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Reform of EPCs can't come quick enough

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) continue to make headlines, and unfortunately, it’s once again for the wrong reasons. A recent investigation by Which?...

13 July 2024

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - a talent for good causes

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

28 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Consumer watchdog warns EPCs are full of hot air

Energy performance certificates (EPCs) can be riddled with inaccuracies and unhelpful advice that could cost homeowners when they come to sell...

18 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Every home EPC rated B or above in 10 years - party pledge

A political party is pledging that if elected it will make every home in the UK have an EPC rating of...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

A conversation with David Newnes, Co-Founder of National Home Move, and Managing Director Matthew McCreath discussing the benefits of being a Your Move Franchise Partner.

Tell us a little bit about National Home Move. We are a network of more than 60 Your Move and Reeds Rains...

12 June 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Lee O'Brien, Managing Director of iad UK

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? I’m Lee O’Brien, Managing Director of iad UK. In your experience,...

11 June 2024

From: 60 Second Interview

Estate Agency Modern Warfare: From Horseback to AI Tanks

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss advanced technology and innovative business models.  In today's UK...

21 May 2024

From: Breaking News

AI struggles to pass the trust test in the workplace

Artificial Intelligence will not be taking over people’s jobs any time soon, as machine learning is trainable only with human input.  The...

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

AML compliance done digitally through proper identity verification

Estate agents and lettings agents have a legal obligation to protect themselves from money laundering and as such you must recognise...

13 May 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Mastering Tenant Deposits: A Guide for Letting Agents

Managing tenant deposits is a crucial part of any letting agent’s responsibilities. Ensuring compliance with regulations and safeguarding both landlord and...

08 May 2024

From: Features

Complete Overhaul of EPCs demanded by key consumer body

An influential consumer body is demanding a complete overhaul of Energy Performance Certificates. Which? says that with millions of households across the...

03 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for improved training for Energy Performance Certificate assessors

A property consultancy is calling for improved accreditation for Energy Performance Certificate assessors. Re:solve Real Estate - which specialises in commercial property...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Industry Alert: The Digital Takeover Transforming Estate Agency now!

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss how the digital realm is transforming Estate Agency.   The...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Property firms see rise in sick leave - research

Businesses in the real estate sector have seen one of the biggest rises in sick leave over the past year, research...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

LRG names first chief technology officer

Leaders Romans Group (LRG) has appointed its first chief technology officer. Sophia Swain has been recruited to the board-level role. She comes from...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Industry survey highlights discrimination against female agents

Gender-based discrimination remains an issue with the estate agency sector and many female victims are choosing not to report issues, an...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Working together means being 'open' for business

Whether we’re selling properties, managing buildings, servicing heavy goods vehicles or flogging widgets, we’re all operating in a digital world. This is...

04 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Well-known agent joins eXp brand

Simon Bradbury has returned to estate agency with self-employed brand eXp. Bradbury, who quit as managing director of Thomas Morris in January,...

14 March 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

The Evolution of Estate Agency Software: Transactions down, profit margins up

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss the evolution of  Estate Agency Software. For a long...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord Licensing - Time to stop the councils

It’s time to abolish what is colloquially called Landlord Licensing. If you’re a casual reader and perhaps not in our industry, a...

09 March 2024

From: Features

HMRC records December dip in property sales

Property sales fell for the fourth consecutive month in December and ended the year at 1.02m, HMRC data suggests. The latest property...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

How orchestration creates the digital backbone of the property market

The emergence of the Digital property market represents the most profound shift for the industry itself since the advent of the...

31 January 2024

From: Features

Jonathan Rolande: What agents can learn from the Post Office Horizon scandal

Like millions of others, I watched in open-mouthed astonishment as details emerged about the Post Office scandal. I knew a little bit about...

22 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Navigating economic shifts in estate agency

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they discuss a beacon of hope for agencies looking to thrive...

17 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Fintech firm joins Open Property Data Association

Fintech firm Phoebus has joined UK trade body the Open Property Data Association (OPDA) as an associate member. The brand provides systems and...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

CTS restores systems following cyber incident

Legal infrastructure provider CTS has managed to restore its services after a cyber-attack halted its conveyancing tools and delayed transactions at...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

What’s hot in housing? The power of heat pumps

Heat pumps are become more prevalent across the UK to power our homes’ heating requirements and they are only likely to...

13 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Building a truly digital property market in the UK

Go back a hundred years and property transactions were a much simpler affair. A group of people could get together in...

13 December 2023

From: Features

How investing in a CRM is the best way to NTS compliance

I think we can all agree that the National Trading Standards Material Information reforms are a good thing for the property...

