Rightmove question

UK Agent Questions Rightmove on Lead Calculation

Castle Estates agent Neil Woodhead told Estate Agent Today he believes duplication in the lead statistics he received from Rightmove significantly reduces its value.

Housing.com New

Housing.com Raises Rs 100 crore (USD 20 m) from Softbank

Indian property portal, Housing.com, has secured a fresh round of funding of Rs 100 crore (USD 20 million) from Softbank, its largest investor. The company said the funding will be used to drive its new strategy and growth plans.

Zoopla - Featre

Zoopla Announces FY 2015 Revenues Expected to by Up 33% Year on Year

The Zoopla Property Group release a market update on the 22nd October confirming to the market that it expects to deliver around £107 million in revenue and £48 million in adjusted EBITDA for FY 2015.

Zoopla - Featre

Zoopla Offers Members the Chance to Earn Additional Revenues with uSwitch

Following on from the acquisition of uSwitch earlier this year, Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) is now launching a pilot affiliate marketing scheme for its members to earn additional revenues from home switching services.

OLX Feature

Emerging Markets Mobile Dominates – OLX Mobile Traffic is 80% in India and 75% in Indonesia

In the Naspers’ annual report, it was clear that mobile usage of classifieds sites is the future for the industry - especially in emerging markets. OLX had 240 million monthly active users in over 40 countries across the world with ~54% of traffic coming from mobile.

Zameen - Feature

Industry Leaders Come Together to Form Zamzama Property Group

The founders of Pakistan’s Zameen.com and UAE’s Bayut.com, the Ali Khan brothers, have formed a new property portal group with global authorities joining the brothers at the helm.

move logo

Major Changes at Move with Four New C-Level Appointments

Move has bolstered its consumer-facing and strategic capabilities and built out its executive leadership team with the recent appointments of Tapan Bhat as chief product officer, Nate Johnson as chief marketing officer, Bryan Charap as chief financial officer and Hahn Lee as senior vice president, business development and strategy.


REA Group Loans Director of Sale to Move in the US

The REA Group has announced the international secondment of Tom Ainsworth, realestate.com.au’s Director of Residential Sales to Move Inc in the US. Tom will join Move as the Senior Vice President Go To Market and Sales, for two years commencing in September 2015.


Zoopla Appraisal Leads Up 40% in First Half of 2015

Zoopla has delivered record levels of appraisal leads to its agent members over the first half of 2015 via its unique tool, which allows homeowners to contact local agents for a valuation with a view to instructing them.

Portal Report Card: Updates, Innovators and a Big Win

100Watt's Joel Burslem has put together a report card, grading the 'big wigs' of the property portal world.