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KEYWORD "portals" - 102 RESULTS
Moverly integrates with Alto on material information tools

Proptech firm Moverly has partnered with Zoopla-backed Alto to intergrate its material information tools into the CRM. Upfront information platform Moverly said...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - When Angels rose from the ashes (part ll)

In my last Natter, I recounted the story of how Angels media bounced back from the 2008 financial crisis by launching...

17 February 2024

From: Features

What's Happening With OnTheMarket and Zoopla? (Again)

Back in 2013 the posh head of PR of a posh estate agency took me to a London restaurant (yes, posh)...

10 February 2024

From: Features

OnTheMarket has ‘puncher’s chance” of overtaking Rightmove

OnTheMarket has a “puncher’s chance” of displacing Rightmove after the challenger portal was taken over by CoStar but needs to persuade...

22 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

Michael Day: A business plan will be crucial to navigate 2024

Business plans will be key for agents looking to successfully navigate 2024, an industry consultant and trainer has said. Michael Day, a...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Will Artificial Intelligence take my job?

As the landscape of the property industry changes, as it has done in line with all new technologies over the decades,...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

AML platform adds material information tools

Anti-money laundering platform (AML) Credas Technologies has launched a material information function, helping estate agents to get ahead of the latest...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New app launches to tackle property fraud

A new product has launched that protects homeowners from the growing threat of property-related frauds. Title Guardian is an app that monitors...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket boss: 'Our time is now'

OnTheMarket (OTM) chief executive Jason Tebb has declared “our time is now” after shareholders backed a takeover of the portal by...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Trading Standards unveils latest material information guidance, but how will it be policed?

Long-awaited guidance on material information in property listings was revealed yesterday but policing of the rules won’t be any different, it...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Trading Standards unveils latest material information rules for agents

The National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) has published the long-awaited Parts B and C of material information...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket secures Glass Lewis backing for CoStar takeover

OnTheMarket (OTM) has secured more support for a takeover by CoStar UK. Proxy adviser Glass Lewis has given its backing to CoStar’s...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Collapsed portals boost PropertyHeads' growth

Property social network and listings website PropertyHeads has staked a claim as the number four property portal in the UK. While much...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Proxy share vote adviser backs CoStar OTM deal

Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that shareholders back the CoStar UK takeover of OnTheMarket (OTM). The independent advisory firm...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Top tips to promote the real value of your letting agency

The role of a residential landlord has changed considerably over the years. What was once a relatively straightforward means of generating...

18 November 2023

From: Features

Date set for OnTheMarket takeover vote

Agency shareholders of OnTheMarket will vote whether to accept a takeover approach from CoStar UK on 4 December. CoStar, owner of US...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

When will parts B and C of upfront info reforms materialise?

Trading Standards has insisted it is still on track to introduce parts B and C of material changes rules for property...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: How agents can tip the odds in favour of a sale

For almost as long as any of us can remember, we’ve had an unpaid colleague getting sales over the line for...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Revolutionise Property Listings With Our New AI-Powered Description Generator

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving property industry, it’s essential that forward-thinking agents strive for innovation through PropTech to improve processes, save...

26 October 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Will OTM replace Rightmove?

By Simon Shinerock At the time of writing, Rightmove had a market capitalisation of just under £4 billion, down almost 15% on...

21 October 2023

From: Features

Could OnTheMarket takeover finally challenge Rightmove?

The potential takeover of OnTheMarket (OTM) by US property giant CoStar Group could finally provide a viable challenger for Rightmove, it...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Graham Paterson ‘Co-founder and CEO of Jitty’

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Graham Paterson. If I had a business card it would probably...

16 September 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Portals must ‘change with the times’ to attract next generation of buyers - warning

Portals such as Rightmove and Zoopla need to adapt to keep up with younger generations, agents have said. The latest Agents MVMT...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Recipe for success? Former Deliveroo executives launch property portal

Deliveroo may have revolutionised the way we order takeaways and now three former executives from the delivery app have set their...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Hats off! Independent agent unveils marketing campaign

Independent estate agency Hat and Home has released a sneak peak of its 2023 brand marketing campaign.  Renowned for its distinctive advertising...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: Persuasive agents will win in this market

In his latest column Jonathan Rolande explains why estate agents need to ditch selling techniques and brush up on persuasion to...

07 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Open letter accuses OnTheMarket of ‘misleading shareholders’

OnTheMarket critic Brett Stone has issued a second open letter to shareholders of the portal, accusing it of “irresponsibly diluting shareholders”...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents ‘unsatisfied’ with three main property portals – research

More than one in four estate agents are unsatisfied with the property portals that they use, according to a new survey. An...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Portal proptech aims to expand mortgage network

Proptech company OneDome’s mortgage advisory firm CMME is launching a new scheme exclusively designed for self-employed mortgage advisers. The brand wants to...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: How agents can survive the 'new normal'

In his latest column, Jonathan Rolande, founder of House Buy Fast, explains how those working in the sector can beat the...

