Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

16th November 2020

Agents must be crystal clear on fees, watchdog tells industry

The advertising watchdog has told the agency industry to clean up its act on four issues, with clarity over fees being first and foremost. 1. Fees: In a guidance note issued by the Advertising Standards Authority, agents are told in no uncertain terms that their marketing must be clear with any ‘limitations... Source: Estate Agent...

Vaccine injects new life into housing market

Just when you thought the housing market was beginning to calm down... along comes a likely vaccine for Coronavirus. One of the country’s top estate agents says the prospect of a Pfizer vaccine possibly rolled out in the coming months has given a jab to the housing market just as it began slowing... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents should give conveyancers more information up-front – call

A prominent PropTech supplier wants agents to hand over much more information to conveyancers to allow them to make faster progress on transactions, especially in time-critical periods. Matt Gilpin, founder and chief executive of Sprift - a property data resource aimed primarily at agents but also working with conveyancers - says the current... Source: Estate Agent...

Property Jobs Today – movers and shakers across our industry

Hello and welcome to the latest PJT, your opportunity to catch up on who’s moving where in the agency and supplier world. Want to feature your own move here? Then please email us on press@estateagenttoday.co.uk (send an image too) and we’ll do the rest. We start this week with BTF which has... Source: Estate Agent...

Social media first for Zoopla with ‘hyper local’ image campaigns

Zoopla is the first UK property company to launch advertising on Pinterest, the lifestyle picture-centric social media platform. A statement from Zoopla says: “Advertising on Pinterest will support developers and agents who market new homes with targeted campaigns that surface development details in the form of Promoted Pins to Pinterest users, who... Source: Estate Agent...

Lockdown ‘not hurting market’ despite dip in asking prices

Asking prices are down for the first time in many months. It’s a small drop - an average of 0.5 per cent - but it comes despite continuing strong buyer demand since the start of England’s second lockdown.  These figures come from Rightmove which says new sellers appear to be pricing more... Source: Estate Agent...

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