Category Archives: Agents & Agencies

Facebook Ad Tools – Spy On Your Competitors, Track Engagement

Editors Note: This is not a hoax. Everything you find in this article is live and available to use or abuse right now. Some elements are not available in Australia, but they’re surely coming soon. With a rising consumer concern around social media giants selling personal data or allowing businesses to target potential customers based on information gained from online

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Mental Health Week: Personal Safety In Property Management

As part of Property Manager Mental Health Week, we’re looking into personal safety in the workplace for property managers. Women make up the vast majority of employees within the property management field, and quite often go about their daily tasks out of the office alone, often dealing with individuals who would rather they weren’t inspecting their personal space. This raises

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100 Staff Now Effectively Unemployed As Purple Bricks Quits Australian Market

The “Old Fashioned Commission Collectors” have finally won out in the “Purple Bricks Vs Agents” war that’s waged since the disruptor came to Australia. Purple Bricks CEO Vic Darvey has confirmed to AFR that after less than 3 years, the company is to cease trading in Australia over the coming months, as it quits the Australian market. Citing “market conditions

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Agent Spotlight: Deborah May – Real Estate Partners SA

If you live outside of South Australia, take it from us that the Real Estate Partners SA office is full of high-profile names, synonymous with South Australian real estate. There are no salespeople in the business, only principals / partners in the firm, and today we’re speaking with Deborah May. Deborah is an agent with strong community ties – raising

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More Bad News For Purple Bricks: Shares Price Forecast Slashed

Purple Bricks is hitting headlines a lot in recent months, unfortunately for all the wrong reasons. The anti-commission-collector brand was hit with more bad news from investment bank analysts this week shortly after being advised by Berenberg Investment Bank to “Get out of Aus & US to Survive”. This week’s headline is a slashed share price forecast by investment bank

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1st – 7th May Is Property Manager Mental Health Week

Violence, threats, intimidation, stress, workloads and tenants placing their own life’s problems on the rental manager’s desk to deal with. These are daily occurrences never mentioned in a property manager’s job descriptions, but they unfortunately all too common. Industry advocate Brett Wheatland who runs the Facebook page SA Property Management Community (SAPMC) has taken the initiative to organise and promote

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LJ Hooker Avnu CEO Walks

A year has not yet passed, and LJ Hooker’s “disruptor” agency Avnu has lost a key executive from the business. Jason Chuck has left the group to join Domain, taking his experience with several tech companies including eHarmony and Houzz with him. Chuck told AFR he left Avnu for “personal reasons”. This newest announcement comes after LJ Hooker abandoned plans

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