Buyers and sellers visiting Dacre Son & Hartley’s website can share the properties they view through leading social networking sites Twitter and Facebook.

People can also post images of the properties they love on Pinterest – the content-sharing service where members to “pin” images, videos and other objects to their virtual pinboard. Users can browse other pinboards for inspiration.

Patrick McCutcheon, head of residential at Dacre Son and Hartley, said: “We have over 2,000 properties listed on our award-winning website at any one time and with over 12,000 hits a week, we are confident that those logging onto our site will be keen to share their experience via social media.

“When searching for a property and clicking on the ‘more details’ section buyers and sellers can easily hit the Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest icons and instantly post details and images of properties they like to their friends and followers.”