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KEYWORD "Trends" - 100 RESULTS
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

Property Natter - Buyers 'tak' the high road to stronger market

When we talk in general terms about the UK housing market, we tend to draw a picture of generality. Facts and figures...

13 April 2024

From: Features

Blip or trend? House prices fell in March

House prices dipped on a monthly basis during March but annual growth improved, Nationwide data shows. The latest Nationwide House Price Index...

03 April 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

Century 21 opens global listings site to UK estate agents

UK-based estate agencies are being given the opportunity to list their properties on Century 21 Global, the brand’s global listings site. This...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Why being over-ambitious with your asking price can net you less overall

The CEO of leading Scottish property portal ESPC, Paul Hilton shares why a discerning pricing strategy can improve the prospects of...

09 March 2024

From: Features

Increasing numbers of sellers are searching for ‘cheap agents’ - warning

Seller search interest for high street agents has dropped, while there has been a significant spike in searches for cheap fee...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Why being over-ambitious with your asking price can net you less overall

The CEO of leading Scottish property portal ESPC shares why a discerning pricing strategy can improve the prospects of your property...

02 March 2024

From: Features

Deadline approaches to complete Voice of the Agent survey

The closing bell is ringing for estate and letting agents across the UK to participate in this year's Voice of the...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency brothers launch social network for property professionals

Two brothers who previously worked as estate agents have launched a new networking platform for property professionals in the UK. Chris Tremlett,...

31 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Propertymark: 'Asking prices are still too high'

Further adjustments in house prices are needed to match valuations with market expectations, Propertymark has warned. It comes as the agency trade...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lenders ‘treading fine line’ on competitive homebuyer deals

Mortgage lenders are “treading a fine line” between offering attractive rates for homebuyers and getting caught out by rising swap rates,...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals best time to list a home for quick sale

Most agents may argue that every month is the best time to list but Rightmove has identified February as the optimum...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will housing be a major battleground in the 2024 general election?

After months of negative messaging and anti-development sentiment, espoused both nationally by the Government, and locally during May’s local election campaigning,...

13 January 2024

From: Features

Majority of first-time buyers received help to climb property ladder - research

Only a tenth of first-time buyers have managed to get on the property ladder without additional support, a survey has revealed. Comparison...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

KWUK expands Dataloft partnership

Keller Williams has expanded its content and insights partnership with Dataloft after a successful trial period. The brand said 20 agents have...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

 2024 Voice of the Agent Survey launched

Agents are being invited to respond to a new survey on the state of the industry.  Former Fine & Country boss Simon...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Half of sellers would recommend using their estate agent - research

Around half of sellers would highly recommend their estate agent, new research suggests. Coaching platform the Property Academy’s latest Home Moving trends...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

5 Proptech Predictions for the Private Rental Sector in 2024

The private rental landscape has been undergoing a profound transformation, with technology playing a pivotal role in shaping the way tenancies...

13 December 2023

From: Features

Agents set for busy month of Christmas completions - research

The property market could be in for a strong end to the year based on typical seasonal trends, research suggests, New research...

12 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

Bank of England to join Rightmove webinar today

Rightmove has secured guests from the Bank of England to join a live webinar for agents today. The event aims to break...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents hit highest quarter for online auction sales - iamproperty

Estate agents sold a record number of properties via online auction between July and September, figures from proptech firm iamproperty have...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s behind Scotland’s speedy home sales?

Simon Jackson is Managing Director of SDL Surveying If we look at the latest data, it looks like there is something of...

28 October 2023

From: Features

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

Buyer numbers and viewings down as agents become more pessimistic

The latest market snapshot from Propertymark suggests a more pessimistic view of the market. The trade body’s latest Housing Insight report says...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

In an uncertain property market, new homes sales are relatively successful

After a steady increase in mortgage rates, concerns about house prices have been rising too. The Financial Times reported in mid...

21 October 2023

From: Features

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 market suffering from ‘prolonged stagnation’ - research

The usual post-summer uplift has failed to materialise for the property market, new figures suggest. Analysis by data company the Landmark Information...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Consumers feeling ‘financially worse-off’ but sellers remain positive - survey

UK consumers are feeling financially worse off than they were a year ago but this sentiment isn’t necessarily reflected when it...

16 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Guild of Property Professionals launches second streamed seminar

The Guild of Property Professionals has launched a second virtual event this Autumn following its inaugural streamed event earlier this year. Scheduled...

11 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Thriving in tight times: cost-efficient marketing strategies for estate agents

In today's world of rising costs and economic uncertainty, estate agents are seeking innovative ways to maximise their resources while delivering...

07 October 2023

From: Features

KWUK prepares for ‘largest ever’ Megacamp

Keller Williams UK (KWUK) is set to hold its largest ever UK event.  The KWUK Megacamp will take place at the VUE cinema in...

02 October 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Evolution: Data and personalisation drive the market

Clive Humby of Dunn Humby (the Mega Minds behind the Tesco Clubcard) declared that "Data is the new oil" in 2006....

