Interviews

The Rat and Mouse interview – Colby Short from GetAgent
posted : 14 Oct 2015
One of the most interesting and innovative property-related startups in a while, GetAgent is a..
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King of dehumidifiers interviews Rat and Mouse
posted : 09 Sep 2015
ByeMould.com, a dehumidifier review guide recommended to landlords whose tenants hang dry their clothes near..
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The Rat and Mouse interview – Savvas Verdis of Rankdesk
posted : 04 Aug 2011
For the final interview in this summer series… welcome Savvas Verdis, founder of innovative Rankdesk,..
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Celebrity homes

Robbie Williams calls in exorcist to rid house of Michael Winner’s spirit
posted : 04 Nov 2016
You what?\nHe bought Winner’s £17.5m Holland Park mansion in 2014 but – according to this..
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Celebrity rental alert
posted : 18 Oct 2016
Justin Bieber, no less, spending – according to this – £108,333 a month to rent..
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But will that $11m beach front property really make you happy?
posted : 22 Sep 2016
An estate agent gets asked some searching questions about Leo DiCaprio’s Malibu beach house. \n\n\n\n
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For sale

Harry Potter’s Private Drive house for sale
posted : 20 Sep 2016
It’s the Bracknell three-bedroom cul-de-sac property used in the film as 4, Privet Drive. Virtually..
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Stoke Newington garage w/o planning permission marketed at £360k
posted : 27 Jun 2016
A damp and derelict, pebble-dashed, lime-green, single garage. £360,000. But it’s in gated and sought-after..
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For sale: The Little White House
posted : 14 Jun 2016
That’s its nickname, based on its white, stucco frontage and proximity to the American embassy…
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Property TV

Want to see inside the X-Factor house?
posted : 05 Oct 2016
The Telegraph gives the tour here. It’s six-bedroom, four-bathroom property in Hadley Wood, worth around £3.6m..
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Living rooms… match the painting to the sitcom
posted : 15 Jun 2016
nSome fun, via Curbed.nnnn
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Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords returns to your screens tonight
posted : 09 Mar 2016
The first series was informative, infuriating and often moving. It’s back, tonight, with a close-up..
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Property Online

Inside the Barbican Estate
posted : 11 Oct 2016
Fans of London’s most playful and least brutal of Brutalist developments will want to know..
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Facebook marketplace… game-changing?
posted : 06 Oct 2016
Google had a good(-ish) go at the business of property search just over five years..
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Something new and interesting at Zoopla
posted : 27 Sep 2016
nThe button takes you two different ways to gain exposure to UK property by investing..
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House prices

Market report – HBOS report unexpected pick-up
posted : 09 Nov 2016
Not exactly “a surge”, but a surprising 1.4% rise in October, when economists were predicting..
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House price inflation slowing, but P/E ratio at record high
posted : 03 Nov 2016
The average home costs six times the average salary, according to the latest figures from..
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Prefabs to sprout?
posted : 02 Nov 2016
Hopefully not, according to Simon Jenkins, in an entertaining piece for the Evening Standard. After..
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Estate agents

Cheers, clapping, whooping and backslapping
posted : 08 Nov 2016
It sounds like the Negotiator Awards were a noisy affair this year, with some controversy..
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Sales drop by a third at Foxtons
posted : 20 Oct 2016
It’s the danger of being such a London-centric operation at a time like this… sales..
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Demand drops by a third, year-on-year
posted : 23 Aug 2016
The data comes from the NAEA, and reveals demand for domestic property at its lowest..
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