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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

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Rightmove reveals most sought-after period property styles

The allure of Victorian architecture continues to captivate homebuyers, Rightmove suggests. Analysis by the portal shows Victorian homes are the most searched...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills makes drastic U-turn on housing market forecast for 2024

Savills has today upgraded its five-year UK mainstream house price forecast to reflect the stronger than expected start to the year...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla battles OnTheMarket with huge new marketing campaign

Zoopla has kicked off an eight week marketing campaign to fend off the threat of OnTheMarket and to capitalise on the...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech partnership promises lead generation for agents

The ValPal Network has partnered with agency software provider Street.co .uk. This will facilitate the integration of Street’s CRM with TVPN’s lead...

03 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Misery as yet more lenders hike rates

Just as the Nationwide showed the impact of rising mortgage costs on house prices, so another raft of lenders have made...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

New mortgages target buyers with defaults and County Court Judgements

A specialist lender is reintroducing a suite of mortgage products aimed at what it call “overlooked customers”. It turns out these are...

01 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

Phil Spencer - How To Prove The AI Bots Wrong

Artificial Intelligence is now a part of all our lives, but my attention was grabbed recently by an AI critique of...

23 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer to give Blue Sky speech to estate agents

TV property guru, Move iQ founder and Estate Agent Today columnist Phil Spencer to be a keynote speakers at Propertymark One...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

ESTAS Awards set to reveal postcode winners early

Agents are set to discover who has won the Best in Postcode accolades next week as part of a rejig of...

17 April 2024

From: Breaking News

How Much Will Mortgage Rate Hikes Affect the UK Housing Market?

Borrowers are currently rolling off relatively favourable two-year fixed-rate deals agreed at the start of 2022, but the pain from higher...

30 March 2024

From: Features

A game changer? Yorkshire Building Society launches 99% loan-to-value mortgage for first-time buyers

The Government may have backtracked on plans for 100% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages but Yorkshire Building Society has come up with its...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Property platform unveils ads aimed at reducing moving stress

OneDome has launched a new advertising campaign along the theme of  '#PaperbagorOneDome'.  The campaign will feature mini campaigns that aim to humorously...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Guild honours top agents at Sharing Success conference

The Guild of Property Professionals honoured its top agents last week. The network held its annual conference and awards at the QEII...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Spring clean to avoid 'malicious hacks'

SPRING cleaning is an annual ritual for many households, but firms in the property sector would do well to spend some...

20 March 2024

From: Breaking News

8.7m leads later, The ValPal Network celebrates 10 years in business

Happy birthday to us….and all members of the The ValPal Network! We are celebrating a decade in business and in those 10...

19 March 2024

From: Sponsored Content

The ValPal Network marks a decade of lead generation

The ValPal Network (TVPN) is celebrating generating 8.7m leads for agents in a decade of business. It comes as TVPN said it...

14 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Economy brightens Budget gloom for property professionals

Following the disappointment of his Autmn statement, many property professionals were hoping for a kick-start to property sales in Jeremy Hunt’s...

09 March 2024

From: Features

The Guild names property presenter to host awards

TV presenter and property expert Laura Hamilton is set to host this year’s Guild Awards. The presentation will take place at the...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Searches soar for Tuscany after popular renovation TV show

Searches on Rightmove for the region of Tuscany and the city of Lucca have soared recently, the portal suggests. It coincides with...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Property expert slams 1% mortgages as Government considers introduction

The Government’s proposal to introduce a new 1% deposit mortgage scheme to help young people onto the property ladder is unworkable...

24 February 2024

From: Features

Agents losing Facebook leads to competitors - warning

Almost one if five leads generated by Facebook ads go on to instruct an agent, research suggests, but many are missing...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Wealthy buyers hit by tougher lending criteria

Mortgage rates may be falling but tougher lending criteria is stifling many borrowers, including high earners. Research by Investec has found the...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Bargain Hunt expert joins agency

Nick Hall, one of the antiques experts appearing on the BBC's Bargain Hunt, has joined south coast agency, Henry Adams. He has taken...

26 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

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

The ValPal Network: Record property leads generated despite slower 2023

A record 1.6m leads were generated through The ValPal Network (TVPN) last year, the proptech firm has revealed. The housing market may...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mr Bates, the Post Office, and Property Industry Marketing

Like so many I’ve been infuriated by the injustice meted out to sub-postmasters and postmistresses over many years.  I was aware of...

13 January 2024

From: Features

Zoopla: Buyer demand already ahead of early 2023

Buyer demand and new sales at the start of 2024 are already ahead of equivalent 2023 levels, Zoopla. Figures from the portal...

12 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents should still prepare for festive leads - claim

It’s a myth that the property market slows over the festive period, The ValPal Network (TVPN) claims. Data from the lead generation...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla to launch ‘buyers’ market’ ad campaign on Christmas Day

Forget the King’s Speech, Zoopla is hoping for a Christmas Day boost with the launch of its new marketing campaign. The portal...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Are industry awards worth winning?

