Interviews

The Rat and Mouse Interview – Team Qoob
posted : 11 Jan 2018
Qoob‘s been on our radar for a few years, ever since it popped up as..
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The Rat and Mouse interview – Colby Short from GetAgent
posted : 14 Oct 2015
One of the most interesting and innovative property-related startups in a while, GetAgent is a..
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King of dehumidifiers interviews Rat and Mouse
posted : 09 Sep 2015
ByeMould.com, a dehumidifier review guide recommended to landlords whose tenants hang dry their clothes near..
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Estate agents

Savills offers gift of hindsight
posted : 15 Feb 2019
The high-end estate agents have used Land Registry data to sort the best moment to..
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Thursday linkage – a painful year for Foxtons
posted : 31 Jan 2019
Transactions down by a third in London in last quarter of 2018, estate agent blames..
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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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For sale

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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Monday linkage – Jamie Oliver, Tim Burton, Tom Conti, Noel Fielding…
posted : 14 Jan 2019
Brexit helps stabilise London rents [Guardian] London’s most luxurious houseboat [Telegraph] For sale: the “Naked..
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Proptech

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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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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What’s new for proptech 2019?
posted : 08 Jan 2019
Some ideas from Forbes (aimed at the US market but relevant all the same). The..
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Property TV

Purplebricks in BBC spat
posted : 02 Aug 2017
It’s a developing story, with online estate agency giant Purplebricks share price already dropping following..
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Want to see inside the X-Factor house?
posted : 05 Oct 2016
The Telegraph gives the tour here. It’s six-bedroom, four-bathroom property in Hadley Wood, worth around £3.6m..
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Living rooms… match the painting to the sitcom
posted : 15 Jun 2016
nSome fun, via Curbed.nnnn
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Celebrity homes

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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Monday linkage – Jamie Oliver, Tim Burton, Tom Conti, Noel Fielding…
posted : 14 Jan 2019
Brexit helps stabilise London rents [Guardian] London’s most luxurious houseboat [Telegraph] For sale: the “Naked..
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Spaced house for sale. Again.
posted : 08 Jan 2019
The highly-recognisable Carlton Road, Tufnell Park, semi-detached was featured in Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson’s..
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Linkage

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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Tuesday linkage – Wandsworth death trap, stamp duty paid, a lovely 70s home
posted : 19 Feb 2019
Average first-time buyer 8 years older than in 1997 [Guardian] Six-year-old Wandsworth social housing block..
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Wednesday linkage – draw your blinds
posted : 13 Feb 2019
London prime prices tumble in fourth quarter [Estate Agent Today] “Draw your blinds”, Tate Modern..
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