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Why outsourcing blog posts is BAD

I know, I know. You’re thinking: ‘Katie, why have you titled the blog this when people are paying you to write blog posts for them? Isn’t that the very definition of outsourcing? Why are you trying to bring down your own industry like this?’ You’ve got me there. The simple answer is, that not all […]

blogging, blogs for estate agencies, Digital marketing, lettings blog, outsourced blogging,
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How to make your Estate Agency social media sparkle

Social media. For some, those words instil a sense of dread and fear, whilst others revel in the memes, cat videos, and gender swapping Snapchat filters. Whichever camp you fall into, most people know it’s important to be doing social media, but the sheer scope of the digital landscape can intimidate people into doing nothing.  […]

Digital marketing, estate agents, facebook, linkedin, pinterest,
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Do Facebook Page competitions work?

We have been running community competitions on Facebook for our clients for a number of years, and they have always had a positive impact on the Page following, so they are definitely a good way to increase your fans.  They need to be managed effectively and you will need to ensure there are set rules […]

children, competitions, likes, running competitions, schools,
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The Tenant Fee Act becomes law on 1st June 2019

The Tenants’ Fees Bill received its formal Royal Assent yesterday afternoon – and immediately the government issued a press release confirming the following: Tenant Fees Act puts a stop to unnecessary, costly fees imposed on tenants by landlords or letting agents New Act bans unfair letting fees and caps tenancy deposits at 5 weeks’ rent, […]

contracts, deposits, landlords, legislation, letting fees,
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Things to consider before you agree to buy a new website

Over the past couple of months, I have been working on a brand new estate agency website for one of my clients in West London. They had purchased a website about 4 years prior but felt it didn’t showcase their brand very well, it was a bit clunky and looked tired.  It was also quite […]

blogging, content management, content population, design, estate agents,
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Why do estate agents need social media?

Social Media for Estate Agents Now I keep hearing estate agency clients say ‘why do I need to be on social media?’ The answer is a resounding YES and the reason you need to have an agency page on social media is that you are trying to attract people to your brand who don’t know you […]

engagement, estate agents, facebook, followers, Instagram,
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Winning Strictly Agents Dancing At The Agents Giving Ball 2017

December 2017 – Oh What A Night! What an amazing night and such a humbling experience. I have worked so hard over the past 6 months and have doubted myself at every turn. All of the amazing people I have met, both as estate agency contestants and professional dancers, have all encouraged me to keep […]

Agent, Agents Giving, charity, dancing, estate agents,
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How to be a successful estate agent in a tough market

I was delighted to receive a copy of Peter Knight’s (The Property Academy & EA Masters) e-book just now.  Not only was it amazing to be asked to contribute to the book, as he states himself on the cover, he has worked with some of the ‘best estate agents in the UK’…  I hope it […]

estate agency, property market, tips,
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