Insights

Monthly Cities Index Report

In this months' cities index we explore the shift in buyer mix and how this is causing conflicting signals on the strength of the UK housing market.

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 looks 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.

Trial Home Reservation Agreement to start in 2019

A formal property reservation agreement would give both buyers and sellers confidence of each other’s intent.

Upcoming estate and letting agent laws

A comprehensive guide to the estate and letting agent legislation being considered by the government in the next 12 months.

How does paid performance support Zoopla partners?

Find out how Zoopla’s consumer facing paid performance team is generating value for agent partners.

Five star rating for Zoopla app

Since launching the new Zoopla app experience earlier this year, user engagement has significantly improved.