Established Players Failing to Meet Modern Renters’ Demands


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As modern tenants increasingly demand all-in-one solutions for property searches, established players in the online property space like Rightmove and Zoopla are missing out on tenants.

Research by YouGov, commissioned by property marketplace The House Shop, found their refusal to allow private landlords to list directly could mean they are missing out on the one in three Brits who want to see properties direct from private landlords when searching online.

Nick Marr, co-founder of The House Shop, said: “Modern renters want to see all their options in one place.

“Until recently, there has been a pretty clear divide between the private and professional property markets in the UK – with agent-only portals showcasing just traditional estate agents, and classified ad sites or DIY listing platforms hosting purely private property ads.”

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