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KEYWORD "vendors" - 100 RESULTS
PropTech Today: Hospitals cyber-attack is a warning to property sector

THE news that an NHS trust was hit by a cyber-attack earlier this month naturally attracted a lot of headlines. Even though...

12 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Election webinar launched to help agents reassure vendors

Agents are invited to a webinar on how the General Election will affect the property market. Reapit and PayProp will be hosting...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

High EPC ratings push up house prices – but by how much?

Vendors could boost the value of their property by around £13,000 on average by improving its energy efficiency, research suggests. Research by...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency network unveils AI-powered website for vendors

Premium estate agency network By Design has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI)-backed website for potential and current vendors. The By Design...

03 June 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Jackson-Stops builds auction house with Bamboo

National estate agency, Jackson Stops, has appointed Bamboo Auctions to provide the white-labelled technology behind its new J-S Auctions service. Bamboo Auctions...

30 May 2024

From: Breaking News

 Rightmove: It's difficult for agents to provide material information

The task of obtaining material information is more difficult than it appears for estate agents, Rightmove has warned. The portal revealed in...

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

Q1 at auction: the most active auction market we've seen to date

Auction is gearing up for further growth with a traditional strong spring market anticipated off the back of a record-breaking quarter...

15 May 2024

From: Features

Hamptons: Price reductions decline as sales 'bounce back'

Price reductions fell to an 18-month low in April as transactions recover faster than prices, new industry data reveals. Figures from Hamptons,...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla battles OnTheMarket with huge new marketing campaign

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

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech partnership promises lead generation for agents

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

03 May 2024

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Three Ways To Win In A High Reduction Market

Choosing the right prospecting software can be the difference between finishing the year on a high or finishing it below target. Although...

03 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Cash for agents after record numbers of properties sold at auction

The Iamproperty service says it’s seen £450m of sales in the first three months of 2024 - a record quarterly figure. Between...

30 April 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

Upcoming Stamp Duty Change may spur sales in short term

An expert says a change in Stamp Duty Land Tax, coming into effect on June 1, will alter how investors and...

29 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Sales Boost at last for Prime Central London - agency data

The JLL Prime Central London Index saw signs of improvement in the first quarter of this year, with 4.5% more properties...

25 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Coup for Self-Employed Agency Brand as high flying agent joins

An agent with 15 years experience at high end agencies Hamptons and Knight Frank has joined a self-employed brokerage brand. Sally Jane...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Housing Market Update - slowest and fastest sales so far in 2024

Detached homes in Wales are the slowest property types to sell across the UK and take an average of 92 days...

24 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

Sellers Risk Fall-Throughs by failing to disclose neighbour rows

Almost one in five vendors admit to having failed to disclose disputes with neighbours to prospective buyers when selling their home,...

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

Agency software provider launches embedded Property Information Questionnaires

Estate agency software provider Street.co.uk has launched a fully automated and integrated Property Information Questionnaire (PIQs)  that can be accessed directly...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Vendors warned to not risk waiting for General Election to list their homes

Waiting for a General Election is risky for sellers after the so-called Boris bounce in the property market failed to deliver...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Material information rules set to cost sellers ‘hundreds of pounds’ - warning

Vendors could end up spending hundreds of pounds more when selling their home due to Trading Standards material information rules guidance,...

22 March 2024

From: Breaking News

How technology can create more certainty amidst the chaos of chain breaks

The ripple effect of a property sale that falls through is, without exception, one of the most frustrating and disappointing events...

20 March 2024

From: Features

Take advantage of a better market

Reading the news on Estate & Letting Agent Today every day (as I’m sure you all do, too), there appears to...

17 February 2024

From: Features

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

Agents mark record year for auction sales

Estate agents sold a record-breaking number of properties via online auction in 2023, research suggests. The latest Online Auction Index from iamproperty...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Industry veteran calls for code of practice for sole agency agreements

Former agency founder and property marketing veteran John Durrant has challenged Propertymark and RICS to take a leadership on the contentious...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: ‘We are locked in a buyers’ market’

The housing sector remains locked in a buyers’ market and prices are unlikely to rise nationally this year, Zoopla claims. While some...

22 January 2024

From: Breaking News

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

OnTheMarket: Seller confidence dipped in December

Buyer confidence remained flat – or consistent depending on your view of the property market in December – while seller sentiment...

22 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Vendors must be ‘more realistic’ about auction sales - warning

Increasing numbers of auction sales are at risk of failing in 2024 if vendors don’t adjust their expectations, an auctioneer claims. Stuart...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Transaction niggles and EPCs set to dominate 2024 market - predictions

Energy efficiency and “transaction niggles” are predicted to be key themes of 2024 for agents, buyers and sellers. Buying agent Stacks Property...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM: Buyer and seller confidence is ‘surprisingly good’

Almost three quarters of buyers are still confident about purchasing a property in the new year, while sellers are a bit...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Property marketing: why videography matters most for 2024

When almost all agents and developers use the tried and tested formula of floorplan, professional photography  and a well-crafted description, what can be...

