Archive for July, 2010

Is this the future of property search?…

| July 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

There have recently been some interesting initiatives that leverage ‘Microsoft Surface technology’ to create a brand new kind of customer experience – Probably best described as a huge iPad. At Phoenix we are in the process of delivering iPad presentations to estate agents allowing them to use it to facilitate an interactive market appraisal appointment. [...]

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New Rightmove ‘Draw a Search’ tool

| July 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

I wrote back in April about a Yahoo tool called ‘sketch and search’ that can be used to provide a more natural search interface when using a map and I said at the time that it had some great applications to be used in property search. Property search as it stands can be a bit [...]

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Zoopla launch iPhone app

| July 19, 2010 | 4 Comments

Zoopla.co.uk have today launched their iPhone app, which you could say is better late than never. The benefit of being out later than the other main portals property apps is that they have some additional features worth looking at. It is a more complex app for the reason that it incorporates the Zoopla Zed index [...]

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Zoopla get three new board heavyweights

| July 8, 2010 | 2 Comments

This morning I received an email from Lawrence Hall at Zoopla with what he described as a GAME CHANGING announcement. It’s not very often that a portal would claim to have one of those, but surely this is worth sitting up for, because today Zoopla is announcing that it has signed long term strategic partnerships [...]

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iPhone Apps for property people

| July 2, 2010 | 3 Comments

I was asked today by a friend who’s just got their first iPhone, which property related apps I have/recommend. So I figured rather than just send him a list I would list them here

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