Support for exceeds 6,000 agent offices.

The level of overall support for has reached in excess of 6,000 UK estate and letting agent offices.

The figure – which consists of contracted members and agents who have signed a Letter of Intent to join when total support reaches 7,500 offices – was achieved less than 10 months after the launch of the portal in January 2015.

The tried and tested use by of non-binding Letters of Intent has been its primary method of building membership. Previous versions in 2013 and 2014 were very strong drivers of substantial growth in membership numbers.

As with earlier phases, the accumulation of Letters of Intent runs alongside recruitment direct to contract. The target this time is to reach overall support of at least 7,500 offices. This will be a significant milestone as, if at that point new members make the same ‘other portal’ choices as our existing members, we estimate that we will have more available UK residential property listings than Zoopla – the Tipping Point.

Ian Springett, Chief Executive of, said: “We will be entering 2016 in a strong position – supported by another heavyweight national marketing campaign – and intent on overtaking ZPG in terms of available UK residential listings.

“From that point, we believe that agent momentum will snow-ball and we will focus all our energy on continuing to build a sustainably low-cost alternative to Rightmove to serve both agents and consumers better.”

“It was nine months ago that Alex Chesterman, the CEO of Zoopla Property Group, called a ‘short-term event’ but these latest figures prove he could not have been further from the truth. The reality is that the pace of our growth is building. He should be in no doubt that is here to stay.

“What’s more, October was another record month for traffic with more than 5.7M visits, of which over 60 per cent were from repeat visitors.”


Christopher Walkey

Founder of Estate Agent Networking. Internationally invited speaker on how to build online target audiences using Social Media. Writes about UK property prices, housing, politics and affordable homes.

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