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KEYWORD "Prime" - 328 RESULTS
Development – new student homes in Leeds and a new quarter for Acton

Development work is continuing to pick up as we ease out of lockdown. Below, we offer an update on two schemes...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Good news - second home owners and buyers allowed back to Spain!

In a further sign of some sense of normality returning – albeit with many new restrictions and protocols remaining in place...

24 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – which developers are driving the Build to Rent boom?

In part one, we looked at the major institutional investors ploughing money into the rapidly growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector. Here,...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Will modular housing and self-build homes thrive post-pandemic?

Two of the biggest emerging trends pre-pandemic, from a housebuilding and investment perspective, were the rise of modern methods of construction...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Back to work – how is the London property market faring?

On May 13, the property market in all parts of England was given the go-ahead to reopen. Since then, there has...

15 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investing in Portugal – is it a safe haven?

Portugal, already a highly popular holiday, second home and retirement destination for Brits, has been widely praised for the way it...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

PCL witnesses large lockdown price drops, but market is recovering

Knight Frank’s latest PCL (Prime Central London) index reveals that average prices in this market declined by 2.1% in April, the...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Chelsea Barracks – is it London’s next major investment hotspot?

It has largely been in the shadow of another major renovation of a heritage structure nearby – the transformation of Battersea...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

‘Exciting’ new Cornish properties brought to the market as restrictions ease

An estate agency based in Rock, North Cornwall, has said the recent easing of lockdown restrictions has led to a number...

01 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Russian billionaire purchases £15m London mansion as market reopens

On the back of the London housing market being restarted, Beauchamp Estates has successfully sold a £15.45 million mansion at 26...

29 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – will the luxury property market bounce back quicker?

The coronavirus pandemic has had huge impacts on all parts of the property industry, with the market effectively on pause mode...

27 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction house reports £5m in sales as investors turn to online property platform

Pugh, an auction house with auction rooms in Manchester and Leeds, has reported £5 million worth of sales for its April...

25 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – have Asian investors in the UK property market increased?

International investors make up a big chunk of Britain’s second home market, especially in London. Many of these investors hail from...

22 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - how has the prime property market coped with lockdown?

While England slowly starts to emerge from lockdown under the UK government’s three-point plan (the devolved administrations are taking a slightly...

18 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Webinar roundup – from the future of second homes to the future of PropTech

In these social distancing times, where so many of us are working remotely and being encouraged to stay at home as...

18 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor outlook: residential property in a post-Covid-19 world

There has been much speculation about how quickly the UK residential property market will recover from the economic fallout of the...

11 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Prime property: lockdown buying and selling advice for investors

The UK property market is currently on hold due to the government's lockdown restrictions. Although in-person property viewings and valuations can't take...

06 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Now is not the time to shake-up real estate

It has been well over a month since the UK government first announced social distancing measures in response to Covid-19. At...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Financial lifeline offered to Brits worried about Spanish property purchases

Spanish mortgage specialists Fluent Finance Abroad have offered reassurance to British buyers that there is no need to give up on...

29 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how to buy a house when you can’t leave the house?

It’s a question many of us will have been asking ourselves when, during these lockdown times, we are all being asked...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

How is the Greek property investment market coping with Covid-19?

The coronavirus pandemic is currently dominating all our lives, and is all anyone can really talk or think about at present.  In the property...

10 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Coronavirus causing an upturn in ‘situation tenancies’, says Aston Chase

A luxury London estate and lettings agency says it is concerned to see a noticeable rise in ‘situation tenancies’, a specific type...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Overcoming Corona – how will the virus affect the UK housing market?

UK house sales are predicted to decline by 38% on 2019 to 734,000 transactions for the full year (2020). That is according...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Doing things differently – companies offer virtual viewings during the crisis  

The coronavirus crisis has shut down most aspects of normal life, but with us all being told to stay at home...

01 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – the highs and highs of investing in the PCL market

In this Q&A, we catch up with Dean Main – founder and major shareholder of luxury residence management company, Rhodium –...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: where are the top five South East BTL locations for affordability?

In an unprecedented global climate, and with the new tax year looming, investors everywhere will be thinking about the future and...

30 March 2020

From: Breaking News

How is coronavirus affecting developers and the retirement housing market?

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a huge impact on all our lives, with all schools now closed (other than for...

25 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Not just billionaires - the world of hush hush sales

James Turner, director at offshore company formation specialists Turner Little, explores why off-market sales are no longer just the domain of...

20 March 2020

From: Breaking News

The barn life – Cornwall holidaymakers snap up luxury homes

A set of luxury two, three and four-bedroom boutique barns have opened in Cornwall, offering a prime lifestyle investment opportunity. Launched by...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Budget announcement – stamp duty surcharge introduced for overseas buyers

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed in his first Budget plans to introduce a 2% stamp duty surcharge on non-UK tax residents. While...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

International Women’s Day: Concrete evidence of successful female architects

With efforts being made across the property industry to improve the deep-rooted gender disparities, women in property are still considered a...

13 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Budget 2020 – wish-lists and predictions

The latest Budget – Rishi Sunak’s first as Chancellor following his dramatic promotion – is set to take place on Wednesday...

09 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Sadiq Khan makes rent controls a key part of his pitch for re-election

The thorny issue of rent controls has reared its head again as the campaigns for the London mayoral election 2020 start...

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Demand for rental properties heightens sealed bidding in PCL

Growing demand and a shrinking supply of rental properties in prime central London (PCL) has led to a 50% increase in...

06 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor launches London property fund with £100m fundraising target

Alpamint Capital and DN Capital, the property investor and operator founded by David Nourani, are collaborating to launch the latter’s second...

02 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment - a surge in capital investment from women

We’re back with another instalment of Women in Property Investment, where we chat with inspiring women who are making their mark...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Stable market promises sound investment opportunities in Mallorca

The Balearic Islands remain a ‘safe haven’ for property investments, with the overall volume of transactions on the market levelling out...

26 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Top investment locations in Birmingham revealed

As the UK’s largest city outside London, and one of the youngest in Europe, Birmingham has received significant attention over recent...

24 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Boris Boom to hit Mayfair property market, agent predicts

The Mayfair property market is set for a ‘Boris Boom’, according to the latest report by estate agency Wetherell. The report –...

19 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – making it in the super-prime market

Welcome back to Women in Property Investment, your bi-weekly dose of tales, tips and tidbits from inspiring women breaking barriers in...

14 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Will the government be introducing a mansion tax on high value homes?

It was revealed over the weekend that Boris Johnson is considering introducing a mansion tax for high value homes. The Telegraph, which...

