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The Secret Agent Report - Water Views

December 2019

Water Views

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The benefit of being able to see or enjoy the water from where we live is widely acknowledged as highly desirable and it would be easy, even logical, to assume that water-side homes and apartments are considered more valuable than those that aren’t accompanied by such a significant natural advantage.

In this report, Secret Agent will discuss water and the value it can add to property.

The Secret Agent Report - Upzoning

November 2019

Upzoning

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In this report, Secret Agent will take a deeper look into upzoning and how it has been impacting property markets in various cities of the world. We will consider research by geographer Michael Storper in order to discuss the case for and against upzoning.

The Secret Agent Report - Shrinking Cities

October 2019

Shrinking Cities

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In this report, Secret Agent will discuss the potential impact of de-urbanisation and shrinking cities.

The Secret Agent Report - Downsizing

September 2019

Downsizing

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In this report, Secret Agent will give you some insight into the downsizing experience so you can get a better idea whether it’s the right move for you, and how to best prepare for it.

The Secret Agent Report - Gentrification

August 2019

Gentrification

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The world’s major cities and their surrounding suburbs are transforming.

Urban culture has taken over and the demographics of people living there have changed dramatically. Much of this is due to urbanisation and the associated gentrification of these areas.

In this report, Secret Agent is going to take a deeper look at gentrification and the way it affects urban neighbourhoods.