Tag Archive for hybrid estate agents

Is YOPA any good, and is it the best online estate agent for your property?

As online estate agents gain traction in the UK property market, you’re increasingly likely to hear about the major players in the news and media – or maybe even in conversation. You might have heard of YOPA, and you might even be familiar with their service – but is it any good? Read more »

Why are online estate agents that do viewings sometimes called ‘hybrids’?

Online estate agents can offer a lot more than good value. As well as low fees, using an online agent means total convenience; you’re free to manage the sale yourself and on your own time, with all the support you need. Read more »

Agency chain Countrywide plans to rival Purplebricks with expanded hybrid option

Britain’s biggest estate agency group, Countrywide, has announced plans to expand its trial of a hybrid estate agency offering which competes directly with online sector leader Purplebricks. Read more »

Purplebricks to launch online estate agency in Australia

Following the success of its online estate agent business in the UK, Purplebricks is preparing to launch a similar service in Australia. CEO of Purplebricks Australia, Ryan Dinsdale, is actively recruiting Local Property Experts and expects to open for business, primarily on the East Coast. Read more »

Why does Purplebricks call itself a hybrid estate agent?

Once upon a time – way, way back in the early noughties – they were simply called ‘estate agents’. Okay, they had some differences but usually they fitted into the following description: locally-based, suited and booted, prone to exaggeration and always ready to sell your property for a handsome commission. Read more »