Independent property advisor and commentator

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Stamp Duty - why appearances can be deceiving

Stamp Duty - why appearances can be deceiving

SDLT take is only on the up because of 3% surcharge, this tax is strangling the market

21st August 2017 read more
Diesel petrol electric - which agent suits you

Diesel petrol electric - which agent suits you

A light hearted comparison between Internal Combustion Engines and estate agents

21st August 2017 read more
easyProperty and the Guild, hitting the sweet spot

easyProperty and the Guild, hitting the sweet spot

Will the EasyProperty Guild deal hit the sweet spot for the future

8th June 2017 read more
Estate agents and Stoicism - obvious bedfellows

Estate agents and Stoicism - obvious bedfellows

Does what's stopping agents progressing show them the way...yes, if they so choose.

24th May 2017 read more
Rightmove respond to my AP vs Selling Price piece

Rightmove respond to my AP vs Selling Price piece

Mile Shipside of RM responds to PIE piece on selling vs asking price differences

5th May 2017 read more
Rightmove asking vs ONS sales prices differ - why

Rightmove asking vs ONS sales prices differ - why

PIE article on why AV asking prices on RM and sales prices ONS differ SO much.

5th May 2017 read more
Article 50 - what do I think

Article 50 - what do I think

Ed's opinion of what triggering Article 50 actually means for the market, especially in London

9th April 2017 read more
How would you like to choose your agent?

How would you like to choose your agent?

Wave a magic wand - how would you like to choose how to sell your property

29th March 2017 read more
RBKC's smallest house sells >£100k over guide

RBKC's smallest house sells >£100k over guide

An ex grave diggers cottage, smallest in RBKC, sells for £113k over the guide price

15th March 2017 read more
Mortgages and Property - 2017, a preview

Mortgages and Property - 2017, a preview

What Andrew Montlake, Ed Mead and Matt Lowndes think might happen in 2017

15th February 2017 read more
Are auctions becoming more mainstream

Are auctions becoming more mainstream

Auction companies want sellers to come to them earlier - some services now bring that closer

3rd February 2017 read more
Do owners really know the value of their own home

Do owners really know the value of their own home

Is a homeowner really capable of determining the best price at which to sell their home

9th November 2016 read more
Sitting and watching change - its a risk

Sitting and watching change - its a risk

Is change worth risking – or do you do better to sit back and watch. Many estate agents will wait

4th November 2016 read more
What IS the best use of your estate agent

What IS the best use of your estate agent

Best use of an agent's time, data mining & why you should use a one off PAYG mobile phone when deali

28th October 2016 read more
The rise of the Viewber army

The rise of the Viewber army

One of the things I'm doing is providing outsourced viewing services for estate agents via Viewber.

27th October 2016 read more

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