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Top Tips For Social Media Marketing – Part 2

Welcome back to the second instalment of our blog series on social media marketing tips for estate agents! In part one,...

19 September 2023

From: Marketing & Social Media

Property Natter - Ready, steady, go?

Funny how time flies faster as you get older and I’m reminded that next week, (23rd September, to be precise) it...

16 September 2023

From: Features

Zoopla: House sales set to hit a decade-low

The property market is set for its quietest year for sales since 2012, Zoopla claims. The portal’s latest House Price Index estimates...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Federation of Independent Agents announces Dataloft partnership

The Federation of Independent Agents (FIA) has unveiled a new collaboration with Dataloft. The partnership will give FIA members access to Dataloft’s...

22 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

Will housing be a major battleground in the 2024 general election?

After months of negative messaging and anti-development sentiment, espoused both nationally by the Government, and locally during recent local election campaigning,...

19 August 2023

From: Features

Housing Market Trouble Ahead - gloomy RICS predictions

The latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors housing market snapshot shows the increasing damage being wrought by high interest rates. The RICS...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove launches new tool to track training progress

Rightmove has launched a new tool to help agencies manage their training with the portal. The new tool ‘Teams View’ is available...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency stock is rising but sales are stuttering – research

Property supply is improving but fewer properties are going under offer, research suggests. Analysis of quarter two property market activity by data...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Sellers facing ‘window of opportunity’ to list at best price before winter – claim

Sellers are being encouraged to list their homes now as the market approaches its seasonal peak. Self-employed agency brand eXp UK analysed...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove warns summer slowdown has come early

Asking prices have fallen on a monthly basis at this time of year for the first time since June 2017 as...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla unveils new website for agents

Zoopla has unveiled an upgraded website for agents and housebuilders. The refreshed Zoopla Advantage website, first launched in 2018, will provide new...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices drop for first time since 2012 and more will follow - Halifax

Two sets of housing data have suggested a declining property market, with further price drops on the horizon. Halifax has recorded the...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Spring market stalls as buyers wait for price drops - LonRes

The prime London market appears to be lacking its usual spring buzz as buyers wait for prices to drop research suggests. Analysis...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency stock rises as demand and sales drop - RICS

High borrowing costs and an uncertain economic outlook remaining the main challenges for homebuyers, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Property supply is rising but mortgage access is ‘crucial’ - claim

Property supply has improved during the first quarter of 2023 following house price corrections and a settling of interest rates, according...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents should make better use of ‘social proof superpower’ - claim

‘Social proof’ will be an agent’s most important tool during the tougher property market, it has been claimed. Industry trainer and founder...

31 March 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

Property Academy to host free market webinar 

Property Academy is hosting a free webinar today where behavioural economist Roger Martin-Fagg will share his predictions for the property market...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Do you have a plan of action for the year ahead?

With no ease up on the cost of living crisis, understandably many agents’ primary concern is whether or not their tenants...

11 March 2023

From: Features

Agency website provider introduces AI tools

Agency website designer and marketing provider is starting to use artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT in the products it provides agents. ChatGPT AI...

23 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Homeowners driving Google search surge for cost saving measures around the home

The rising price of fuel and the wider cost of living crisis are causing significant concern and stress for UK homeowners...

11 February 2023

From: Features

Premium agency brand unveils international conference plans

Fine & Country has unveiled details of its 2023 International conference and awards ceremony The upmarket agent brand will hold its annual...

07 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - feeling the love

Agents and property professionals are spreading plenty of charitable love ahead of Valentine's Day. See some of the inspirational examples below. Whatever the...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency listings activity hits 15-month low - RICS

The level of new listings coming to market is at its weakest since the end of the 2021 Stamp Duty holiday,...

19 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

Listings rise but movers are waiting for economic certainty - research

The level of new property listings and completions among agents were only slightly below 2019 activity during the fourth quarter but...

17 January 2023

From: Breaking News

 Revealed: The Top Trends For 2023 Auction Market

Consumer demand for auction can no longer be ignored. Month after month this alternative method of sale sees increased uptake as...

11 January 2023

From: Features

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

Agency boss: Realistic pricing will be crucial to successful sales this year

The ‘race for space’ is over and the property market is returning to pre-pandemic levels, Nicky Stevenson claims. Stevenson, managing director of...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Everything You Need To Know About the 2023 Housing Market

New year, old worries: what’s happening in the housing market? We’ve asked experts and collated forecasts, 15 in total. On the one...

07 January 2023

From: Features

Five key ways that estate agents should be using social media in 2023

Estate agents have the challenging job of creating relationships and trust with their customers, who will make crucial life decisions such...

07 January 2023

From: Features

Five ways tech can help you challenge uncertainty in 2023

The only certainty at the moment is that we are living in a period of uncertainty. The challenges facing the property...

08 December 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Buyer urgency fading from the property market, agent claims

The level of homes being snapped up within two weeks of being listed has fallen to 6.8% across the UK market...

