Is Rightmove worth the money for Estate Agents? Let’s find out!
Rightmove have over the years made a lot of enemies and adversaries in UK estate agency as they are perceived to have monopoly power.
Some agents deride Rightmove for their constant uplift in charges.
Their charging model makes some agents blood boil.
In 2006, the average agent was charged £183 per month – in 2018 its £911 per month – a rise of 397% (if it had risen by inflation – it would only be £291 per month)
I interviewed Rightmove’s Commercial Director, Miles Shipside this very question.
Further reading can be found here in this 1500 word article “Rightmove and Estate Agents – Who is the Monkey and who is the Organ Grinder?” http://how-to-grow-your-lettings-agency.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/rightmove-and-estate-agents-who-is.html
Here is the video interview