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Winkworth launches new international web site

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Winkworth has launched a new international website  as it embarks on further expansion and needs to cater for a growing portfolio of homes for sale abroad. The international property market is surprisingly strong and so now is the time to look for a property in Europe, according to Winkworth, who say that vendors in France, Italy […]

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Zoopla sign another strategic partnership

| September 21, 2011 | 4 Comments

In the ongoing battle between Zoopla and DPG (Findaproperty, Primelocation and Globrix), Zoopla have scored the latest points by signing a strategic partnership with News International, to exclusively power the property search for times.co.uk, sundaytimes.co.uk and thesun.co.uk. Under the terms of the deal, Zoopla will exclusively take over powering the property search function for all three websites from Globrix […]

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What do home sellers really think and do?

| February 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Much of the decisions taken by Estate Agents are done using our gut – we rely on it pretty heavily to shape our decisions and inevitably sometimes it directs us to make the right decision, other times it doesn’t. That’s one of the reasons why fours years back we started to carry out the annual […]

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Estate Agents – Would you like your phones to ring more?

| December 9, 2010 | 7 Comments

Most of the estate agents I speak to at the moment are not only concerned about the lack of foot traffic to their offices but the increasing number of house hunters that don’t even pick up the phone to speak to them. The recent Home Moving Trends survey showed that less than a quarter of […]

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Research – Comparison of Online Estate Agents

| October 27, 2010 | 2 Comments

I’m happy to report that James Cole from The Big Property List has today published the full report on his research comparing 22 online estate agents. The team at The Big Property List have spent considerable time and effort in researching and compiling this data and are very keen to have an open debate as […]

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Is ‘Pay Per Click’ the answer?

| September 7, 2010 | 1 Comment

The decision as to whether your Estate Agency businesses should be embracing ‘Pay per click’ (PPC) advertising to improve the visibility of your web sites continues, with some saying it is pointless competing with the Portals for relevant local search terms and others saying it is worth investing time and effort into finding your relevance […]

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Jackson-Stops Staff ‘fast find’

| August 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Believe it or not, people do still read newspapers… And they still use them to look for property. In last years ‘Home Moving Trends Survey’ 79% of movers told us that they used local newspapers to some extent in their property search. One problem that exists when using newspapers to search for properties is the […]

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