Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

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Agents’ fees to Rightmove soar as portal enjoys record performance

Rightmove has reported a dramatic bounce back in its fortunes - and it’s making more money from agents even than before the pandemic. Today’s half-year performance figures obviously show significant improvements on the position this time last year after the pandemic hit, the housing market had been closed and the portal... Source: Estate Agent...

Use The Data! Agents should target owners likely to move in next year

With stock remaining perilously short for most agents, the industry has been advised to use data to identify those existing owners who are likely to move in the coming 12 months. The stamp duty holiday has seen demand outweigh supply to an almost historic degree, with Zoopla saying that the number... Source: Estate Agent...

Listings for sale at historic lows according to Homesearch

Available residential property listings across the country are at historic lows according to property data firm Homesearch. The company, which focuses its services on helping agents target specific homes to find and win new instructions, says that of the 708,000 individual properties it’s tracking as currently on the market, some 480,646... Source: Estate Agent...

EweMove on track to double in size by the end of next year

Hybrid agency EweMove has continued growing with the sale of 37 new territories in the first six months of the year according to a trading statement. Its parent company - The Property Franchising Group, the UK’s largest property franchisor - says EweMove’s growth so far in 2021 sets a new record... Source: Estate Agent...

Promoting agency as a career – company talks with High School students

Students at a high school have been given an insight into the career opportunities in the property sector. The sixth formers from Llanidloes High School in Mid Wales had a video meeting with staff from estate agent Morris, Marshall and Poole with Norman Lloyd, Partner at the company.  Andrew Turner, a chartered surveyor,... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – with an Olympic surge in fund-raising…

We’re about to enter August and second half of the Olympic Games - and fund-raising is happening at a Gold medal rate. If you want to be part, please email us on press@estateagenttoday.co.uk. So, deep breath and here we go with a long list…  - Magic Moments:  Fundraisers from Spicerhaart have stepped forward after... Source: Estate Agent...

Revealed – the estate agents appointed to Boomin’s strategic board

Boomin has announced the appointment of six agents, described as independent representatives, who are now on the new portal’s strategic board. The board’s first meeting is scheduled for early next month and the purpose of the board is to act as a conduit between the Boomin management team and the estate... Source: Estate Agent...

Pay Per Viewing – silence on number and identity of agencies involved

The platform behind a controversial proposal to charge prospective buyers and renters £30 or more to view a property on the market is remaining tight-lipped over whether any agents have backed the idea. Last weekend ViewRabbit made a splash with a story in The Times saying that it wanted to monetise... Source: Estate Agent...

High value house purchases behind market frenzy says Nationwide

Annual house price growth remains above 10 per cent despite a small monthly dip in July according to the Nationwide. A 0.5 per cent drop in July took the annual property inflation rate down to 10.5 per cent - a typical home now costs £244,229. Robert Gardner, Nationwide's chief economist, says: “The... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents to issue tax information to prospective buyers

Propertymark has worked with one of the UK governments to create an information sheet which, in virtual or hard copy firm, can be given to buyers to tell them of their new tax obligations.  Written by Propertymark and the Welsh Revenue Authority, it’s entitled: ‘If you’re buying a property in Wales,... Source: Estate Agent...

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