The air quality in London is terrible. London has missed NO2 targets (set in 1999) every single year. The European Commission is so concerned with the pollution levels, they’ve threatened to fine the Government if things don’t improve by 2020.
Air quality may seem like a fuss about nothing. You walk around and you’re still alive afterwards, so what’s the biggie? Surely it’s much worse in other places – unlike some Chinese cities, you can’t see the air, and it doesn’t taste like Mr Muscle. So isn’t everything OK?
Property sharing is widespread in London, mainly due to rental prices in London being c-r-a-z-y. Sharing a larger property with several other people makes London much more affordable.
And if you are new to the city, sharing with strangers should allow you to get to know more people, more quickly. Continue reading
Find Properly has been up-and-running for 6 months now. In this short time we’ve had over 100,000 people search for properties to rent (and now buy!) in London.
Now that we have a big enough sample size, we thought it would be interesting to see where people want to live in London – and also where they don’t want to live!
This gives a great indication of up-and-coming areas, and areas you may want to avoid yourself. Continue reading
Exciting news from Find Properly HQ – we now list properties for sale! And about time too! This was requested by lots and lots of you – sorry it took so long.
Over 40,000 properties are currently listed for sale. They are all searchable using the same intelligent interface that you know and love (or don’t know, and hopefully will love).
To celebrate, we have remade our rental price map, this time showing the average price of 2 bed properties: Continue reading
This week’s guest post is from our friends at an estate agent in Scotland. It’s a handy guide to moving out for this first time, including some common pitfalls to avoid – whether you are living in Scotland or London!
So the time has come for you to flee the nest. Whatever age you are, moving out for the first time can be scary, not to mention costly. But fear not – we’ve compiled a list of a few helpful tips for you to consider before moving out. Continue reading
In July we created a map showing rental prices in London.
Four months on, we’ve now updated the map. If our previous map made you sad, this new map is unlikely to cheer you up… Continue reading
We’ve recently added a really cool feature that lots of users have been asking for – filter by property feature.
This means you can find properties with a garden or parking or anything else that takes your fancy. Completely customisable and ready for you to play with here.
To celebrate, we made a chart showing the proportion of properties with the most popular features: Continue reading