Student and shared lets are widely advertised as large properties available for one applicant. They show up in searches even when you deselect "shared accommodation". This is vastly time wasting for seachers and leads people to believe properties are available for one person, when in fact they are targeted at students or people of low incomes to share. This false advertising is wide spread in Zoopla and is therefore a waste of my time, everyone else's time who just wants a normal properly. It's a complete waste of time. They might as well call it StudentLetspla.com.
I will check this website first fr statistic as they give plenty of statistics informations an history for each house for sale on their website like you can filter by most reduced, most popular, .. you can even check when the price has dropped and by how much, when was the last sale and for how much this house was sold, how long this house has been on the market, the number of views since maketed, as well as the last 30 days number of views, and also a tool to estimate your house min, max, average,,I have no concerns with this tools having input the correct datas the result is within what expected and what street estatge agency and others websites have estimate. Things missing will be more statistics about classification of estate agents per area, however you can see how many house for sale or rent each estate agncy have on the market and even check how long they are on the market to give you an idea of their performance in selling house, average sale house is not accurate when you look at current datas. They should also provide informations about the area, how lon for example a 4 bedrooms is prices as average, how long it take to be sol , etc... some others website which can not be names here provide this information in their history,
Zoopla's value estimates are crude and not reliable. My neighbour's house built at exactly the same time as mine, but ours has been extended. OUrs is now 10% larger than next door, with one more bedroom, and a bigger garden is valued at £485,000, theirs at £605,000. So £120,000 MORE for a SMALLER house? Who are they kidding?
I did adjust the criteria so, as they say, Zoopla can make more accurate predictions, but it seems to have made no difference.
They appear to use basic indices which are clearly not reliable.
As a homeowner I thought I would check my property out on Zoopla our apartment is listed however it appears in the wrong place on the map and the image is def not my home. Not only that but the other 3 apartments are valued higher even though ours is a 2 bed not a 1 bed I didnt realise having 2 bedrooms rather than 1 would de value a property?! Come on zoopla sort it out
Zoopla appear not to know the difference between a terraced property and a detached bungalow. As the actual homeowner I am unimpressed not to mention insulted by their incompetence...I suggest they check their data in future. .
Love it! Looking to buy at the moment and love the fact that all the sold price and area information is all in the same place. Also, being able to search by reduced properties and the time a property has been on the market rocks! Thanks Zoopla.
They've just merged with findaproperty and faikled to transfer all my stock to the new site. I used to be able to advertise properties to rent but now I cant. They've increased my charge by 50%. I've complained and they do nothing - its about time to go.
We had our subscription trebled in price with no warning, and importantly no prior authorisation was given from us. Their website is awful compared against the other main competitor, spend your money elsewhere.
I often use Zoopla to give guideline valuations of houses. It does sometimes disagree with what local estate agents try to get, but maybe that is a good thing.
I agree with some other reviews that some valuations are a bit skewed due to the recency of sales, but I can sort of see where its coming from. If one house sells for a lower price than another in the street, you might think it remained worth less than the other later on. Its only meant to be a guideline anyway.
Its a good service though, and I use it when researching the next dream house, and the next "final move".
I'm giving Zoopla Five Stars just for the sheer brilliance of the data they provide and how they disply it. Yes sometimes the evaluations comparatively are skewed but overall the service is a fascinating peek into what mostly has been kept under wraps for the last 200 years!
I often use it to get an idea of house valuations on a street that i am thinking of buying on. More often than not it gives me invaluable assistance in making the correct bid price ;)
My house is identical to the house next door apart from we have a slightly bigger garden and conservatory, we brought our house for a really good price in 2007 whilst next doors has never been sold since it was bought as new. Both houses cost the same when first built. Our house was been valued at £20,000 less than next door. I contacted Zoopla as we were thinking of selling (not wanting our house to be undervalued in comparison to next door) and it was adjusted slightly. Just checked again today and ours is valued at £191,530 whilst next doors is £208,226. Identical houses a few feet apart!!! Pretty much a useless tool for the average house buyer.