Property Online

The empty properties of Billionaires’ Row
posted : 15 Apr 2019
We recommend you don’t do this, it’s illegal. But – if the claims are correct..
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Zoopla profits from change to OnTheMarket rules
posted : 05 Apr 2019
Since agent-backed and -launched OTM has dropped its one-other-portal rule, agencies appear to be returning..
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TripAdvisor for new builds
posted : 15 Feb 2019
After several months in beta, Homeviews officially launches. The self-styled “TripAdvisor for property” is a..
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Proptech

Monday morning linkage – buy-to-let computer says yes
posted : 08 Apr 2019
AI-powered investment machine claims 16% btl yields [Letting Agent Today] EU tenants face uncertainty [Observer]..
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Tuesday linkage – conveyancers twiddling thumbs
posted : 02 Apr 2019
Leading conveyancer likens London market to “Tesco with half empty shelves” [The Negotiator] Yoo Capital..
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Tuesday linkage – is gazundering back?
posted : 26 Mar 2019
Councils pay private landlords incentives to house homeless [Guardian] Robbie Williams-Jimmy Page peace initiative? [Daily..
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For sale

Negative outlook according to RICS
posted : 11 Apr 2019
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors reports the eighth consecutive month of falling enquiries, the..
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TripAdvisor for new builds
posted : 15 Feb 2019
After several months in beta, Homeviews officially launches. The self-styled “TripAdvisor for property” is a..
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First UK property sold via Instagram
posted : 24 Jan 2019
Given the popularity of the platform within the lifestyle sector it seems astonishing it’s taken..
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Celebrity homes

Posh Cundy Street flats to be demolished
posted : 03 Apr 2019
They’re famously where Charles and Camilla “romanced”, back in the early 70s, after long nights..
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Tuesday linkage – is gazundering back?
posted : 26 Mar 2019
Councils pay private landlords incentives to house homeless [Guardian] Robbie Williams-Jimmy Page peace initiative? [Daily..
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Thursday linkage – Porsche, proptech, and James May is very, very rich
posted : 21 Mar 2019
Average property price in Barking & Dagenham remains below £300k [Yahoo Finance] Expats pay the..
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House prices

Wednesday linkage – rent controls, exotic pools and a giant house price dip in London
posted : 17 Apr 2019
Brexit-fuelled London house price plunge puts breaks on residential property [Reuters] In London, the landlords..
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Negative outlook according to RICS
posted : 11 Apr 2019
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors reports the eighth consecutive month of falling enquiries, the..
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Labour’s plans to control house price growth
posted : 10 Apr 2019
Does any of this make sense? The Guardian reports on a future Labour government’s possible..
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Estate agents

Negative outlook according to RICS
posted : 11 Apr 2019
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors reports the eighth consecutive month of falling enquiries, the..
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Monday morning linkage – buy-to-let computer says yes
posted : 08 Apr 2019
AI-powered investment machine claims 16% btl yields [Letting Agent Today] EU tenants face uncertainty [Observer]..
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Zoopla profits from change to OnTheMarket rules
posted : 05 Apr 2019
Since agent-backed and -launched OTM has dropped its one-other-portal rule, agencies appear to be returning..
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Letting

Wednesday linkage – rent controls, exotic pools and a giant house price dip in London
posted : 17 Apr 2019
Brexit-fuelled London house price plunge puts breaks on residential property [Reuters] In London, the landlords..
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Brick Lane Narnia studio with entrance through wardrobe
posted : 11 Apr 2019
The listing’s since been deleted, but the photos had prospective tenants confused. Wardrobe? Check. Bed?..
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Monday morning linkage – buy-to-let computer says yes
posted : 08 Apr 2019
AI-powered investment machine claims 16% btl yields [Letting Agent Today] EU tenants face uncertainty [Observer]..
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