Headlines for Monday 15th October 2018

Young entrepreneurs splash £36m on Islington Square penthouses

Local twentysomethings emerge as the big-spenders at £400m scheme off Upper Street

Landlord acquisitions tumble by 30% – Hamptons

Buy-to-let investment has slumped to its lowest level in five years

Checking out Auberry’s Connaught-inspired lateral on Carlos Place

First floor three-bed takes design cues from the famous five-star hotel over the road

Wealthy students drive lettings deal surge in prime London

Transactions in Q3 were up by nearly 50% on Q2, reports JLL, with well-off students “underpinning the market”

Asking prices see lowest Autumn bump since 2010 – Rightmove

Higher-value ‘top of ladder’ homes saw the biggest asking price growth in the last month; smaller units the weakest

Watch: US agent drops $60k on hip-hop video to sell $45m mansion

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