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Merger Creates the UK's Largest Property Marketing Group

KeyAGENT (including PropertyBOX) and Audioagent are delighted to officially announce that they have merged to create the UK’s largest property marketing group.

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Photographer of the Month: Peter Williams

 

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Property Photography FAQs: What’s the best camera for property photographers?

The very fact that we have to remind ourselves to ‘never judge a book by its cover’ is proof that we automatically do.

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Property photography: boost curb appeal with the money shot

As a property photographer, there's something we need to tell you.

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How to become an estate agent's favourite photographer

Getting clients is one thing, but making them come back for more is another skill altogether. As a property photographer, one of the most important people in your working life is the estate agent(s) you work with regularly. There's a lot of pressure on their shoulders, and if you're able to not only provide exceptional property photography but deliver it with a smile, you're already half way to becoming their favourite.  But what's the extra 'something'? Having spoken to thousands of estate agents over the last few years, three members from our Client Relations team share their insider knowledge on how to become an estate agent's favourite photographer.

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Revealed: the busiest months in property photography

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As of today, we're officially in the quietest month of the year for the property industry. Convenient, right? That gives you more time to fret over what socks to buy dad (hint: these ones) and kick back with some mulled wine.  But as with every seasonal industry, one month is never like the last and between December and January, we see the biggest leap. In fact, if you're a FocalAgent photographer, you'll be three times as busy in January as you are right now.  As you can see in this graph, FocalAgent's - and the industry's - peak season is from late January to the end of April. 

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Property photographers: here's your ultimate peak season survival guide

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As long-standing FocalAgent photographers will tell you, things get busy in the first few months of the year. At the end of January, our orders start a steep incline and your earning potential, as a photographer, skyrockets. Here's our advice to help you get the best out of our most exciting time of year:

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Photographer of the Month: Nikki Bowling

  Wedding photographer Nikki Bowling made the jump into property photography in 2014. Still working freelance, she now counts FocalAgent jobs as 60% of her overall workload and calls it her 'dream job' - not least because of her amazing relationship with her Business Coach at FocalAgent, Annie Peddie.  Read on to find out about the transition from event and wedding photographer to property photographer; how to make sure family life stays top of the list and Nikki's top tips for making the most of working with us at FocalAgent.

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Photographer of the Month: Allan Paul

Consistently popular with our clients, Allan Paul combines determination and curiosity with a creative eye to produce beautiful photography and floor plans. And it works: he now counts FocalAgent jobs as 80% of his freelance workload.  Read on to find out what he suggests to take your FocalAgent client relations to the next level. 

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Photographer of the Month: Bruce Benson

The talented Bruce Benson has been shooting with FocalAgent for over three years now. He gave up his career in IT to work full time as a property photographer with us, so we wanted to dig a little deeper. Read on to find out how he goes above and beyond to impress his FocalAgent clients every time. 

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