No 6: Rightmove

Despite rising competition, the property portal remains the UK market leader.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 05 Dec 2017

Established back in the dotcom boom of 2000, Rightmove is a web 1.0 survivor that is still thriving in the app economy of the 21st century. Despite rising competition, profits were up 10% to £87.5m in the first half of the year and the portal remains the market leader claiming 75% of the time punters spend browsing major property sites. But signs of a big slowdown in the number of house sales, especially in the lucrative South East, may hit its bricks and mortar estate agent customers hard in 2018.

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