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Zoopla welcomes Gleeson

10th January 2020


  •       Key regional house builder set to bring around 80 new developments per month
  •       Gleeson latest in series of new home developers to join Zoopla


Zoopla, the UK’s most comprehensive property destination, has added Gleeson, a key UK house builder with a strong presence in the North of England, to its expanding customer base. Gleeson will advertise around 80 new developments per month, strengthening Zoopla’s ability to provide the widest range of properties to home hunters.

The agreement with Gleeson follows a string of recent wins for Zoopla within the new homes industry. Recent joiners including Weston Homes in London and the South East; Duchy Homes in the North of England; and Edenstone Homes in South Wales and the South West of England.

The recent wins follow Zoopla’s approach of optimising and diversifying choice for house hunters whilst equipping them with helpful information and tools to make the home buying process as simple and stress free as possible. This, done in tandem with new tools to benefit home builders, is already delivering tangible benefits. Key new products from Zoopla that form part of this approach include:

  • An innovative new homes search experiencewhich has delivered a 43% uplift in conversion rates for house builders
  • Help to Buy Calculator. Recently launched, the Calculator enables first-time buyers to understand their affordability for the government scheme, driving potential buyers to house builders’ developments
  • AdReach, a digital advertising tool which bolsters leads to house builders by reaching potential house hunters across social media channels with targeted adverts can reduce costs per lead by up to 50%*

“This is a strong start to 2020 and an indication of Zoopla’s ambitious growth plans for the rest of the year” said Alex Rose, Director of Zoopla New Homes. “We invested heavily in our new homes offering last year, developing a specialist new homes proposition to support house builders effectively and deliver maximum return on investment. This is now bearing fruit for our clients.

“Gleeson joining us is testament to our team’s in-depth understanding of the new homes sector as well as the benefits we deliver to our house builder partners. This new relationship also further strengthens our new build homes footprint across the UK, providing further choice for our house hunters.”

James Thompson, CEO Gleeson, comments: “We are excited to be working with Zoopla as not only do they deliver great value for money, their team is also extremely knowledgeable in the new homes sector.

“Crucially, Zoopla’s innovative products and tools, coupled with their strong brand presence, allows us to specifically target our key customer base and market our homes successfully. We look forward to working with them as a trusted partner in 2020.”

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Cost per lead saving based on the Zoopla average

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We know you're not just looking for a place to live. You're looking for a home.

Yeah, we've got over a million properties for you to browse.

Tools that let you filter them in all kinds of clever ways.

And reliable house price estimates, so you can be sure you aren't paying over the odds.

But we know you're looking for more than that.

Because that first flat won't just be a 'great investment opportunity'.

It'll be the feeling of starting out on your own.

That extra bedroom won't just mean another £20K on the re-sale price, it'll mean having your sister over to stay.

And that bungalow won't just be a way to release some equity, it will be a chance to spend more time with the grandkids.

We know that searching for a home is about more than just checking its price, location and features (important as all those things are).

What really matters is how it makes you feel.

We know what a home is really worth.

So let us help you find yours.

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