The Resource Twenty-First Century Estate Agency

Twenty-First Century Estate Agency

Label
Twenty-First Century Estate Agency
Title
Twenty-First Century Estate Agency
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a must have for those estate agents who want to work more effectively in order to grow their business and profits. With 12,000 separately owned estate agencies in the UK this book illustrates how new technology and working practices can revolutionise the industry. Technology can help to improve the competitiveness and sometimes-tarnished image of estate agents in the eyes of the general public. The book contains case studies from international markets and shows how competitive the industry is and how each competitor needs to adopt new approaches to outwit rivals - and to reassure
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 172
  • 333.33
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD1375
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Twenty-First Century Estate Agency
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; 1 What Is 21st Century Estate Agency and Why Should We Care?; A world without technology; It's all change for the property market; Gaining the techno edge; Modernising the UK estate agent; 2 Where We Are Now and How We Got Here; Corporates using technology to gain an advantage on independent agents; Is the lack of regulation to blame?; 3 A Different World -- How Estate Agents Elsewhere Use Technology; Case study 1: the US -- the multi-listing system, technology and qualifications ... a potent mix; Case study 2: the US -- e-mail newsletters
  • Case study 10: Video conferencing -- Taylor Woodrow, Bryant Homes and Countryside Properties lead the wayLearning the lessons; 6 E-everything -- What Could Be Achieved If Only Agents Embraced New Technology; E-business, e-government, e-future; Home Information Packs and the revolution in estate agency; 21st century electronic infrastructure; 7 Resource Centre: Who Can Provide What?; Software providers for estate agents; Hardware providers for estate agents; Training for estate agents; Internet reference guide; Index
  • Case study 11: Mainland Europe -- here come the Americans4 The UK Should Not Fall Behind -- What Is Available To Us?; Property Portfolio Management and Management Information software; Internet marketing tools; 21st century offices and tools; New media; 5 Case Studies of Adventurous UK Property Pioneers; Case study 1: Virtual estate agencies -- Charles Lister, Daniel James and My First Home; Case study 2: Hand-held technology -- Winkworth's Miniweb; Case study 3: The extranet -- a "secret" service that can be offered by agents
  • Case study 3: the US -- how technology is used to train estate agentsCase study 4: Australia -- the estate agent and the conveyancing solicitor come together in the "Real Estate Lawyer"; Case study 5: Australia -- mobile telephone technology; Case study 6: Australia -- licensing estate agents and technology qualifications; Case study 7: Canada -- a (fiercely protected) multi-listing system; Case study 8: The Netherlands -- another multi-listing system; Case study 9: The Netherlands -- developers meet buyers via online technology; Case study 10: Denmark -- yet another multi-listing system
  • Case study 4: Small business but big technology -- Northumbria & Cumbria Estates, HexhamCase study 5: Internet property auctions -- slowly but surely they are working; Case study 6: www.reservathathouse.com -- another failure but another warning to agents too?; Case study 7: Mobility-friendly homes -- using technology to create a niche market; Case study 8: House Network -- the shape of things to come (without estate agents)?; Case study 9: www.email4property.co.uk -- technology for the public to contact agents
Control code
ocn870591180
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (172 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135327187
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36781873
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870591180
  • pebc1135327181

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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