Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

6th February 2020

Trustpilot hits back at allAgents over accuracy of reviews

The war of words between estate agency review website allAgents and consumer review service Trustpilot continues apace. Trustpilot has hit back, describing allAgents’ allegations as “unfounded and incorrect”. Yesterday we reported allAgents’ critical comments about Trustpilot based on 42 reviews of the allAgents service itself. allAgents claimed it...

OnTheMarket claims monthly visits record – but just a fifth of Rightmove

OnTheMarket claims its visitor total last month exceeded 30m, a new monthly record and an increase of some 28 per cent over January 2019. Last month’s visitor total was also well ahead of its previous one-month high - 27.2m reported for September last year. The figures are measured by Google Analytics. Earlier... Source: Estate Agent...

Buyers’ questions on value and price ‘dreaded’ by agents

Agents “dread” buyers’ questions on value, asking prices and nearby new development according to a survey. Some 50 agents and over 1,500 owners who had purchased in the past three years were questioned by interiors firm Hillarys over their dealings with estate agents. The questions the agents apparently dreaded most were:  - How... Source: Estate Agent...

Broadband seen as ‘4th utility’ by buyers and agents

New research suggests the internet and broadband coverage have become even more important to buyers and tenants. The study - involving 228 housing professionals and 2,000 homeowners or renters - shows that 86 per cent of the public claim having a decent connection in their property is important and 64 per... Source: Estate Agent...

A Love-ly agent! Are there more Valentines’ windows out there?

It’s just over a week to Valentine’s Day and we’re delighted to see that at least one agent is in an appropriately romantic frame of mind.  Jason Heightman, marketing manager at London agency Location Location, has sent us two images of his agency’s magnificent window display. Of course, we love them! Congratulations... Source: Estate Agent...

New home registrations soar 80% in past decade

New home registrations in the UK have risen over 80 per cent in the last decade, according to the NHBC. From 2010 to 2019 inclusive some 1,405,771 new homes were registered to be built across the UK.   In 2019, 161,022 homes were registered with NHBC, an 81 per cent increase on the... Source: Estate Agent...

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