Insights

Monthly Cities Index Report

In this months' cities index we reveal the four cities boasting 15% price growth. Download the full report for more insight.

How important are first time buyers really?

If your business is to cater your efforts to one audience, start with first time buyers. They are the one group surviving economic and political headwinds.

Fuschia Homes Estate Agents

With their forward thinking approach to the role data plays in property transactions, Fuschia Homes look to Zoopla for local market insight.

Should estate agent still be wearing suits?

Nigel Lewis explores whether agents who profess to be ‘customer focused’ presenting as ‘out of touch’ by wearing suits and ties.

Avoiding double data entry

What exercise is time-consuming, increases costs and demotivates front and back office staff? We’re talking about the doubling up of data entry.

The effects of over-valuing property

Valuing properties aggressively to gain instructions is a well-known tactic used by many estate agents and is a hotly debated topic within the industry, but does it work?

What the qualification changes mean for agents

As the industry professionalises, what should estate and letting agents be doing to prepare for minimum qualification requirements?

Can first time buyer numbers keep on rising?

In the last eight years, the growth of first time buyers has outpaced all other buying groups and in 2018 they became the largest buyer group in the UK.

Martin Kemps Estate Agents

Martin Kemps look for a property portal that can help them see return on investment, find out why Zoopla is helping them realise this.

What do landlords want from letting agents?

We asked three very different landlords to reveal what they expect of their letting agent and why they use one to help agents enhance their services.

Rent controls, do they work and are they justified?

Do rent controls achieve what housing campaigners claim they do, and what do both letting agents and landlords think of them?

London price falls affecting regional housing market

New Zoopla research suggests the correlation between the London market and the southern regions is perhaps closer than we’d thought.

Help to stay on top of new landlord legislation

Become the agent of choice with David Alexander’s top tips on keeping on top of the ever-changing world of landlord legislation.

Zoopla announces multi-million software investment

Zoopla unveils a new direction for its Software and Productivity division which will benefit thousands of estate agency customers across the UK.

Zoopla app to enhance house-hunting journey

The new Zoopla app experience sees an enhanced user journey which aims to deliver more leads to agents.

Sellers do not see benefit of ‘exclusive’ properties

Only a fifth of sellers are happy to have their property listed on a smaller portal for the first 24 hours of their home being on the market.