Property News and Technology

The entire world of property sales revolves around technology. With this section, we give you the property news, information and reviews you need to stay ahead of the game with the latest tech and gadgets, and developments for the Real Estate Tycoon of tomorrow.

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    One week in Gemma's life:a storyboard of My Backyard's customer journey

    There's a very promising new e-platform for private landlords/sellers launching in Spring 2018: My Backyard. A few days ago we had a very interesting conversation with its Director, Clive Cain. He shared with us a copy of their Storyboard, which sketches out the customer journey:

    Gemma is a 25 year old, single, professional relocating to London following a recent promotion. She is currently living in Edinburgh where she has been based for 7 yrs. She has less than 4 weeks to relocate and settle into a new way of live prior to starting her dream job.

    Gemma is over 400 hundred miles away from London. She has limited knowledge of the area and the distance hampers her ability to adequately research

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    How property technology reshapes the way you buy a home

    Property TechnologyTechnology is revolutionising the way we do everything and rapid improvements in the property technology are helping to make buying or selling a home a little bit less stressful.

    Searching for a house is now made easy by the wide choice of apps that are now available and property websites such as Rightmove, Zoopla and the other UK online estate agents.

    Then, when you buy or sell a home you need a conveyancer or a solicitor to handle all the legal aspects of the process.They will do vital searches with organisations such

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    Tips to avoid investment property fraud

    investment property fraudIt is possible and not so uncommon to increase your wealth by investing in property. But this can only happen after doing your research and then putting in the hard work. Basically, owning a property portfolio is the same as running a business. You would never start a business just having attended one course and then expecting it to make you become a millionaire overnight.
    The normal adage applies. If it looks too good to be true it probably is.

    There are several courses for "investment property" and they can be useful to get you started, giving you some information you may have spent hours and hours searching

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    SAFERjobs: keep safe whilst job searching

    SAFERJobs LogoSAFERjobs (Safe Advice for Employment and Recruitment) is a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation set up by the Metropolitan Police in 2008 and designed to support job seekers, agency staff, and contractors with any suspected fraud, malpractice, breach of legislation, or poor experience they may encounter.

    SAFERjobs is supported by the Metropolitan Police, DWP, National Crime Agency, Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS), other government and the main recruitment industry trade associations (APSCo, the REC, and TEAM).

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