14 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Major new development gets the go-ahead in Mumbai

A London and Mumbai-based architects’ firm has been appointed to design and deliver two new towers located on the Western Express...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

First Build to Rent scheme at MediaCityUK opens to residents

Duet, MediaCityUK’s first Build to Rent scheme, has opened its doors – providing a luxury development of 270 residential apartments. The new...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - talking conversions, Grade II-listed buildings and 2020 predictions

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today catches up with Charlie Baxter, managing director and co-founder of award-winning development manager Alchemi Group, to find out...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – finding buyers the right home to invest in

In this week’s Women in Property Investment, we speak with Gemma Thomas, buying adviser for the northern Home Counties at Middleton...

31 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Why are tech tenants driving the demand for prime London rentals?

Last week tech giant Facebook announced that it would be hiring 1,000 more staff in London, bringing its total workforce in...

31 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - are mixed-use schemes the future?

With an increasing number of mixed-use schemes and developments across the country - which typically combine residential, retail, leisure and entertainment...

24 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – why Prime Central London is still appealing to investors

On a rainy Thursday at the end of last year – the day of the general election, in fact – Property...

20 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Women in Property Investment – “believe in what you are building”

Welcome back to Women in Property Investment (or WIPI), where we focus on inspiring women who are making their mark in...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Octopus Real Estate completes refinance of huge Bedfordshire residential site

Octopus Real Estate, working alongside Cardiff-based brokerage Pure Commercial Finance, has completed the £28.3 million refinancing of UK Regeneration’s 970-acre development...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

What does 2020 have in store for the UK property market?

As we enter a new year (and decade), the opening weeks of 2020 are an appropriate time to reflect on the...

15 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Sales and rental values in PCL set to rise over the next five years

Prices in Prime Central London (PCL) are predicted to rise by 18% over the next five years, while cumulative rental growth...

03 January 2020

From: Breaking News

It’s Christmassss! Seasonal greetings from Property Investor Today

In the immortal words of Noddy Holder, it is nearly Christmas and, with the festivities almost upon us, Property Investor Today...

23 December 2019

From: Breaking News

The tokenisation revolution: Smartlands and Sotheby’s partner up

Smartlands and UK Sotheby’s International Realty have announced a collaboration which aims to explore the possibilities that blockchain technology provides for...

23 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Top 10 global ‘ultra-prime’ streets revealed

Knight Frank has analysed sales data in the most exclusive global residential locations to list the top 10 ultra-prime streets and...

20 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Investment in the 2020s – what are the main things to look out for?

It’s impossible to know for sure what the major investment trends will be for the next decade, but if recent trends...

18 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty - what are the ways to save on this controversial tax?

With the Conservative Party winning a big majority in last week's general election, it will be expected to honour its manifesto pledge...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Revealed: what is going on in the Portsmouth property market?

Portsmouth-based agency NEXA Properties has released its latest report on the city which analyses how its property market is currently functioning. The...

11 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Overseas buyers caught between rock and a hard place ahead of election day

Overseas buyers may be faced with a relative drop in value of up to 30% in the event of a Conservative...

11 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Leading entrepreneur wins Woman of the Future Award

Property investment specialist Ayesha Ofori has won the Women of the Future Award for Real Estate, Infrastructure and Construction. The Women of...

29 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The most in-demand prime London streets revealed

Benham and Reeves has revealed the capital’s prime and super-prime streets where buyer activity remains strong despite a wider market ‘freeze’...

27 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Tories repledge higher stamp duty for foreign buyers

The Conservative Party has unveiled plans for a 3% stamp duty surcharge for non-UK tax residents who are purchasing property, which...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Should investors be considering investment in ski homes?

International property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime Ski Property Report 2019, which revealed that the popular ski resort of Val...

22 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Boost to the co-living market as Crosslane Group enters with large pipeline

Co-living is currently a nascent market in the UK – still highly niche, albeit growing – but there are signs that...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The PCL market has bottomed out - so where’s the bounce?

Immediately after the financial crisis of 2008, the Prime Central London residential property market was in a sorry state. Few could...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Investing overseas: spotlight on Dubai and Limassol

At Property Investor Today, whenever we shine a light on an overseas investment hotspot, British buyers typically feature towards the top...

11 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent continues to attract considerable investment, research finds

In a further sign of its growing strength as a market, more than £2 billion was invested into the UK’s Build...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

One million pound-plus residential property sales soar twelve-fold

The number of residential housing transactions has increased rapidly in the past 20 years, propelled by rising property prices, according to...

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Bulk buyers flock to Central London before Brexit

Central London has seen a 55% increase in demand from family offices, real estate funds and large investors looking to bulk-buy...

14 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Londoners buying prime country properties at eight-year high

The number of Londoners purchasing country properties costing £2 million and above between January and June was at its highest level...

14 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Prime London stamp duty costs are enough to buy a house in 167 UK areas

Buying a detached house in the UK is cheaper than paying stamp duty in prime central London, analysis from Springbok Properties...

04 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Transactions and prices drop in London’s prime postcodes

The number of prime London transactions dipped by 7% in the first half of 2019 when compared to the same period...

02 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Prime London lettings market shows signs of recovery

The prime lettings market in the capital is showing signs of strength, according to agency Russell Simpson. The firm says it has...

30 September 2019

From: Breaking News

What does France’s property market currently look like?

Global property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime France Report, which revealed that British buyers now account for one in...

23 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Does Size Matter for Property Investors

When it comes to property investment, the old adage is ‘location, location, location’. Any property investor that has found success will...

16 September 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Global property prices - Europe dominates as Berlin leads the way

Property prices in 46 prime global cities grew by 1.4% during Q2 2019, according to Knight Frank. The consultancy’s Prime Global Cities...

16 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Global prime city property markets starting to slow down

It’s common knowledge that in the UK the London property market is stagnating and even the Prime Central London market is...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Hot development opportunities in Wales, says John Pye

Development opportunities across residential, mixed-use commercial and agricultural land in Wales will be on offer at John Pye Property’s online auction. The...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

London’s next door neighbour effect – is it reversing?

Looking back to four or five years ago when Prime Central London property prices were booming, it became commonplace to buy...

28 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Berlin leading the way on price growth, says Knight Frank

In the second quarter of this year, Berlin was the city with the strongest rate of annual house price growth, according...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Boris Johnson’s stamp duty plans – what do landlords need to know?

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or an experienced one, there are frequent regulatory changes in the buy-to-let sector that you will...

19 August 2019

From: Sponsored Content

The rise of gazumping – what do London investors need to know?

Instances of gazumping have been few and far between in Central London for the past five years.  However, a shortage of housing...

16 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – the transformation of the capital’s final industrial quarter

Following our piece on the ongoing works at Battersea Power Station and its environs, Property Investor Today this time explores the...

14 August 2019

From: Breaking News

'Redefining the Malaga skyline' - new development set to woo luxury investors

A new development on the Costa Del Sol is aiming to become the 'most desirable residential destination in Spain' and possibly...

09 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Holiday home buyers can achieve better value and growth next door

Retirees and families priced out of the UK’s holiday home hotspots can find much better value for money and potential for...

09 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Are fully-affordable towers really the future for London?

Following the recent turning in for planning approval of Ealing’s first 100% affordable residential tower, the Mayor of London has been...

09 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London prime properties snapped up by American and Asian buyers

Dollar-led buyers are snapping up prime London properties as sterling sinks to a 28-month low, according to The London Resolution. The company...

07 August 2019

From: Breaking News

A property market bouncing back – the rising investment appeal of Greece

Greece’s appeal as a property investment destination is increasing once again as the country continues to bounce back from severe economic...

31 July 2019

From: Breaking News

The best performing £1 million-plus property postcodes in 2019 revealed

Super-prime property portal, Vyomm, has looked at the highest average house price across England and Wales to determine the best performing...

31 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent continues to thrive, research shows

The latest research from global real estate firm CBRE has revealed that the total institutional investment into multifamily housing (much more...

26 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords - protect your home while tenants are away this summer

The children are off school, which means the summer break has officially begun and people are gearing up for the holidays....

25 July 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Hong Kong residents flock to buy in London amid political and civil unrest

There has been a surge in the number of Hong Kong residents travelling to London to invest in residential property, according...

24 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Luxury development continues to sell well in Birmingham’s thriving creative quarter

Property firm LH1 London has sold more than 100 apartments at landmark Digbeth development ‘The Forge’ in the heart of Birmingham’s...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Property investors playing major role in regenerating UK high streets

The regeneration of Britain’s high streets is being significantly boosted by property investors, according to international investment consultancy BuyAssociation. Its figures suggest...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Mallorca property market ‘richer’ than ever, says luxury estate agents

Mallorca has become one of the most sought-after islands in the Mediterranean over recent years, with many famous visitors and residents making...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London property outperforms other investments

Property in prime central London (PCL) has outperformed a range of other asset classes (including gold, farmland, antique jewellery and the...

12 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Greystar and Henderson Park reveal £101 million BTR tie-up

European investment platform Henderson Park and leading Build to Rent developer Greystar have announced the acquisition of a site at the...

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Southern England property market experiencing house price falls

More than a third (36%) of homes in Southern England are in property markets experiencing house price falls as slowdown ripples...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Hyde Park Gardens revealed as London’s top performing micro market

The latest research report by ultra-prime estate agent Beauchamp Estates has revealed that Hyde Park Gardens and the immediate area have been...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

I need a dollar! – London witnesses surge in number of US buyers

The weakness of the pound following the Brexit vote has helped to propel the number of US buyers in London to...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Going for a pretty penny...portal reveals London's most expensive streets

A prime and super-prime London property portal has examined the capital’s most expensive roads for homes. The portal, Vyomm, analysed Land Registry...

14 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Barcelona property expert confirms renaissance of city’s property market

A Barcelona property expert has confirmed recent reports that Barcelona’s property market has firmly bounced back from the crisis surrounding the...

12 June 2019

From: Breaking News

BTL rates begin to shift upwards, says online broker

New research from online mortgage broker Property Master has revealed that the cost of the majority of fixed-rate buy-to-let mortgages appear...

12 June 2019

From: Breaking News

South East London set to experience house price boost, says JLL

Property prices in South East London are set to increase faster than much of Greater London thanks to significant regeneration throughout...

31 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Lisbon property market bounces back as demand and investment soars

The Portuguese capital Lisbon is experiencing a real estate revival, according to Knight Frank’s new insight into the city. It’s currently in...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Buying agency predicts the next prime hotspots in London

London’s next prime hotspots have been revealed by buying agency Black Brick, with previously overlooked areas topping the list of recommendations. “In...

17 May 2019

From: Breaking News

UK Build to Rent investment transacts over £1bn in Q1 2019

The UK Build to Rent sector (also known as multifamily housing in parts of Europe and North America) witnessed record levels...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Demand soars in France’s prestige property market

The French property market saw a record 970,000 transactions in 2018, up from 564,000 in the depths of the financial crisis. The...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Swindon and Strood the best locations for sellers, research reveals

New data released by Quick Move Now and Home.co.uk has revealed that Swindon and Strood are the best places to sell...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Barcelona’s property market bounces back in 2019

Confidence is returning to Barcelona’s property market following a stuttering period after the October 1 independence push in 2017. That’s according to...

01 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Strong overseas interest generated for new rooftop development

Significant levels of interest from overseas investors and young professionals have been generated by two luxury penthouse apartments in south London,...

01 May 2019

From: Breaking News

THE UK’S HIDDEN PROPERTY INVESTMENT HOTSPOTS

Recent years have seen a shift in buyer activity across the UK’s property market, with London’s much publicised decline in popularity...

05 April 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Townhouses dominate as demand for prime property remains strong

Townhouses have recently outperformed all other property types in the prime country house market, according to Knight Frank's latest Index. The agency's...

05 April 2019

From: Breaking News

WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO INVEST IN BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham has experienced an incredible transformation over recent years. Shaking off its previously industrial image. The UK’s second city has emerged...

27 March 2019

From: Sponsored Content

New student scheme to be delivered on the edge of Leeds city centre

Funding has been secured for a 407-bed student scheme on a prime site in Leeds, it has been revealed. Gregory Property Group...

06 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – is it the answer to the country’s housing crisis?

With Build to Rent the fastest-growing trend in the rental sector, Property Investor Today took the opportunity to visit one of...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

How would the country's favourite soap stars fare in today's property market?

If you thought getting on the property ladder was easier in soapland than in real life, it’s time to think again. Most...

08 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Property market in Spain set to grow steadily in 2019

Spain’s property market is set for steady growth in 2019, according to Lucas Fox International Properties. With 2018 proving to be another...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Returns from London BTL homes don’t outweigh risks, firm claims

Investment yields from prime London buy-to-let properties don’t reflect the risks involved, Hadrian’s Wall Capital (HWC) has claimed. The London-based specialist debt...

23 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General acquires prime student blocks at University of Oxford

Legal & General has purchased the long leasehold of a modern student accommodation residence at the University of Oxford for approximately...

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Overseas investors boosted by Brexit uncertainty and weak pound

Brexit uncertainty is continuing to drive foreign investment in the UK, research by CashbackRemortgages.co.uk has claimed. A third of multi-million pound homes...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Hostmaker launches new platform in London

Home rental management company Hostmaker has launched its own home sharing bookings platform - ‘Stayy with Hostmaker’ – in London. The new...

