Leading Property Platform Rightmove & Its Suite Of Invaluable Tools

In recent years, online property portals have become a central feature in the process of buying and selling property. There are two clear market leaders in the sector, but one is charging ahead by a substantial margin: Rightmove.  In 2000, the top four corporate estate agencies of the time: Halifax, Connells, Countrywide, and Royal and

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To Really Find the Most Affordable 2nd Home Getaways

Real estate data from Homes.com revealed Turkey and Greece as two of the most economical markets for owning a 2nd home.

OnTheMarket.com: Is it Worth the Gamble?

This week saw the launch of a brand new, and some might say quite controversial property portal in the UK, called OnTheMarket.com. This new property portal has been founded by a conglomerate of UK real estate agents in an attempt to break the duopoly of Rightmove and Zoopla. The agents involved include Savills, Knight Frank,

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UK Property Prices Predicted to Rise in Autumn

Over the past few months statistics have shown that property prices in the UK have increased, but the latest survey from Rightmove shows that asking prices for new listings declined over the summer. In spite of this the company is forecasting an increase in asking prices this fall. According to the article in Propertywire.com prices

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New UK Listings Site Targets Chinese Buyers

A new property portal has been set up to allow Mandarin-speaking mainland Chinese buyers to browse property in the UK. Luckywu.com has been created exclusively for Chinese online consumers and according to an article in PropertyWire, is the world’s first website focusing purely on Chinese property investors. Research has shown that Chinese buyers are looking

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London Realtors Show Signs of Digital Awareness

Today, RealtyBizNews take another look at how real estate companies utilize the world wide web. This week we examine the UK market, and take a look at the companies online for selected cities there. Just what can UK buyers and sellers expect from their agents? Not unlike their US counterparts, a brief examination reveals some missing links in British real estate business online. Let’s have a go.

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