British hybrid agency 99Home.co.uk has launched a new Express Letting service that will give private landlords the chance to list on top real estate verticals Rightmove, Zoopla, and PrimeLocation. All three portals officially accept advertising from agents only.
Startups.co.uk has named two online real estate agencies, Settled.co.uk and Home-Made.com, among its 2018's Top 100 startups in Britain. The former is a flat-fee property sales agency; the latter offers flat-fee rental management.
British real estate portal OnTheMarket.com reported it has doubled its monthly traffic to 12 million visitors in its first full month on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The site listed on the LSE AIM market on February 10, 2018.
British hybrid real estate agency Yopa.co.uk has introduced a "no sale, no fee" option for homeowners. Its "core bundle" starts at £1,495 ($2,100 U.S.) for properties outside of London.
The Zoopla Property Group (ZPG), owner of leading U.K. sites Zoopla.co.uk and PrimeLocation.com, reported a record financial performance for the full year 2017. The highlight was overall revenue growth of 24 percent y-on-y.
British real estate association Agents' Mutual has appointed Chris Bell, former CEO of gambling company Ladbrokes, as non-executive director. While its classified portal OnTheMarket.com has signed a five-year agreement with Arun Estates.
British proptech firm Love2move.co.uk signed six, new bricks-and-mortar real estate agencies as clients. The online platform partners with traditional real estate agents to allow them to offer a £895 ($1,175 U.S.) fixed-fee online sales service.
EasyProperty.com relaunched as a hybrid real estate site in England and Wales following its June 2017 merger with GPEA Ltd, the parent company of the Guild of Property Professionals and Fine & Country. It offers online sales packages mediated by a team of more than 350 local property professionals.
EMoov.co.uk, an online real estate agent in the U.K., raised £9 million ($11.6 million U.S.) from its existing investors, including Episode 1 VC, Maxfield Capital, Spire and Startive Ventures. The round was led by JXC Ventures, another existing investor.
99Home Ltd, a hybrid estate agency in the U.K., relaunched itself complete with what it calls “the best value and the most reliable hybrid real estate service”. A hybrid estate agent employs a blend of online services and locally-based property agents.