- Estate agency Purplebricks Group said it was launching in Florida via the Tampa and Orlando market areas.

The move marked the one-year anniversary of the company's entry into the US, in Los Angeles, the company said.

Since then, it had expanded into San Diego, Sacramento, Fresno, Phoenix, Las Vegas, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

'This is our fifth regional launch since starting out in Los Angeles twelve months ago, and reflects our confidence in the US opportunity and the reception we are achieving state by state,; chief executive Michael Bruce said.

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