Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

12th February 2020

Key Countrywide agency chief quits firm after reorganisation

Estate Agent Today can reveal that one of the most senior figures in Countrywide’s upmarket John D Wood and Hampton International brands has quit the company. Jonny Dyson was regional director of the central London region of John D Wood from June 2016 until late last year, reporting directly to the Countrywide... Source: Estate Agent...

Rightmove no worse than many other suppliers says ex-Purplebricks boss

One of Britain’s most experienced estate agents says there’s no alternative to Rightmove, and the portal’s relationship with the industry is not worse in principle than any other supplier in a strong position. Lee Wainwright - former chief executive of Purplebricks UK and a former managing director of 116 Bairstow Eves... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech Today: Humans cannot win on their own – neither can technology

A book, written by Gary Kasparov, has really made me question my opinions on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The book is called Deep Thinking. It is an interesting reflection of the two decades he has spent battling against chess computers. Kasparov was, for many years, the greatest chess champion ever seen, until Magnus... Source: Estate Agent...

New homes portal reports 71 per cent surge in leads in a year

A new homes portal says that in the past year it’s seen a rise of 82 per cent in website visitors and a 71 per cent increase in leads to agents and developers. Newhomesforsale lists more than 2,330 individual new build developments, and says each saw an average of over 17 leads... Source: Estate Agent...

Rightmove tech guru defects to rival free-to-list portal

The head of SEO at Rightmove has defected to a rival portal, Residential People. Farhaad Saleh was responsible for all of Rightmove's SEO activities for the last three and a half years, and he now joins Residential People as the director of acquisition. Saleh is described by his new employer as being... Source: Estate Agent...

New TA6 form has now gone live – you can see it here

The Law Society’s new TA6 Property Information Form has just launched, as previewed on Estate Agent Today 10 days ago.  “The TA6 Property Information Form is used so that the seller can give important information about the property to the prospective buyer” says Simon Davis, Law Society president. “We have updated the form... Source: Estate...

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