Tag: Estate Agents

Can you list a property in 300 seconds whilst on the go?

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new listing app is being tested among agents which claims to do the job within five minutes, allowing agents to list a property from their mobile phones  The iPhone app, launched by Wigwamm, is said to create professional property listings within a few taps. We’re not sure how pracitcal it is to do a […]

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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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The real value of a home

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the problems with property being considered such a good long term investment is that people become obsessed with stats and house price trends and knowing when is a good or bad time to buy. This factor has become almost a national obsession during the last few years and coupled with the newspapers ability […]

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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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iPad Apps for Estate Agents

| September 23, 2010 | 14 Comments

Industry commentators from across the globe have been quick to highlight how useful they think the Apple iPad will be to Estate Agents in going about their daily activity. 1000watt The Exit Pro Dezrez business2 I’m certainly in agreement

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New Rightmove ‘Draw a Search’ tool

| July 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

I wrote back in April about a Yahoo tool called ‘sketch and search’ that can be used to provide a more natural search interface when using a map and I said at the time that it had some great applications to be used in property search. Property search as it stands can be a bit […]

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Zoopla launch iPhone app

| July 19, 2010 | 4 Comments

Zoopla.co.uk have today launched their iPhone app, which you could say is better late than never. The benefit of being out later than the other main portals property apps is that they have some additional features worth looking at. It is a more complex app for the reason that it incorporates the Zoopla Zed index […]

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Google Property will change everything

| June 17, 2010 | 4 Comments

Make a note of his date – 16th June 2010 Like the day in Feb 2000 when a new website called Rightmove was launched and many dismissed it, here we have a pivotal date from which consumer property search will significantly change. Of course it depends on a number of factors as to how this […]

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Is this genius marketing or just plain lazy?

| June 1, 2010 | 3 Comments

Something I’ve seen as I crawl the web researching how agents can create effective online marketing, is the number of agents that have very similar looking branding/logo’s. In some cases, this is no coincidence… Here are just three examples of the branding/logo’s in question which are green and yellow and comprise an outer circle with […]

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