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KEYWORD "Portfolio" - 100 RESULTS
Danger - Housing Market at risk of Chronic Over-Supply Until Rates Fall

There’s a growing ­supply-demand imbalance in the sales market according to the prominent industry asking price index, Home.  It says despite greater...

14 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Martin & Co Rochdale franchisees make first independent acquisition

The franchisees of Martin & Co’s Rochdale branch have completed their first independent acquisition – less than a year after taking...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Finding landlords is agents' biggest worry - PayProp survey

To put it simply – letting agents are our business. When they overwhelmingly voice a concern about something, we take that...

01 June 2024

From: Features

UK fund manager: Why I’m backing Rightmove

A respected UK fund manager has hailed Rightmove as a key part of his investments to help turnaround the portfolio’s fortunes. Nick...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

There is a future in buy-to-let

High interest rates, slow price growth and more stringent tax rules have eroded Buy-to-Let’s (BTL) charm for a number of landlords,...

18 May 2024

From: Features

10 reasons to become a Your Move franchise.

If you’re thinking about becoming an Estate Agency franchise or converting your existing estate agency business to a franchise, here we...

16 May 2024

From: Sponsored Content

West Yorkshire agent expands with latest acquisition

Property consultancy Walker Singleton has acquired the book of business of Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors-owned Halifax estate agents Boococks as part of...

15 May 2024

From: Breaking News

EPC targets come back, all is forgiven

April 22nd marked ‘Earth Day’, yet it seemed to pass relatively unnoticed within the mortgage market. While the market was once abuzz...

04 May 2024

From: Features

MPs demand scrapping of ground rents on leasehold properties

Sky News is reporting that up to 30 Conservative MPs are threatening to rebel against the government’s approach to ground rents...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Upcoming Stamp Duty Change may spur sales in short term

An expert says a change in Stamp Duty Land Tax, coming into effect on June 1, will alter how investors and...

29 April 2024

From: Breaking News

At last! Property sales data shows recovery from Brexit

It’s taken eight years but one of London’s highest profile estate agencies says the value of its Under Offer pipeline has...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Franchise agency pulls plug on underperforming offices

Winkworth has revealed that it has not renewed franchises on offices “where our standards were not being met and results were...

18 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

New owner named for Surrey branch of Martin & Co

Property and finance professional Alan Lai has been confirmed as the new owner of Martin & Co’s branches in Caterham and...

08 April 2024

From: Breaking News

The importance of open data for building a fully digital property market

The property market is awash with data. A quick Google search and any prospective buyer can find property prices, listing history,...

13 March 2024

From: Features

Hunters franchisee marks 'easy' first acquisition

Hunters franchisee Lester Hurst has bolstered his branch’s managed portfolio with a maiden independent acquisition. Lester, who has owned the Otley and...

12 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

Martin & Co franchisee adds fifth office

Martin & Co in South West London’s long-standing franchisee Michael van de Vyver has added a fifth branch to his growing...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Industry Views - Why Are Housing Ministers So Mediocre These Days?

Sir Simon Clarke’s call for Rishi Sunak to be ousted from Downing Street may well express what many of his MP...

27 January 2024

From: Features

Fine & Country expands Luxury Homes Tour Series with new host

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

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

General election and legislation driving agency sales - claim

Extra tax and rising costs drove agency acquisitions last year and more are expected in 2024. Agency broker Atomic Consultancy has said...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Jonatha Rolande: A New Year and early signs of optimism

There will be many of us working in the property sector who will have raised a glass and toasted seeing the...

05 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency acquirer doubles South Coast presence

Lomond has more than doubled its footprint spanning the South Coast after sealing a new deal for Hampshire agent Beal’s. The brand...

05 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Michael Day: A business plan will be crucial to navigate 2024

Business plans will be key for agents looking to successfully navigate 2024, an industry consultant and trainer has said. Michael Day, a...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Property brand launches hiring spree for 2024

Fisher German is aiming to grow its Midlands agency team following continued success in residential sales during the year. The agency and...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Will Stamp Duty or Inheritance Tax cut be better for the property market?

A buying agent has given his backing to the prospect of a Stamp Duty and Inheritance Tax (IHT) cut during this...

20 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency brand acquires London rival

Agency brand Anthony Pepe has announced the acquisition of Chamberlains Estates in Enfield. The former owners of the Chamberlains business, Andrew Ryde...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Client money accounting made easy with PayProp

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

26 October 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Ashley Day -  Director of Bristol Property Centre

Who are you, and what does it say on your business card? I'm Ashley Day, the Director of Bristol Property Centre.   What is...

09 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Jonathan Rolande: Those not already in lettings should look into it urgently

In his latest column Jonathan Rolande explains how those working in the property can best navigate the challenges the market is...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Buyers continue to rely on relatives for homebuying support - research

Mortgage searches on behalf of borrowers using gifted equity or making a concessionary purchase from a family member rose by 75%...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Marketing expert: House of agency brands strategy is ‘inefficient’

An industry marketing expert has questioned the strategies of ‘house of brand’ agencies. Writing exclusively for Estate Agent Today, Simon Leadbetter, former...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Is the government changing its tune on landlords?

