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Average property prices in London's Canary Wharf soar due to high demand
2014-04-15 07:51:10 [Europe]
Strong demand has forced average pricing in Canary Wharf up to around £750 per square foot, with some of the best units at new schemes pushing towards £1,100 per square foot, a new analysis shows.Read full article: [Average property prices in London's Canary Wharf soar due to high demand]
 
Analysis suggests how politics can affect the prime London property market
2014-04-09 12:26:30 [Europe]
Prime central London prices have risen by more than two thirds since their post Lehman Brothers low point but it is politics as much as economics that have had an impact on values, according to a new analysis.Read full article: [Analysis suggests how politics can affect the prime London property market]
 
A UK mansion tax would hit home owners most in just three locations in London
2014-04-09 09:57:05 [Europe]
Over 80,000 homes in the UK would be liable to a mansion tax if it were introduced, a move that has been proposed by some politians and not yet ruled out by the government.Read full article: [A UK mansion tax would hit home owners most in just three locations in London]
 
Prime property sales in some central London areas slowing
2014-04-08 08:07:40 [Europe]
Prime property sales in some of the most desirable locations in London are slowing and price growth at the upper end is patchy, according to a new market analysis.Read full article: [Prime property sales in some central London areas slowing]
 
Battersea power station phase three launched
2014-04-07 15:22:43 [Europe]
Plans for Phase Three of the iconic Battersea Power Station development in London, which included a new pedestrianised shopping street, have been unveiled.Read full article: [Battersea power station phase three launched]
 
London Mayor by passes councils and approves thousands of new homes
2014-04-03 11:15:04 [Europe]
The Mayor of London has approved plans to build thousands of homes in London after planning authorities either refused or where unable to deal with the applications.
Read full article: [London Mayor by passes councils and approves thousands of new homes]
 
Rents in London’s prime rental sector up slightly by 0.1% in first quarter of 2014
2014-03-26 13:48:27 [Europe]
Prime rents in London increased modestly by 0.1% in the first quarter of 2014, in contrast to the small falls seen in rents at the end of 2013, according to a new report.Read full article: [Rents in London’s prime rental sector up slightly by 0.1% in first quarter of 2014]
 
UK average asking prices up 3.3% month on month, latest index shows
2014-03-19 15:34:31 [Europe]
New sellers have helped push up property prices in the UK, with the average asking price seeing a rise of 3.3% or £8,103 last month, according to the latest data from Rightmove. Read full article: [UK average asking prices up 3.3% month on month, latest index shows]
 
New development body to be created to oversee thousands of new homes in West London
2014-03-19 09:12:13 [Europe]
Ambitious plans to transform one of the most deprived parts of London into a thriving new district with up to 24,000 new homes have moved a step closer, it has been announced. Read full article: [New development body to be created to oversee thousands of new homes in West London]
 
Shortage of property in the UK means eight new buyers after every new instruction
2014-03-17 09:42:05 [Europe]
Eight new buyers are chasing every new property instruction in the UK and new buyer registrations have risen by over quarter, according to new research.Read full article: [Shortage of property in the UK means eight new buyers after every new instruction]
 
Mayor calls for institutional investors for build to rent schemes in London
2014-03-14 12:27:57 [Europe]
Institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies are being sought to get involved in building thousands of new homes to rent in London.Read full article: [Mayor calls for institutional investors for build to rent schemes in London]
 
New rail network in London already boosting property transactions, new research shows
2014-03-13 11:04:16 [Europe]
Crossrail, London’s major transport innovation, is already having an impact on the property market with transactions within 500 metres stations increasing by 23% last year.Read full article: [New rail network in London already boosting property transactions, new research shows]
 
London Mayor ask developers to pledge to sell new homes to Londoners first
2014-03-12 13:36:43 [Europe]
London Mayor Boris Johnson wants new homes in London to be offered for sale to Londoners first and is asking  developers to join him in a new deal or concordat.
Read full article: [London Mayor ask developers to pledge to sell new homes to Londoners first]
 
Sales and lettings markets in prime central London remain strong
2014-03-07 15:43:41 [Europe]
Demand for homes in central London is resilient with both sales and lettings continuing to thrive, according to Strutt & Parker’s latest London residential quarterly report.
Read full article: [Sales and lettings markets in prime central London remain strong]
 
Work starts on flagship brown field London site to create over 400 new homes
2014-03-05 09:49:37 [Europe]
Building work is under way at a new £78.4 million property development in London which is part of the city’s major housing programme and one of the largest regeneration projects in the east of the city.Read full article: [Work starts on flagship brown field London site to create over 400 new homes]
 
Price growth in prime central London lags other markets for first time since 2009
2014-03-04 15:57:54 [Europe]
For the first time since 2009 property price growth in the prime central London sector is slower than the UK mainstream market, according to a new analysis from Knight Frank.Read full article: [Price growth in prime central London lags other markets for first time since 2009]
 
Increasing numbers of prime property owners in central London downsizing
2014-03-03 17:37:08 [Europe]
The lower end of the prime property market in central London seems to be set to continue doing well as increasing numbers of owners downsize from more substantial properties.Read full article: [Increasing numbers of prime property owners in central London downsizing]
 
