Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

27th September 2017

Revealed – exactly how 'local' are local property experts?

An analysis conducted by estate agency comparison website GetAgent has for the first time attempted to calculate how ‘local’ agencies' local property experts really are. GetAgent says it works with 5,500 estate agents which allows it to look at the differences between high street and online agencies with some authority.  For the specific... Source: Estate...

Rightmove amongst most profitable portals in the world, says top analyst

One of the most thorough analyses of property portals ever undertaken shows that Rightmove is the world’s most profitable portal company and ZPG the most diverse. The assessment has been undertaken by Mike DelPrete, former head of strategy at the property portal Trade Me in New Zealand.  DelPrete shared the findings with Estate Agent... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech Today: Is the industry solving a non-existent problem?

90% of PropTech’s work is good and vital, but that final ten has the potential to damage the rest. In my Sunday PropTech Review this week, I included a link to an article about Bob Scarff. Bob is the former managing director of Countrywide, and current chairman at Callwell, the lead... Source: Estate Agent...

Brexit means no prime central London price rises for two years – Savills

Savills has revised its forecasts for the housing market and says that uncertainty over the impact of Brexit points to two further years of no growth in prime London.  “Thereafter, when uncertainty clears and central London’s prime residential real estate again represents identifiably good value, prices will bounce, though not to... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency's new website offers different content to different users

Carter Jonas has launched a new website which it says ”reflects and enhances the business’ role in delivering a highly personalised customer experience for its clients.” Created by digital design company Delete, the new site “makes it easy for prospective home buyers, landowners and commercial clients to buy or sell new... Source: Estate Agent...

Mortgage lending boost brightens housing market outlook

Mortgage lending reached £24.2 billion in August according to latest estimates by UK Finance. There were some 41,807 house purchase approvals, with £15.1 billion was lent by high street banks in the month. The number of purchases was 11 per cent ahead of the same month last year, and higher than the... Source: Estate Agent...

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