I recently wrote that the long-gestating Renters Reform Bill, finally introduced in Parliament back in May, could be poorly timed, both...

26 August 2023

From: Features

Major housebuilder warns economic uncertainty is deterring buyers

Trading conditions in the housing market have worsened during this summer, Crest Nicholson has warned. A trading update from the housebuilder said...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Trouble Ahead? Bank downgrades 11 property firms as worries mount

The UK real estate industry faces a “particularly precarious” situation in the near to medium term, according to analysts at the...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New private equity owners for prominent PropTech company

TM Group, a high profile provider of data and technology services such as tmconvey, mio, and tmconnect, has been sold to...

10 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

Renters Reform: a mistiming in regulatory direction?

The long-awaited Renters Reform Bill was finally introduced in Parliament in May, but is it really good news for tenants? Several...

08 July 2023

From: Features

Hunters franchisee takes over London office

Hunters’ Surrey Quays office has been taken over by franchise partner Richard Wells. He is already owner of the Hunters Catford office...

03 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Letting agents can keep growing in a challenging market

It’s no secret – 2023 is a difficult year for the property industry. While rising rents should lead to increased income...

07 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

EweMove Northampton North completes Martin & Co acquisition

EweMove Northampton North has confirmed the acquisition of Martin & Co Northampton.  Having finalised the deal earlier this year, franchisee Paul Chant...

07 June 2023

From: Breaking News

AI property due diligence platform to enter residential market

An artificial intelligence-powered property due diligence platform that is popular in the commercial market has raised £7.5m to help expand into...

23 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Act now - don't delay extending your lease

Real estate consultants SHW is advising leaseholders not to wait to extend their lease. The call follows the start of the Government’s...

20 May 2023

From: Features

Agent marks 25-year milestone

Independent agency brand Pat Robson & Co is celebrating 25 years of residential sales, lettings and property management. Tim Nixon launched the...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

The nuances of mortgage lending and the role of the valuer

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

17 May 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Hunters' franchisees go for growth in Kent and South Tyneside

A group of Hunters’ franchisees have taken on the brand’s Medway business. Andrew Barker, Rob Stewart, Richard Watts, Andrew Scott and Duncan...

16 May 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

Belvoir ready to ‘splash the cash’ on agency acquisitions

Belvoir is seeking more acquisitions this year, the agency franchise brand has revealed. The company revealed in its annual results yesterday that...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Property report service aims to boost understanding of climate risks

Landmark Information Group has launched a new product that aims to help users understand the current and potential climate-based risks on...

23 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Pattinson Auction goes international

Pattinson Auction has gone international by opening up in Spain. After growing its UK portfolio to almost 3,000 partner agents, it will...

14 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord rental portfolio expenses revealed

Analysis by professional cash buyer and portfolio landlord, Landlord Buyer (part of Open Property Group), has revealed what costs make up...

08 March 2023

From: Features

Reapit unveils latest acquisition 

Reapit has acquired agency software provider Inspect Real Estate (IRE). The service, already used by more than 3,000 real estate customers to...

07 March 2023

From: Breaking News

HMRC deadline looms for companies to revalue UK residential properties

Companies that own UK residential properties have under a month to revalue and tell HMRC if any are worth more than...

07 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Former Knight Frank-brand plans major expansion

Newly-independent estate agency North Residential has unveiled new expansion plans with the opening of at least three new UK locations per year and...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Domestic prime buyers are acting ‘before foreign investors return’

The flat market in prime central London (PCL) is undergoing a resurgence, a buying agent claims. Residential and investment buying agency London...

23 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Sheldon Bosley Knight goes to Coventry

Midlands-based land and property company Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) has kicked off the new year by snapping up another business. Coventry sales...

21 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm has ‘names on pages’ for more takeovers

Proptech firm iamproperty is hoping for more acquisitions this year as it plans to create a central ‘eco-system’ where agents can...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency acquirer rebrands as it marks two year anniversary

Agency acquirer The Lomond Group has unveiled a rebrand to mark its two-year anniversary. Co-created at the beginning of 2021 when property...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Five reasons why 2023 might be the right time to invest in buy-to-let

Every year, those thinking about investing in property for the first time and even current landlords ask themselves whether it’s the...

04 February 2023

From: Features

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

It has been a busy start to the year for job moves. If you want your jobs or appointments news to feature...

31 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Merger and acquisitions become more popular in times of uncertainty - here's why

With the property market showing signs of a slow-down and the economic outlook rather uncertain, we spoke to Lucy Noonan, founder...

18 January 2023

From: Features

Upmarket agency brand launches recruitment event

Fine & Country is holding a recruitment open evening in its flagship office on Park Lane in Mayfair, London.  The event will...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth plans South West expansion

Winkworth has expanded further in the South West of England with a new office opening in the Bishopston area of Bristol. The...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

 EweMove and Martin & Co branches rebrand

One of hybrid agent EweMove’s first franchisees has expanded his North West territory by rebranding as Property Franchise Group stablemate Whitegates. Chris...

