Industry Interviews

Interviews with varied professionals within the UK Property, Estate and Letting Agency industry.

Industry Interviews

Christopher Walkey interviews Christopher Watkin

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It feels like Star Wars when it comes to High Street Estate Agency vs Online / Hybrid Agents. If Online/Hybrid were the badies it is certainly Empire Strikes Back at present and we are waiting for the High Street response with Return of the Jedi… Is the threat of cheaper selling solutions such as those […]

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Are hybrid and online agencies now using property recruitment companies to find agents?

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We ask Joshua Rayner of Rayner Personnel: The short answer to this question is ‘yes’ but if I left it there, this would be a very short article. The full answer is that although many in the industry believe traditional and newer hybrid agencies are worlds apart, the truth is they have more in common […]

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Industry Interview: David Opie Marketing Manager of Landmark.co.uk

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How important is it for estate agencies to keep on top of the world evolving within #PropTech? The property sector in general is undergoing a seismic shift. The home move process, which has ostensibly remained unchanged since the 19th century, is coming under pressure from consumers to catch up with the digital age in which […]

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Industry Interview – Michael Day MBA

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How long have you been part of the industry and just what is it that you offer modern day agencies looking to improve their results? I started in the industry just after Christmas 1975 so I have 42 years of property industry experience. Of course I started when I was three! During that time I […]

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Drones for Estate Agencies? We interview Ben Smith of Kensson

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I work in many industry sectors and I am now starting to see more drones being used both commercially and by those for whom it is just a hobby. Are drones now more accessible for businesses than ever? Increasing demand for drone services has led to many more service providers, from qualified individuals to large […]

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Industry Interview: Simon Newman of Durleigh

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Presentation is key in estate agency, do you agree? Presentation is key to remain successful in estate agency. Life is always changing, people move on for many different reasons, it can be an emotional time for the client; their home is one of the most valuable assets they own. The first visual presentation is very […]

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Property Software RentPro share some interesting answers:

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I asked Diarmid Sloan of Rentpro a series of questions: How much focus do you place on enabling a seamless user experience for your software with maximised automation? Our product users generally aren’t concerned about software or the latest technology per se; they have busy agencies to run, tasks to complete, and they just want to get […]

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Who do you think you are? Russell Quirk of eMoov answers:

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You are not too worried about ruffling a few feathers in the industry, it is not uncommon to see your comments towards the UK Estate Agency industry receive a backlash from within the industry. Happy with that? Any business or business leader that is pioneering something as part of changing something old and broken, is […]

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We ask Rightmove some questions:

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The way consumers engage with brands online is changing rapidly, sometimes catching people whilst they are on the sofa with their mobile phone watching the weekly soaps (ie two screens) or on the bus to and from work can be the key moments. How is Rightmove looking to reach out to these audiences, especially now […]

 

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