Demand for rental properties in the UK soars 15% year on year
2014-02-26 15:52:10 [Europe]
New tenancies across the UK increased by 15% in the last 12 months while monthly rental prices rose by 8%, according to the latest index.Read full article: [Demand for rental properties in the UK soars 15% year on year]
 
Growth in lending for first time buyers in London, latest CML data shows
2014-02-26 12:00:08 [Europe]
Mortgage lending in the UK is continuing to trend upwards with London seeing particularly strong levels, including for first time buyers, the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders shows.
Read full article: [Growth in lending for first time buyers in London, latest CML data shows]
 
Central London office market seeing increased demand as supply falls
2014-02-25 09:09:44 [Europe]
Occupiers with significant upcoming property requirements in the central London office property market need to act now, according to a new research paper from Jones Lang LaSalle.Read full article: [Central London office market seeing increased demand as supply falls]
 
Reports reveal the stark contrast between London property and elsewhere in the UK
2014-02-24 13:48:09 [Europe]
There is a stark contrast between the property markets in London and the rest of the UK with two new reports showing just how wide the gap has become in terms of prices, buyers and growth.Read full article: [Reports reveal the stark contrast between London property and elsewhere in the UK]
 
Rental yields for buy to let landlords in England and Wales remain high
2014-02-21 09:05:52 [Europe]
Landlords across England and Wales have seen returns eclipsed by those in London which have seen total annual returns of 14.6% in the 12 months to January 2014, up from 11.4% in the previous 12 months.
Read full article: [Rental yields for buy to let landlords in England and Wales remain high]
 
Phase two of iconic Battersea development in London announced
2014-02-20 08:27:39 [Europe]
Phase Two of the iconic Battersea Power Station development is to be launched in London in May, it has been announced, with buyers and investors needing to register in advance.
Read full article: [Phase two of iconic Battersea development in London announced]
 
Prime property in London expected to outperform gold and stocks and shares
2014-02-17 16:05:06 [Europe]
Prime residential property in London will outperform other major asset types in terms of growth this year, according to the latest index from agents Chesterton Humberts.Read full article: [Prime property in London expected to outperform gold and stocks and shares]
 
Record January for the prime property market in London, agents reveal
2014-02-07 11:38:27 [Europe]
The prime property market in London has seen a strong start to the year with 48% of properties sold doing so at asking price or higher and 34% selling within two weeks of being put on the market, research shows.Read full article: [Record January for the prime property market in London, agents reveal]
 
Rents in prime central London up for first time in 21 months, latest index shows
2014-02-06 17:08:40 [Europe]
Prime central London rents rose for the first time in 21 months in January, as UK economic sentiment continued to improve, according to the latest lettings index.Read full article: [Rents in prime central London up for first time in 21 months, latest index shows]
 
London office rents set to reach historic high by 2018 as economic outlook improves
2014-02-05 13:47:06 [Europe]
A return of confidence in the economic outlook will see London office rents reach an historic high by 2018, a new analysis suggests.Read full article: [London office rents set to reach historic high by 2018 as economic outlook improves]
 
Sales of luxury homes in key international property hotspots soar
2014-02-05 10:59:44 [Global News]
Luxury homes sales volumes in key international property hotspots surged in 2013, while median sales prices remained relatively constant, according to a new report by Christie’s International Real Estate and Strutt & Parker.Read full article: [Sales of luxury homes in key international property hotspots soar]
 
Mayfair set to become the most luxurious property area in London
2014-02-03 16:39:51 [Europe]
Mayfair is set to become even more popular with luxury home buyers and property investors in London with new research showing that there is over £5 billion pounds worth of new residential apartments and houses in the development pipeline.Read full article: [Mayfair set to become the most luxurious property area in London]
 
Competition strong for apartments and family homes in prime central London
2014-01-30 13:38:23 [Europe]
Competition is strong for investment property in the prime central London property priced under £2 million, according to the latest analysis report from agents W. A. Ellis.Read full article: [Competition strong for apartments and family homes in prime central London]
 
Analysis report reveals why Chinese property investors are buying in the UK
2014-01-20 13:09:28 [Europe]
Improved trade relations between the UK and China along with an increasing number of Chinese children being educated in top schools are among the key factors driving Chinese investment in prime central London property.Read full article: [Analysis report reveals why Chinese property investors are buying in the UK]
 
London mayor announces additions to plans for new home building in the city
2014-01-16 11:44:01 [Europe]
Plans to deliver tens of thousands of new homes in London through the creation of new opportunity areas have been announced by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.Read full article: [London mayor announces additions to plans for new home building in the city]
 
Real estate investment turnover in central London at its highest ever in 2013
2014-01-09 12:40:11 [Europe]
Investment turnover for the Central London commercial property market reached its highest ever level in 2013, an increase of 39% compared with last year, according to the latest data from international real estate advisor Savills.Read full article: [Real estate investment turnover in central London at its highest ever in 2013]
 
Report highlights potential property hotspots in the UK in 2014
2014-01-07 13:33:32 [Europe]
The UK property market has split in two with London and sought after cities in the south east set to perform the best and be in demand in 2014, according to a new analysis.Read full article: [Report highlights potential property hotspots in the UK in 2014]
 
London residential rental gap widens
2014-01-07 10:30:36 [Europe]
The rental price gap in London is getting greater with a £4,411 difference in asking rents across the capital between the cheapest and the most expensive properties, new research shows.
Read full article: [London residential rental gap widens]
 
Most expensive streets in England and Wales revealed
2013-12-30 16:27:01 [Europe]

The most expensive residential streets in England and Wales remain in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank.

