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Liberal Democrat manifesto: UK housing policies revealed

The Liberal Democrat General Election manifesto has been published, promising more housebuilding, abolishing leasehold tenures and its own buyer support scheme. Its...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Mistakes, milkshakes and military memories - what a week!

In a week when the election campaign descended into claim and counterclaim of lies over tax plans and Nigel Farage was...

08 June 2024

From: Features

Lest we forget! Agent reveals D-Day branch window tribute

Harrisons Homes has created a 1940s-themed branch window at its office in Sittingbourne to mark the 80th anniversary of D Day. It...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Industry Views - The Housing Battleground for General Election 2024

So we’ve been sent the ‘Save The Date’ card - it’s July 4. Now all we need is the invitation to the...

25 May 2024

From: Features

New report draws roadmap for Britain's town centres

A new report sheds light on the future of UK town centres, presenting a roadmap for the revitalisation and repurposing of...

25 May 2024

From: Features

Most expensive coastal location named as prices drop

Home buyers face paying up to £1m for top coastal properties although prices have dropped since 2022, research suggests. Research by Lloyds...

22 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Labour unveils plans for new towns

The Labour Party has committed to building 1.5m new homes across the country over the next parliament. Shadow Housing Secretary Angela Rayner...

22 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Guild member marks opening of new office

County Down estate agency Quinn Estate Agents has officially opened its new Downpatrick office following the devastating floods that impacted the...

15 May 2024

From: Breaking News

North East agency makes third acquisition in six months

Pattinson Estate Agency has acquired NS Bennett Estate Agents, a well-established estate agency in the North East town of Stanley and...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

The Simple Solution to Addressing the Housing Shortage

There’s a very important first step that needs to be taken in resolving the housing crisis: we need a greater understanding...

11 May 2024

From: Features

Agency franchise brand expands Devon footprint

Winkworth has opened its fifth office in Devon – with what it describes as a prime spot in an affluent area...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Tributes paid after popular agent, 41, passes away

Touching tributes have been paid to long-standing estate agency franchisee Camran Ishaq, who has passed away at the age of 41. Ishaq...

26 April 2024

From: Breaking News

High profile agency hangs its hat on Guild of Property Professionals

The fast-growing high profile Hat and Home agency has joined the Guild of Property Professionals. Founded in December 2020, Hat and Home...

26 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Green Belt and Labour - broad industry support for new approach

There’s been broad support from within the agency and wider property sectors for Labour’s proposal to build on selected parts of...

22 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Guarded support for Labour's 'grey belt' plans

Keir Starmer set out Labour’s policy for housebuilding this week and targeted ‘ugly’ parts of the Green Belt. It will be a...

20 April 2024

From: Features

New owner for Martin & Co franchise

Martin & Co’s Tonbridge office has a new owner. Chatham-born Stephen Castellani has taken the reins from Robert Gordon-James and his wife...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

How can agents capitalise on the green shoots of recovery?

From the uptick in house sales in January to a house price rise the first time in over a year in February,...

09 April 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Hamptons veteran joins Strutt & Parker

Strutt & Parker has appointed Kraig Butler as director and head of residential saes in the consultancy’s Gerrards Cross office. It comes...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: Detached properties are leading rise in home sales

The number of sales agreed is on the rise and the Somerset town of Chard has become a new hotspot, Rightmove...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Martin & Co branches move to new ownership

Two of national sales and lettings agency Martin & Co’s Oxfordshire branches are under new ownership. Experienced international property professional David Rebe...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Best places to live revealed! Is your patch on the list?

North Berwick in East Lothian, has been named the best place to live in the annual Sunday Times Best Places to Live...

18 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: Times to ask serious questions about the UK's social housing crisis

Last week the Government published new housing data which has largely gone unreported.  The vacuum was probably linked to the Budget, and...

15 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country honours top performers

Forget the Oscars, the biggest even in town last week was the Fine & Country International Annual Conference and Awards Gala. The...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

Martyn Gerrard celebrates Hampstead office opening

London agent Martyn Gerrard has launched a new flagship office in Hampstead, expanding its presence across the capital. It follows the launch...

11 March 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches new town hall tour dates

OnTheMarket is set to bring back its popular town hall meetings with agents. It will be the first since its acquisition by...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Agent aims to make his mark on Mayfair

Fine & Country agent Luke Hammond is looking to make his mark on Mayfair after 13 years covering central London. Hammond established...

26 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Making history fit for the future

From medieval castles to Elizabethan manor houses, Georgian townhouses and Victorian terraces, the UK’s historic buildings are central to our country’s...

10 February 2024

From: Features

Irish estate agency unveils major acquisition

Irish estate agent Sherry FitzGerald Group has acquired Simon Brien Residential (SBR), described as of Northern Ireland’s leading estate agents. SBR will...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - get your coat!

