and seller confidence remains, OnTheMarket (OTM) claims. The portal’s latest Property Sentiment...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket named among UK’s top workplaces

OnTheMarket Group has been named among the top places to work in the UK. The property website was included in last weekend’s...

16 May 2023

From: Breaking News

EA Masters hits the road with agency masterplan

The team behind the Best Estate Agent Guide is set to host an inaugural series of roadshows. The EA Masters team is...

16 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

OnTheMarket’s head of marketing departs

OnTheMarket’s longstanding head of marketing has left the portal. Patsy Walton was head of marketing at OnTheMarket since 2014, meaning she has...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Experienced agents key to selling homes in ‘magic 30-day window’

Buyers and sellers remain confident about getting moving in the property market but homes are taking longer to shift, OnTheMarket data...

18 April 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket warns mortgage repricing will hit homebuyer and seller confidence

Homebuyers should prepare for short-term volatility as mortgage rates are currently being repriced, OnTheMarket chief executive Jason Tebb has warned. Tebb warned...

21 March 2023

From: Breaking News

 OnTheMarket introduces behaviour-based pre-qualification to boost agent leads

OnTheMarket (OTM) has launched a range of new tools that aim to boost the user experience for consumer and also make...

28 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket Software unveils new tool to boost agency digital presence

OnTheMarket Software has launched a new website builder and marketing tool to help boost an agent’s digital presence. The service is called...

27 February 2023

From: Breaking News

HMRC: Property sales are falling

The level of property sales in the UK is declining, HMRC has suggested, after it revealed that transactions dipped for the...

22 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket retains majority agent-owned status

OnTheMarket is celebrating retaining its majority agent-owned status amid sell-offs by some of its early shareholders. It comes after 1.9m shares held...

17 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket reveals IPO agent share sales 

More than 3m of shares have been placed in a dedicated facility established by OnTheMarket (OTM) after its initial public offering...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks’ ‘superbrand’ status starts to slip

Purplebricks has seen its status as a so-called ‘superbrand’ decline while Savills remains the most highly-rated agency brand. The Superbrands listings are...

13 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket unveils new home management tool for post-sale agency income

OnTheMarket Software is to launch a new estate agency automation platform that will feature a sales progression tracker and Home Management...

08 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Property analyst: Falling mortgage rates are 'false positive' for the market

Falling mortgage rates are a “false positive” for the health of the property market, analyst Davy Research has warned.  A housing research...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest rate rise: Property market braced for sales drop

The property market has been warned to expect fewer sales and more expensive mortgages after interest rates were raised for the...

03 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket rejects ‘detrimental’ approach from investor

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

01 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket ‘progressing’ with agency contract renewals

OnTheMarket chief executive Jason Tebb has said he is “pleased with the progress” of getting agents to renew contracts as the...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket names new chief financial officer

OnTheMarket (OTM) has named the replacements for its outgoing chief financial officer (CFO) Clive Beattie. Beattie, who has worked for the portal...

25 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Portal boss: Property market remains active for ‘realistic’ sellers

The property market is still active for ‘realistic’ sellers and serious buyers, OnTheMarket (OTM’s) claims. Jason Tebb, chief executive of the portal,...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents shouldn’t discount US realtor model - claim

Agents should be using social media and their own US-style personal brand to promote listings regardless of the value of the...

05 January 2023

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

Seller confidence drops as listings take longer to sell - OnTheMarket

Confidence among sellers has dropped sharply amid a slowdown in the housing market, data suggests. OnTheMarket’s (OTM) latest Property Sentiment Index shows...

16 December 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket creates 'better outcome' facility for IPO agents to exit

OnTheMarket has written to agents who backed the portal at its 2018 initial public offering to provide a “better outcome” if...

14 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Portals rule out cost of living fee cuts for agents

The major property portals have ruled out cuts and discounts to agency fees amid the cost of living crunch. Estate agents, like...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches webinars for agents to meet its partners

OnTheMarket Group is set to host a “Meet Our Partners” virtual series of webinars for agents to hear from the commercial...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

‘This is not Armageddon:’ Agents react to drop in mortgage approvals

New mortgage lending data from the Bank of England has indicated a slowdown in property market activity during October but agents...

30 November 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches first ever majority agent-owned CRM platform

OnTheMarket Group has launched its own proprietary customer relationship management (CRM) platform for estate agents following a successful trial period.   TecCRM, which...

28 November 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Sellers have a ‘limited timeframe’ of focused buyers

A rush to secure low-rate mortgage offers helped properties sell faster last month, OnTheMarket (OTM) claims. Data from the portal shows 60%...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today – predictions for the market in 2023

Making predictions for the year ahead is notoriously difficult and leaves me open to having egg on my face, but I’m...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Remote working is ‘slowing sales progression’

Remote working is contributing to transaction delays, a conveyancing veteran has warned. Peter Ambrose, managing director of conveyancing specialists The Partnership, has...

15 November 2022

From: Breaking News

OTM agrees partnership to introduce insurance products to agents

OnTheMarket has agreed an exclusive partnership with insurance broker Simply Business to introduce four new insurance products to the portal’s agent...

08 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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

OnTheMarket launches partnership to help agents offer virtual viewings

OnTheMarket has agreed an exclusive partnership with industry marketing provider NicheCom, to supply the portal’s agents across England and Wales with...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket wins customer service award for agency town halls

OnTheMarket has won a high-profile award for its customer service due to its agent town hall sessions. The portal has won the...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket issues stock for new agents

OnTheMarket has issued 221,006 of ordinary shares to new agents who have signed up to the portal. These shares are for agents...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches partnership to provide discounted agency courses

OnTheMarket has partnered with The Able Agent to provide agents with access to online training courses at discounted rates. As part of...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Affordable housing-focused portal trials accessible sales ads

A portal that has historically focused on affordable housing and accessible rental listings is trailing a move into sales. MovingSoon, which provides...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Retrieving lost revenue – OTM partners with firm to make it easier for agents

An exclusive partnership has been agreed between OnTheMarket and MIL Outsource to provide the property website’s agents with a revenue protection...

19 October 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket confident more founding agents will renew portal contracts

OnTheMarket (OTM) chief executive Jason Tebb has hailed securing new contracts with major agencies and revealed discussions are ongoing with more...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket renews major agency contract deals

OnTheMarket has secured contract renewals from several major agency brands as it reports a revenue boost for the first six months...

13 October 2022

From: Breaking News

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

OnTheMarket boss: ‘We aren’t looking to overtake Rightmove (yet)’

OnTheMarket (OTM) is not currently aiming to overtake Rightmove or Zoopla but has succeeded in reducing listing fees for agents across...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket proptech arm partners with removals service

OnTheMarket-owned software platform teclet has unveiled a new partnership to help landlords, tenants, sellers and buyers arrange their removals and storage...

26 September 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

Agency stock levels hit 15-month high - OnTheMarket

The level of agency stock for sale is at a 15-month high but buyer and seller sentiment is now varying on...

16 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

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