When we posted the poll 'should portals list private sellers?' we expected to receive an all out barrage of absolutely not, not on my life, over my dead body type response.
It was therefore a little surprising to find 63% of the vote saying 'yes', private sellers should be listed on portals. This comes at a time when Upad are getting a bashing over in the forums of the EAT for listing private sellers.
Peter Knight of the Academy was also recently speaking of changing times within the foundations of the industry and how business is conducted using Zoopla as an example. Indeed, times are changing dramatically and it is surely probable that one will see most, if not all, of the portals listing private sellers in some way shape or form within 2009.
The votes speak for themselves: