This month, the Law Commission published its long-awaited proposals for leasehold reform, making a number of recommendations which could have major ramifications for the London property market. Sarah Taylor explains why there is a problem, what is being proposed and whether the recommendations are sensible or not…
American firm CA Ventures has hired Tim Phillips to lead a £380m-a-year foray into Europe’s BtR and PRS scene, starting with the UK.
Oxford Economics forecasts “sluggish” but positive growth for London property prices
Placemaking director Tor Burrows takes on a new role to help the firm hit its ambitious environmental goals
Have your say: Nominations are now open for PrimeResi Journal’s Top 50 Buying Agency and Top 50 Boutique Estate Agency indices for 2020
The Olayan Group, Chelsfield & Skanska are working together on transforming an iconic swathe between Harrods and Harvey Nicks into a major new mixed-use scheme, delivering 35 ‘luxurious’ rental apartments
£5m-plus sales soared by 78% in the final quarter as wealthy purchasers chose not to wait for the result of the General Election, reports LonRes
Key findings from Zoopla’s annual “State of the Property Nation” include a marked upswing in estate agencies’ sentiment, but there’s continued uncertainty over the political situation.
Rightmove recorded its biggest ever December/January asking price “surge” in the wake of the General Election – led by more expensive “top of the ladder” properties.
Average rental payments across the country increased by 3.7% in 2019, and have escalated by 81% in the last decade.
UK regions saw a dramatic 51% increase in the number of “American-style” purpose-built rental homes completed in 2019, according to Savills, the British Property Federation and Molior.