13 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Jonathan Rolande: How to maximise success in the property market this December

As the temperature drops outside, it can be tempting to think activity in the market is likely to freeze out entirely. And,...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

January's instructions are won in December, but how do you secure them?

It’s not uncommon to see a seasonal slump around December and the Christmas period. Last year, Propertymark reported an average of...

02 December 2023

From: Features

Sellers still suffering from gazundering – claim

Sellers are still being lowballed by their buyer having previously accepted a higher offer, research suggests. A survey of more than 1,000...

22 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent switches from home sales to staging

A former Hamptons agent has moved into staging after finding she was spending much of her time helping vendors in this...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

How to make the most of your marketing spend this Winter

As we enter the winter months and a traditionally quieter time for the property industry - agents are still contending with...

11 November 2023

From: Features

Agents back material information but seek more guidance

The majority of agents back parts B and C of material information rules but more guidance is needed on where to...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Three major agency brands have unveiled high-profile appointments this week. If you want your jobs or appointments news to feature here, email...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech platform helps agents with Material Information rules

Iamproperty has launched what it calls “a new solution” to help agents deal with new Material Information rules. The supplier’s new Enhanced...

30 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Auction buyers drop sharply despite more vendors trying their luck

Fewer buyers are purchasing at auctions despite more sellers resorting to them. Quick buying firm House Buyer Bureau analysed auction stock that...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Jake Gann, Sales Director at Bamboo Auction

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? My name is Jake Gann and my business card says...

10 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Phil Spencer - How To Get Real With Vendors On Price

The old adage that estate agency is a people business is rarely more relevant than right now, when the market is...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Chestertons: Price reductions declining as buyers return to the capital

Fewer sellers are willing to cut their asking prices, Chestertons claims. The agent said vendors in the capital have already priced in...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Alto partners with Just Move In help to provide free home setup service

Agency software provider Alto has announced a new partnership with home setup provider Just Move In. Customers of the Zoopla-backed firm will...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents will close if they aren’t more flexible - claim

A lack of flexibility is causing recruitment issues in estate agency and could threaten the survival of firms, executives claim. Speaking on...

18 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Sellers admit to ‘hiding’ property problems from buyers

A large proportion of sellers have admitted to hiding problematic parts of their property from potential buyers. A survey of more than...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Dhe Wertha! Cornish agent turns boards bilingual 

Hunters West Cornwall has announced a new initiative to celebrate the Cornish language. The agency brand has introduced new sales boards that...

16 August 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM allows ads for agents’ mortgage and conveyancing partners

OnTheMarket has become the first major UK portal to allow agents to promote their own revenue generating partnerships on listing pages. Agents who...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer: It's the age of the older customer

We all want more transactions - the Holy Grail when it comes to agencies’ bottom lines - but an interesting aspect...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

More agency listings are going green but further work is needed – Rightmove 

Increasing numbers of agent listings are highlighting green features as key selling points, Rightmove claims. It comes as the portal call for...

28 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Auctioneer: Don’t put unsuitable homes under the hammer

Agents and sellers are being warned against putting unsuitable properties up for auction. Stuart Collar- Brown, chief executive of online auctioneer platform...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents sell record number of homes under the hammer 

Estate agents sold a record number of properties via auction between April and June, data from iamproperty suggests. The proptech firm’s latest...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Sentiment remains strong despite slower market

Sentiment among movers is proving to be remarkably resilient despite the challenging news in recent months on mortgage rates, inflation, and...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents warn of “pain to come” after shock of biggest price fall for 12 years

House prices are falling at their fastest rate in 12 years, dropping £7,500 on average over the past 12 months, according...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Accelerating growth: the key advantages of implementing a CRM

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

05 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Rightmove unveils ‘improved’ Best Price Guide for agents

Rightmove has launched its latest Best Price Guide for agents. The portal said the guide is its most popular report with agents...

23 June 2023

From: Breaking News

How title insights can sharpen your selling process

Ever taken on a property where the sale has got tangled up in problems arising from the title register? It’s a...

21 June 2023

From: Features

How to navigate the tough market to your advantage

This May, we saw almost twice as many properties listed for sale across the UK than there were in May 2022....

21 June 2023

From: Features

Vendors trying their luck with ‘take it or leave it’ pricing

Sellers are still adopting a “take it or leave it approach” with prices up to 20% higher than most “sensible buyers”...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency reviews platform unveils ‘real-time’ feedback tool

Agency feedback platform The ESTAS Group has launched a new tool designed to help estate agents by collecting vital insights from...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

'Cheerleader’ estate agents take 11 weeks longer to sell listings - claim

A high-profile agency brand has hit out at “cheerleader’ estate agents” who it claims encourage vendors to push up the asking...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Are 20:20s outdated or effective?

