There is yet another complaint aimed at the infamous Purplebricks by the Advertising Standards Authority. This time, it's over a claim made by the UK-based website about its relationship with other portals.
A claim on the homepage of the agency’s website stated that it was “advertised on all major property portals” but a complainant said he believed this was misleading.
Purplebricks is effectively excluded from advertising on OnTheMarket, which insists its agent advertisers have offices.
“We received an assurance from Purplebricks that it would amend the claim,” says a spokeswoman for the authority. Purplebricks is now reported to have changed the wording to say "all leading property portals" rather than all major portals.
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