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New findaproperty.com iPad app review

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

It seems like this week has been a week for companies to launch iPad apps, with the much anticipated release of the Spotify and LinedIn apps. If you’re interested in new property apps however, this weeks launch of the latest iPad app from the Digital Property Group may well be first on your list to download. The […]

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Adzuna launches friend map, a new way to find property

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s clear that as the web becomes more connected, primarily via social media sites, that our recommendations and search results will be provided to us with opinions and feedback from those we are connected to taken into account. Google have introduced a new Search, plus your World which aims to understand not only content but people […]

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Zoopla and DPG spending big on brand

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

  A main question we have regarding the merger of Zoopla and DPG has to be whether they will continue with what will become a considerable stable of brands or whether they will reduce them down to just two or three, or maybe even one brand – unlikely! The reason this question has come back […]

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Zoopla sign another strategic partnership

| September 21, 2011 | 4 Comments

In the ongoing battle between Zoopla and DPG (Findaproperty, Primelocation and Globrix), Zoopla have scored the latest points by signing a strategic partnership with News International, to exclusively power the property search for times.co.uk, sundaytimes.co.uk and thesun.co.uk. Under the terms of the deal, Zoopla will exclusively take over powering the property search function for all three websites from Globrix […]

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Rightmove go Hyperlocal with RightmovePlaces

| January 18, 2011 | 5 Comments

The figurative journey a home mover travels on between deciding to move home and instructing an estate agent to sell their property takes on average four weeks. Because of the web, in recent years estate agents are finding themselves with fewer opportunities to speak to home owners, particularly during this period. So much of sellers […]

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Closing the data loop

| October 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

Knowledge is power and you’d be hard pushed to find anyone in property with more knowledge or data than the property portals. Alongside some of the major software providers, they have access and ownership of huge amounts of data about home movers and use this to their advantage. But it’s interesting to note that so […]

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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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Dedicated Lettings Portals Emerging

| June 23, 2010 | 9 Comments

During the past few weeks there seem to be an emerging group of property portals dedicated to the Lettings market. The ones I am going to highlight (because they don’t allow FSBO) listings are:- Rentright.co.uk Livelets.com (From CFP software) Lettingsearch.co.uk Livelets.com (From CFP software) A new launch from CFP which I assume is in part […]

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