12 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Opinion - what will 2023 bring for the property market?

As we move closer to the end of the year, we invariably begin to think of what 2023 will bring, how...

10 December 2022

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - singing superheroes

From singing to dressing as superheroes, there are plenty of inspirational examples of agents raising money for good causes this week. Whatever...

09 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency unveils new look after £250,000 investment drive

West Midlands estate agency Berriman Eaton has completed a £250,000 investment drive that has seen it establish a new Worcestershire office...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Thinking of selling your lettings agency? Here’s what you need to know!

We spent some time with Lucy Noonan, Founder and CEO of Atomic Consultancy, to pick her brains about the many moving...

03 December 2022

From: Features

Historic regional agency expands Yorkshire presence

Property consultancy Walker Singleton has acquired Brighouse-based estate agency Daniel & Hirst as the firm further expands its residential property operations...

30 November 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

US demand doubles for UK prime property

Demand for prime London property from Americans doubled between September and October due to favourable dollar exchange rates and increased investor...

17 November 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

Auction proptech firm grows partner network to 5,000 agents

Proptech firm iamproperty has reached a new milestone as it reveals its partner agent network has hit 5,000 firms. The milestone represents...

07 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords prepare to be buy-to-let losers

Mortgage rate hikes have already halved landlord profits according to latest research, and a base rate rise to 2.5% will see...

02 November 2022

From: Features

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

Q&A with HBSG's Maria Harris - are digital mortgages the future?

With reform of the home buying and selling process as crucial as it's ever been, and disrupters like Coadjute and PEXA...

22 October 2022

From: Features

Housing Secretary set for first committee grilling by MPs

Simon Clarke is set for his first grilling by MPs as Levelling Up and Housing Secretary. Clarke will be questioned by the...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Lomond Group gains presence in major historical city

Agency acquirer the Lomond Group has further extended its national footprint after targeting a burgeoning city in North West England for...

17 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Four compliance findings from the English Private Landlords Survey

Are landlords following the law? To answer this question, the Government grouped answers from its English Private Landlords Survey 2022 according...

15 October 2022

From: Features

Winkworth: ‘We have sold more homes than other agents on our patch’

Winkworth has claimed to have sold more properties than any other agent during the first half of the year. The bold claim...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

FNZ-backed ‘off-market homes’ proptech sees agents as ‘logical partners’

A new proptech platform that is building online property profiles for the UK’s 28m residential properties so owners and potential buyers...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - buy-to-lets failing to beat inflation

As inflation passes the 10% mark, it’s no surprise that many landlords are hurriedly reviewing the health of their buy-to-let portfolio. You...

03 September 2022

From: Features

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

The property jobs market hasn't taken a summer holiday this month. Here are some of the latest moves that took place during...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Independent agent sells lettings book to Lomond-backed brand

A regional independent agent has shifted its focus to sales after offloading its lettings business to The Lomond Group. Warwickshire and Worcestershire-based...

31 August 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

Agents invited to become proptech mentors

Agents are being invited to help shape and be part of the future of the proptech sector. Propertymark is hosting proptech investment company...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

4 key findings from the English Private Landlord Survey

On 23 June 2022, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) released its English Private Landlord Survey, the first...

17 August 2022

From: Features

Five of the best tips and tricks for running a successful lettings business

Have you ever noticed that it is much easier to fix other people's problems than your own? Whether it is resolving a friend's...

09 August 2022

From: Recruitment & Business Matters

Hammer time! Auctions could benefit from tougher property market, says firm

The auction industry could end up taking advantage of the upcoming downturn in the property market, because it provides the quickest...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Growth in action - regional agents unveil expansion plans

Two major regional agents have expanded their geographical presence and sales focus. Midlands-based land and property agent Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) has...

01 August 2022

From: Breaking News

How to catch up on interim rental visits efficiently

Interim rental inspections have taken a hit over the past two years and letting agents are now wading through their backlogs...

30 July 2022

From: Features

Yorkshire agent offloads lettings portfolio to focus on sales

Yorkshire agent Preston Baker has sold its lettings portfolio to focus on residential sales. It has offloaded its book of more than...

28 July 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

Student accommodation: how to manage mass check-outs without a mess

As the mass student exodus from rented accommodation begins throughout the UK, Richard Abbots of Inventory Hive offers advice on how...

02 July 2022

From: Features

National agency merger creates multi-disciplinary property firm

National estate agency and advisory company Fisher German has merged with commercial property consultancy Matthews & Goodman. The merger creates one of...

22 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Expert Analysis: How safe are homes 5 years after the Grenfell Tower tragedy?

It’s the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell fire tragedy, but are high rises any safer today than they were then? On 14th...

18 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

NI agent offers short-term accommodation to reduce fall-throughs

A County Down-based estate agent has acquired a local rival and launched a new “stop-gap” accommodation service for buyers and sellers...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

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