Zoopla Property Group (ZPG), the owner of several of the U.K.'s leading real estate platforms, including Zoopla.co.uk and Primelocation.com, is to become a 1-percent shareholder in Propertyfinder Group (PFG), the Dubai-based online real estate company.
In the past week, real estate news sources in the U.S. have been dominated by Zillow Group’s Instant Offers. The new program, which allows prospective home sellers to receive instant offers on their homes, has been covered across the industry, with the reaction - as one would expect – largely negative.
Buy-to-let landlords prefer Rightmove.co.uk and Zoopla.co.uk to smaller websites, according to new research from insurance broker Simply Business.
Mark Witherspoon, director of data services at Zoopla Property Group (ZPG), joined the board of Barbon Insurance Group (Barbon). Witherspoon joined the Barbon board as non-executive director. Barbon provides a tenant referencing service to the residential lettings sector (under its Rentshield Direct brand), and offers focused insurance products for tenants and landlords (via its HomeLet brand). Witherspoon has previously held leadership roles at companies such...
Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) acquired residential property data company Hometrack for an undisclosed amount, and said the acquisition was another step on the road to ZPG becoming "the U.K.’s most valuable residential property resource".
The fight for market share between the U.K.’s top real estate sites continues, as Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) claimed to have welcomed back 100 estate agent branches from OnTheMarket in the past three months.
Marc Haguenauer, CEO of U.K. proptech service Smart Viewing, which uses audio and video to allow agents to run virtual viewings for groups - said the service has proved very popular in a test-run on Zoopla the past five months.
Earlier this week, Rightmove, a leading real estate site in the U.K., introduced changes to its technology and rules to make it more difficult for estate agents to engage in "portal juggling". The competition responded nonplussed.
Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) reported agency membership growth of five percent and growth in the number of property listings of 10 percent in the 12 months to end-September.
OurHomeSale, a Chester-based start-up, pay-as-you-go, estate agency service, is trying to shake the U.K. property classifieds industry up with prices and a business model which is so good for the home seller, it is unreal.