estate agents

Online & hybrid estate agent market share 2018-2023

2023 statistics - home buying, selling and agent choice

The Property & Homemover End of Year Report for 2023 released by property data and insights analytics firm, TwentyCi last week, has revealed some interesting facts about the housing market including the ongoing decline in market share of online/hybrid agents, as more people move away from the less personable ‘agency’ in favour of the more traditional High Street and self-employed estate...

Households by tenure 2018-2023

Legislation changes for property industry

the Experts in Property , the southwest network of independent estate agents, is turning the spotlight this week on the raft of legislation changes set for the property industry in 2024, and with it the importance for well-informed estate and lettings agents.

As the sales property market enlivens with greater supply and demand, there is more change afoot with potential price...

Strong start for 2024 Southwest housing market

Independent estate agents across the Southwest feel optimistic about the housing market in 2024, according to the Experts in Property network, with many of its members reporting a New Year bounce back in activity.

After a period of political turmoil, sky high inflation and amid energy- and cost-of-living crises, the outlook at the beginning of 2023 could only get better... and it did...

Andrew Simmonds, chairman of the Experts in Property network

One chapter closes and another begin for the Experts in Property network

This week marks the end of an era and the beginning of a new chapter for Southwest estate agency network, the Experts in Property , with a change of chairmanship and new directors on the board.

Cornwall-based former estate agent, Steve Moir has stepped down as chairman of the ‘super group’ and Bristol property specialist, Andrew Simmonds has taken the reins.

The well-known...

No rest for the nation’s estate agents this festive season

No rest for the nation’s estate agents this festive season

The latest research by estate agent comparison site, , has revealed that 88% of the nation’s estate agents will be working right through until Christmas Eve in order to keep the property market moving, with the majority also committing to longer hours and weekends to get the job done.

With Christmas fast approaching the nation’s estate agents could be forgiven for...

Estate agents selling 1/5 stock

Agents still selling up to 1/5 of stock every month

The latest gauge of property market performance by estate agent comparison site, , has revealed which postcodes are home to the most impressive estate agents, when it comes to the percentage turnover of homes on their books.

GetAgent analysed a three month rolling average of registered property transactions, per month, and what this level of market activity equates to...

Anti money laundering

Estate agency only sector to see increase in average AML fine issued

Research by Credas Technologies , the leading identity verification checks provider, reveals that the average Anti-Money Laundering (AML) fine handed to the estate agency sector has increased by 63.7%. However, while the average fine issued to estate agents has increased, the sector still ranks with some of the lowest fines issued when compared to other sectors.

Across five major...

Estate agents securing a buyer 14.7 days faster in 2022

The latest gauge of property market performance by estate agent comparison site, , has revealed that so far in 2022, the nation’s estate agent’s are securing a buyer in an average of 84.7 days, 14.7 days quicker than they were in 2021.

GetAgent tracks the average time to sell a home across the market in England and Wales based on the point at which a property is listed...

Estate agents

Nation’s busiest cities to be an estate agent revealed

The latest property market analysis by estate agent comparison site, , has revealed that estate agents are currently at their busiest in Liverpool, with 21 homes listed for every agent in the city.

GetAgent analysed the number of current property listings across 25 major UK cities and what this equates to in terms of listings per agent to reveal where the nation’s...

This is how homebuyers are searching in the current market

The latest property industry insight from YourBusinessNumber suggests that while digital continues to dominate the way we purchase properties, homebuyers still find value in some traditional methods.

Technology has transformed the way we buy and sell properties with the advent of the property portal perhaps the biggest change in recent times.

In fact, when surveying over 1,...