24 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

Rightmove reveals key ‘revenue per advertiser’ figure this month

Rightmove, which recently increased its charges to some agents by a reported 17 per cent, is set to reveal its latest trading...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket’s Tech Breakthrough - using AI to list properties

OnTheMarket this morning claims to be the first major UK property portal to use Artificial Intelligence natural-language technology. The controversial technology is...

07 July 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - By laying stable foundations today we will reap infinite possibilities

From valuations to viewings, conveyancing to completions, technology has transformed our sector dramatically and permanently. After comparatively slow beginnings, PropTech really took...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Former online agency founder seeks support for new property portal

The founder of an online agency that switched to the for sale-by-owner model has turned his attention to property portals. Kae Travis...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Semi-detached homes selling fastest - claim

Semi-detached houses are currently the fastest-selling type of property in the UK, research suggests. Analysis of 101,126 house sale transactions by home...

12 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Prestige & Village continue recruitment drive with a day at the polo

Prestige and Village, the premium property agency firm, are continuing their drive to recruit more estate agents as part of their...

30 May 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agents back Rightmove for leads but are concerned about fake contact

Rightmove has been named as the most effective portal for driving leads but there is a sense of frustration about fake...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry trainer marks 20-year milestone

Industry veteran Michael Day is marking 20 years since setting up his Integra Property Services consultancy and training business. The brand now...

05 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency media firm introduces auto-generated videos

Proptech startup Giraffe360 has introduced a new sales and marketing feature that helps agents create auto-generated videos. Every property that has been...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents rank property portals and people as their most important assets

Agents may hate portal fees but have ranked property websites such as Rightmove and Zoopla as their most important digital asset. A...

14 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency branches out to Dubai

Premium property agency Prestige & Village is expanding beyond its home base in the South East of England. It has launched the...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Douglas & Gordon administration is confirmed

Estate agency brand Douglas & Gordon was confirmed to have entered administration yesterday. There were rumours over the weekend that the well-known...

28 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks’ ‘superbrand’ status starts to slip

Purplebricks has seen its status as a so-called ‘superbrand’ decline while Savills remains the most highly-rated agency brand. The Superbrands listings are...

13 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Don’t rely on Rightmove to sell homes, agents told

The way to sell a property has changed and agents shouldn’t rely on just listing on Rightmove, senior property leaders have...

26 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Could AI technology replace property portals?

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

23 January 2023

From: Breaking News

‘Unrealistic’ market appraisals will lengthen transaction times - warning

Agents are being urged to avoid “too much enthusiasm” when conducting market appraisals amid warnings of a house price slowdown. Hybrid agency...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Why Material Information could make 2023 a Happy New Year

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve recharged the batteries and have a shiny list of resolutions to make 2023 as successful...

04 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Was there a Boxing Day property listings boost?

Agents are preparing to return for a full week of work as the festive period comes to an end, but was...

03 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to avoid rush to cut fees in challenging property market

Agents will need to articulate their worth in the new challenging property market but shouldn’t rush to drop fees, industry trainer...

28 December 2022

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

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

New 'zero spend' portal seeks agent views on its development

A new ‘zero spend’ property portal is seeking agents to help with its development ahead of a full launch next year. The...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer: Restoring Trust In Estate Agents

I wasn’t completely surprised to read here on Estate Agent Today that our industry remains near the bottom of the league...

06 December 2022

From: Breaking News

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

Portals rule out cost of living fee cuts for agents

The major property portals have ruled out cuts and discounts to agency fees amid the cost of living crunch. Estate agents, like...

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

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 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

Are new EPC regulations viable for landlords in the current climate?

In this feature, Jonathan Daines looks at how landlords can do their bit to make the rental market greener. Global leaders have...

19 November 2022

From: Features

PropTech Today – predictions for the market in 2023

Making predictions for the year ahead is notoriously difficult and leaves me open to having egg on my face, but I’m...

16 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

New 'free to list' offering aims to fix 'broken portal market'

A co-founder of new free-to-list portal Jangle has outlined how the new business aims to disrupt the property listings market. Prime property...

08 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - day in the life of a NTSELAT policy manager

Given their leading role in the recent upfront information revolution, interest in the work of the National Trading Standards Estate &...

05 November 2022

From: Features

Video or virtual tours? Agents urged to use both in the right place

Video and virtual tours have an important place in property marketing but should be used on the most appropriate platforms, FocalAgent...

04 November 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches partnership to help agents offer virtual viewings

OnTheMarket has agreed an exclusive partnership with industry marketing provider NicheCom, to supply the portal’s agents across England and Wales with...

01 November 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

Affordable housing-focused portal trials accessible sales ads

A portal that has historically focused on affordable housing and accessible rental listings is trailing a move into sales. MovingSoon, which provides...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

The value of property marketing in a changing market

It’s the oddest thing. Surely, the most fundamental requirement of an estate agent having won an instruction, is to get it...

