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January's instructions are won in December, but how do you secure them?

It’s not uncommon to see a seasonal slump around December and the Christmas period. Last year, Propertymark reported an average of...

02 December 2023

From: Features

ESTAS Awards include new categories marking industry excellence

The annual ESTAS Awards have seen 1,000 people from across the industry witness a string of winners, including new categories celebrating...

24 October 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

Proptech firm aims to ‘redefine prospecting’ with product launch

Lead generation tool provider Spectre claims it is set to redefine prospecting with a new tool to be launched this week. The...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Is it time to embrace a new era of estate agency?

2023 was coined as the ‘year of AI adoption’ and, after trickling into almost every industry, AI has taken centre stage...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - heatwave helpers

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

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Spectre hails success of fee recovery tool

Spectre has hailed the success of its recently launched fee recovery tool after helping an agent reclaim £7,000 in owed fees. Launched...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

It’s Do-or-Die for housing market tomorrow - new warning

The publication of inflation figures by the government tomorrow will be a Do-Or-Die moment for the housing market, it’s been claimed. At...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Price reductions rise but sellers aren’t giving up

Agents are facing challenges of rising price reductions but fewer listings are being withdrawn and the level of fall-throughs is dropping,...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

How to navigate the tough market to your advantage

This May, we saw almost twice as many properties listed for sale across the UK than there were in May 2022....

21 June 2023

From: Features

'Cheerleader’ estate agents take 11 weeks longer to sell listings - claim

A high-profile agency brand has hit out at “cheerleader’ estate agents” who it claims encourage vendors to push up the asking...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Are 20:20s outdated or effective?

Whether you know them as sold-in-your-area campaigns, sold-on-your-road postcards or 20:20s, the practice of prospecting 20 doors up and 20 doors...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Almost 18% of sale fall-throughs happen in first two weeks - claim

The most common time for a property sale to fall through is in the second week after the sale is agreed,...

30 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

Agents urged not to miss bank holiday ‘prospecting goldmine’

Agents could be giving up a “prospecting goldmine” if they effectively shut-up shop on their marketing in the run up to...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

‘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

Purplebricks tops leaderboards for sales and listings

Purplebricks was the top brand for new listings and sales agreed during March, new data shows. A new quarterly market report launched...

17 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Asking price cuts not as effective as last year - claim

Cutting an asking price has become a less effective selling strategy this year, research claims. Data from estate agent prospecting tool Spectre shows...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Almost half of withdrawn properties set to relist in next two years – claim

Almost half of sellers who took their homes off the market in 2022 will relist them in the next two years,...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Three ways to win instructions from withdrawals

Did you know that 46% of withdrawn properties will return to the market within 24 months? Here are 3 steps showing...

15 March 2023

From: Features

Spectre unveils new software to chase lost agency fees

Agents are being offered a new tool to help them reclaim fees they are owed following a vendor’s withdrawal from the...

09 March 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Rising numbers of vendors are switching agents - claim

Vendors are almost twice as likely to switch agent now than in 2022, new research suggests. Analysis by agency prospecting tool Spectre...

24 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Could AI technology replace property portals?

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology could change the way buyers search for property and alter the way portals operate, a proptech boss...

23 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Spectre unveils AI tool for agency prospecting

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools are making their way into the estate agency sector. Many people will be aware of the ChatGPT AI...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

‘Stuck’ sellers urged to switch agent rather than cut price

Sellers who switch estate agent are 34% more likely to sell than those who reduce their price, research suggests. The estate agent...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Slower sales market is encouraging hesitant vendors - claim

Properties are taking longer to sell but this is encouraging other previously hesitant vendors to put their home on the market,...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

The ESTAS – who were the main winners on the night?

The ESTAS Customer Service Awards – which are often described as estate agency’s version of the Oscars – took place last...

19 October 2022

From: Breaking News

The 11-year itch: Homeowners waiting more than a decade before moving 

Homeowners are now living in their homes for longer before taking the next step on the property ladder, research claims. Data from...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: why most agents aren’t getting the most out of their PropTech

It may be cliche to say, but technology is advancing at such a fast pace. So fast, in fact, that according...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Sales are slow and discounts are up but fall-throughs aren't rising (yet)

Properties are staying on the market for longer and discounts are rising but fall-throughs are not increasing yet, data suggests. Heather Staff...

28 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Slowdown or house price cliff edge? It's too early to tell

Right now, one topic seems to be dominating talk in the industry. Everywhere I go people tend to quiz me about...

25 June 2022

From: Features

Software integration aims to boost agent instructions

Estate agency software provider Street.co.uk has announced an integration with lead generation tool Spectre to help agents secure instructions. Agency firms that...

26 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency mailshot service builds AI tool to boost instructions

Estate agency marketing tool Spectre is planning to boost its data science team as it predicts greater use of artificial intelligence...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: what does prospecting look like in the current market?

In the first few months of 2022, agents have experienced some of the lowest stock levels in several years. The number...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Covid All-Clear - Agency reopens office after two years of closure

An agency has re-opened its head office after a two-year break because of Covid. Davidsons Estates has kept open a city centre...

27 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Stock famine means agents must work harder at prospecting - PropTech chief

A PropTech chief says agents are now competing with each other for substantially less stock on the market - meaning their...

02 November 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: are you meeting the expectations of modern consumers?

If there is one thing that modern consumers have come to expect, it’s convenience. As a nation, we’re driven by on-demand...

20 October 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: stock shortage - how can agents prospect effectively?

The biggest challenge facing many agents in the current climate is the general shortage of stock, both for sales & lettings. Let’s...

21 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Richard Rawlings’ Leadhub marketing tool acquired by Spectre

Leadhub, a prospecting tool created by estate agency trainer Richard Rawlings, has been acquired in what he calls “a classic case...

03 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Tips for growing your management portfolio in uncertain times

Despite the recent effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is still much opportunity in the market for letting agents to grow...

19 September 2020

From: Features

Congratulations! ESTAS 2020 winners celebrate ‘virtual’ victories

The industry’s first virtual awards event has taken place with hundreds of agents participating courtesy of YouTube. Winners of the prestigious ESTAS...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

More guidance and advice to the agency industry - Conquering Corona

We'd hoped it was good news but in fact it's just good-news-yet-to-come. The Savills office in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Coronavirus crisis in...

26 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Countrywide and LSL planning £500m 'super-agency' merger - claim

Sky News claims that Countrywide and LSL Property Services are discussing a merger to become a £500m super-agency.  In an exclusive it...

23 February 2020

From: Breaking News

New ‘tech solutions group’ for agents unveils high-profile suppliers

The Innovative Collaboration Group - a collection of high-profile tech suppliers to the agency industry - has unveiled a raft of new...

30 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Top industry suppliers form new group offering agents ‘tech solutions’

Many of the industry’s best known and widely respected suppliers have set up a new group which they say offers agents...

20 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Marketing automation can make your business smarter

When Oakland A’s, a small-market team, stunned the baseball world 16 years ago by transforming itself into world-beaters on a shoestring-budget,...

11 August 2018

From: Features

Five guesses about the Autumn Statement

Forecasts are a tricky business. And as I wrote in a recent Industry Views opinion piece, any prediction in the current...

19 November 2016

From: Features

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