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We’re Your Perfect Merger, Acquisition and Franchise Website Partners

As more and more estate agents are looking for the security of umbrella companies, joining forces with previous competitors or handing over the keys to their businesses altogether, big business owners need extra online support to help make the process seamless. That’s why we’re the perfect partners to help them… Read More

Tags: acquisition Design Franchise website partner Merger Partnership Website

Become a High-Performance Lead Pro

Find out everything you need to know about becoming a high-performance Lead Pro and never let opportunity get away from you again. We’ve answered all of your most frequently asked questions below but if you have any that aren’t included, please feel free to get in touch and let us… Read More

Tags: Lead Generation Leadpro Marketing Productivity SMS Vendor Leads Website

The Helping Hand Estate Agents Need NOW!

At a time when agents around the UK are facing spiraling costs from portals and suppliers, whilst at the same time experiencing a significant market slow down and dwindling revenues, we’re working even hard than ever to give them the helping hand they need. Unlike other property industry suppliers, we are… Read More

Tags: Conveyancing Design Leads Website

Could Estate Agents Negotiate A Great BREXIT Deal?

Not if their record on getting a good deal from their website providers is anything to go by! For an industry that prides itself on its tenacious negotiating skills, many estate agents are falling woefully short when it comes to hammering out a good deal for their websites, and they’re… Read More

Tags: BREXIT Negotiation Performance Quality Value Website

Background Video for Websites Guide

Video may have killed the radio star but it’s certainly making plenty of noise in the property industry. So much so, we’re asked almost daily by agents, photographers and aerial drone photographers what the best format and practices are for creating eye-catching background videos to embed on websites.  To make… Read More

Tags: Photography video Videography Website

With just 3 weeks to go, only 60% of agents have joined a CMP Scheme

All private sector agents are required to join a government-approved Client Money Protection Scheme by 1st April – or face up to a £30,000 fine. Measures will protect an estimated £2.7 billion of client money held by agents Under the new regulations taking effect from 1st April, all property agents in… Read More

Planning Appeal Inquiry Times Could be Slashed by 5 Months

An independent review says the average time to decide a planning appeal inquiry could be slashed by 5 months from 47 to 26 weeks. Read More

New Tax on Foreign Buyers to Help Tackle Rough Sleeping

The Government has announced that a new stamp duty land tax surcharge for non-UK resident homebuyers is to be introduced, with the proceeds to be used on measures to tackle rough sleeping. Read More

Growing Gap Between the Richest and Poorest

The poorest 20% of households now spend over 43% of their total spending on food, housing and utilities. Read More

Tough new rules for electrical inspections in private rented accommodation announced

Renters to receive better protection thanks to new measures designed to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors. Read More

Get your next move off to a flying start with the best agent for the job

Want to know what to look for when choosing the right estate agent to get your next move off to a flying start? Read More

£2.48 Billion raised so far in Government Sale of Land and Property

Sales of surplus Government land and property between April 2017 and March 2018 have generated £0.75 billion from 401 sites. Read More

New Housing Complaints Resolution Service Announced

Communities Secretary has announced plans for new housing complaints service for the entire housing market – ensuring both homeowners and tenants know where to go when things go wrong. Read More

St Helens estate agent jailed for 4-and-a-half years

Estate Agent, Richard Charles Hall (45), from Ecclestone, St Helens, was found guilty of seven offences. Read More

UK House Prices Fall in November – BUT NOT FOR EVERYONE!

November ONS data shows on average, house prices have fallen by 0.1% since October 2018, with the overall annual price rise now standing at 2.8%, making the average property value in the UK £230,630. Read More

Private Sector New Home Construction Falls

Construction output decreased by 0.2% in October 2018 compared with strong growth of 1.7% in September 2018, with new home orders taking the biggest hit. Read More

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Make money and save money with your website and three key pitfalls to avoid!

Posted: 18th June 2020

In this interview Simon Whale of Kerfuffle and The Property Jungle founder Mike Smithson, discuss all things websites, how to make & save money with your site and the three key pitfalls to avoid!

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