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

02 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Leaders Romans Group unveils high-profile acquisitions

Leaders Romans Group (LRG) has acquired Stirling Ackroyd, Alexander & Co and Peter Ball in the latest high profile industry acquisition. All...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: 'Whatever makes you and your business unique – aim to maximise it this year'

After a difficult 2023, the property market has been buoyed by a triple-boost in the early days of 2024.  According to the...

12 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Troubled town halls face even tougher times

The news in September that Birmingham City Council (‘Europe’s largest local authority’) had been forced to issue a Section 114 notice...

06 January 2024

From: Features

Thomas Morris boss quits agency brand

Simon Bradbury has quit his role as managing director of Thomas Morris. An announcement from the brand has revealed that Bradbury, who...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The areas where house prices grew in 2023

House prices may have slumped for most of the year but some areas have bucked the trend. Analysis by Halifax shows that...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer: Good deeds are for all year, not just Christmas!

One of the most heart-warming parts of my job is having the privilege to be the patron of Agents Giving, the...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The happiest place to live in Great Britain

The borough of Richmond upon Thames in London has been crowned the happiest place to live in Great Britain, according to...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

What do the super-rich look for in a new home?

Swimming pools, both indoor and outdoor, his and her bathrooms, accommodation for staff, and endless tech-powered gadgets are just some of...

25 November 2023

From: Features

Agency brand on hiring spree as it opens new office

Fisher German is celebrating moving into its new office in the heart of Birmingham as it looks to grow its influence...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth expands into Dorset with latest acquisition

Winkworth has expanded further in Dorset with the acquisition of Christopher Batten in Wimborne – its seventh office in the county.  Christopher...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Hat and Home unveils new HQ

Hat and Home has opened its fifth office and a new headquarters in the heart of Sandhurst. The move centralises the agency...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning to agents - more house prices falls expected in 2024

Zoopla is warning that there will be further house price falls in 2024 on top of the 4.5 per cent drop...

30 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Estate Agency…it’s a people thing

You’ll know by now that I’m a fully signed up member of the PropTech fan club. And I’ve had an exciting...

28 October 2023

From: Features

Women in Estate Agency Award debuts at the ESTAS

The first Women in Estate Agency Award winners were announced at the ESTAS last week. The ESTAS Awards marked its 20th anniversary last...

23 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

Party leaders quiet on PRS at conferences

Housing supply rather than the private rented sector (PRS) made the headlines during the Conservative and Labour Party conferences this year...

14 October 2023

From: Features

Labour leader vows to make home ownership a 'privilege for the many'

Home ownership has become a “luxury for the few rather than a privilege for the many”, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer...

11 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Self-employed agency brand crosses the pond

Self-employed estate agency platform iad has launched in Florida. The firm described it as another key expansion effort to compliment its recent...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Hunters’ first franchisee sells branch

Hunters’ first ever franchised branch in the North Yorkshire town of Selby is under new ownership after 16 years. James Powell, who...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Michael Gove’s Wasted Opportunity

Talk about a wasted opportunity. The Conservative party conference - just finished, and possibly the last one before a General Election -...

07 October 2023

From: Features

Are UK agents the poor relation when it comes to global commission rates?

UK estate agents are paid one of the lowest commission rates in the world, according to a spokesperson for a leading...

07 October 2023

From: Features

Agency social media campaign highlights local business love for their areas

An inventive social media video series launched by Worcestershire estate agency Nicol & Co is showcasing local firms sharing why their...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Housing Secretary: We (still) need to do more on home ownership

More families need a home they can call their own, the Housing Secretary Michael Gove has claimed. Speaking at the Tory Party...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent returns to roots to open new independent operation

An agent with two decades of experience in the industry has returned to the town where it all began. David Bruckert, the...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Are 'doorstep communities' the answer to better urban living?

Twenty-minute neighbourhoods, 15-minute cities, low traffic neighbourhoods, walkable neighbourhoods: these concepts are suddenly everywhere. They boil down to a simple idea:...

16 September 2023

From: Features

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

Jonathan Rolande: What will ULEZ expansion mean for estate agents?

The roll out of ULEZ has been one of the big stories of the week. The new zones will have implications...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Why we need a reasoned approach to Green Belt release

Keir Starmer’s announcement about building on the Green Belt attracted some contentious headlines. It immediately thrust housing and planning into the...

26 August 2023

From: Features

Property Natter - The long arm of the law that changed the property market

It was a genuine pleasure to read this week about Yorkshire estate agent Ian Bradbury who clocked up 40 years selling...

19 August 2023

From: Features

The land industry must separate itself from politics

The process from a Local Plan allocation to a digger on site typically stretches beyond the length of a five-year political...

12 August 2023

From: Features

At Ease! Agency wins award for being Forces-Friendly

Spicerhaart has received a Silver Award in the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme which acknowledges the agency group’s commitment to...

