How can I Sell My House Online

Jan 2 2012 / No Comments

Whether you are selling your house with a traditional estate agent or an alternative method, 90 percent of properties are searched for online. The days are long gone where sellers would rely on the estate agents shop window and local newspapers to source interested buyers for their properties. Rightmove is the ...

Can I Advertise on Rightmove Privately

Dec 29 2011 / No Comments

A common question I get asked by followers and users of My Online Estate Agent is, 'is it possible to advertise my property on Rightmove privately'? The answer is no, but rather then leave it at that I thought it would be worthwhile to explain the reasons why and also the ...

Rental Homes Being Snapped Up In Record Time

Nov 16 2011 / No Comments

Landlords continue to reap the rewards of their investments with rental homes being snapped up in record time. Despite there being more properties on the market according to research from lettings agent Countrywide, demand still outweighs supply. Countrywide confirmed that tenants across the UK were rushing to get their hands on ...

Increased tuition fees impacting Landlords

Oct 28 2011 / 1 Comment

It’s not just students feeling the effects of increased tuition fees. Landlord Assist is warning that hikes in university tuition fees will shortly be impacting the business plans of some buy-to-let investors. University applicants are officially 9% lowers compared to this time last year. According to ...

It could only happen to an Estate Agent – Outrageous Estate Agent Viewing Tales

Oct 24 2011 / 2 Comments

Love them or loath them, often renowned for their shenanigans, a day in the life of an estate agent is certainly eventful.  It may come as no surprise that as estate agents go about their daily routine of selling and renting houses, that they sometimes encounter some pretty uncomfortable situations. Here at My Online Estate ...

High street estate agents using illegal tricks

Oct 17 2011 / 1 Comment

Some rogue estate agents are using dirty and even illegal tactics in a bid to sell more properties. A common scam many fall prey too is when an agent tries to get the seller to increase their offer by falsely claiming that another, higher offer has been made. Other sellers have ...

Rent Soars to Record Levels

Sep 18 2011 / No Comments

England and Wales rental property costs rose to a £713 per month in August, the fastest rise in rates so far this year. The LSL Property Services Buy-to-Let Index shows that this is the seventh consecutive monthly rent rise this year. According to LSL, which offers an array of mortgage services ...

London’s Shard Pierces Clouds making it the UK’s Highest Apartments

Jul 18 2011 / No Comments

If you are moving to London, you may as well have a bird's eye view of one of the most historically rich cities in the world via London's Shard skycraper. As you marvel at the gorgeous views from one of the highest skyscrapers in Western Europe, you will forget any ...

UK Housing Market Sees Changes

Jun 7 2011 / No Comments

The monthly house price index, which contains data provided by the Land Registry, has seen a 1.3% drop in average price for England and Wales properties. The sample was taken from April, 2010 to April, 2011. This recent development in the market has decreased the average price value to £163,083 ...

Zoopla launches new TV advertising campaign

May 8 2011 / No Comments

After the great success of Zoopla’s TV advertising campaigns earlier this year, Zoopla has just launched a new TV advertising campaign! The campaign will highlight Zoopla’s key services and unique tools, such as valuations estimations, which many people believe help set Zoopla aside from its main competition, Rightmove, Prime Location and ...