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KEYWORD "valuation" - 101 RESULTS
Rightmove: Asking prices hit new high but legal delays ‘frustrate’ the market

Asking prices have hit a record high as agents and sellers become more bullish about the market’s prospects. The latest Rightmove house...

20 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Independent agent launches in Northumberland

A new estate agency has been launched in Northumberland, offering a VIP member’s club to provide early access to properties. The new...

20 May 2024

From: Breaking News

JONATHAN ROLANDE: It’s not all good news for Rightmove

Another week and more good news for Rightmove. The company which  estate agents love to hate has just announced it has...

17 May 2024

From: Breaking News

10 reasons to become a Your Move franchise.

If you’re thinking about becoming an Estate Agency franchise or converting your existing estate agency business to a franchise, here we...

16 May 2024

From: Sponsored Content

PropTech Today - Why we can't afford not to be alive to the growing risk of cyber fraud

THE property sector has embraced technology and the enormous benefits that it can bring. Never was this more accurately demonstrated than during...

15 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

Free Property Report tool rolled out to Alto users

Alto is rolling out free Property Valuation Reports for agents.  The tool can be accessed directly from individual property record pages, and...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Asking price cuts fail to win sales for two-third of homes - claim

Some 36% of all homes which have had asking prices cut this year are now listed as sold subject to contract.  GetAgent...

30 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

Three Reasons Why Your Social Media Isn't Working

In the bustling world of social media, success isn't just about posting content; it's about fostering engagement, maintaining consistency, and implementing...

17 April 2024

From: Marketing & Social Media

Real estate named ‘most distressed sector’

The European real estate market is the most distressed sector across Europe, research suggest. The latest Weil European Distress Index suggests the...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla secures new long-term deal with Dexters

Zoopla has sealed a new long-term contract with London estate agent Dexters, which encompasses 156 offices across the capital.  The the agency...

27 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

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

LSL agency franchisees benefiting from ‘reduced volatility’

LSL has hailed the benefits of switching to a franchise model for its estate agency brand. A trading update from the company...

07 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

Top tips to generate more leads on Facebook

If you saw our recent article, you’ll know that one in five (19.24%) ValPal leads generated via Facebook ads actually went...

26 February 2024

From: Marketing & Social Media

Down-valuations on the rise - warning

Down-valuations appear to be on the rise and it is shocking agents and mortgage brokers. Property professionals have seen an uptick in...

23 February 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

Eddisons unveils proptech partnership

Eddisons has signed a partnership deal with proptech firm Valos in a collaboration which is designed to streamline the property consultancy’s...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

University launches landmark estate agency degree course

A first-of-its-kind degree has launched that focuses on residential estate agency. The Swindon campus of the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has launched...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

From estate agent to residential building surveyor.

With a combined value surpassing £7.4 trillion, the UK’s 29 million residential properties represent a vital national asset, and for homeowners,...

08 February 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Agent appraisal requests hit record levels in January - Rightmove

Record numbers of future vendors sent a request for an estate agent to come and provide a market appraisal of their...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Real estate dubbed most distressed sector - warning

The European property market is the most distressed sector, new research suggests. The latest Distress Index, from restructuring firm Weil, has warned...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

ESPC: Homebuyers picked up bargains at the end of 2023

Buyers in Scotland took advantage of the high levels of competition in the market between November January, research suggests. Analysis by Scottish...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

London agent reveals new acquisition

London agent Martyn Gerrard has acquired Palmers Green-based estate and lettings agent Range Homes.   The deal, worth almost £1m, will see the...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank: Property market activity is lagging positive sentiment

Prime market activity hasn’t caught up with more positive sentiment, Knight Frank claims. It comes as figures from the agency brand showed...

05 February 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

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

Doorsteps assets sold for just £3,000

The intellectual property of collapsed online agency brand Doorsteps has sold for just £3,666. Begbies Traynor, the liquidator for Doorsteps, sought offers...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Off-market platform set for 1,000 listings milestone

Off-market property platform Invisible Homes is confident of hitting its target of 1,000 listings by the end of this year. Originally launched...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

From estate agent to surveyor: how I made the switch

The end of the year is always a time of reflection around careers and whether we should pursue pastures new. I...

23 December 2023

From: Features

Moneypenny partners with CRM provider to boost agency leads

Moneypenny has partnered with CRM provider Street.co.uk to help simplify lead management for estate agents. The integration means calls answered by the...