TV presenter Phil Spencer announced the winners at the 20th ESTAS Awards in October As most of you will know The ESTAS...

09 December 2023

From: Features

PropTech Today - Balancing AI innovation with the human touch

Large language models, machine learning, artificial intelligence, artificial general intelligence, and 'the singularity' change everything, but there again, they change literally...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent sacked by eXp after TV allegations

Self-employed agency brand eXp has terminated the contract of agent Ian Wyn-Jones following allegations about his working practices. Wyn-Jones, who joined eXp...

23 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents set for ‘Christmas lead bonus’ if they keep marketing

Agents are being urged to keep marketing throughout the festive season. The ValPal Network (TVPN) suggests the market is set for a...

22 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Boost for buyers as mortgage choice rises and rates drop

Low deposit home buyers have been given a boost after product choice hit a 14-month high. Data from Moneyfacts shows the number...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Going for growth? United we stand...

It was US disability rights advocate, Helen Keller, who said: ‘alone, we can do so little, together we can do so...

11 November 2023

From: Features

‘Watershed moment’ as sub-5% mortgages return

Mortgage brokers have hailed a ‘watershed moment’ as Nationwide became the first lender in months to release a sub-5% home loan...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

ValPal partnership aims to combat ‘proptech fatigue’

The ValPal Network (TVPN) has partnered with Street.co.uk to combat ‘proptech fatigue’ for agents. Under this collaboration, estate agency users can access...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - If it's still hurting, see a specialist

Sometimes I think I should have paid more attention to science lessons at school but back then, I never thought I...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Jail for trio who set fire to estate agency branch with flat above

Three men who set fire to an estate agency branch in Luton while residents of upstairs flat were home have been...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Online agency’s deal gives buyers home management services

Utility management platform Muuvo has announced a new partnership and technical integration with online agency Yopa. A dashboard has been created exclusively...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Olympics star to inspire Propertymark Qualifications high-flyers

Athlete Roger Black will join star agents of the future at the Propertymark Qualifications Awards on December 1. The event at the...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - worthy aims and causes

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

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

That’s a rap! Music video celebrates ESTAS Awards’ anniversary

TV property guru Phil Spencer has backed the latest hip hop track commissioned by Made Snappy 360 to celebrate the 20th...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Boost for mortgage borrowers as average two-year fix drops below 6%

Rightmove is hopeful that mortgage rates will continue to drop. It comes as its latest data shows average two-year fixed rate mortgage...

12 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

ValPal launches direct mail service to target 'cold leads'

The ValPal Network (TVPN) has launched a new automated direct mail service to ensure agents don’t miss out on ‘bonus leads.' It...

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Reviews platform names TV personality as awards host

Agency reviews platform allAgents.co.uk has named Martin Roberts as the host of this year's highly anticipated 2023 Annual Customer Experience Awards...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Is Rightmove’s latest marketing campaign a slam dunk?

Rightmove has unveiled its Autumnal marketing campaign, with a new advert aiming to convince potential buyers that they should have ‘belief’...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Boost for buyers as mortgage rates drop and choice rises

Mortgage borrowers now have the greatest choice of home loan products since February 2022, Moneyfacts data suggests. It is a boost for...

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

Savills launches ‘emotion-focused’ TV advertising campaign

Savills has launched a new multi-media advertising campaign focusing on the role of emotion in moving home whatever the life stage. The...

11 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

Mark Bevan, Sales Director at Loop.

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? My name is Mark Bevan and I am the Sales...

30 August 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

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

Simon Cowell takes a hit on Holland Park home

It seems even celebrity music moguls and TV judges aren’t immune to the housing market slowdown. X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: Mortgage rates are moving in a ‘positive direction’

Home-movers are set for a period of stability in the mortgage market, Rightmove claims. The portal’s latest mortgage tracker found average mortgage...

23 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Shock as Phil Spencer’s parents die in 'horrific crash'

Property guru and TV presenter Phil Spencer has paid tribute to his parents after they died in a car crash at...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TwentyCi: Property market remains ‘stubbornly resistant’ to collapse

There is uncertainty in the market but it is still moving, TwentyCi claims. It comes as figures from the property data company...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Money-saving hacks to help you cut costs on home insurance

According to research, the average cost of home insurance was £300 in 2022 – a record low. However, this could increase...

22 July 2023

From: Features

Zoopla delivers vendor lead boost for agents

Zoopla has delivered strong vendor lead performance for agents in the first half of 2023 despite the challenging macroeconomic backdrop -...

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

The property industry must pull together to stop from falling apart, industry report reveals

Now more than ever, property professionals across the sector need to pull together and collaborate more closely to make business gains,...

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

Accelerating growth: the key advantages of implementing a CRM

By adopting a top-notch Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, you're not only opening doors to acquiring new customers and nurturing existing...