Read full article: [Most expensive streets in England and Wales revealed]
 
London developers pledge to market new builds in the UK at same time as abroad
2013-12-27 11:02:39 [Europe]

Leading developers working in London have announced a new voluntary commitment to ensure UK buyers have every possible opportunity to buy new build homes in the capital.

Read full article: [London developers pledge to market new builds in the UK at same time as abroad]
 
Prime property in London seeing double digit annual price growth
2013-12-23 16:22:33 [Europe]
London’s prime housing markets have recorded double digit annual price growth for the first time in over three years, mainly driven by domestic wealth and wealth already in the market, according to international real estate adviser, Savills.
Read full article: [Prime property in London seeing double digit annual price growth]
 
After 12% price growth in 2013, prices in London could rise another 5% in 2014
2013-12-23 09:06:30 [Europe]

In 2013 the London property market has broken all the records, with the latest government figures showing 12% annual house price rises in the capital, equating to a growth of £49,079 and more is predicted for 2014.

Read full article: [After 12% price growth in 2013, prices in London could rise another 5% in 2014]
 
Number of British property millionaires up by 31%
2013-12-18 09:28:39 [Europe]

The number of British property millionaires increased by a third in 2013 with 61% of them being found in London, according to new research.

Read full article: [Number of British property millionaires up by 31%]
 
London sales and prices continue to outperform the rest of the UK
2013-12-16 13:57:02 [Europe]
Residential property sales in London are not seeing a seasonal let up yet with the latest transaction figures up 56% year on year compared to a UK average of 32%.
Read full article: [London sales and prices continue to outperform the rest of the UK]
 
Rental prices in prime central London expected to pick up in 2014
2013-12-11 16:43:28 [Europe]
Prime central London rents are ending the year in decline but rising demand and economic data point to growth in 2014, the latest rental index shows.Read full article: [Rental prices in prime central London expected to pick up in 2014]
 
London property prices to continue rising faster than rest of UK in 2014
2013-12-10 11:05:01 [Europe]
London property prices will continue to outperform those in the rest of the UK in 2014, but the rate of growth is expected to stabilise, according to a new report.Read full article: [London property prices to continue rising faster than rest of UK in 2014]
 
Investors tapping into UK student property market, new report suggests
2013-12-04 09:43:18 [Europe]
More than £1.6 billion has been invested in UK student accommodation in just nine months, as investors seek to tap in to one of property’s most lucrative asset classes.Read full article: [Investors tapping into UK student property market, new report suggests]
 
Draw of London’s prime property market could lessen in 2014, it is suggested
2013-12-03 13:23:23 [Europe]
The pull of property in central London for wealthy international buyers seeking a secure haven in which to invest their money could lessen in 2014, it is claimed.
Read full article: [Draw of London’s prime property market could lessen in 2014, it is suggested]
 
London Mayor sets out vision to build 42,000 homes a year for 20 years
2013-12-02 16:52:59 [Europe]
London needs to see a level of house building unseen in the city since the 1930s to meet the needs of its expanding population but thought needs to be put into where, according to the mayor Boris Johnson.Read full article: [London Mayor sets out vision to build 42,000 homes a year for 20 years]
 
Average country house prices in the UK starting to rise again, latest index report shows
2013-11-29 14:06:27 [Europe]
Average prices for prime country homes in the UK are starting to rise but remain around 20% below their market peak in the third quarter of 2007, according to the latest market report from Knight Frank.Read full article: [Average country house prices in the UK starting to rise again, latest index report shows]
 
Ripple effect from London set to benefit UK regional office markets
2013-11-29 11:18:44 [Europe]
The continued rise of London’s office market will stimulate regional commercial markets as the ripple effects moved out from the capital city, according to a new report.Read full article: [Ripple effect from London set to benefit UK regional office markets]
 
Mortgage lending in London sees quarterly growth, especially among first time buyers
2013-11-27 10:15:34 [Europe]
Mortgage lending in London in the third quarter of 2013 followed a similar upward trend to the rest of the UK, the latest quarterly data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders shows.Read full article: [Mortgage lending in London sees quarterly growth, especially among first time buyers]
 
Prime residential pipeline in London set to see sales of over £50 billion in next decade
2013-11-26 14:10:29 [Europe]
London’s prime residential pipeline has doubled since 2011 and over 20,000 units could be delivered over the next 10 years with a combined sales value of over £50 billion, according to a new report.Read full article: [Prime residential pipeline in London set to see sales of over £50 billion in next decade]
 



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