Useful Sites

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Hometrack.co.uk – Hometrack is used by most serious property investors as part of their due diligence process.  Hometrack are specialist in property data and offer a range of valuation tools.
The most important of which is the Realtime AVM tool (Automated Valuation Model) combining predictive modelling and technology with unique proprietary data and industry expertise to automatically value any property in the UK.
  • “Properties with multiple high risk characteristics” by David Catt, Chief Operating Officer, Hometrack – click here – to read more
  • “Why mortgage scenarios are helpful” by Gary Styles Strategy, Risk and Economics Director, Hometrack – click here – to read more

MORE USEFUL PROPERTY RELATED SITES:

Upmystreet.com – provides a myriad of information about your neighbourhood.

Nestoria.co.uk – a property searching site with similar information given as Upmystreet.

Propertysnanke.co.uk. – a source for reduced house prices across the UK

EIG – Essential Information Group is a valuable online resource for all information on most auction properties in the UK including historic information and alerts on unsold lots.

Buildstore.co.uk – BuildStore is the UK’s leading supplier to the Self Build, conversion and renovation market.  It offers a priceless amount of free information from its Advisory Team based down at it’s Swindon location, just of junction 16, M4.

“I highly recommend Dave Hilton, who has a wealth of knowledge regarding renewable energy systems” Jane Skynner.

BRE – is an independent and impartial, research-based consultancy, testing and training organisation, offering expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries. We help clients create better, safer and more sustainable products, buildings, communities and businesses – and we support the innovation needed to achieve this.

WEBSITES WE LIKE:

Open House: A living architectural exhibition every September throughout London londonopenhouse.org

Pure Style – Jane Cumberbatch’s site – “a blueprint for living in the 21st century”

Dezeen Architecture – an online blog to bring you the best architecture, design and interiors projects from around the world before anyone else.

The Scarlet – a luxuary eco hotel in Cornwall

If you would like to recommend other sites that might be of interest to us, please email your recommendations via our contact page.