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Zoopla Climbs the Housing Portal Ladder

Zoopla Climbs Portal Ladder

According to Nielsen who monitor web site traffic, Zoopla has established itself in the UK on-line Housing market as the number 2 portal. The study was based on unique visitors to the UK's property portals. In less the 3 years Zoopla has moved from zero to hero. The resent surge in TV advertising has now helped cement ...

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Buying 14% cheaper than Renting

Buying cheaper than Renting

If you do your sums, you will find that renting is costing the average person £100 more a month than they would be for a buying and paying a mortgage. Halifax released a report this week claiming homeowners spend an average of £600 on mortgage payments compared to £700 in rent for the same size property, ...

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Property Top Trumps – RightMove

Super Top Trumps - RightMove

This week we have seen a breakdown of 4 property portals looking to Trump the major player RightMove Below we have the scores for Home, Findaproperty, Primelocation and Zoopla. Home - www.home.co.uk Founded  -  1996 Properties selling - 735,431 Properties renting - 180,637 No. Estate Agents - 15,718 Alexa Traffic Rank - 77,237 Zoopla - www.zoopla.co.uk Founded  -  2008 Properties selling - 345,714 Properties renting - ...

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Property Top Trumps – PrimeLocation

Property Top Trumps - PrimeLocation.com

Take the top 5 property portal web sites. Add the public statistics available and then put them in a Top Trump Card challenge to see which one really is the Top Dog. We have already seen Home, Findaproperty and Zoopla, today we turn our attention to PrimeLocation. Prime Location - www.primelocation.com Founded  -  2001 Properties selling - 400,000 Properties renting - 200,000 Number of Estate Agents ...

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Property Top Trumps – Findaproperty

Property Top Trumps - Findaproperty

We started a series of articles this week looking at several statistics relevent to the top 5 property portals. Using the analogy of  Top Trumps cards we decided to fill in the stats to make some interesting comparisons. We have already seen Home and Zoopla, today we turn our attention to a contender that has been ...

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Property Top Trumps – Zoopla

Top Trumps - Zoopla

Yesterday we started using the analogy of an old card game Top Trumps. Home.co.uk set a blistering pace but can new boy Zoopla trump the other 4 property portals? Zoopla - www.zoopla.co.uk Founded  -  2008 Properties selling - 345,714 Properties renting - 131,348 Number of Estate Agents - 9,268 Alexa Traffic Rank - 5,025 Founded: The newest site reviewed and yet one of ...

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Android App from Zoopla

Zoopla's Android App Released

Zoopla.co.uk are showing they really mean action in the app world today by adding a property app for Android users After successfully launching a powerful app on the iPhone in July 2010. This had 50,000 downloads in its first two weeks and has proven to be a very useful tool. (Read Zoopla iphone battle with Right move) So ...

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Changing Face of Britain’s Landlords

Lasndlords Age 18 to 34

SimplyBusiness.co.uk report on the Changing Face of Britain’s Landlords New analysis from SimplyBusiness.co.uk indicates a significant change in both the age and gender of private landlords in the UK. It seems as though the face of the archetypal British landlord is changing; and there is a younger breed of landlord entering the private rental market. SimplyBusiness.co.uk have ...

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Discover 5 ways Monopoly Helps Property Developers

Discover 5 ways Monopoly Helps Property Developers

Monopoly will help you in the real world of property development - that's a growing view that is taking on a lot more meaning during this current recession amongst many developers! Surely not. Monopoly is a game of luck rather than skill, and I would never win second prize in a beauty contest unless only two ...

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The Global Property Guide

The Global Property Guide

Today we look at the Global Property Guide website. A web site for individuals who want to invest in property abroad, but need an independent guide before making a commitment. We took time out to review this unique site. The site is set up for investors who may already know what countries they are interested in ...

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