05 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Jonathan Rolande: The Government can no longer ignore the property market

The National Association of Property Buyers’ Jonathan Rolande gives his take on a manic week for the property market. This is the week when...

23 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Russell Quirk set to launch agency licensing debate

Russell Quirk may have already irked plenty of estate agents in his time as boss of collapsed online brand Emoov and...

23 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Research reveals best areas for speedy sales

Properties in West London are currently selling quicker than anywhere else in the UK, new research suggests. Analysis by lead generation technology...

21 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Blooming marvellous! Agency brands on display at the Chelsea Flower Show

Agency brands including Hamptons and Savills as well as property developer London Square have sponsored gardens at this week’s Chelsea Flower...

23 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

New 100% LTV mortgage aims to help tenants escape ‘rental trap’

Skipton Building Society has unveiled details of the first 100% loan-to-value mortgage launched since the 2008 financial crisis. Aimed at renters, the...

10 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove warns lenders may start increasing mortgage rates

Further mortgage rate rises could be on the way for homebuyers and owners, Rightmove suggests. After a few weeks where mortgage rates...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

A fifth of valuation requests turn into sales - claim

Around one in five people who request an online valuation go on to sell, according to data from The ValPal Network...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla launches new 'awkward' advertising campaign

Zoopla is set to unveil a new 16-week marketing campaign on Bank Holiday Monday, aiming to capitalise on the traditionally busier...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: Mortgage market remains ‘egg-cellent’ for buyers

Mortgage lenders are ‘actively competing’ for home buyers, Rightmove claims. The portal’s mortgage expert has predicted that mortgage rates will remain flat...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

The rise of Estate Agent influencers

From Million Dollar Listing to Selling Sunset, we’re used to seeing real estate reality TV in full force on Netflix. Whilst...

29 March 2023

From: Features

New ValPal features gives agents instant access to leads

Valuation tools provider The ValPal Network (TVPN) has developed a new feature to give agents instant access to sales leads. The service,...

27 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Damned if you do and damned if you don't

  It's not often that I have sympathy for our glorious leaders – those who set the rules by which we all...

25 March 2023

From: Features

Survey highlights lack of consumer awareness about Propertymark

Propertymark needs to do more to promote the value of its agents and to ensure people know it exists, property commentator...

13 March 2023

From: Breaking News

'We won't see a crash': Quirk addresses house prices in new TV show

Online agency boss-turned-media-pundit Russell Quirk has been given his own money-focused TalkTV programme, with the first focusing on the hot topic...

10 March 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Propertymark reveals host for Wembley conference

Broadcast personality and presenter Jenni Falconer has been named as the host of the Propertymark One Conference. Taglined ‘Raise Your Game’, Propertymark, will...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove goes primetime to encourage homebuyers to 'get moving'

Rightmove is to become the headline sponsor of the new series of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. The new ITV series...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Incoming! It’s hard work to figure out the housing market

Lies, damned lies, and statistics this week. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel as though I’m being bombarded...

11 February 2023

From: Features

Most agents missed a pay rise last year - report

Only 11% of property businesses including estate agencies increased staff pay last year, a new report officially launched next week claims. Property...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Record agency leads generated in January – claim

Agents using The ValPal Network (TVPN) have generated a record number of leads for market appraisals this month despite concerns of...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

 Our Oldest House Price Index - happy birthday Halifax

Readers of a certain age may remember 1983. The Space Shuttle Challenger made its first flight, Neil Kinnock was elected Labour leader,...

14 January 2023

From: Features

Discover Why YouTube Ads to Grow During 2023

Being owned by Google, YouTube is the world’s 2nd largest search engine, you can find all the logical reasons online, just...

14 January 2023

From: Features

Zoopla aims to give agents ‘Boxing Day boost’ with new marketing campaign

Zoopla is set to unwrap a major new nine-week marketing campaign on Christmas Day in an effort to boost agent leads...

20 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

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

Hamptons schedules Boxing Day TV ad campaign launch

There may be plenty of debate about going live with listings on Boxing Day but Hamptons has chosen the national holiday...

16 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Why you need a contingency plan within your marketing strategy

What are you going to do when something unplanned, unexpected, and unpleasant hits your brand and business? There’s no point avoiding it...

14 December 2022

From: Features

Agents urged to believe in the Santa property rally

There are Christmas gifts aplenty waiting for agents who maintain their focus on marketing plans throughout December, according to The ValPal...

07 December 2022

From: Breaking News

World Cup Agent Match Report: England break the ITV curse

England progressed to the quarter finals of the World Cup last night but there was an extra achievement that slipped under...

05 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – is this the end for fixed-fee online estate agency?

Aside from all the news surrounding the Autumn Statement this week, which will have a significant bearing on the property market...

19 November 2022

From: Features

Early start! ValPal reveals the most popular hour for valuation requests

The ValPal Network's (TVPN) services have generated 1.4m leads for agents over the past 12 months – with most coming outside...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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