estate agents

What’s bad for slick estate agents like Foxtons is good for working Londoners

4 August 2018 9:00 am

Those twice-weekly sales emails from Foxtons that the recent GDPR clean-up has failed to stop have lately been spattered with…

Time the estate agents pulled their little white socks up

4 November 2017 9:00 am

If there was ever an industry crying out to be disrupted, it was estate agency. Forever bottom of the list…

I am trapped – they won’t let me leave London!

8 April 2017 9:00 am

‘Information,’ came the reply. ‘We want information.’ The voice echoed in my head. Oh no. Oh please God, no. A…

Attacked by Liz Jones and Rod Liddle in the space of a week? I must be doing something right

8 October 2016 9:00 am

After a year dealing with estate agents I can only say: a plague on all their houses, except the one…

Gentrification: the fight for Notting Hill

24 September 2016 9:00 am

The west London village is struggling to retain its hotness, finds Katy Balls

I wanted somewhere to put a piano. I got a Big Yellow night of the soul

27 August 2016 9:00 am

‘How did I get here?’ I think dazedly. I am sitting in the Big Yellow Self Storage in Balham being…

The legend of the honest estate agent

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Selling with honesty An Essex estate agent sold a flat in Westcliff-on-Sea for £22,500 over the £125,000 asking price after…

Why Tube strikes can be good for you

26 September 2015 9:00 am

Afamily member is thinking of moving and asked for commuting advice. Well, first add 25 per cent to any journey…

Why the internet hasn’t killed estate agents (and what might)

9 May 2015 9:00 am

I don’t like to make business predictions, but — barring some apocalypse — I suspect there will be plenty of…

Spectator letters: A surgeon writes on assisted dying, and an estate agent answers Harry Mount

12 July 2014 9:00 am

Real help for those in pain Sir: The fickleness of existence is exemplified by the fact that being Tony Blair’s…

Spectator letters: Press regulation, heroic Bulgarians and the case for Scotch on the rocks

5 July 2014 9:00 am

Beyond the law Sir: In your leading article of 28 June you make the point that the hacking trial demonstrates…

How the internet can – and should – destroy estate agents

28 June 2014 9:00 am

The internet can – and should – bring it about

Estate agents just don't get it - I want a house, not a building site

7 June 2014 9:00 am

‘What is this, please?’ I said to the estate agent, as he showed me into the building site he was…

A dying estate agent helped me see the light

4 January 2014 9:00 am

A dying estate agent helped me to see the light