21 November 2018

From: Breaking News

The UK’s top rental hotspots for landlords revealed

The top investment opportunities for landlords have been revealed in a new analysis of the buy-to-let (BTL) market. Despite the string of...

14 November 2018

From: Breaking News

British demand for Spanish property increasing, despite Brexit fears

You might think that Spain has always been a popular destination for property investors, but has Brexit meant that the Brits...

19 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Edinburgh market overperforms while Scotland improves

Edinburgh has seen price growth of 1.9% across Q3 2018, while prices in Scotland rose by 0.7% in the same period,...

10 October 2018

From: Breaking News

How badly has Brexit and the recession affected Prime Central London?

The owners of some of London's most affluent homes have faced a number of challenges since the market crashed in 2007,...

10 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Theresa May announces plans for stamp duty levy on overseas buyers

Theresa May kicked off the Conservative Party conference – which is taking place in Birmingham this week – by outlining plans...

03 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Berlin property market shows strong price growth

Berlin, which next year marks its 30th anniversary as a re-unified city, has witnessed strong price growth over the last five...

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Méribel’s chalet Apsara offers luxury alpine living

Property developer MGM French Properties has presented its latest project, Le Chalet Apsara. Nestled in Le Villard, Méribel Les Allues, this prime...

12 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Auction House London set to witness record-breaking sale

A record breaking number of lots are being sold in the capital next week, as 152 properties go under the hammer...

07 September 2018

From: Breaking News

A secured loan and declined mortgage enquiry [Case Study]

Remortgage affordability decline & a £19,000 consolidation to make monthly savings Problem The client wanted to borrow £19,000 to consolidate her two...

16 August 2018

From: Sponsored Content

House price growth increases but rate continues to slow

UK national house price growth is on an upward curve, according to Carter Jonas. But it continues to slow with rates...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Brits still keen to purchase holiday homes in the UK

More than half of British buyers still want to buy a holiday home in the UK, according to estate agent Jackson-Stops. The...

03 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Prices for prime waterfront properties continue to command a premium

Prices for prime waterfront properties are as much as 80% higher than comparable properties inland, climbing to 133% for properties with...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Government’s new planning rulebook to deliver more quality homes

Building better-designed homes in suitable areas is at the centre of new planning rules published by Housing Secretary James Brokenshire. As well...

27 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Demand for Marbella property remains strong, says Knight Frank

Appetite amongst buyers for property in Marbella has strengthened over the last year, particularly in the prime and super-prime end of...

20 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Expert view - finding the gaps in the student rental market

Student housing is increasingly becoming an attractive prospect for investment, with a 17% increase in investment in student accommodation in the...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Prime country house prices continue to grow steadily, says Knight Frank

In the first half of 2018, prime country house prices have increased by 0.9%, according to the latest data from Knight...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Property Partner announces tie-up with luxury developer

Property Partner has announced a ‘strategic partnership’ with GAMA Property that aims to give investors the chance to access returns from...

29 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Montenegro’s property market booms as a result of NATO membership

International interest in Montenegro property has doubled in the year since the country joined NATO, according to IM Property Group. On 5...

22 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Long-term owners are reconsidering their Prime Central London options

Economic and political uncertainty appears to be dimming the light of the property market recently, with some long-time owners reconsidering their...

01 June 2018

From: Breaking News

PropTech startup reports landlord and investor user growth of 150%

An innovative PropTech startup has recorded impressive monthly growth of landlords and tenants using its platform. Since January, RentalStep has recorded landlord...

03 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Prime central London bounces back from stamp duty impact

Prime central London has seen a 2% increase in trading volumes in the year to February 2018 compared to the previous...

11 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Acuitus auction raises £31m as investors target quality

Acuitus saw another successful auction with nearly a third of the lots sold achieving yields of 6% or lower as investors...

05 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank analyses prime price movements in decade since crash

Fresh research examining the movement of prime residential prices in the world’s top cities since the start of the financial crisis,...

23 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Speed up transparency of foreign property ownership, says Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called on the government to speed up plans for a new public register of the...

02 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Crosslane secures planning permission on Coventry student development

Crosslane Student Developments has secured planning consent for a 266-bed, purpose-built student accommodation development in Coventry. The scheme, which is set to...

21 February 2018

From: Breaking News

New-build luxury London homes could outlast existing properties on the market

New-build developments in the capital’s most popular areas could remain on the market for longer and be sold with higher discounts...

09 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Ideal Home Show reveals its line-up of property stars

The Ideal Home Show 2018, held at Olympia London from 17 March to 2 April, has announced its line-up of property...

09 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Foreign owners’ property register will bridge information gap

The UK Government has recently announced their plans to introduce a new public register that will compel foreign companies who own...

07 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Nation’s most expensive street revealed by survey

The latest research from Lloyds Bank has crowned Grosvenor Crescent in Belgravia as the most expensive residential street in England and...

05 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Cogress UK concludes 2017 with £2.6m exit on Surrey development

Property equity firm Cogress UK closed the year successfully with a £2.6 million exit on a residential development in Frimley, Surrey. Cogress,...

20 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Three Off-Plan Investments in Birmingham Selling Fast

With the recent report from Hometrack stating ‘Birmingham is rising faster than anywhere in the country’ it’s clear the property market...

14 December 2017

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Affordable UK property prices help to attract UAE expats

Expats and foreign nationals in the UAE are using the weak pound to snap up UK properties while prices remain affordable...

06 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Reduced asking prices in prime central London triggers demand

Prime central London has seen a steady recovery in transaction volumes in 2017 as asking price reductions stimulates demand. According to the...

06 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Spanish property market continues to thrive

Demand for Spanish property continues to increase, the latest market analysis from Lucas Fox has revealed. The number of Lucas Fox sales...

29 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Average prime home counties rents on the rise

The latest data from Knight Frank has revealed that the number of agreed tenancies for prime home counties properties has increased...

20 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Legal & General announces new Build to Rent site in Birmingham

Funding has been agreed on a prime Build to Rent (BTR) development site in Birmingham, Legal & General announced recently. The site,...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Madrid continues to attract significant property investment

The latest research by luxury estate agency Lucas Fox has revealed that Madrid is cementing its status as a key European...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime sales in the Alps are on the up

Prime prices in the Alps were up 4.8% in the year to June 2017 with Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in the lead, according to...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London rental market dominated by overseas students

Students from overseas made up approximately 75% of applicants in Prime Central London (PCL) over the past few months, according to...

13 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Spain’s residential market continues to recover

After a decade of uncertainty, the Spanish prime property market finds itself on its firmest footing, according to Knight Frank’s latest...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

PBSA beds outstrip halls of residence beds in Newcastle for the first time

Research carried out by Prime Student Living has revealed that the number of private purpose-built student accommodation beds in Newcastle has,...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

The Luxury Property Show returns to London Olympia once again

The world’s top ten reported property sales were all priced above $100 million for the first time in the year to...

