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  • johnsmith0774
    started a topic Online estate agents?

    Online estate agents?

    I’m thinking of using an online estate agent to advertise my buy to let. What are people’s thoughts about using them? Are they any good or are regular high street estate agents better? Thanks in advance

  • johnsmith0774
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    Thanks. I have used urban.co.uk but have had no enquires. I put an advert on gumtree and had 3 responses in a day.

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  • Marty115
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    I have never used a high street agent but i have used Upad a number of times. In a nutshell they are great you design your ad online and they put it up for you. I have it set so when someone enquires you get a text and an email to notify of their name and number. You can then use this to arrange your viewings which so i do in bulk time slots.

    One issue i have with Upad is they like to remove it off rightmove every chance they get, for example they send you emails stating it will be removed in 48 hours, when it reaches 50 enquiries and when you put someone through their referencing. That being said a quick call to their customer services and it will be re added back online.

    Best of luck,
    Marty

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