20 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Ad watchdog upholds ‘misleading marketing’ complaint against GetAgent

GetAgent has been ordered to make its marketing claims clearer following a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The advertising watchdog...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark: Asking prices are too high

The number of agents reporting listings selling for under asking price has hit its highest level this year as Propertymark warns...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Leasehold Reform - Government must get the balance right

Three members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners take a brief look at some of the trials and tribulations awaiting...

11 November 2023

From: Features

First-time buyers ‘unaware’ of additional homebuying costs - claim

Many first-time buyers are unaware of the upfront costs they need to budget for before applying for a mortgage and purchasing...

08 November 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

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

Social Media boost for agents as OnTheMarket unveils new service

OnTheMarket has partnered with an automated social media service to help agents promote listings on Instagram, X, Facebook and more. Following a...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

RICS updates Red Book valuation rules

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published an updated UK supplement of its ‘Red Book’ – its master document...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Should agents be held responsible for overvaluations?

Former NAEA Propertymark President Stephen McCarron has questioned if agents should be held responsible for clients losing out from overvalued properties. Speaking...

23 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

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

Making buildings better: An insider's view into how surveying evolves in a challenging market

 Hilary Grayson is a Director at Sava focusing much of her time on the development of new qualifications to enhance skills...

14 October 2023

From: Features

Unlucky for some? No. 13 ranks as lowest value door number

Homes with the number 13 typically have the lowest property valuations, Rightmove data suggests. Analysis by the portal, using property valuations from...

13 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto adds ‘improved features’ to agency CRM

Alto has rolled out a range of new features to its software for agents. It takes the number of improvements to the...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents MVMT podcast: Is Rightmove house price data helpful?

Over-valuations and too much reliance on national asking price data is skewing seller expectations, agents claim. The latest Agents MVMT podcast tackles...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL hails 'successful shift' to agency franchise model

LSL has described the transfer of its estate agency business to a franchise model as a success and said it expects...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Energy efficiency remains important to homebuyers and sellers

Buyers and sellers are still factoring energy efficiency into property valuations despite Prime Minister Rishi Sunak rolling back net-zero reforms. Analysis by...

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Why direct mail should be at the forefront of your marketing mix…

Tangible, tactile, and tested. Those are the three words that Royal Mail used to describe direct mail marketing campaigns. Despite living in...

21 September 2023

From: Features

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

Coventry agent secures historic ‘super office’

A long-established Coventry estate agent has created a new “super office” in one of the city’s most historic areas as it...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Could stricter regulation mean higher fees? A marketer explains….

I'll start with a confession. I am not an estate agent - I'm a marketer. But since I joined the industry...

09 September 2023

From: Features

OnTheMarket scores with new radio sponsorship deal

OnTheMarket has extended its sponsorship deal with radio station talkSPORT It will see the portal continue its Premier League airtime partnership with...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency feedback platform goes mobile

The ESTAS Group has launched an ‘app’ style version of its platform for smartphones. ESTAS Mobile offers all the functionality of the...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent reviews platform unveils ‘game-changing’ certified reports

Agency reviews website allAgents.co.uk has revamped its certified reports to help agents secure new business. The documents provide agents with a downloadable...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

New build sales stronger than rest of market - agency’s bold claim

An estate agency with a major new homes department claims new build sales are proving more resilient than the mainstream market. Leaders...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

40 Not Out! Proof that estate agency is a people business

A well-known Yorkshire estate agent is celebrating 40 years working at the same firm - and he’s marking his involvement in...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TPO: Agents must be wary of appraisal and offer complaints 

Estate agents have been urged to be wary of complaints around market appraisals and the handling of offers. The latest annual review...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto unveils new ways for agents to keep track of updates

Agency software provider Alto has launched a new way for users to keep track about its latest product developments.  The Zoopla-backed cloud-based...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent over-valuations keep asking prices higher - claim

Over-valuations remain a factor behind why asking prices haven’t fallen further yet, agents suggest. The latest Rightmove House Price Index for July...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer - Nurture, Not Nature, Will Help Agents In This Market

It’s the start of what promises - perhaps ‘threatens’ is a better word - to be a challenging second half of...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - The good, the bad…and the ugly

Interesting news from Leaders Romans Group (LRG) this week when they revealed sales figures across the group for June. Nationally, sales figures...

08 July 2023

From: Features

Renters Reform: a mistiming in regulatory direction?

