The Inside Edge
Since researching the online property market for thebigpropertylist.co.uk we’ve come across a mixed bag of blogs and online property services, ranging from the home-made and popular to the very slick but relatively unknown.
One service we’ve been watching is thePropertyScout.com, run by Ben Bloomfield, which has launched a good looking new website today offering a property finding service.
According to the Press release:
ThePropertyScout.com is an exciting new website going live today. It is aimed at anyone looking to buy or rent property. ThePropertyScout.com is a personal online scout doing all the work for the buyer. No irrelevant, automatic emails, no time wasting, just accurate results. ThePropertyScout.com removes the requirement to sort through endless lists of properties by only producing results that have been hand picked and reviewed by a person, thereby offering a personalised property finding solution for free.
Buyers submit a request on the website specifying exactly what they are looking for. Agents then review the buyer’s criteria and are able to forward them properties that match their requirements. The buyer starts to receive emails from The Property Scout with results that are specific to their search. It is up to the buyer to contact the agent when they feel ready.
“For those buyers who don’t have the time to trawl the web for hours looking for their new property and also don’t want to receive loads of spam ThePropertyScout.com is the obvious answer. Once you’ve entered your requirements you just sit back and wait for the results. Simple as that!” – Michael Cleall, Property Investor.
On the website this morning it says that the service is launching in postcodes SW3, SW5, SW7, SW10 at present – so quite localised. One also wonders what the propertyscout will offer that Garrington did not – Phil Spencer’s beleagured property finding service which was eventually rescued by a management buy out.
But good luck to Ben and let’s hope thepropertyscout finds some success.