How Sinful is UK Property?
Here, at LandInsight, we have a ton of data on UK property. In particular we know who owns what and can perform searches on this data. This enables us to ask “very important questions”, such as the following:
Across England and Wales, which of the seven deadly sins is most common in UK Property?
Using our ownership search feature, we can easily find companies with one of the sins in their name…
… dumping the results into python …
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt import pandas as pd data = pd.DataFrame([ ["Lust", 1, 1], ["Gluttony", 0, 0], ["Greed", 0, 0], ["Sloth", 1, 2], ["Wrath", 0, 0], ["Envy", 8, 20], ["Pride", 87, 189], ], columns = ['sin', 'companies', 'titles']) data = data.set_index('sin') plt.xkcd() data.plot.bar()
…and a moment later, we can review…
The graph shows both the number of “sinful” companies and the number of land titles they own.
Who’d have guessed? The UK property industry is not greedy, it’s not even that slothful. Rather, there is simply too much pride kicking around. Therefore, in order to solve the housing crisis, we propose having a little more humility.
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