Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

9th September 2020

Boomin – new portal snaps up Rightmove and Zoopla staff ahead of launch

The portal  set up by Purplebricks founders Michael and Kenny Bruce has revealed it's recruited Rightmove and Zoopla personnel and intends to double its workforce imminently. Boomin - the brain child of Michael and Kenny Bruce and David Shepherd, founders of Purplebricks - has so far recruited what it calls “a world... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech Today: Is there any such thing as a portal war?

For a mixture of reasons, I now only write this column every two weeks. At first, I missed the weekly consideration for commentary pieces I was asked to provide. Now, I rather enjoy watching the news to consider what I should comment on. My process is usually the same. During my... Source: Estate Agent...

Ian Westerling – a legacy of Humberts, NAEA, PropTech and more

As many in the industry will know, Ian Westerling passed away last week at the age of 51: he was a well known, popular and highly respected figure. His family and the agency of which he was managing director, Pike Smith & Kemp, have released this appreciation of his life. - "It is with... Source: Estate Agent...

Hybrid agency outpaces High Street brands, company results show

Hybrid agency EweMove has outperformed its traditional sister companies within The Property Franchise Group over the past six months. That’s the clear message from TPFG’s latest trading statement for the first half of 2020 and early part of H2.  For example in July alone EweMove’s sales agreed increased by 28 to 519... Source: Estate Agent...

Coup for ESTAS as major agency group signs up to review platform

The ESTAS, which is fast establishing itself as a review platform as well as an awards network, has signed up the 49-branch Andrews Property Group. David Westgate, Andrews chief executive, says: “We’ve taken part in The ESTAS Awards for the last three years now and I’ve seen how it helps to... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech offer for NAEA agents to work with start-ups

The National Association of Estate Agents is inviting members to join a panel reviewing new PropTech produced as a result of its REACH UK project.  For some months Propertymark has partnered with REACH UK to promote selected PropTech start ups to agents who may need help navigating through the plethora of... Source: Estate Agent...

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