Five tips to ensure your listings work for you

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When it comes to listings, there's a lot of variation for a lot of different reasons. From our analysis of clickthrough rates across Zoopla, and from our conversations with home movers, we've compiled this short list of tips which can help to ensure your listings achieve the best results.

  • 6-10 images on a listing is a good number, but especially on sales listings we see that listings with more images get a better clickthrough rate
  • Videos or virtual tours are both proving really popular.  With some home movers still sceptical about visiting properties, we’d absolutely suggest either or both
    For more information on Best practice for virtual tours, click here
  • Floor plans help boost the clickthrough rate as well, and our user research shows that home movers prefer to look at a floor plan rather than read a description to understand the layout of a property
    For more information on The importance of using floorplans, click here
  • Key features/highlights clearly helps home movers learn about the property, rather than this information being lost in a long description
  • Short descriptions shown on the search results page which call out information not already visible there are very effective.  Rather that repeat the number of bedrooms, talk about the recently refitted kitchen or the south facing garden
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