Insights and trends

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?

Cities Index report, May 2019

The rate of house price inflation continues to lose momentum at +1.8% as southern grow slows and income to buy falls across four cities.

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.

Cities Index report, April 2019

UK city house price inflation is registering +1.7%. Glasgow leads on house price growth at +5.1%, the lowest growth rate since 2012.

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.

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.

How does paid performance support Zoopla partners?

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

Cities Index report, March 2019

17 cities record house price growth. With above average price inflation in regional cities, and sales volumes up to 19% higher than 2015.

How affordable is renting in Great Britain?

In our latest property market insight report we explore rental affordability by region and the close relationship between earnings and rental growth.

Fastest housing markets across the regions

The typical time to sell a house is of critical importance to the property industry. The faster agents can turn around properties…

Highest yielding towns for buy to let investors

Most lucrative UK towns for buy to let investors revealed in Zoopla’s analysis of gross annual rental yield.

Cities Index report, February 2019

All cities record price rises for the first time since 2015. Average house prices across the 20-cities index report are registering an annual HPI of +2.8%.

Winning new business

Hannah Parker, Product Manager here at Zoopla shares her approach to winning instructions in this challenging market.