Yameer Adhar

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Is this the end of the road for high-street estate agents?

The internet has revolutionised the way we buy and sell property with disastrous consequences for traditional agents<p>Everyone loves to hate estate agents. Could it be that the days of the sharp-suited foot-in-the-door man, or the country equivalent in his tweed jacket (with the Labrador in the back …

Rents in central London now top £1,000 a week

Unsurprisingly, west Mayfair tops the rental stakes, where every square foot of a modest two-bedroom flat earns nearly £80 a year in rent. <br>Renters …

Stock market-like platform wooing real estate investors with new data

Real estate investors who use HomeUnion can now see the sales prices and rental rates of properties comparable to each home the startup makes …

17 skyscrapers that will shake up London's skyline in the future

There are more than 230 new towers over 20 stories tall planned across the capital, according to New London Architecture (NLA), an independent think tank in the UK.<p>NLA has pulled together a selection of tall buildings that were either completed this year or are expected to be complete within the …

England to be 1m homes short of housing its people by 2025

Property experts call for the release of land to deliver enough homes and address house price boom and bust<p>England is heading for a shortfall of 1m homes over the next decade as the housing supply crisis intensifies, property experts have warned.<p>After 30 years of insufficient levels of construction …

London is the world's most popular capital - again

It is the fifth time in seven years that England's capital has lay claim to the title, based on projected visitor numbers for 2015. It was also found to have the most visitors last year.<p>The popularity contest between capitals is often highly contentious, with London, arch rivals Paris and, in …

Psychosomatic disorders: When illness really is all in the mind

A man loses the power of his legs but tests suggest he is perfectly fit. Could he be imagining it? In this extract from her new book, the neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan lifts the lid on psychosomatic illness<p>I qualified as a doctor in 1991. I knew from an early stage in my training that I wanted to …