Revenue up, Profits up and Advertisers at all time high reports Rightmove

Rightmove today releases half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2017.

Rightmove, the UK’s number one property site, has delivered another strong period of growth in the six months ended 30 June 2017.  Revenue increased by 11% to £119.5m with underlying operating profit up 11% to £91.0m and operating profit up 9% to £87.6m.

Record customer numbers with Agency and New Homes customers up 237 (+1%) since the start of 2017 to 20,358.

Peter Brooks-Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, said:

“Home hunters visited Rightmove a record 3,000 times a minute in the first half of 2017, turning to us first to search and research on the only place you can see almost the entire UK residential property market.

“Our continued development to deliver the richest experience and fastest way for home hunters to ‘find their happy’ from 1.1 million residential properties has been recognised by Forbes Magazine naming Rightmove “the world’s most innovative growth company” for the second year in a row. This recognition is thanks to innovation such as our latest search feature, ‘Where can I live?’, which finds homes in areas which are affordable and convenient, offering home hunters help when their inspiration has run dry.

“Our aim has always been to help our agents and developers succeed by delivering great value marketing andbuilding strong relationships to support their ambitions. This approach continues to serve us well as we havegrown our customer base to an all-time high demonstrating that Rightmove is the site of choice, not only for Britain’s home movers, but also its property professionals.

“With consumers and customers becoming increasingly digital our clear market leadership coupled with thevalue of our products and data positions us well for the future.”

Read the Rightmove half year results report in full click here.

Allen Walkey

Highly experienced businessman with a successful career in property sales and investment both in the UK and abroad. Now a freelance writer and blogger for the property and Investment Industry, keeping readers up-to-date with changes and events in a rapidly changing world.

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