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A light hearted blog from London, UK providing an insight into the British property market and the way agents work over here. Also focusing on web 2.0 technology and the power of online marketing.
I was lucky enough to find a copy of Knight Frank’s 2008 Annual Wealth Report on my desk this morning. This slick and sexy annual publication analyses the relationship between the mega rich and the prime property sector. It’s packed with interesting stats and envy-inducing snippets, as well as pl...
I love the whole MeMe thing here on AR, it's great to read so many wonderful stories and quirky facts about all you guys :-) But, like with anything in life, you can't just take take take without a little giving along the way. I have MeMe'd before, back in July if you want to have a looksie. But ...
New-build crisis means that homes fall empty. Latest stats show an increase of 10,000 empty homes which brings the total of property sans inhabitants to 672,924, this is the first increase in empty homes in nine years. Read more at The Times. Experts fail to agree on housing market. What, really...
Lots of activerainers contact me saying they're interested in finding out how the British property market is getting along in these difficult days, so I'm going to start doing a daily round up of the key goings on here on this little island! It may not all be relevant to you, but I firmly believe...
Sorry I haven't been here for a while, I've been finishing off my degree in Eastern European specialised Economics and it's been pretty tough! But I'm back now and hope to regularly update you with real estate news, trends and advice from London,UK :-D For my first post back I'm going to focus on...
Yesterday Ikea turned 21, if only one of us really did have the key to the door so we could lock it shut and vow never ever to return there. Ikea is the only store that I can think of where people will shlep miles to a part of the country they would never normally step foot in to inevitably have ...
Excuse the English spelling, I just can't say 'Mom'...not when talking about my Mum anyway!So what am I getting at in this title? Well, quite simply, this post is about being able to explain what your business is clearly and precisely. And it can be surprisingly difficult to do. Well you're here ...
Google Suggest is one of my favourite products currently in Google ‘Labs’ mode. It’s very simple really, Google offers you suggestions for what you might like to search for in real time as you type in your query. Just typing in the letter M brings up a suggestion for MySpace, as the clever Googl...
When I was little I remember reading in Smash Hits magazine (a fine publication) that a girl had persuaded those who lived in her cul-de-sac to officially change the street name to ‘Spice Girls Close’. I was insanely jealous and expected my parents to move across the country immediately just so I...
It’s Wednesday evening, almost time to go home (in the UK at least!), and if you just read the last post then you may be in need of some light relief! Luckily, I have just the site for you. My favourite real estate blog, REagent in Connecticut, is approaching its first birthday. To celebrate the ...

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