19 October 2022

From: Features

Going global – Fine & Country expands worldwide marketing presence

Fine & Country has partnered with ListGlobally to feature all of their UK property listings on 106 international portals worldwide, according...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

A third of property listings are 'fake' - claim

Around one-third of properties on the portals are ‘fake listings,’ it has been claimed. Industry analyst Charlie Lamdin, founder of estate agency...

07 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer - reasons why buying and selling makes sense right now

Let’s be completely honest - as challenges go, estate agents are up against it trying to persuade reluctant vendors to take...

06 October 2022

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket boss: ‘We aren’t looking to overtake Rightmove (yet)’

OnTheMarket (OTM) is not currently aiming to overtake Rightmove or Zoopla but has succeeded in reducing listing fees for agents across...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

New transaction tracker reveals sales taking 15 weeks to complete

Property sales are currently taking 15 weeks on average to complete, new research claims. Challenger portal and property platform OneDome has launched...

26 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents who stand out online will succeed in a slowing market

After two years of extraordinary activity in the housing market there are signs that the clouds are gathering as RICS reports...

21 September 2022

From: Features

Homesearch unveils new property search platform to boost agency instruction 

Property data and estate agent prospecting platform, Homesearch has unveiled a new property search engine that it hopes will transform the...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Cash only! Research reveals price discounts for mortgage-free buyers

Sellers are willing to cut their asking price expectations by as much as £150,000 to attract a cash buyer for a...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer: Respect Customers and Keep Them In the Picture

I came across something which genuinely shocked me the other day. It was research showing that 1.7 per cent of homes listed...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

How tech can lead the way in speeding up the home buying and selling process

I am somewhat disappointed, yet not surprised, when I see the headlines ‘blaming’ various fractions of a property transaction as the...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Estate agents ‘too busy’ to add images on property listings – claim

Hundreds of homes reaching portals for sale with no supporting photos, research suggests. Estate agent media provider Giraffe360 analysed current sales stock...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency stock down 12.5% so far in 2022 - claim

Estate agents have listed an average of 7.3 homes for sale per branch during 2022, research suggests- down 12.5% annually. Agency comparison...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Self-employed firm welcomes new Partner to strengthen network

The Agency UK – which was set up by three ex-employees of Purplebricks – has strengthened its team with the arrival...

15 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer: More Property Details are a Good Thing

There’s a spotlight now on property listings and as with so many changes in our industry, this is a case of...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – why is the property market joining the podcast party?

If there’s one thing that received a boost as a result of Covid and lockdowns, it’s podcasts – which reached whole...

16 July 2022

From: Features

Conveyancers reveal how mortgage lenders could speed-up sales

Issues with property titles and borrower affordability have been revealed among the main reasons why mortgage offers have been withdrawn. The results...

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

Propertymark partners with Homesearch to boost member leads

Homesearch has partnered with professional body Propertymark, to provide increased support to its estate agent members and boost innovation across the...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Portal listings without material information ‘will eventually be rejected’

Trading Standards has indicated that non-compliant listings will eventually be rejected from portals as it urges agents to use their “professional...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today – PropTech shows Britain can still be a leader on the world stage

The last week has been dramatic even by the standards of UK politics, with a Cabinet and junior minister rebellion bringing...

13 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Material information update: Agents reminded of disclosure requirements

Agents are being reminded that they still have an obligation to provide all material information as the sector awaits Part B...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Future franchisees offered loans to launch own estate agency

Agency network Mr and Mrs Clarke has launched a new loan product to help aspiring self-employed business owners launch their own...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Industry veteran warns technology has made some agents lazy

Former Countrywide boss Bob Scarff has warned that estate agents have become too reliant on alerts, emails and text messages for...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency websites still visited by buyers despite portal dominance - research

Property portals remain the predominant route for finding a home among buyers but many are still following traditional methods, research suggests. A...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rightmove to ‘reject listings’ without a price from today

New estate agency listings that don’t display a price can no longer be uploaded to Rightmove from today. The portal giant has...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Upfront information: Portals plan for consumer awareness to police listings

Portals are aiming to boost consumer awareness of new material information rules rather than refusing non-compliant listings. Agency listings have been required...

22 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Interest rate rise: Agents remain optimistic but FTBs urged to ‘act now’

The Bank of England raised interest rates for the fifth consecutive month yesterday. The cost of borrowing is now at a 13-year...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Trading Standards: Portals should refuse non-compliant listings

The head of the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) has suggested the material listings rules should be...

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Online agent plans international expansion

Online agent 99home is planning to go international. The brand, which lets sellers pay to list their property on the major portals...

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Video tours? I don’t see it myself!

There was an article in Estate Agent Today recently that suggested only four per cent of properties on Rightmove and Zoopla...

11 June 2022

From: Features

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