11 August 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Renters ‘delay buying plans’ until rates drop – research

Renters are putting off their buying plans until property becomes more affordable, according to the latest research from The Mortgage Lender...

27 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

Leadership restructure unveiled as agent marks 40th anniversary

Midlands property group Bond Wolfe has marked its 40th anniversary with a reception for 250 guests at Birmingham’s Town Hall, where...

17 July 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Frightening figures for first time buyers saving for deposits

A new study of 130 locations across the UK reveals huge ‘postcode lottery’ differences as to how quickly a first time...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency produces controversial league table of ‘best towns’

Savills and the Daily Telegraph newspaper have combined to produce a league table of what they claim to be Britain’s 50...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency franchise brand expands into Wokingham

Winkworth has expanded further in the South East of England with a new office opening in Wokingham – its fourth office...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New generation rebrands family business

A family-owned Surrey estate agent has rebranded as the next generated takes over. Grosvenor Billinghurst, which serves the towns and surrounding areas...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Independent agent expands with two new offices

Independent estate agency Hat and Home has continued its expansion with two new branches announced. Three-branch Hat and Home is growing its...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Prestige & Village announce exciting new partnership with Desert Springs Resort

In an exclusive interview with Estate Agent Today, Simon Coaker, Sales & Marketing Director of Desert Springs Resort, shared captivating insights into...

08 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

Buyers entering bidding wars for bungalows - claim

Homebuyers are entering bidding wars for bungalows, a property expert claims. The Daily Telegraph recently reported that young professionals in their 20s and...

24 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Sussex agent expands with latest acquisition

Sussex based estate and lettings agency Mishon Mackay has continued its regional expansion with the acquisition of Kemptown-based brand Justin Lloyd. The...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Venue revealed for agency awards

Agency reviews website allAgents has revealed the venue for its highly anticipated 2023 UK Customer Experience Awards. This year's event will be...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - tales of sponsorship

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

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

King Charles' Coronation: Your agency branch window displays

The nation may have been glued to their screens watching the Coronation or at various street parties during the Bank Holiday...

09 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Regional agent expands reach with new branch opening

Mackenzie Smith has opened its eighth branch, launching a new office in Camberley, Surrey.  The independent brand’s new office is located right...

24 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove names fastest moving property market as sale times lag

Falkirk has been named as the UK’s fastest-selling market. New figures from Rightmove show sellers in the area are finding a buyer...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Historic agency unveils new flagship office

Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) is celebrating its 180th year with the opening of a new flagship office. The Midlands-based land and property...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent explains why TikTok beats Rightmove views

A Keller Williams (KW) agent has hailed the success of TikTok as a marketing tool just 18 months into her role. Tanya...

13 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

Martin & Co franchise acquired by new family owners

A father and his two sons have joined forces to become the new owners of Martin & Co’s St Albans branch. Kevin...

21 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent secures Chilean island for upcoming auction

Agents may like to market properties as “unique” and “exclusive” but an agency and auction brand may have a decent excuse...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Politicians grow bored of “forest” of For Sale and To Let signs

Politicians are to take estate agents to task over what they call “a forest” of For Sale and To Let boards. Local...

14 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

Agent reveals how he cut-out the middleman to buy his own home

It turns out even estate agents have to go off-market when finding their own homes. Paul Clarke, of Belvoir-owned self-employed agency brand...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - a positive start to 2023

Agents and property professionals have kicked off the year by supporting a range of causes. Whatever the cause you are working for,...

20 January 2023

From: Breaking News

London agent opens new office amid 2023 expansion

London agency Martyn Gerrard opened its latest new office last weekend. It is based in Winchmore Hill, expanding the agency’s established service...

17 January 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Agency boss: How I manage to charge 2% fees

A Keller Williams agent has revealed how he gets clients to happily pay 2% and he is calling on others to...

11 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Humberts unveils tenth franchise office amid UK expansion plans

Historic estate agency brand Humberts has expanded into the Oxford area with a tenth franchised office. It is led by experienced local...

11 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Property demand halves as ‘race for space’ ends - Zoopla

Property demand has halved but the slowdown is focused on the previously popular rural and coastal areas, Zoopla has revealed. Higher mortgage...

22 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

Agents urged to play greater role in housebuilding demand

Agents should use their market position to advise town halls about local housing needs, a senior MP has suggested. Labour and Co-op...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - singing, dancing and cycling for good causes

From singing and dancing to charitable support and sponsorships, agents have shown that there are plenty of ways to raise money...

25 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Parkers launches latest branch in Berkshire

The Property Franchise Group brand Parkers has launched its latest Berkshire branch in the town of Newbury in Berkshire. Parkers Newbury is...

21 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Autumn Statement unveils council tax, CGT and stamp duty changes

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt warned tough times were coming ahead of his Autumn Statement yesterday and agents were left with plenty to...

18 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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