Is lettings the hidden value in Purplebrics? And a (dumb) response by a traditional

Lettings: the hidden value in Purplebricks shares?

As should be clear from my experience letting out my London house, the Purplebricks platform is a big improvement over the manual process traditional letting agents use BUT Purplebricks doesn’t seem to be doing the job to actually let out my house. Continue reading “Is lettings the hidden value in Purplebrics? And a (dumb) response by a traditional”

What’s really going in UK/London property?; How much do bad photos affect a sale?; Purplebricks looking for experienced agent (+ve); Countrywide ends acquisitions (-ve); proptech & more

Some pointers of what’s going on in the UK rental and sales market…

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More on hybrids/Purplebricks vs traditionals/Countrywide; LSL cross-selling; Independent response to hybrids (oh dear); new PropTech from the US; Foxtons expanding rapidly but not making money out of it

Countrywide is rolling out its Flexi-service but they really don’t want to sell it to you if they can avoid it. I’ve made the hybrid vs traditional and Countrywide vs Purplebricks arguments a lot lately but these are important trends so here are latest points. Continue reading “More on hybrids/Purplebricks vs traditionals/Countrywide; LSL cross-selling; Independent response to hybrids (oh dear); new PropTech from the US; Foxtons expanding rapidly but not making money out of it”