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Foxtons sign new mobile handset deal

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

London Estate Agency Foxtons has signed a major deal with phone provider Nokia to supply staff with its Lumia 820 smartphone. The manufacturer has already given the device to around 900 phones of Foxtons’ employees The estate agents, who we have highlighted on this blog before as a leading innovator, has 37 offices and has developed […]

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nethouseprices research reveals audiotours help sell homes faster

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new piece of research has been carried out by nethouseprices.com into the impact of an audiotour on the speed of selling a property. The findings of the research are that audiotours produced by AudioAgent, help homes sell in an average of 12 weeks (SSTC) when included as part of an agentsmarketing package, compared to a 34 […]

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Adzuna launches friend map, a new way to find property

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s clear that as the web becomes more connected, primarily via social media sites, that our recommendations and search results will be provided to us with opinions and feedback from those we are connected to taken into account. Google have introduced a new Search, plus your World which aims to understand not only content but people […]

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Top 20 UK Estate Agency and Lettings Agency Web Sites: Top 5

| February 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

This is the final post in a series highlighting what we think are the Top UK Estate Agency and Lettings Agency Web sites out there at the moment. We are praising a variety of innovative sites that distance themselves from the standard agency template sites we see so often and show a little bit of […]

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Why should I be Pinterested

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Last week we introduced Pinterest and gave an overview of how quickly it is gaining traction as a very credible social media site. But as with all social media, rather than just jumping on the bandwagon it is right for agents to consider how/why they would use it to enhance the marketing and development […]

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Foxtons Leads The Way With Online Lettings

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Foxtons have long been recognised in the industry as innovators, to the point as I’ve written previously whereby agents have tried to seek some reflective glory from their brand. Their latest web site development again reinforces their position as a leading innovator within the estate agency sector.

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Have you got money down the back of your sofa?

| March 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s an ongoing challenge for any business to differentiate their services from that of the competitors. When it comes to residential property, the general perception from landlords and consumers is that “all agents are the same”, and no self-respecting agent wants to be tarred with that brush. Whilst it’s not just about being seen to […]

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Bridge the gap between traditional and online marketing

| October 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

One development that I am expecting to hear a lot more about and that has some great applications to the property industry is that of QR codes. A QR code is a two-dimensional readable code that can store phone numbers, URL’s, email addresses and pretty much any other alphanumeric data. The largest form of QR code can store […]

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