U.K. House Prices Remain Steady – And That’s Not A Bad Result

Reapit CEO Gary Barker's take on the latest Halifax house price report

Shifting Stamp Duty From The Buyer To The Seller: A Viable Policy?

A new report has suggested that making sellers pay Stamp Duty rather than buyers could provide a much-needed short-term boost to the market. Is that true? Reapit CEO Gary Barker...

How Would A No-Deal Brexit Affect U.K. House Prices

There’s no denying that Brexit is going to impact house prices – but what will that impact be? Reapit CEO Gary Barker shares his thoughts in Forbes in response to...

Has Help To Buy Done More Harm Than Good?

"Help to Buy will finally end in 2023. It’s good news, of course, but in some respects, it’s still not soon enough." - Reapit CEO Gary Barker shares his thoughts...

Boris Johnson And The Property Market: Action Is Needed

It’s now a few weeks into Boris Johnson’s tenure as Prime Minister, so it’s about time we assess where housing sits on his agenda. Read Reapit CEO Gary Barker’s  latest...

Scotland Replaces London As The Fastest Place For A Seller To Find A Buyer For Their Home

Scotland has replaced London as the fastest place for a seller to find a buyer for their home, figures suggest. But what's behind the trend? Read Reapit CEO Gary Barker’s...

The Changing Face Of Renting In The U.K.

One of the many pressing challenges facing new Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the changing shape of the U.K. housing market - in particular, a culture that’s seeing a sharp...

London House Prices Suffer Worst Plunge In 10 Years: But Is It All Doom And Gloom?

London house prices experience worst in 10 years, according to the latest UK HPI report by the Office for National Statistics. But is it all doom and gloom? Reapit CEO...

The Nationwide House Price Index For June 2019: What It Means

The latest Nationwide HPI demonstrates that two opposing forces are pushing against each other in the UK housing market. Reapit CEO Gary Barker shares his thoughts on the Nationwide HPI...

Boris Johnson’s Plans For Stamp Duty: A Step In The Right Direction

Gary Barker's piece in Forbes responding to the news that Boris Johnson plans to cut stamp duty.

Trending Technologies: How Big Data Is Impacting Estate Agencies

The way estate agents currently use data is a fascinating subject. But what’s around the corner for the industry will shake things up even further. Gary Barker shares his insights...

What Is Driving More People To Rent?

Increasing numbers of people are renting rather than owning their own home. Why? Gary Barker shares his thoughts on Forbes.

What can the UK government do to support estate agents?

Recent changes to estate agency regulation and tax have piled pressure onto agents at a time when margins are already excessively tight. What can the government do to help? Gary...

Trending Technologies: The Roadmap To AI In Proptech

PropTech companies are already touting claims of artificial intelligence and machine learning so sophisticated it can replace a real estate agent outright. But what's the reality? Gary Barker discusses in...

Why Hybrid Estate Agencies Are The Future Of The Industry

The online estate agent experiment may have failed to meet expectations, but it’s nevertheless given way to an exciting new business model. Gary Barker shares his insights on Forbes.

3 Technologies Shaping The Future of Estate Agency

Technology is building momentum in real estate. Reapit CEO Gary Barker looks at 3 technologies that are shaping the future of the property industry supported by the expert insights from...

Today’s Halifax House Price Report: What It Really Means

UK homeowners have often found themselves ‘earning’ more from the increasing value of their property than from their take-home pay. But new research today from Halifax suggests that this historic...

Is Brexit really challenging the U.K. property market?

The Brexit impasse continues to affect the housing market. But is this really the whole story? Reapit CEO Gary Barker has an alternative take in his latest Forbes piece.

What Is The Future Of The Estate Agency Business Model?

Change is integral to the business of estate agency, and the last 10 years have given way to adapted revenue streams and the rise of online agents. But what will...

2019 Property Rules And Regulations: What Agents And Landlords Need To Know

With 2019 bringing in a raft of changes, it’s a difficult time to be an agent. In his latest Forbes article, Reapit CEO Gary Barker looks at the rules and...

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