70 years of house price growth: How property prices have shifted since Elizabeth II was crowned
The Queen was crowned on 6th February 1952, when an average home cost just under £2,000. This is the equivalent of £56,000 in today’s money, and amounts to house price growth averaging 2.2% per annum above the rate of inflation every year since the coronation.
Zoopla predicts UK house price growth to slow to 3% by the year’s end
"Buyer demand remains high but there are now signs that market is softening," says Zoopla's research chief, as more vendors cut asking prices and deals take longer to materialise
House price growth slows to 9.8% – UK HPI
Official data points to a property market slowdown.
Six Years On: UK Vs EU house price growth since the Brexit vote
Average house prices across the EU-27 have increased by 39% since 2016, while the UK has seen 31% growth.
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Chestertons picks up well-known PCL lettings business
Estate agency takes over letting and management arm of boutique firm Henry & James as acquisition drive continues.
Interview: Luxury property impresario Dean Main on building a £600mn development pipeline & managing £12bn of PCL schemes
Talking legacy developments & top-end trends with the boss of Henigman & Rhodium.
Tom Bill: What does the higher bank rate mean for the UK housing market?
Lenders are tinkering with mortgage rates as a contradictory set of events unfold but higher rates are here to stay, says Knight Frank's head of resi research.
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‘There is no lack of interest’: Peninsula London pauses sales after world’s wealthiest pick up 70% of residences
New five-star destination opposite Buckingham Palace has been described as 'the most significant addition to London's ultra-prime market in recent memory'.
In Pictures: Former PM Johnson buys moated Oxfordshire Manor House
A source tells us that Boris Johnson has exchanged on Brightwell Manor for £3.8mn.
In Pictures: Three-year project creates a ‘sophisticated’ 17,000 sq ft country estate in Surrey
Helen Green Design collaborated with the 'very best artisans, joiners and suppliers in the industry' on this sumptuous reworking.
‘Astonishing’ $95mn super-villa is one of Dubai’s biggest-ever listings
The ten-bed mansion has been designed to 'expand the possibilities of elite architecture'.
Middleton recruits ex-Savills COO to new advisory board
Big-hitters Juliette Stacey and Christopher Eadie will be working with the prime property firm's senior team.
Luxury developer Mountwood unveils new boutique scheme in west London
Nearly half of the 24 units at Lexington House in West Ken have been picked up off-plan.
Foxtons takes cues from Netflix & Amazon in bid to ‘modernise estate agency’
Agency reveals how it is using AI to identify new leads in real time and get them 'to the right person at the right time'.
106-unit West Hampstead project brought to market
The Clay Yard is a rare new-build addition to the neighbourhood.
Scottish estate market cools, but prices remain high
Gross investment in Scottish estates dipped in 2022 as £1mn+ activity refocused to urban centres - but country estate prices remain at historically high levels.
In Pictures: ‘One of the most romantic homes in the Cotswolds’ seeks £6mn
Stouts Hill is 'a major and important example of Gothic country house style at its very best,' says Savills.