News and trends

House Price Index Report

Seven cities are registering house price growth of less than +1% per annum — the first time we've seen this since June 2013.

2021 Housing Market Outlook for Housebuilders

Unlocking demand for new housing New research to help builders optimise their new homes marketing spend We know that you […]

Local focus on Newcastle

Local Focus on Newcastle Bringing our insight to your door We know that you need as much local market data […]

Local focus on Brighton and Hove

Local Focus on Brighton and Hove Bringing our insight to your door We know that you need as much local […]

Local focus on York

Local Focus on York Bringing our insight to your door We know that you need as much local market data […]

Local focus on Bournemouth

Local Focus on Bournemouth Bringing our insight to your door We know that you need as much local market data […]

Local focus on Exeter

Local Focus on Exeter Bringing our insight to your door We know that you need as much local market data […]

An introduction to auctions

An introduction to auctions The established selling method that’s getting new attention. Today’s auctions work for a wider range of […]

What are first time buyers searching for?

The story that first-time buyers are growing in prominence is not a new one. But what they’re looking for when they’re ready to buy is indeed a new story.

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.

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.