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Exclusive: “multiple agents may quit Rightmove” says new group

“Multiple”members of the new trade body, the Federation of Independent Agents, are considering cancelling their subscriptions to Rightmove. FIA founder Graham Lock has also told Estate Agent Today that some agents in his organisation are now finding alternative ways of generating leads as they plan for life without the portal. “Rightmove remains an... read more

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:12 GMT

Ex-High Street agents swing over to Hybrid model - and claim it works

Two separate former High Street estate agents have sung the praise of switching to the hybrid business model. Appleby’s in Gloucestershire is a family-run agency set up by Wayne Appleby with the help of his mother in law Julie Hankins.  In its first year in business, just completed, it has handled residential property... read more

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:10 GMT

Exec behind Rightmove’s massive profitability will quit next year

Rightmove has announced that Robyn Perris is to step down as finance director next year after 12 years at the company. During her period at the firm - first as financial controller and more recently as finance director - the portal’s revenue has grown five fold. The exact date of her departure has... read more

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:08 GMT

ESTAS launches its own fully-fledged review platform

ESTAS, the national customer service award scheme which recognises estate and letting agents,  conveyancers and mortgage advisors, has now fully launched its own review platform. The invite-only platform enables firms to send out a service review request via email or text, asking clients to rate the customer service they received during the... read more

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:07 GMT

Agency starts weekly online auctions as public demand steps up

An estate agency says it is now holding weekly online auctions in addition to its bi-monthly traditional ‘showroom’ auctions. Loveitts, which operates in Coventry and Warwickshire, says the increased online activity is in response to public demand. It says the weekly unconditional online auctions are “designed to suit prospective buyers who appreciate the... read more

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT
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