The long-awaited Renters Reform Bill was finally introduced in Parliament in May, but is it really good news for tenants? Several...

08 July 2023

From: Features

New Data Reveals Regions Defying The House Price Drop

Our data shows vast regional differences in current house prices and many areas are defying the current overall national dip. The study...

28 June 2023

From: Features

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

New OnTheMarket service will chase leads for agents

OnTheMarket has launched a new nurturing service to help estate agents generate fresh revenue from their existing database and win more...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Material information rules will help agents justify higher fees - claim

Providing material information upfront could help agents charge higher fees and even reduce their carbon footprint, while those not complying could...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

9 Questions To Book More Valuations

As we move into a more challenging market this summer with interest rates still on the rise, house prices relaxing and...

14 June 2023

From: Features

Andrews returns to Zoopla

Zoopla has sealed a new long-term contract with estate agent Andrews, which encompasses 44 branches across southern England.  Andrews has signed up...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla delivers Spring lead boost to agents

Agents have seen an 11% annual increase in vendor lead volume as a result of Zoopla’s Spring marketing campaign, the portal...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Property market 'remains muted' amid higher mortgage rates - claim

Only a fifth of agents have reported being busier than last year as higher mortgage rates and inflation weigh on the...

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

Personal assistant marks 35 years in estate agency

Salisbury-based agency brand Whites is celebrating a staff member who has reached 35 years of working for the company. Glenda Privett joined...

04 May 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

Lomond agency brands record strong start to 2023

Lomond-owned agencies have reported a rise in market activity since the start of the year, despite withdrawals and fall-throughs remaining high. A...

18 April 2023

From: Breaking News

RICS cladding guidance is ‘helping the property market’

Property professionals have given their backing to new guidance on cladding. A webinar poll by Countrywide Surveying Services (CSS) has revealed that...

18 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

The Italian job! Savills expands European presence

Savills has strengthened its European residential network with the acquisition of real estate company Beliving in Italy.  Founded by Danilo Orlando in...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

8 common survey issues and how to resolve them

As an estate agent, you know that securing the sale is just step one of a successful journey. But with issues...

01 April 2023

From: Features

High street agents set for ‘fairer bills’ under business rates overhaul

Agency trade body Propertymark has welcomed reforms to the business rates system, meaning high street agents, and other businesses, could finally...

31 March 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

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

AI could change how vendors search for agents - claim

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools could change the way people search for agents and property within just a few years, an industry...

23 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Future of Douglas & Gordon lettings book is confirmed – but who's running sales?

Mystery surrounds the current position and owner of the Douglas & Gordon sales business as documents reveal the events that led...

21 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills expecting ‘challenging’ first half for 2023

Higher utility and staffing costs pushed profits down in Savills’ UK residential business last year. The property and agency brand revealed in...

17 March 2023

From: Breaking News

HMRC deadline looms for companies to revalue UK residential properties

Companies that own UK residential properties have under a month to revalue and tell HMRC if any are worth more than...

07 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing firm seeks agents to trial ‘sell-ready’ packs

AVRillo is seeking agents to help test a new product that aims to provide upfront material information to buyers at the...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove to launch property estimate tool for ‘non-active vendors’

Rightmove is set to launch a new property estimate tool for homeowners who are not actively looking to sell right now. The...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! How movers feel about the home-moving experience

Award-winning sales progression platform mio has uncovered the home moving experiences of nearly 200 movers and evaluated what this means for...

01 March 2023

From: Features

Suits you sir! Is it time to ditch the agency dress code?

Estate agents should ‘rock the clothes they want’ rather than sticking to corporate 1980s suit fashions, an industry executive has claimed. It...

27 February 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket Software unveils new tool to boost agency digital presence

OnTheMarket Software has launched a new website builder and marketing tool to help boost an agent’s digital presence. The service is called...

27 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - It’s not what you know…it’s all about connections

I don’t want to frighten any professional scribblers and wizard wordsmiths out there, but as a matter of geeky interest, this...

25 February 2023

From: Features

Third of home-sellers being gazundered - claim

Almost a third of UK home sellers are being gazundered by their buyers, many of whom are seeing their potential buyer...

24 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Property social network launches across the pond

Property social network and listings website PropertyHeads has launched a sister-version across the pond. The company has launched a US twin which...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla’s Valentine’s offers for agents who love to hit business targets

Zoopla has launched a six week promotion aimed at helping agents meet business objectives - and there’s a special Valentine’s deal...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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