Should I start my own estate agency?

Is now the right time for estate agents to go it alone? Lexie Carducci and our panel of industry experts unpack this growing trend in episode one of our new video series, Altogether.

With an ever-changing industry model and the challenges of COVID-19, our research suggests many agents are asking the same question: 

“Should I start my own estate agency?”

We’re supporting the UK property industry by revealing the core challenges of starting-up, all in episode one of Altogether— our bitesize video series which analyses issues facing estate agents today.

Is starting an agency right for you?

Zoopla research shows that 6% of estate agencies weren’t around six months ago,* highlighting a trend for new start-ups.

Home buyers looking in window of estate agency 

In episode one, our panel of experts discuss what it takes to start your own agency, and why “data is the new oil”.

Real property insights from real experts 

Property expert Lexie Carducci speaks with James Dowling from Latcham Dowling Estate Agents, and Alto’s Mark Freeman, as they reveal what it really takes to go it alone. 

The episode is accompanied by exclusive downloadable content, which brings together the thoughts of four new agency founders who all started businesses during lockdown.

Sign up to watch the first episode and download exclusive content to share with your branch here.

Altogether: Watch the full series 

Should I Start My Own Estate Agency? is part of a series of five videos from cloud-based property management software, Alto.

The Altogether series draws on the expertise of the Zoopla Group and our vast network to support agencies in overcoming the common challenges they face. 

Click here to register and watch all five videos:  

  • Should I start my own estate agency? 
  • Building stronger estate agent teams
  • The Altogether customer data masterclass
  • What will tomorrow’s customers expect from agents?
  • What’s the future of estate agency?

*Zoopla internal data

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