29 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime country house prices remain unchanged, Knight Frank says

Knight Frank’s research revealed prime country house prices have fallen a mere 0.1% between July and September, with annual growth remaining...

29 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London experiences steady recovery in sales volumes

Asking price reductions continue to stimulate demand in transaction volumes in prime central London with a steady recovery through the summer,...

20 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Shakespeare's home to go under the hammer

To be sold or not to be sold, that is the question. This query could be answered when Shakespeare’s Birthplace, the...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Scotland experiences strongest property market since 2008

Scotland's property market is at its strongest since 2008, despite the EU Referendum, this year’s general election, higher tax rates than the...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Seafront homes attract considerable premium, research reveals

Homes located directly on the seafront draw a 33% price premium, research carried out by estate agent Jackson-Stops has revealed. By analysing...

08 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Luxury student properties purchased for £3.25m in Nottingham

A student property portfolio in Nottingham worth £3.25m has been purchased by Nottingham-based MS Estates on behalf of a London-based institution. Located...

06 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Surge of Indian investors purchasing in Prime Central London

Property investors from India have become the second largest purchasing group in Prime Central London (PCL).  According to investment firm London Central...

15 August 2017

From: Breaking News

London hotel market accounts for over half of total UK hotel investment

More than £1.bn was invested in the London hotel market during the first half of this year, which accounts for 55%...

09 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Demand for UK property at a five-year high, says Strutt & Parker

Strutt & Parker, one of the UK’s largest independent estate agents, has seen demand for property in the UK increase significantly...

04 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime central London property sales improve slightly

There was a marginal increase in the number of residential property sales in prime central London in the first half of...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Rich property investors target ‘trophy’ assets in London’s West End

Property investors acquiring commercial property in London’s West End continue to target ‘trophy’ assets, with around £3.9bn spent on properties in...

31 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Office-take up for year to date in central London rises 23% on 2016

Office take-up in central London in the first half of 2017 has reached 5.5 million sq ft, marking a 23% increase...

28 July 2017

From: Breaking News

London is a ‘strange market’ filled with people living in unsuitable properties

It is undoubtedly a buyer’s market in London at the moment, with those who are looking to buy prime property in...

27 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Investment in the City of London up 17% in H1, says Savills

Commercial property investment in the City of London reached £4.98bn in the first six months of 2017 – a 17% increase...

25 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for residential land in areas where ‘housing need is greatest’

The average price of urban brownfield land rose 1.2% in the second quarter of 2017, and by 6.3% year-on-year, fresh data...

24 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Why invest in the Algarve

Investing in overseas property is becoming increasingly popular, and there are certain locations around the globe that are becoming some of...

19 July 2017

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Cheaper house prices cause surge in prime London housing market activity

The decline in property prices at the upper end of London’s housing market has led to a sharp rise in home...

18 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The number of BTL landlords registering to buy property is down 30% y-o-y

There has been a sharp decline in the number of buy-to-let property acquisitions, following the government’s decision to introduce the 3%...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Slowdown in UK housing market ‘doesn't mark the start of a sustained fall in prices’

UK house price growth may have currently flattened to the lowest level since 2013, but this does not necessarily mean that...

10 July 2017

From: Breaking News

London house prices are ‘vulnerable to an exceptionally painful correction’

Residential properties in London are generally increasing in value each year by more than their owners receive in salary, new figures...

06 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales activity picking up for prime country homes in the UK

There was a marginal rise in prime country prices in the UK in the second quarter of the year, thanks in...

05 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Property in affluent parts of London viewed as a ‘safe bet’

People borrowed more than £17bn in new mortgages last year in order to buy property in London, as homeowners, investors and...

04 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Average lot size of deals in the City of London hits almost £110m in May

The average lot size for commercial property investments in the City of London reached almost £110m last month, up 52% on...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

London’s West End investment market dominated by £100m+ deals

Property deals worth £100m+ are dominating London’s West End investment market at the moment, with ten deals of this size totalling...

23 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK home sales set to drop significantly amid political uncertainty

Residential property transactions in May dropped by 3.3% on the previous month, following two successive months of growth, in what could...

22 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Rental price declines in PCL less marked in lower and higher price brackets

The rental market in prime central London is showing signs that it is potentially on the road to recovery, as reflected...

16 June 2017

From: Breaking News

‘Business as usual’ for UK housing industry despite election uncertainty

Following last week’s general election, many political commentators believe that currently the only certainty in Britain is uncertainty, after the Prime...

13 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The DUP’s housing policies at-a-glance

After calling a surprise snap general election in a bid to increase her party’s majority in the House of Commons and...

12 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Overseas buyers influencing US luxury home market

International buyers of residential property in the U.S. may not necessarily have a major impact on the overall housing market, but...

09 June 2017

From: Breaking News

More realistic pricing attracts motivated buyers in prime central London

Despite a backdrop of political uncertainty, sales volumes are starting to pick up in the prime central London property market as...

07 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong appetite for residential property, but investors remain ‘price sensitive’

Investors continue to snap up residential properties across the country, but will mainly only commit to deals that they perceive to...

02 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Urban residential land values continue to rise across the UK

Urban brownfield land prices continued to increase across the UK during the first quarter of the year, while prices even remained...

31 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Political party manifestos don’t go far enough on leasehold reforms

The Conservative and Labour parties have now published their manifestos ahead of next week’s general election, which include policies to reform...

30 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Surge in demand for office space in Sheffield is ‘positive news for investors’

Demand for commercial office space in Sheffield remains remarkably strong, driving upward pressure on rental prices and increasing the demand for...

25 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Fife’s housing market remains ‘strong and resilient’

The residential property market in Fife continues to flourish following a strong start to the year thanks to growing buyer confidence,...

23 May 2017

From: Breaking News

European hotel investment hotspots unveiled

Dublin, Milan and Madrid lead the way in terms of European ‘hot’ cities for hotel investment, fresh research shows. The study, conducted...

19 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Top ways to reduce stamp duty on prime property

Sales of homes at the top end of the housing market have collapsed over the past 12 months or so, especially...

18 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Allsop’s May residential auction catalogue is ‘ripe with investment opportunities’

Allsop’s upcoming residential auction, which will take place next week at The Cumberland Hotel in central London, will feature 292 lots,...

18 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Most U.S. homes are worth less than before the real estate crash of 2007

Despite the recovery in housing markets across some part of the U.S. in recent years, most notably in large metropolitan areas,...

12 May 2017

From: Breaking News

London’s property market is booming – if you know where to look

Despite weakening growth in the capital, where values are around 80% higher than in 2009, there are still plenty of good...

