The Telegraph’s Top 10 Property Tweeters

Proudly listed as number six in their Top 10, I thought you might like to check out the other Top Tweeters.


Those who enjoy old maps or leafing through census records should follow Melanie Backe-Hansen (the House Historian). She tweets intriguing morsels from her sleuthing around period buildings. Melanie is currently researching a history of South Kensington.


Phil Spencer, developer and TV fixture, is quick to respond to even the most basic question about the property industry and filming Location, Location, Location.His recent 140-character reply to “What is the worst thing you’ve seen/witnessed when showing a property?” isn’t for the faint-hearted.


Credited as the first MP to join Twitter (in March 2008), Grant Shapps, the Housing Minister, now has more than 40,000 followers. He tweets updates on department policy and links to the full text of his keynote speeches.


No-nonsense doyenne of TV property programmes and, latterly, handicrafts, offers advice on house-hunting and homemaking. Kirstie will even reply direct to tweeters.


The first lady of perfection and Twitter devotee offers endless home deco ideas and inspiration. Martha showcases her latest tips and cheats in 140 characters or fewer.

6 - that’s me! 

“Home sale strategist” Samantha Jones offers advice on how to smarten up a property for selling. She posts links to her website ( where she answers property conundrums, pours scorn on estate agent details and runs a Wall of Shame. This showcases Diabolical Bathrooms, Beastly Bedrooms, and the worst carpets she has seen (“Really like how the patterns clash so cleverly”).


A regularly updated news feed about the property market that plots the shifting fortunes of buyers and sellers at home and abroad. Detailed and eminently dip-in-able.


A former British Army major turned property developer who retweets buy-to-let news, in between messages about the Forces and his beloved Liverpool FC.


Self-confessed property addict who links to the “scrummiest homes” she finds on her daily trawl of the web. Irresistible for property-peepers.


Tip-filled feed with links to examples of home design that’s both good and green. It is a fine line between well-meaning and annoyingly kooky, but there are flashes of useful creativity. Anyone want to make a birdhouse from an old fruit crate?









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2 Responses to The Telegraph’s Top 10 Property Tweeters

  1. Top 10 property tweeters are a “must follow” for those interested in the property sector!
    Hopefully more estate agents will follow your lead and start tweeting about relevant ans useful topics

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