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Zoopla Tell Us What’s Really Going On In The Property Market


What is really happening in the UK property market at the moment? Lots of gurus are offering opinions but, as serious investors, we want to base our decisions on data. So we went to the top – Richard Donnell, the research and insight director of Zoopla, the UK’s largest property platform.

My guest today has over 25 years experience in analysing the UK and international property markets including 12 years as Research Director for Savills, 13 years as a Director at Hometrack and now as Research and Insight Director at Zoopla He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the residential market by Property Week.

Graham Rowan interviews Richard Donnell to discover:
– how much the Covid19 shut down impacted property transactions
– what has happened since the property sector was allowed to open up again
– regional differences across the market
– changes in the rental market versus the sales market
– changes to commercial property brought on by new habits developed in lockdown
– most important of all, where are property prices heading in the aftermath of the pandemic?

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Fund Managers
Justin Urquhart
Stewart Tim Price
Lord Stanley Fink
Sir John Redwood
Mark Mobius

Jonathan Jay
James Sinclair
The Marquess of Bristol
Luke Lang
Simon Dolan

Claer Barrett
Dominic Frisby
John Stepek

Nicole Bremner
Dan Bradbury
Siam Kidd
John Howard

John Inverdale
James Max
Aidan Meller

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