Category Archives: Estate Agents

What estate agents say and what it really means

Translating estate agent speak is something we all have to do each time we read an advert for a house to buy or rent. House Simple have a lovely infographic that'll make you smile
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New property portal on it’s way

http://www.onthemarket.com/ is due on 26th January. OnTheMarket.com will be a new place to view hundreds of thousands of properties to buy or rent all over the UK. Every property will be on offer from locally based estate or letting agents. … Continue reading
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Don’t use an estate agent…

Use HouseWeb to sell your house. Since 1996 HouseWeb.com, the UK’s longest establish property web site, has been helping 1,000’s of homeowners sell their home with or without an estate agent, saving on average £5,500! A typical advert costs just … Continue reading
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How much help can estate agents be?

In a busy market they will not be interested in you if you are dithering about, or are not sure what you actually want. First make a list of everything you want from your house. Budget, number of rooms, parking, … Continue reading
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Whoops! Estate agent signs vandalised

Someone's made some changes to estate agent signs in London - see this story at the metro paper
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Bad photos of houses

Really awful estate agent photos - a little blog of bad pictures!
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House boats for sale

Ever fancied a house boat? This site only lists houseboats!
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Looking to buy a farm?

If you're after buying a farm, as well as looking on rightmove and other big property portals there are specialist sites like UK land and Farm I recognise some of the properties from searches on RM but there might well … Continue reading
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Under market value estate agent told off

Interesting ruling by ASA The ads must not appear again in their current form. The ASA has told Express to ensure that, in all future ads, the prices listed are an accurate reflection of the price sought for the property … Continue reading
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Perfect property listings

What would you want to see in the perfect property listing? - good photos - outside of house - photo of every room - photo of garden space - photo of inside garage (plus dimensions, and details of whether it's … Continue reading
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