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16th October 2020

Top Ten! Boomin portal reveals high profile founding agencies

The new Boomin portal being launched shortly has named 10 high profile agency chains as founding members. The 10 give the new portal hundreds of branches before it even breaks cover. In a statement released this morning Boomin describes the 10 as “some of the most respected, forward thinking and award winning estate... Source: Estate Agent...

Zoopla offers agents free virtual viewings in new PropTech deal

Zoopla has linked with a PropTech company led by the former boss of Purplebricks to offer agents free virtual viewings services. The link is with FocalAgent, led by Lee Wainwright, who until 2019 was chief executive of the UK operation of Purplebricks. The deal is free only to a limited number of... Source: Estate Agent...

Industry Redundancies: Agents Together launches support programme

Agents Together, the wellbeing and mentorship service which came into existence earlier this year, is launching what it calls a Redundancy Bounce Back Series.  This is a month-long virtual event aimed at supporting agents worried about losing their jobs or already redundant.  “We know that estate agency and the property market has... Source: Estate Agent...

There may be trouble ahead…Mortgage lending to get tougher

A Bank of England survey suggests it may be more difficult for prospective buyers to get a mortgage later this year. In the BoE’s latest quarterly Credit Conditions Survey, lenders reported that credit to households - including mortgages - increased slightly in the three months to the end of August. Much of... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency bought by hotel group pledging jobs growth

An estate agency in Lancashire has been taken over by a hotel group, which pledges to expand and create more jobs. Mikhail Hotel and Leisure Group is to takeover David Davies estate and letting agents in St Helens. The firm plans to make its new acquisition one of the largest agencies in... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – even as things get just a little tougher…

Let’s be honest: things are getting just a little tougher aren’t they?  We’re delighted to say that the spirit of the industry remains strong, with reports still coming to us of great charity work. If you’re fund-raising for good causes, notwithstanding all the challenges right now, please email press@estateagenttoday.co.uk. Do that, and... Source:...

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