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The winners are…. this year's Relocation Agent Network awards

Members of the Relocation Agent Network are celebrating after a successful annual awards event in London, combined with keynote conference sessions from across and outside the industry. The Agent of the Year accolade was won by Pygott & Crone from the East Midlands who were judged to be the agent who... Source: Estate Agent...

AllAgents extends bid to raise £50,000 to fight possible Purplebricks action

The website AllAgents has extended its deadline to raise £50,000 for possible legal costs should Purplebricks take action over disputed reviews. The original deadline was due to close at 12.30 lunchtime today; at that time, some £44,205 had been raised from 186 supporters.  But with seconds remaining, the deadline was extended to... Source: Estate Agent...

New online agency SealedBid targets high-end buyers and sellers

An online agency which claims to be the first in the world to be dedicated to sealed bid property sales, is to launch in January. The site - SealedBid.Property - is aimed at developers and private owners of high value properties in London and the south east who are willing to put... Source: Estate Agent...

New tool verifies leads by checking on buyers via social media

A new software tool claims to be able to verify leads by checking on buyers via social media.  Using Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the tool from OneDome generates a file of publicly available information on the customer. OneDome claims it takes around 15 viewings to sell a property; 30 per cent may be... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency claims strong boost in brand awareness amongst target group

Fine & Country claims it has increased its brand awareness amongst its target audience - homeowners aged over 35 and earning over £50,000. It says the audience brand awareness amongst this group is now 47.79 per cent, an increase of around eight per cent since April 2016. Customer satisfaction was 98.96 per... Source: Estate Agent...

Brexit is damaging London agents and market, warns global giant

Coldwell Banker, the huge US-based international estate agency business, is warning that Brexit is beginning to damage the market and the agency industry in London. Writing on the US realtor industry website Inman, Laurent Demeure - the founder and chief executive of Coldwell Banker in France and Monaco - says other... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech experts to debate how moving and buying could be improved

A round table will take place tomorrow between some of the country’s leading PropTech experts and the British Property Foundation to explain how technology could be used to improve the much-criticised house buying and selling process. The UK PropTech Association and the BPF are jointly holding the event to address issues... Source: Estate Agent...

Online agency ‘has approached Facebook to list properties’

Estate Agent Today understands that a high-profile online estate agency in the UK has approached Facebook with a view to operating a joint listings service. No other details are available and the agency wishes to remain anonymous at this stage: Estate Agent Today has asked Facebook for its comments. However, the development... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents should ‘counter media idea that it's an unaffordable market’

A housing market expert says agents should be more pro-active and explain to the public that contrary to popular belief, some homes really are affordable and it is possible for first time buyers to get on the ladder. Kate Faulkner - who advises agencies, is a housing commentator for Which? and... Source: Estate Agent...

Budget to reveal massive housebuilding programme … again

Another Budget, another pledge of new house building: it appears from statements made over the weekend by Chancellor Phillip Hammond that Wednesday’s Budget will promise 300,000 new homes a year will be constructed.  Hammond told The Sunday Times that the government would be staging “an intervention” because the new-build housing market... Source: Estate Agent...

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