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Zoopla extends three months free portal usage to five months in market-leading agent deal

8th April 2020

Ongoing impact of coronavirus sees Zoopla extend its three months free plan by a further two months

Zoopla, the UK’s most comprehensive property destination, has increased its three months free plan to five months of free portal usage for agents. The two month extension will be applied automatically to customers who have already subscribed or are in the process of subscribing to the three-months free plan, as well as new customers interested in signing up to the new plan.

After the five months free period, customers will return to normal fee levels as part of a paid contract. Agents are able to select the length of their contract that follows the free term, ranging from 12 to 36 months, depending on need.

The announcement seeks to remove some of the ongoing uncertainty for agents, following the government’s decision effectively to halt the housing market, advising people to delay their home moves if possible, and not allow viewings in line with the ongoing policy around social distancing.

Andy Marshall, Chief Commercial Officer, Zoopla, commented: “When we launched the three months free plan to agents last month, we made it clear that there was scope to extend the free period by a further two months, depending on when the government limitations to control coronavirus would be lifted. Since then, the government has put the country in lockdown and effectively suspended the housing market, with no indications of when those restrictions will be revised.

“We appreciate that even when the market opens up again for business, it will take some time for agents to rebuild their pipeline. In offering five months free portal usage to our agent partners, we hope to alleviate some of the financial pressures that many are facing. We have also removed the hassle of accessing the additional two months free, by applying the extension automatically to applicable customer contracts.

“We are committed to supporting agents and helping their businesses to keep functioning in partnership with us at this difficult time. Ultimately, we aim to help set agents up for success and to thrive once we emerge from the impact of coronavirus.”

For more information, agents can visit: https://advantage.zpg.co.uk/zoopla-plans/

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For further information, please contact PR Team on pr@zoopla.co.uk or +44 (0)20 3873 8770.

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