05
Nov
2010

Outsourcing valuation lead generation

Readers of Estate Agent Today might have noticed a story about the newly launched firm Property Leads - a company who you can use to outsource your cold calling for valuation lead generation.
04
Nov
2010

Overcoming November and December objections

Who can believe that it's November already? The cold, dark and early nights that make the life of an estate agent that bit tougher.
03
Nov
2010

Google search results changes

Google have introduced a new layout for their local search results, which should help those estate agents who are optimising for local generate more traffic.
02
Nov
2010

Innovative estate agent TV channel

I was interested to see that an agent not too far from us, Howard Cundey, has launched a new TV driven website http://www.howardcundey.tv/.
01
Nov
2010

Being a more useful estate agent

September and October was a bit erratic for this blog, but the aim is to resume normal service from this point forward.
05
Oct
2010

Quirky property brochures

It's always nice to be appreciated and Emma's flattering words on her recent Cases Xalo blog do not go unnoticed - thank you! :o)
01
Oct
2010

New employment laws

I'm sure you're all good law-abiding estate and letting agents, but don't forget some new employment laws come into force today.
30
Sep
2010

Protecting your estate agency database

Following the high profile news of an ex-Foxtons employee being sued on claims that they 'stole' large amounts of valuable property, vendor, landlord and tenancy information, data security is one of the hot topics of the moment.
28
Sep
2010

New branch marketing ideas for estate agents

Eric Woodhams from Consortia Marketing (and also well known to estate agents as part of his role for the National Homes Network) posted up a link on his blog about the latest marketing gimmick that Andrews Estate Agents are using to launch a new branch in
16
Sep
2010

How irrational pricing models can work

Henry Yates (of EstateCreate fame) is one of those people with a knack for finding thought-provoking videos online. One of his tweets today was a link to another one.
15
Sep
2010

How estate agents can find time to blog

The topic of writing a blog has come up quite often in my conversations with PropertyADD customers recently.
14
Sep
2010

Being different with estate agent boards

There's a bit of a conversation thread ongoing over at 4Networking at the moment about estate agents who try to be a bit different with their boards.
13
Sep
2010

The downside of using branded cars

When Foxtons launched their branded Minis back in 2001, they were instantly recognisable and widely copied.
10
Sep
2010

Making the most of the buying cycle

When I first met the chaps at Zoopla a year and a bit ago, they told me a bit about how they started out by targeting the first steps of house-hunters.
09
Sep
2010

Winning second hand instructions

A quick thought for the day.