Buyer demand stalls but sales rise amid General Election uncertainty


Buyer demand stalls but sales rise amid General Election uncertainty

The number of properties selling above asking price has fallen to the lowest level since last October, agents say... read more

Published 29th June 2017

'Eye-tracking technology' reveals what buyers look at during viewings


'Eye-tracking technology' reveals what buyers look at during viewings

A study using ‘eye-tracking’ technology has revealed what prospective buyers pay most attention to during viewings and shows critical differences between male and female viewers... read more

Published 26th June 2017

Agents agree on downsizer shortage but disagree over attachment theory


Agents agree on downsizer shortage but disagree over attachment theory

The vast majority of estate agents believe that not enough people are downsizing to free up family homes, according to conveyancing firm My Home Move.This is leading to a stock shortage cited by 75% of 50 estate agencies surveyed... read more

Published 16th June 2017

Agents' property descriptions are improving, says SEO expert


Agents' property descriptions are improving, says SEO expert

Estate and letting agents' property descriptions are becoming increasingly likely to appear in keyword searches, according to a web marketing expert... read more

Published 13th June 2017

Property valuation calls to agents increased significantly during spring


Property valuation calls to agents increased significantly during spring

Calls made to estate agents to book property valuations increased by 26% this spring, according to telephone answering service Moneypenny... read more

Published 8th June 2017

Agent calls for cut in Stamp Duty – in order to raise the amount collected by taxman


Agent calls for cut in Stamp Duty – in order to raise the amount collected by taxman

An estate agent has called for the new Government to apply the same logic to Stamp Duty on property purchases that historically has been applied to Corporation Tax... read more

Published 6th June 2017

So much for the death of the high street? Top agents outperforming internet-only brands


So much for the death of the high street? Top agents outperforming internet-only brands

The UK’s top high-street agents have a better success rate and selling price than their online competitors, research claims... read more

Published 5th June 2017