06 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Housing Ombudsmen - our industry's new growth area

It may be a measure of the government’s incompetence in the area of housing that two recent major announcements were sorely...

02 December 2023

From: Features

Buying a home with battery storage is a 'powerful' decision

As domestic battery storage systems become increasingly prevalent in UK homes, enquiries about their usage and functionality are on the rise....

20 November 2023

From: Sponsored Content

CMA seeks feedback on landbanking and planning analysis

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is seeking feedback on two ‘working papers’ that detail its assessment on the use of...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Three undeniable benefits of utilising integrations within your techstack

Digital transformation is now happening at a monumental pace, and dependence on technology is growing to new heights. In fact, the...

13 November 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

Property Natter - Prime suspects in a same-day delivery world

Proptech – it’s a people thing. It might seem like a strange thing to say but the best of tech is a...

14 October 2023

From: Features

What estate agents really seek from industry technologies

In the property industry, technology must work in a way that is right for agents, helping to free them up to...

04 October 2023

From: Features

Propertymark: Homeowners must be ‘incentivised not penalised’ towards net zero

Propertymark has backed delays to the Government’s net zero policies, claiming the shift to more sustainable and environmentally friendly homes should...

22 September 2023

From: Breaking News

TPFG boss: Lead generation and lettings will boost our brands

The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) is working on tools to improve its franchisee brand’s use of data and digital marketing capabilities. Gareth...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - How can regulated open data sharing unlock the property transaction?

The property transaction in England and Wales is a notoriously slow and fraught process, taking typically 150 days to complete, with...

30 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

Logbook trade body welcomes new partners

Two new companies have joined the Residential Logbook Association’s (RLBA)integration programme. Home move tracking platform adoor has integrated with the RLBA register...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Investing in Cyber Security: Reapit’s unyielding commitment to safeguarding data

By Dawson Scott, CTO of Reapit. As the Chief Technology Officer of Reapit, I have always held the view that the privacy,...

19 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

PropTech Today - Are open APIs the gateway to mass opportunities?

Whether you realise it or not, APIs have helped make your day possible.  Reflect on everything you’ve done today online. On your...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

AI-driven CRM systems: transforming the property industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already being used by the property industry and its impact is only set to grow. But while...

02 August 2023

From: Features

Whatever Happened To Good Councils?

Like most parts of the UK, the one I live in has a bit of a beef about parking. More precisely,...

29 July 2023

From: Features

Two months left until old-fashioned phone lines disappear

Agents and other businesses are being reminded of a deadline to upgrade their technology systems for voice and broadband connections else...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New ‘digital deed pack’ aims to complete circle of upfront information

The Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has produced a first specification for a ‘Digital Deed Pack’ that can be used for any...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Weathering Economic Storms: Consolidating for Sanity in Estate Agency

 In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they review the dynamics of the property market, and the current...

19 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

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

Energy policy confusion hitting the sale of rural homes - claim

There’s a warning today that confusion over plans to transition rural properties to greener heating systems may be deterring buyers. Trade association...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Leveraging technology: choosing the ultimate estate agency CRM

In the fiercely competitive property industry, staying ahead of the game is essential for thriving and achieving success. That's where the...

30 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

PropTech Today: Technology provides the key to better customer experience

At the recent Home Buying & Selling Group UFI Roadshow in London, it was gratifying to note that panel members and...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

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

What to do if your revenue is not where you need it to be: A Guide for UK Estate Agents

In this latest article from the team at Iceberg Digital, they review how Estate Agents can increase their revenue. If you're...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents face a 'perfect storm' for money laundering

Recent research estimated that up to £100 billion is being stolen in the UK each year, with much of it due...

22 April 2023

From: Features

PropTech Today - A beginner’s guide to good integration in 2023?

Hearing a lot about integration and wondering what it all means for your firm? Don’t panic. Take a look at what Paul...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Summer presents challenges for businesses in the property sector - here's how to navigate them and avoid a legal headache

THE grounding of foreign travel during successive lockdowns meant many employers were saved from the stress of dealing with holiday requests...

01 April 2023

From: Features

Planning and Net Zero – the need for political change

In November, research conducted by The Housing Forum's Futures Network unearthed concern with the potential to meet the requirements set out...

18 March 2023

From: Features

New agency software aims to automate vendor and viewer feedback

New software has been launched to help estate agents collect feedback on viewings. Feedback Enterprise, from the Cumbrian communications specialists SMS Speedway,...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing technology firm wins grant to develop AI tools

Collaborative Conveyancing has won an Innovate UK grant in partnership with the Hartree Centre research facility and completed a fundraising round...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents, you don't have to close your doors….and nor do you, conveyancers

The property industry's self-destructive, point-scoring way of working just doesn’t cut it. When low stock means low cash flow low, agents and...