24 November 2022

From: Breaking News

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

There have been plenty of new jobs being started outside of Wesminster this month. Here are some of the latest moves that...

31 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing needs its digital enablement moment

Conveyancing is an integral part of the house buying and selling process. But it is a slow process, with the length...

26 October 2022

From: Features

Zoopla launches agent webinar to reveal 2023 housing market outlook

Agents are invited to a webinar with Zoopla next week to discuss the portal’s 2023 outlook. Hosted by Zoopla’s executive director of...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Is the game over for traditional learning methods in the property industry?

A recent study conducted by the Technical University of Denmark reported that the attention span of people around the world is...

01 October 2022

From: Features

Expert reveals how to transform your living room into an eco-friendly space with three easy trends

Transforming your living room into an eco-friendly space not only benefits your health and wellbeing, but the planet too. It can...

27 September 2022

From: PropTech & Innovation

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

House prices hit sixth consecutive high - will the market ever cool off in 2022?

In this guest piece, Kevin Shaw, National Sales Managing Director at Leaders Romans Group, looks at whether house prices will start to cool...

27 August 2022

From: Features

Smoove to rollout agency platform to help 'fix homebuying process'

Conveyancing software provider Smoove is set to rollout a new flagship estate agency product following a successful trial phase. Smoove Start was...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Walk-in wardrobes - are they the next major property trend?

Sellers are always looking for ways to improve the value of their home, and according to new research agents may just...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

The big question on everyone’s lips right now…are we actually heading for a crash?

As uncertainty continues to prevail across the industry, aided by a government in crisis, the challenges in the months ahead feel...

29 July 2022

From: Sponsored Content

New webinar series to discuss industry disrupters and unlocking property sales

High profile agents and industry executives are due to appear in a new video series to share best practice ideas online. The...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Sales collapsing as rising costs spook buyers and lenders - report

The number of transactions progressing to completion is being hit by the cost of living crisis and rising interest rates, new...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Research reveals slowdown in searches for property portals

Online searches for property portals have declined, in another suggested sign of the slowing market. Analysis of data from AdWords and Google Trends...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

More upfront information when buying a car vs buying a house! Is it time for change?

I look back on when my dad helped me buy my first car and shared his pearls of wisdom on what...

02 July 2022

From: Features

PropTech Today – working smarter with PropTech can improve your bottom line

Technology continues to enhance the way estate agents work, from improving efficiencies, reducing admin time, and ensuring your team remains highly...

29 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - should estate agents be using TikTok?

Images can have the ability to paint a vivid image, but video content can take this to the next level if...

22 June 2022

From: Marketing & Social Media

Why your agency needs a holistic digital transformation strategy

The digital transformation of the property industry is not a new chapter, but an ongoing journey in which the winners are...

18 June 2022

From: Features

Home hunters urged to go offline to find agency stock

Buyers are being urged to ditch their laptops and hit the streets to find a property. The property market is currently hampered...

16 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Stripping it back – minimalist style most likely to attract buyers, says research

A new survey by interior experts Hammonds Furniture has outlined how important interior style is to potential buyers, with 40% of...

21 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Buyers 'returning to London' as offers surpass pre-pandemic levels

London’s prime sales market is set to underperform compared with 2021 but is still looking to be better than the pre-pandemic...

19 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Are these the first cracks in the reign of the portals?

In this piece, the team at Iceberg Digital look at whether the first cracks are appearing in the portals. For the last...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Fall-Through Mayhem - over 50,000 deals collapse since New Year

A prominent industry supplier has produced startling statistics about the numbers of fall throughs in just the first 10 weeks or...

22 March 2022

From: Breaking News

House Price Crisis - affordability worsening across the UK

The Chartered Institute of Housing, set to unveil its latest annual housing review next month, has indicated that to no one’s...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Short term lets - what’s the extent of the problem?

Timothy Douglas, Head of Policy and Campaigns at Propertymark, analyses the impact that the lack of available data is having on...

19 February 2022

From: Features

Party time? Boris Johnson's brother to address estate agents

The coming annual conference of Fine & Country, being held next month, is to have Boris Johnson’s brother as a keynote...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Going granular - why digging deep into residential property data is a must

With the new year in full swing, agents around the UK are likely to be making changes to the way they...

12 February 2022

From: Features

Running On Empty! Agents' inventories running almost at zero

Some regional property markets are perilously close to running out of any stock to sell. That’s the news from property data...

08 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Property TV star tells first time buyers to give up lattes and Netflix

Outspoken TV property expert Kirstie Allsopp has told first time buyers they may have to sacrifice lattes, Netflix and gym membership...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Interest rates could rise five fold by the end of 2022 - claim

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee is set to meet today to consider a possible rise in base rate -...

03 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Revamped ‘Personal’ agency hopes to win self-employed agents

Hunters has tweaked its earlier version of hybrid franchising in a bid to attract self-employed agents. Hunters Personal was launched with a...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

First time buyer average age creeps up across UK

The average age at which someone buys their first home has risen to 32, up from 29 in 2011 and is...

25 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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