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    Help with MBA dissertation on tenants and landlords

    I'm looking for help on behalf of my husband who is currently researching for his MBA at the University of Strathclyde.
    If you currently rent accommodation or have in the past rented private accommodation I'd be grateful if you could complete his survey on the viability of a new style of letting service, where tenants and landlords rate each other (AirBnB style), and where tenants and landlords can bid for each other (Ebay style), to secure a more favourable rental price.
    The survey should take only 15 minutes to complete. Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Best of luck to your husband, I’ve completed it, but I think he’s asking a lot of the wrong questions.

    It’s an interesting concept, but I think the fundamental problem is how long it’ll take to get off the ground.

    It will take a tenant or landlord a minimum of 5 years to become a “super-user” (and, more likely 10-15 years).


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