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#PropTechDen Manchester November 2017

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Following on from the success of #PropTechDen April & August in London 2017 we are now pleased to tell everyone that these great networking and proptech themed events will take place every 2/3 months in Manchester! Book for 21st November 2017 here. Importantly, what is in it for you: Proptech Den: Your chance to listen to some […]

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LiFE Residential embrace PropTech with the launch of new investment arm

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Leading London estate agency LiFE Residential is excited to announce the official launch of LiFE Ventures, a new investment arm of the business to support early stage start-ups in the property sector. LiFE Ventures acts as a micro fund, offering seed investment and an incubator programme to early stage start-ups, concentrating mainly on PropTech. LiFE […]

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The private rented sector isn’t shrinking – it’s changing with the times, and so should you

Written by Neil Cobbold on - Proptech News -

Recent research from Countrywide draws attention to a significant drop in the number of residential landlords in the UK over the last two years. At first glance, this seems to add weight to fears that the private rented sector is currently no place for investors or tenants. (Recent changes to landlord taxation and agency regulation […]

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#PropTechDen live event at London Build Expo October 26th:

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Proptech News -

The ever popular #PropTechDen concept welcomes the invitation to put together one of their live shows at this years London Build Expo at Olympia on October 26th. Taking place at The Future London Summit, #PropTechDen will enable 2/3 #PropTech start-ups to pitch their concept looking for investment and advice to a panel of selected judges and […]

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#PropTech encourages another £45 million investment:

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Proptech News -

Once again we see that #PropTech is attracting investment with both Yopa and Habito rasing £27.6 million and £18.5 million respectively. Announced in the national media to include Telegraph on Staurday, fundraising within the property technology sector is still moving fast attracting investment from both within the industry and those outside following its progress. Both […]

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SPD Proptech Insights: The Future of Buying & Renting Residential Property

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The phrase, ‘Property Ladder’ has been en-grained in the British psyche for decades. But with salaries stagnating, developments dragging and property prices rising, will the ‘Property Ladder’ be viewed by future generations much like the American Dream – something aspired to, but never achieved? If so, are we at the beginning of a new era […]

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Are you confused with #PropTech enough to dismiss it?

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Proptech News -

So we have #PropTech and also #RealEstateTech and it is all rather currently busy with these words in this multi billion pound UK property industry, but is it all just a bit too confusing? When you start investigating things we also have #FinTech, #FoodTech, #AgTech, #FashionTech, #SustainableTech, #WineTech, #CarTech, #ConstructionTech and many more besides which all […]

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#PropTech now an option with UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD:

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Proptech News -

Following a phone call from an interested start up #PropTech company looking to pitch at #PropTechDen in January 2018, I was enlightened that they were considering a placement at university regarding the study of property technology. A quick research on Google and yes indeed there it is, at Oxford University of all places “A knowledge […]

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Sweeping #PropTech under the carpet…

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Proptech News -

Well, putting the title in to action certainly evades the issue for a short while and gets it out of the way, but just for how long can you keep ignoring the subject until it comes back to haunt you? We all know that anything swept under the carpet is still there and will at […]

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How technology could reduce complaints against letting agents

Written by Neil Cobbold on - Proptech News -

Effective use of technology and automation could help to reduce the number of consumer complaints against letting agents. The recent publication of The Property Ombudsman’s (TPO) annual report revealed that letting agents were ordered to pay 51% more in awards to consumers during 2016 than in 2015. What’s more, the number of resolved complaints against letting […]

 

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