Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

24th September 2021

Labour wants radical house buying changes if it comes to power

Labour is to reveal a raft of new housing policies at its party conference this weekend - and it claims it’s becoming “the party of home ownership.” The policies, to be unveiled by shadow housing minister Lucy Powell to the party conference in Brighton in the next 48 hours, include: - a... Source: Estate Agent...

Purplebricks launches multi-million pound advertising campaign today

Purplebricks is launching its biggest advertising campaign in five years this evening. The multichannel campaign kicks off with a 60-second spot on Channel 4’s prime time show, Gogglebox tonight and marks the brand’s biggest advertising spend for five years. The multi-million pound campaign is intended to celebrate Purplebricks’ position as the...

Agents warned about sensitive data being included in listings

Agents are being warned about removing personal data and information from marketing material. Paul Offley, compliance officer at The Guild of Property Professionals, says that he has seen a small, but increasing number of consumer complaints relating to the inclusion of personal or sensitive data in marketing material, especially with agents now promoting... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech firm backed by Zoopla founder launches AML platform

A PropTech firm backed by Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman has launched a new anti-money laundering (AML) tool for estate agents. Thirdfort has launched a new compliance platform for agents that uses Open Banking, data analytics, biometric and cryptographic technology to automate anti-money laundering checks. Olly Thornton-Berry, managing director of Thirdfort, said: “Money...

Spicerhaart names area partners for Sutton and Bristol

Agents from Purplebricks and Leaders are the latest recruits to sign up as area partners for Spicerhaart. Tyrone Matthews has been named as the new area partner for Haart in Sutton and Benjamin Jobbins will take on the role in Bristol. Tyrone has 16 years’ industry experience and was previously a lettings... Source: Estate Agent...

Mark Hayward sets new retirement date (once he finds his replacement)

Mark Hayward has set a new retirement date for the end of this year. Hayward, previously chief executive of Propertymark, was due to retire last year but stayed on to restructure a new policy division at the trade body. He was appointed chief policy advisor but will now retire at the end... Source: Estate Agent...

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