Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

14th June 2018

‘Unknown' online agency has 2,500 listings and best-ever month

The young entrepreneur behind Doorsteps, the estate agency that deliberately avoids the huge marketing razzamatazz of other online companies, says his operation has enjoyed its best ever month and is now one of the largest digital operators. In an exclusive interview with Estate Agent Today, Akshay Ruparelia says his agency -... Source: Estate Agent...

OnTheMarket now has 9,000 agency branches signed up

OnTheMarket now has listing agreements with over 9,000 estate agency branches - that's another 500 or so since its previous release of figures three weeks ago.  In a statement to the City this morning the portsal company claims this is a 63 per cent expansion of listing agreements since the portal... Source: Estate Agent...

Major online agencies unaffected by Supreme Court ruling

Major online agencies appear to be unaffected by yesterday’s Supreme Court decision over workers' rights in the so-called 'gig economy'.  Yesterday’s case concerned Gary Smith who had worked solely for a London firm called Pimlico Plumbers for six years; although he was VAT-registered and paid self-employed tax, he argued that he was... Source:...

Agency boss tells redundant shop workers they should 'join us'

The managing director of independent agency network Spicerhaart says shop workers who are unemployed because of the latest round of retail closures should become estate agents.  Russell Jervis says great retailers make great estate agents and that those worried about the risk of working in the retail sector should consider diversifying. “The... Source: Estate Agent...

All-expenses trip to New York: now THAT'S an estate agency bonus…

Over 100 ‘top achievers’ from Connells Group have just enjoyed an all-expenses paid trip to New York as a thank you from the bosses for a successful 2017. The annual Top Achievers trip for those from the Sequence and Connells agencies  is designed by the group to recognise “those who have... Source: Estate Agent...

Online and traditional auction houses slug it out for dominance

The rivalry between online and traditional property auction companies continues apace with one high profile player from each camp claiming major successes. In the online corner, Network-E, the platform offered by Network Auctions for its estate agent partner agents, claims it has raced ahead in profitability this year despite the difficult... Source: Estate Agent...

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