10 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime commercial property rents up 0.8% in Q1 2017

Prime commercial property rental values in the UK increased by 0.8% in the first quarter of the year, the latest prime...

05 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime rental levels in the West End hit a new record high

There was a significant increase in prime rents in the West End of London in the first quarter of the year,...

03 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors set to put purchases on hold in wake of snap general election

Thousands of investors are expected to postpone or pull out of property deals as a result of Theresa May’s decision to...

28 April 2017

From: Breaking News

West End average deal size hits new record

The average deal size in London’s West End hit a new quarterly record of £86m in the first quarter of 2017,...

24 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Small investors can now ‘earn attractive returns’ from prime property in London

A property investment platform offering investors the opportunity to indirectly invest in prime residential property in the capital with as little as £1,000...

06 April 2017

From: Breaking News

UK prime yields continue to sharpen

Average UK prime yields sharpened to 4.79% in February 2017, with the UK now in the longest sustained period of decreasing...

31 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Fall in property sales threatens London’s status as economic powerhouse

Residential property sales across many parts of the UK will fall in the year ahead, especially in London, if demand for...

28 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Swansea Bay £1.3bn city deal to transform the region

Prime minister Theresa May this week signed off a deal that could trigger close to £1.3bn of investment in Swansea and...

24 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Central London property prices hit record high

The average price of a home in central London hit a new high of £1,818,262 in 2016, thanks largely to a rally...

21 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales of prime London property pick up as prices become more ‘realistic’

Sales volumes are increasing in the prime central London property market as purchasers look to take advantage of more ‘realistic’ asking...

17 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Leeds continues to attract ‘strong interest’ from investors

With high demand from tenants continuing to place upward pressure on rents, a growing number of national and international investors are...

16 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Investment demand in London's prime residential markets improves

Competitive bidding, lower asking prices, a weak pound, the residential property market in the capital continues to appeal to many prospective...

15 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property transactions see a ‘marked upturn’ across prime central London

Despite ongoing political and economic uncertainty, there has been a major improvement in sales volumes throughout prime central London as purchasers...

07 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Brexit fails to dent British demand for French property

As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50 to start Britain’s complex negotiations to exit the European Union, it...

06 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property expert calls for VAT reform to shore up UK housing market

This week’s Budget statement will present the Chancellor Philip Hammond with a prime opportunity to address the inequality in VAT between new...

06 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Planning fee rise will not boost delivery of much needed new homes

The housebuilding industry has opposed plans by the Scottish government to raise the maximum fee level for planning applications to £125,000...

03 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime hotspots provide ‘safe investments’ and offer ‘good value for money’

A growing number of high-end property investors, including many overseas nationals, are now targeting ‘safe haven’ prime central hotspots in Scotland,...

02 March 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property remains a ‘fundamentally safe asset class’ for investors

Despite initial concerns that a Brexit vote might lead to significant falls in capital values, the latest research by Savills shows...

28 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Most bank repossessions in Spain are now located in ‘areas of little demand’

At the height of the Spanish property crash, there were bargains to be had across the country, including repossessed properties in...

16 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Private property investors clearly have ‘deep pockets’

The final results are in and after taking post-auction sales into consideration, the result from Allsop’s final commercial sale of 2016...

10 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Overseas investors race to secure UK property bargains

There has been a sharp rise in the number of opportunistic foreign investors taking advantage of effective discounts caused by the...

09 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong appetite for self-build in Scotland

There is growing appetite for self-build homes north of the border, as the benefits, both in terms of lifestyle and costs,...

08 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime country buyers seek ‘value away from the capital’

Residential property price growth across all prime regional markets slowed during the final quarter of last year, bringing annual growth to...

06 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime commercial property rents continue to grow

Rents in the UK prime commercial property sector rose by an average of 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2016, the...

02 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales of prime central London properties continue to fall but prices pick up

Transaction volumes in prime central property have dipped further as a result of changes in residential taxation, Brexit and global economic...

01 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Investors fund £1m London development in 71 hours

Property investors have raised £1 million for a development in Knightsbridge in just 71 hours.  The row of five townhouses and four...

24 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Britain quitting the single market will please ‘opportunistic investors’

The prime minister’s pledge to withdraw the UK from the single market has been cautiously welcomed by leading business figures and...

19 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime Dublin commercial rents to rise by over 4% in 2017

Prime commercial property rents in Dublin will increase by more than 4% in 2017, according to fresh research by Cushman &...

18 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Lender cuts commercial rates

Specialist lender InterBay has reduced rates across its commercial and semi-commercial mortgage range. Pricing has also been simplified through the introduction of...

13 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Property sales rising in prime central London but prices continue to fall

Despite ongoing political and economic uncertainty, sales volumes are rising in the central London prime property market as buyers look to...

09 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Central London office investment to top £17bn, says Savills

Central London’s office investment market has had another strong year with total turnover for 2016 expected to reach in excess of...

05 January 2017

From: Breaking News

International investors eye New York as safe haven

A growing number of overseas property investors are looking into safe investments, like the U.S. property market, with New York in...

03 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Richard Barber – what to expect in 2017

Richard Barber, director at Prime Central London estate agency W.A.Ellis, part of the JLL Group, offers his thoughts on what property market...

03 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Simon Tollit – what to expect in 2017

Simon Tollit, director of central London sales at United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty, offers his thoughts on what property market trends...

30 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Jake Russell – what to expect in 2017

Jake Russell, director at Russell Simpson, offers his thoughts on what property market trends we can expect over the coming year. Much...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Trevor Abrahmsohn - what to expect in 2017

Trevor Abrahmsohn, director at Glentree Estates offers his thoughts on what property market trends we can expect over the coming year.  2016 has...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house price inflation continues to slow

Residential property price inflation across the UK is continuing to slow, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)...

14 December 2016

From: Breaking News

House prices in England and Wales edge up in November

The average residential property price in England and Wales edged up by 0.1% in November, according to the latest the LSL/Acadata...

13 December 2016

From: Breaking News

House price falls in London look ‘inevitable’

Homeowners and property investors in Greater London are facing steep falls in house prices as the slowdown in prime areas of...

06 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Aberdeen property sales plummet, but good prospects for a long-term recovery

New research into Aberdeen’s housing market suggests the prospects for a long-term recovery are good, despite the fact that sellers’ price...

24 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London’s super prime housing market is not ‘dead in the water’

London remains among the most desirable cities in the world for the super wealthy, but with property prices reaching record-breaking levels...

22 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Dubai property prices fall marginally

Residential property prices in Dubai dipped during the third quarter of the year following a fall in transactions, new figures show. Annual...

