Headlines for Friday 22nd February 2019

Market Snapshot: Mayfair

How have transactions and prices been holding up in the most exclusive of London enclaves?

Friday Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

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Britain’s homes are ‘not fit for the future’, warns Gummer’s Committee on Climate Change

We are not ‘adequately prepared for the challenges of climate change’, warns the CCC, ‘both in terms of reducing emissions from UK homes and ensuring homes are adequately prepared for the impacts of climate change.’

Mayfair block next to Saudi Embassy heads to auction

6,260 sq ft chunk of Charles Street is looking for over £6m

Change at the top for Purplebricks as revenues fail to meet expectations

Hybrid estate agency announces replacement CEOs in the UK and USA.

The number of £1m+ homes Britain ‘has fallen by 35,000’ in the last year

Guildford, Cambridge & Sevenoaks are Britain’s top towns for property millionaires, says Zoopla, while over half of the homes in Kensington & Chelsea are worth more than £1m.

Opinions Views & analysis from prime resi insiders

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Surveying the shape of Britain’s development finance market in 2019

While some participants, such as high street banks, have reduced their exposure to UK development finance, others have stepped in to fill the void. There...

Street Views: International buyers in Prime Central London

The proportion of overseas purchasers in PCL is at a six-year high, according to new research out today, accounting for over half of the homes sold in the...

The time is ripe for agents to overvalue; don’t heed the hype

I recently read a stat, courtesy of Rightmove, that 72% of property sales fall under the second estate agency. In other words, where a vendor appoints a...

Long Reads In-depth features on prime resi matters

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Friday Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country retreats. This...

Couture Shift: Understanding the key trends shaping global interior design

Haute couture fashion clothing is increasingly influencing interior design, according to global design house Taylor Howes, with a growing preference for...

Friday Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country retreats. This...

Prime Movers Indices The key players at the top of the market, ranked & profiled

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