Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

15th November 2019

Portals: How much does YOUR branch pay?

The big question for the industry at the moment is the cost and future of portals.  This is especially key for agents facing rising overheads, the prospect of costly regulation and training in the future, and a stagnant market with little prospect of significant improvements in the year to come. Earlier this week... Source: Estate Agent...

Foxtons bonus row: pay chief steps down with immediate effect

Foxtons has revealed that the chair of the troubled agency’s remuneration committee has stood down with immediate effect. This are also unconfirmed reports that a part of the company’s famous corporate headquarters at Chiswick may be available to let - although EAT has not been able to confirm this speculation. Sheena Mackay,... Source: Estate Agent...

Supply plummets 10% across the UK – and crashes 30% in London

The listings website Home, which conducts a monthly survey of asking prices and wider market monitors, is reporting a show 10 per cent drop in new sales instructions across the UK. The situation in London is significantly worse, with stock levels now some 24 per cent lower than a year ago... Source: Estate Agent...

Zoopla and OnTheMarket slog it out for new homes success

The competition is hotting up between Zoopla and OnTheMarket for new homes listings. Today Zoopla has revealed that it has seen a 43 per cent increase in house builders using its AdReach marketing tool this year. It’s now used by 15 of the top 20 house builders, claims the portal with recent... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency sells new homes overseas and charges ‘no marketing fees’

A sales agency based in Warrington and set up originally to market new homes in Manchester is now expanding into Shanghai - and it claims it’s doing a better job than longer standing agencies with other business models. Salboy International launched in 2017, primarily to market sister firm Salboy’s Manchester developments;... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – the wet-and-cold start-of-winter edition…

Well there’s little doubt that after this week’s weather winter is well on the way - the perfect time for fund-raising to step up a gear. And that’s exactly what’s happening if this week’s post bag is anything to go by; people have been emailing us at press@estateagenttoday.co.uk. That’s what everyone here... Source: Estate Agent...

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