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Belvoir acquires Goodchilds

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Belvoir has completed the acquisition of West Midlands based Goodchilds Estate Agents and Lettings Ltd, taking the number of offices in its network to 211. Founded by David Warke in 2004, Goodchilds,…

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Marketing

OTM continues steady growth

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OnTheMarket.com (OTM) has claimed another rise in traffic levels last month. OTM said that based on its own internal data from Google Analytics, the website achieved 5.6million visits in September, including 2.7million…

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Agencies & People

Cheap PR stunt backfires on online agents

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A PR stunt in the form of a slow drive funeral procession through the streets of London, supposedly marking the death of the high street estate agency sector, backfired on the online…

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Housing Market

Osborne vows to build more new homes

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George Osborne used his party conference speech in Manchester this week to reaffirm the Conservative policy toward housing. The Chancellor George Osborne during his speech to Conservative Party conference in Manchester described…

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Marketing

Do you measure up?

Curiosity definitely did not kill the estate agent! Maybe you’ve just invested a fortune in a stunningly designed website and you’re convinced it’s generating valuations for you. Great! Or maybe you suspect…

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Regulation & Law

Trading Standards warning over silent killer

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The Trading Standards Service has issued a warning to consumers after independent tests on CO alarms found that eight out of 10 failed British Standards tests. The warning comes as new Smoke…

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