German agency recruits a 1.7m droid to add a ‘more personal touch’ to virtual viewings.
“Launching our new vision … is an industry-defining moment,” declares Zoopla boss Charlie Bryant.
Over 50 influential property industry organisations – including Savills, Knight Frank, Countrywide and Foxtons – are calling for the introduction of Unique Property Reference Numbers. “Widespread adoption of UPRNs could revolutionise the property market,” declares one backer.
Limited to 100 of the “most elite brokerage firms in select cities and second-home destinations across the globe”, Forbes Global Properties is being led by Hilton & Hyland boss, Jeff Hyland, and former Christie’s International Real Estate CEO, Bonnie Stone Sellers.
Michal Bruce’s challenger portal won’t launch this month, as originally planned.
PropertyHeads has made two acquisitions in the last few weeks, as it looks to “consolidate consumers, agents and property businesses onto a single social platform.”
ULS Technology Plc has offloaded broker platform Conveyancing Alliance as it continues its plan to “build a transformative digital platform to revolutionise home moving and ownership.”
Mark Armstrong will fill shoes left vacant by Gary Barker at the estate agency software firm.
An experimental robot has been roaming around the building site at Battersea Roof Gardens, checking up on construction progress for architects Foster + Partners.
Michael Bruce’s new property marketing venture will charge agents a combination of monthly “Base Fees” and “Performance Fees”.
Jesper With-Fogstrup is to join ULS Technology Plc as CEO.
Bruce brother’s new venture names its first tranche of estate agency backers.