19 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime London land values fall sharply

Land values in prime central London dropped by 10.3% in the year through to September, and are now at around the...

18 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London home prices slashed by housebuilder

With demand for high-end properties in central London cooling following the Brexit vote and property tax increases, Britain’s largest housebuilder, Barratt...

17 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London to lead recovery in house prices with 16.5% growth by 2021

London is to lead the UK house price recovery with 16.5% cumulative growth between now and the end of 2020, according...

11 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London's property market set to benefit from Trump's election win

World trade markets plunged after billionaire property developer Donald Trump won the US election and is now set to become the...

10 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Check out the world's best - and worst - performing housing markets

Prime residential property prices across the world’s major cities increased on average by 3.8% in the 12 months to September 2016,...

01 November 2016

From: Breaking News

New JV set up to acquire £100m of land

Investment and development company Martin’s Properties and housebuilder BlackOnyx have joined forces to launch Obsidian Strategic – a joint venture (JV)...

01 November 2016

From: Breaking News

UK housing market sees a ‘reverse ripple’

Historically, UK property prices have demonstrated a distinct spatial pattern over time, rising initially in a cyclical upswing in prime central...

31 October 2016

From: Breaking News

London house prices forecast to fall next year

Residential property prices in London are set to fall next year as uncertainty about the UK’s exit from the European Union...

29 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Housing market in Nine Elms ‘remains robust’

The Nine Elms’ borough of Southwark has experienced a boom in residential property prices over the past 12 months, but with...

28 October 2016

From: Breaking News

London's luxury property market slowdown appeals to ‘savvy’ investors

The slowdown in prime central London’s residential property market caused by overinflated house prices, higher taxes, increasing housing supply, weaker demand...

25 October 2016

From: Breaking News

House prices in England and Wales rise marginally in September

The average price of a residential property in England and Wales rose slightly last month despite a month-on-month decline recorded in...

17 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Overseas investors race to acquire commercial property in London

International investors accounted for 78% of the commercial property acquired in central London in the last three months, as the fall...

11 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Property investors target Vienna’s pied-a-terre market

A growing number of investors are targeting Vienna’s pied-a-terre market, where attractive yields are on offer in key up-and-coming districts, according...

04 October 2016

From: Breaking News

London’s prime house prices forecast to fall 9% this year - Savills

Residential property prices in London’s prime locations will fall by 9% this year and not rise again until 2019 as increased...

22 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Surge in buyer interest offers room for ‘cautious optimism’ in prime London

There has been a significant rise in the volume of prospective property purchasers in the prime central London since the EU...

12 September 2016

From: Breaking News

UK needs to prepared for “difficult times” ahead, says May

The Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that Britain’s exit from the European Union will not be straightforward for the economy,...

05 September 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to fall next year

Residential property prices look set to fall across many part of the UK next year as the housing market and wider...

23 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime waterfront properties could fetch 71% price premium

Prime properties in coastal locations could be worth up to 71% higher than similar properties situated inland, according to research by...

17 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Top global property investment hotspots unveiled

Prime residential property prices across the world’s major cities increased on average by 4.4% in the 12 months to June 2016, with...

08 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime London property prices falling sharply

Residential property prices in prime central London are currently falling at their fastest rate for seven years owed in part to...

06 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Investment in Bristol’s office market hits record high

Office investment in Bristol hit an all-time high of £237m in the first half of the year, fresh data from Savills...

05 August 2016

From: Breaking News

1m new homes by 2020 possible thanks to Cameron’s ‘strong housing legacy’

The Brexit vote will undoubtedly dominate David Cameron's legacy as Prime Minister, but he should also be remembered for leaving behind...

02 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Post-Brexit dip in property prices create opportunities for fast-acting investors

There has been a notable fall in residential property prices in London which present canny investors with a genuine opportunity to...

29 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Top-end sales in London ‘now lower than trough of 2008’

Fewer homes are now changing hands in prime central London than during the trough of 2008, fresh research shows. Looking specifically at...

19 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Recession looms for Brexit Britain

Britain is on the verge of recession following the UK’s decision to exit the European Union last month, according to the...

15 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Gainsborough presents ‘golden opportunities’ for investors

With plans to develop more than 4,000 new homes, as part of the large-scale regeneration of Gainsborough, more than 60 developers,...

15 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Britain may not leave the EU now that Theresa 'soft Brexit' May is PM

Andrea Leadsom’s decision to withdraw from the race for the keys to Number 10 Downing Street yesterday, has not just paved...

12 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Sharp rise in British demand for property in Spain since EU vote

There has been a significant increase in the number of Britons registering an interest in buying property in Spain post-Brexit, according...

08 July 2016

From: Breaking News

London luxury property prices continue to fall

Property prices across London’s prime housing markets continued to fall in the run-up to the EU referendum, with further declines anticipated...

08 July 2016

From: Breaking News

UK property remains a ‘safe investment’, says Romans

Global markets have plunged, David Cameron has announced that he is to step down as Prime Minister later this year, sterling...

06 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime global rents fall

Luxury residential rents across many of the world’s main cities are continuing to fall, the latest figures show. Knight Frank’s Prime Global...

01 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Leaving the EU will have varied impact on London’s property market

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is set to have a mixed impact on housing markets across London, according to...

01 July 2016

From: Breaking News

International investors eye London property deals

Despite widespread reports that international businesses are already pulling investment from the UK in light of the EU referendum result, one estate...

29 June 2016

From: Breaking News

‘Window of opportunity’ to invest in PCL before prices increase

Within hours of the EU votes being counted last week, London Central Portfolio (LCP) released a statement urging investors to consider...

27 June 2016

From: Breaking News

House prices could fall following Brexit vote

Global markets have plunged, David Cameron has announced that he is to step down as Prime Minister later this year and...

24 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Sellers in central London ‘cashing in’

High property prices and an ultra-low interest rate environment are tempting many property owners in prime central London to sell up...

13 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Hong Kong unlikely to relax cooling measures despite falling prices

Government measures to rein in property prices and curb speculation in Hong Kong, including a 15% stamp duty for foreign buyers,...

10 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to fall, says RICS

House prices are still rising but surveyors are warning the market to be braced for a significant slowdown in the coming...

09 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime London land prices continue to fall

Prime central London development land prices fell for the second quarter in tandem with values for greenfield land in England which...

07 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Buyers are ‘investing in the Algarve again’

The average price of a home in the Algarve has increased for the first time since 2008, thanks largely to a...

02 June 2016

From: Breaking News

UK farmland prices hit by Brexit fears

UK farmland prices have dropped back below £8,000 an acre following an average 3% decline in values in the first quarter...

26 May 2016

From: Breaking News

British property investors casting eyes towards Berlin, says agent

A growing number of Britons are investing in Berlin’s property market, according to a local leading estate agent. Bewocon, one of Berlin’s...

