Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

18th May 2021

Emoov Controversy: senior figure returns with Facebook initiative

One of the men behind the defunct Emoov online estate agency has re-emerged as the head of a marketing service. The service charges from £10 a day and describes itself as “a low-cost marketing agency for local service companies including Estate Agents, Car Dealers, Venues, Tradesmen and Beauticians.” Stephen Jury was in... Source: Estate Agent...

Portal Data Breaches: security should tighten says tech expert

The man behind the free-to-list portal Residential People says security across all portals should be tightened, with so-called Two Factor Authentication made standard. Last week Rightmove announced it was to roll-out two-factor authentication within Rightmove Plus to protect agents against attempts by fraudsters to steal leads and upload fake properties under their... Source: Estate Agent...

Trading Standards to recommend changes to ‘material info’ on listings

The Trading Standards agency team has outlined to Estate Agent Today the process it will follow to improve what it calls “material information” on listings. Under current legislation, as set out in the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, estate agents and letting agents have a legal obligation not to... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency tells vendors to up their game – with houseplants

An agency says sellers should improve the attractiveness of their properties for sellers - so it's linked with a florist to offer greenery to make homes more appealing. London agency JOHNS&CO is to offer vendors a choice of two greenery packages.  Working with the Beards & Daisies firm, the agency says it wants to... Source: Estate Agent...

Tech Stack – is this the next must-have for modern agents?

An industry provider has created a free e-book for agents explaining the latest must-have - a Tech Stack. Tech provider Rex has created the guide to explain the concept of the stack - the integration of multiple technologies into a single platform that can be operated without switching between activities. "Having a successful... Source: Estate Agent...

Sellers to go to the suburbs, not the countryside – agency

A London agency is rejecting the suggestion that sellers are heading to the countryside - instead, it says they’re likely to move to the suburbs. Cory Askew, Chestertons’ head of sales, states: “With lockdown restrictions continuing to ease and property prices in rural areas catching up, we expect an increasing number of... Source: Estate Agent...

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