Zoopla buys property sites

Kasmira Jefford
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ZOOPLA property group yesterday said it has snapped up four property websites from newspaper group Trinity Mirror in a £3.3m deal.

The company said the sale, which includes a new homes-focused site SmartNewHomes.co.uk, will help it to take advantage of the rising housing market thanks to Help to Buy and improving mortgage availability.

The other three portals are Email4Property.co.uk, Zoomf.com and HomesOverseas.co.uk.