26 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Lacklustre prime central property market continues to stagnate

The housing market in London’s traditional ‘prime’ market continues to slow as global economic turmoil and tax increases for high-value property...

17 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime Milan apartments ‘in high demand’

High-end apartments in Milan are now selling for as much as €9,750sqm (£7,710sqm), which is a similar level to luxury homes...

16 May 2016

From: Breaking News

London lacks affordable office space

There remains a severe shortage of affordable office space in the capital despite the fact that London office starts have soared...

16 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Plans approved for £2.5bn regeneration around Wembley Stadium

A £2.5bn regeneration scheme around Wembley Stadium has been given the go-ahead by Brent Council and will see up to 4,850 new...

13 May 2016

From: Breaking News

‘Project Fact’ or further doomsday predictions from ‘Project Fear’?

A vote to leave the EU would have a ‘major hit’ on residential property prices across the UK and increase the...

10 May 2016

From: Breaking News

German holiday home prices to carry on rising

Investors are flocking to Germany’s tourism property sector to take advantage of rising holiday home prices on the back of increasing...

09 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime commercial property rents continue to grow

Rents in the UK prime commercial property sector rose by an average of 1.4% in the first quarter of this year,...

04 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Cash is king in London’s prime property market

More than a third of prime London property acquisitions made by buy-to-let investors in the first quarter of the year were...

27 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime London rental market cools

The rental market in prime central London is starting to slow following a year of record breaking growth with rents either...

18 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Cogress raise £8m equity in only 22 days

Open equity investment firm Cogress has sourced £8m in just 22 days after completing a £3.9m investment for a mixed-use development on...

08 April 2016

From: Breaking News

Record number of new buyer registrations in Prime London

Buyer registrations and tenancy agreements in Prime London have soared in the last year, according to Marsh & Parsons’ latest London...

12 February 2016

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A bunfight followed by a fast? Why the buy-to-let tax hike should not be feared

The frustrations vented over the looming buy-to-let tax hike has sadly been all too predictable. In the latest twist to what have...

27 January 2016

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Leasehold extension – is it worth it?

Leasehold ownership, which governs a significant proportion of prime central London’s residential offering, is an ancient legislation, dating back to the...

22 January 2016

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Prime country house prices record 3.1% rise in 2015

The value of prime country houses increased by 3.1% during 2015 – a sign that the market is finally adjusting to...

05 January 2016

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New Year to kick-start 2016 lettings market

This January is set to be the strongest month outside of the summer for lettings activity, fuelled by Christmas divorces and...

05 January 2016

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Why we called the London property market

Last month, my estate agency, Portico, was in the press for saying something rather controversial: we could be on the verge...

15 December 2015

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Planning permission granted for new stadium and 648 new homes

Hounslow Borough Council has granted planning permission to Prime Place and Brentford Football Club to deliver a new 20,000 capacity football...

15 December 2015

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Prime property investment community launched by Kwikhomes

A London-based property tech venture is aiming to disrupt “the property investment market by creating a community of like-minded individuals who...

15 December 2015

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Findings from Knight Frank’s latest UK Residential Market Forecast revealed

Cumulative growth in UK prices will total 20.3% in the five years to the end of 2020, according to Knight Frank’s...

17 November 2015

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Prime country house market has bounced back, agency confirms

There has been a marked recovery in the £2 million+ country house market, according to estate agency Strutt & Parker. The firm...

13 November 2015

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Vancouver and Sydney lead the way in the global prime property price stakes

Average prime property prices in the world's key global cities increased by 1.9% in the year to September 2015, according to...

06 November 2015

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Prime property market slowed in first half of 2015

Research from Lloyds Bank has shown that the number of homes sold for more than £1m fell by 11% in the first...

30 October 2015

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TfL’s property development drive gathers pace

More than 300 acres of land owned by Transport for London (TfL) will be made available for the building of homes,...

23 October 2015

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Demand for Prime Central London continues to fall

According to eMoov’s latest PCL Hotspots Index, demand for prime central London (PCL) property is at its lowest point since the...

20 October 2015

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London leads the world on prime property

London is now the destination of choice for the world's richest investors, according to recent findings from high-end agency Knight Frank....

09 October 2015

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Investors from all over showing interest in Luton investment opportunity

London-based property investment consultancy Experience Invest has created a new investment opportunity in Luton. With demand for student accommodation increasing year...

09 October 2015

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Is the influx of overseas investors a good sign for local investors?

I’ve seen a sharp rise this year in the number of foreign investors looking to establish a presence or even expand...

02 October 2015

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Report reveals Wokingham is the best place in England and Wales for families

According to the Family Hotspots Report by OneFamily, the historic market town of Wokingham has been crowned the best place in...

24 September 2015

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70% uplift commanded for prime waterfront properties

New findings from Knight Frank’s Waterfront Team have revealed that waterfront properties in the UK are worth an average of 70%...

10 August 2015

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Sales of prime properties set to fall, says Jackson-Stops & Staff

The number of sales for properties over £1.5 million seems set to drop for the first time in two years, according...

28 July 2015

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Select Property Group boosts portfolio with dual acquisition

Two prime city centre sites in York and Glasgow have been acquired by Select Property Group. Combined, the sites have a...

26 June 2015

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Strong pound encourages property investors to look abroad

Property investors are becoming increasingly interested in expanding their portfolios outside of the UK.   Some 46% of property investors surveyed by FXcompared...

19 June 2015

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Property prices boosted by National Parks and beauty spots

New research by Knight Frank has revealed there is a premium for properties situated within a National Park or an Area...

12 June 2015

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All you need to know about fibre

You’ve probably heard about it many times, but what actually is fibre optic broadband and why is such a fuss being...

26 May 2015

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Prime Central London set to reap the benefits of shock election result

The surprise election result is set to boost transaction levels across Prime Central London, according to new research by high-end agency...

22 May 2015

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 Prime rents soar in the Home Counties

Prime rents in the Home Counties grew by 3.5% in the first quarter of 2015, the highest rate of quarterly growth...

20 May 2015

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New government plans to provide 95% of UK with superfast broadband by 2017

After months of campaigning and deliberating, polling day is now behind us. With all the election stories doing the rounds, we...

11 May 2015

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PCL still a haven for investors as new development sells out in two hours

A poignant example of the continued lure of prime London property, a new Victoria-based development launched by private equity firm Cogress...

30 April 2015

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The best European property investment destinations

By Roy Weatherby, The Overseas Investor  Property has become one of the most popular forms of investment, with many buyers looking to search...

28 April 2015

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A new year, a new broadband package…

At a time of year when many are prone to re-evaluating their lives and the direction it is going in, now...

24 April 2015

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