01 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Condensation mould – a black mark for property

Black mould associated with condensation is becoming an increasing problem for homes in the UK and following the tragic death of...

24 February 2023

From: Sponsored Content

PropTech Today: Smarter collaboration is key to developing a property’s digital identity

Having just had an appointment popped into my diary by my car as it apparently told the garage it’s due a...

22 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark unveils agency management qualification

Propertymark has launched a new management qualification for agents. Propertymark Qualifications is now offering a multi-discipline Level 4 Certificate in Property Agency...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry executive backs rules on who can setup an estate agency

Industry analyst and and chair of The Home Buying and Selling Group Kate Faulkner, has called for the Government to stop agents being...

07 February 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

Keyhive - It was lost but now its found

It used to be that you couldn’t leave home without two things. Your wallet and your keys. Time has moved on a...

28 January 2023

From: Features

It was lost but now its found

It used to be that you couldn’t leave home without two things. Your wallet and your keys. Time has moved on a...

27 January 2023

From: Features

Growing Your Lettings Business in 2023

As another year ends it is essential to take time and reflect on what you have accomplished over the last 12...

18 January 2023

From: Features

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

Vincent Anthony, Managing Director of Propertynest

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? On my card it says: Vincent Anthony, Managing Director of Propertynest.  ...

12 January 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Top 5 marketing trends in the property industry for 2023

As we’ve mentioned in other blogs, even though we’re going through uncertain times, this is the right time not only to...

11 January 2023

From: Features

Trade bodies unveil new LPE1 conveyancing form

Trade and representative bodies covering the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors, including the Conveyancing Association (CA), have launched...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Twenty7tec unveils mortgage acquisition

Fintech firm Twenty7tec has acquired mortgage affordability platform Broker Sense for an undisclosed sum. Broker Sense, founded by Stuart Phillips and Mark...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Just 16% of agent listings are compliant - claim

Only 16% of property listings are currently compliant with upfront information rules, it has been claimed. Agents are currently required to include...

19 December 2022

From: Breaking News

6 tips to protect your properties from winter blackouts

When the weather turns like it has, we use more energy to keep our homes cosy. However, this places increasing strain...

17 December 2022

From: Features

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

PropTech Today: Opportunities for agents if they adopt ‘systems and tech’

Automated rental payment specialists PayProp recently held a high-profile event in London - PayProp Connect - which included a number of...

02 December 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

Avoiding the threat of fines: what’s often missed in the AML process

HMRC has fined estate agents over £500,000 for anti-money laundering (AML) breaches in the past two months. Yet despite property managers...

26 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

Protecting your clients and your business

With the reported increase in agency staff turnover we thought it would be a good idea to look at how you...

09 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

PropTech Today: how PropTech can ensure compliance within the sector

With the ever-persistent compliance hurdles materialising within the property market, Nathan Emerson, CEO of Propertymark, speaks about how the use of...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency partnership brand launches roadshow for new recruits

Self-employed estate partnership brand The Agency UK (TAUK) has launched a series of roadshows to attract agents to its offering. The company...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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

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

Smoove brings ‘pain-saving’ agency platform to the whole market

Smoove has announced the full market rollout of its digital onboarding platform, Smoove Start. The conveyancing software provider’s latest tool provides a...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Branching out! Propertynest launches new agency franchising opportunities

Estate agency franchise network Propertynest is looking to expand its reach as it looks to become a 100 franchisee-plus network over...

04 October 2022

From: Breaking News

How estate agents can show they're serious about cutting their carbon footprint

Amid a cost-of-living crisis, not to mention the uncertainty of a post-Covid economy, real estate businesses across the UK don’t have...

10 September 2022

From: Features

 Agents ‘wrongly’ rely on hard copy AML checks

Agents are ‘wrongly’ relying on hard copies of identity documents to verify people’s identities in anti-money laundering (AML) checks, new research...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Zoopla-backed Alto now ‘two times larger than Jupix’

Zoopla is rolling out a migration tool for all agents looking to shift from its Jupix software system to Alto. It follows...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Lights, camera, action! OnTheMarket and its agents hit the small screen

OnTheMarket is launching a new three-part television series on Channel 4 as part of its plans to boost consumer awareness of...

22 August 2022

From: Breaking News

As HMRC reveals almost half of those falling foul of AML regulations are property firms, estate agents are urged to get their compliance in order or face the consequences

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently published a list of firms that have received penalty notices for failure to meet their...

17 August 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Scotland facing a ‘monumental task’ on eco housing - claim

A key minister in the Scottish Government has warned that the country faces a ‘monumental but essential task’ if it is to...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

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