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Findaproperty and Zoopla merge to take on Rightmove

Daily Mail and General Trust is to planning to merge the online property firms and with property startup Zoopla. The move will provide a powerful competitor to Rightmove, which leads the Uk online property market. Under the proposed merger, A&N Media (the consumer arm of DMGT) will retain a 55% interest in the newly merged entity.


17/10/2011  |  Full story...

Rightmove launches ‘seller of the month’ Facebook competition

Rightmove have launched a major new Facebook contest, as the UK leading property website looks to encourage sales in the turbulent property market. The ‘Seller of the Month’ app allows vendors to put forward their property on Rightmove’s Facebook page and describe what’s great about the home they are selling. Facebook users can then review the list of entrants and vote for their favourite property.


07/10/2011  |  Full story...

Connection now beats location? Rightmove lists broadband speed of all homes

UK property site Rightmove is set include broadband speeds as a searchable criteria on all of its properties, as internet connectivity becomes an increasingly vital part of modern life. Rightmove has struck a deal with BT to list the internet speeds of the one million homes listed on its website. The property site is planning to list broadband speed alongside standard information, such as the number of bedrooms and whether the property has a garage or garden.


08/03/2011  |  Full story...

Rightmove lets users ‘draw-a-search’ to find properties

Property website Rightmove has introduced an innovative new search tool to its website. Draw-a-Search allows people to sketch out their own search shape on a Google Map and perform property searches on that specific area.

The tool works by connecting a series of points together to form a shape covering the exact area that the home-hunter would like to search in. These shapes can then be saved to receive property alerts when relevant homes in that area become available, and even be shared with others on Facebook and Twitter.


09/08/2010  |  Full story...

Google takes on Rightmove, enters UK property market

Google UK has expanded into the UK property market by adding additional property search functionality to Google Maps. The service is being run in partnership with a number of estate agents, alongside Zoopla and Trinity Mirror. Tools which allow for detailed search for property went live yesterday on Google Maps.

Google said that rather than competing with estate agents, it’s intention is to generate income from advertising which will be displayed around the property results pages. However, a notable absesnse from its list of partners is Rightmove, the current UK market leader in property portals and search.


17/06/2010  |  Full story...

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