Whether you know them as sold-in-your-area campaigns, sold-on-your-road postcards or 20:20s, the practice of prospecting 20 doors up and 20 doors...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

How to use data to accelerate your success

By Michele Gettins, Chief Marketing Officer at iamproperty Data is a powerful tool and understanding how to successfully identify and utilise reliable...

07 June 2023

From: Features

Rightmove: ‘Gloomy property predictions looking unlikely’

Sellers and their agents have become more confident about pricing but there are still some signs of “over-optimism” for higher priced...

22 May 2023

From: Breaking News

What we can learn from Coca-Cola and how we can apply it to the property industry

One of the most valuable, most successful and most recognisable brands worldwide is Coca-Cola. And we have all wondered, at least...

20 May 2023

From: Features

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

Strike boss: Purplebricks ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ will boost our business

Strike chief executive Sam Mitchell has said he is looking forward to building a “new force” in the property industry after...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

How to write the perfect blog to attract more vendors and landlords

As an estate or letting agent, you may already know that having a strong online presence is crucial for success in...

12 May 2023

From: Marketing & Social Media

GetAgent offers Purplebricks vendors ‘£300 lifeline’ 

Estate agent comparison site GetAgent has handed a lifeline to struggling Purplebricks sellers. It has announced that it will give home sellers...

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents invited to Tech Talk on the power of motivation

Estate agents and others in the industry are being invited to a free “Tech Talk” on the power of motivation to...

10 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Hamptons: We are not in a buyers’ market (yet)

The housing market hasn’t yet tipped in favour of buyers, new agency data suggests. Figures from 550 estate agency branches across Great...

09 May 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - What 1,000 homeowners want from their next estate agent

From Google to Uber, convenience is embedded into contemporary culture. As a society, we’re propelled by on-demand living, with instant solutions for...

02 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm launches virtual tours that can be kept forever

Made Snappy is offering Forever Tours that can be white-labelled by agents for their vendors to download and keep. The virtual tour...

27 April 2023

From: Breaking News

House price growth slows ahead of spring market – Land Registry

Annual house price growth dropped for the fourth month in a row in February and dropped further into negative territory on...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Vendors increasingly shifting goalposts at last minute - warning

Vendors are increasingly shifting the goalposts on a sale at the final moment, a buying agent has warned. The strong sellers’ market...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - No dire straits…but no money for nothing, either

The RICS Residential Survey Report for March caused a bit of a stir this week – despite the fact that it...

15 April 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - caring communities

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. Agents Giving: Entries are now open for...

14 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Time on the market rises as vendors ‘hold-out for top prices’

Agents are taking almost a month longer to sell homes than last year as the market adjusts to new pricing, seller...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills: Sellers remain resistant as price sensitive hits the property market

The gap between prime buyer and seller price expectations has widened, estate agents have warned, with the majority of buyers expecting...

03 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Vendors ‘prepared to pay more’ for faster sales

Viewing ‘time wasters’ and the long conveyancing process have been identified among the main frustrations among vendors when selling a property. It...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

5 tips to convert applicants with Reapit

Considering the cost it takes to get a lead – from advertising to PR to relationship building – could you be...

28 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

OnTheMarket warns mortgage repricing will hit homebuyer and seller confidence

Homebuyers should prepare for short-term volatility as mortgage rates are currently being repriced, OnTheMarket chief executive Jason Tebb has warned. Tebb warned...

21 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Almost half of withdrawn properties set to relist in next two years – claim

Almost half of sellers who took their homes off the market in 2022 will relist them in the next two years,...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Three ways to win instructions from withdrawals

Did you know that 46% of withdrawn properties will return to the market within 24 months? Here are 3 steps showing...

15 March 2023

From: Features

FCA ‘less bleak’ about struggling mortgage borrowers

The financial regulator has revised its own data on how many mortgage borrowers may face repayment difficulties as it calls on...

10 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents using AI are 25% more successful than those that don’t.

2023 has been coined as ‘the year of AI adoption’, and with this technology trickling down to almost every sector, its...

07 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

Rising numbers of vendors are switching agents - claim

Vendors are almost twice as likely to switch agent now than in 2022, new research suggests. Analysis by agency prospecting tool Spectre...

24 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Domestic prime buyers are acting ‘before foreign investors return’

The flat market in prime central London (PCL) is undergoing a resurgence, a buying agent claims. Residential and investment buying agency London...

23 February 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: Smarter collaboration is key to developing a property’s digital identity

Having just had an appointment popped into my diary by my car as it apparently told the garage it’s due a...

22 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

Listings rise in Scotland as sellers ‘try to avoid price drops’

The number of properties advertised for sale in Scotland has increased by 75% in some parts of the country as vendors...

10 February 2023

From: Breaking News

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