Online estate agents are rapidly gaining prominence in the UK. Compared to their high street counterparts, they offer huge savings and a level of ease and convenience never seen before. Selling your property has never been so simple. Read more »
Property sellers choose online estate agents over high street agencies for many reasons – the convenience, the control and not least the price. An online estate agent will charge a flat fee that’s usually thousands of pounds cheaper than the percentage of sale (plus VAT) charged by their high street counterparts. Read more »
With more and more people opting to use an online estate agent, you will likely have heard some of the big names mentioned, either in the media or from a friend. Emoov is a name that’s featured on the landscape for a while, and if you’re looking to sell a property you’ll probably be wondering if they’re any good. Read more »
One of the main reasons property sellers opt for an online estate agent is the major savings on offer. Depending on the value of your property, you could save thousands in sales fees, compared to a traditional high street estate agent. Read more »
When you’re selling a property you want to be sure that the process goes as smoothly as possible, and if you choose to use an agent, you want to know your sale is in good hands. Read more »
We use the internet for almost everything nowadays. Whether it’s doing the weekly shop, booking a holiday or making a hair appointment, the internet is our go-to for getting things done. Why would house-hunting be any different? Read more »
Everyone’s familiar with the phrase ‘location, location, location’. When it comes to property, the neighbourhood it’s in is just as, if not more, important than the property itself. So when you’re selling your property in Essex you’ll want to make the most of its geographical advantages, whether that’s the sea views of Frinton, the transport links of Dagenham or the enchanting scenery of Saffron Walden. Read more »
With so many online estate agents on the market it can be difficult to know which is right for you. Our online estate agent comparison tool makes it easy to discover which ones fit your needs, but what about the finer detail? Read more »
We can thank the internet for a lot of things, but one of the biggest benefits of life in the digital age is the sheer amount of choice we have in almost every aspect of living. Read more »
The founder and CEO of online estate agent eMoov has given his view on what effect the snap general election on June 8, 2017 might have on the UK property market.
In this video, Russell Quirk talks through the results of a survey of 1000 people by eMoov which asked if the calling of the election would deter them from listing a home or buying a home. Read more »
Why use a fixed fee online estate agent? There are lots of reasons: convenience, speed, control, and of course, savings.
Traditional estate agents charge around 1.5% + VAT, which can easily add several thousand pounds onto the cost of selling a property. Read more »
Selling your property can seem like a daunting task, so you need to know the sale is in good hands. That’s why it’s important to compare online estate agents before you choose one, to make sure they’re right for you. Read more »
Back in autumn 2015 a new online estate agent called Homeseller.com launched with an advert during ITV’s prime time The X-Factor, which is among the most expensive TV slots going.
The ad was directed by Oscar nominated Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, Rev) and starred well known actress Sarah Parish (Cutting It, W1A, Broadchurch) who played a female Sherlock Holmes who solved mysteries surrounding property sales. Read more »
SellingUp.com – September 2016
London property market gets ‘Brexit overseas spending boost’
Brexit has sparked an increase in foreign interest in London properties of all kinds, according to a BBC report. The UK’s decision to leave the EU on 23 June resulted in an immediate fall in the value of the pound, and as a consequence, overseas investors are enjoying the effect that their money goes further. Read more »
SellingUp.com – August 2016
Purplebricks ramps up recruitment drive for Local Property Experts
The popular online/traditional hybrid agency has apparently placed an advert with a recruitment agency to attract local property experts – claiming that ‘right now we have many property professionals earning in excess of £95,000 pa’. Read more »
Online estate agent Purplebricks got a huge cash injection when it floated on the London Stock Exchange – and now SellingUp.com has produced some exclusive research to show its growth in the six months that followed. Read more »
Celebrities and high profile business people are increasingly putting their names (and their money) behind online estate agents. But just what is the appeal of the online version of what is, after all, a notoriously unpopular profession? Read more »
Have you ever heard of eMove, the online estate agent that offers to sell your property for a low fixed fee, and that claims to be “the UK’s leading online estate agent”? You may think you have, but it’s more likely you’re thinking of eMoov – which actually is one of the biggest online estate agents in the UK, with millions of pounds of backing from ex-Dragon’s Den investor James Caan among others. Read more »
Whenever the topic of online estate agents comes up in the media, traditional agents write comments saying that the concept will never work – but it’s clear that some big money investors think different. Online estate agent eMoov has just raised an incredible £2.6million through its crowdfunding campaign – almost twice as much as rival easyProperty raised last year in its own crowdfunding effort. Read more »
Technology and property industry experts will meet in London on October 14 to discuss plans to revolutionise the notoriously traditional bricks and mortar industry.
Future: Property Tech Conference, which takes place at Westminster’s Millbank Tower, will bring together investors, tech developers, estate agents and other innovators from the property industry. Read more »
Emoov is one of the longest established and largest online estate agents in the UK, with thousands of properties sold. Read the company profile to learn more, see the Q&A or go to the latest independent customer reviews of eMoov. Read more »
Online estate agency is a fast evolving sector with a handful of big competitors dominating and a large number of small entrants. With more than one claiming to be ‘the biggest in the UK’, SellingUp.com decided to look at who is leading in terms of number of properties listed on Zoopla. Read more »
Over the past few years a new type of property service has emerged – the ‘online estate agent’ – offering to sell your property for a low fixed fee. This guide covers who is behind them, how much they charge and what services they offer. Read more »