In this interview, Clive Beattie, acting CEO of OnTheMarket, discusses how its eponymous property portal differs from the incumbent providers and how it has grown its market penetration. He then talks about how the interests of agent shareholders and external shareholders are aligned. In a market where COVID-19 is having a major impact on how property agents can run their businesses, he outlines the moves that OnTheMarket has made to help its customers trade through this period and how the group has the financial resource to cope. Lastly, he explains how he expects the real estate market will adapt as the economy unlocks.
OnTheMarket is a leading UK residential property portal provider. Its objective is to create value for shareholders and property advertiser customers by delivering an agent-backed, technology enabled portal – offering a first-class service to agents and new homes developers at sustainably fair prices and becoming the go-to portal for serious property seekers.