The Market

'Regained optimism signals a spring rally' for prime property markets in and around London, says Strutt & Parker, as the estate agency stands by its 2023 house price forecasts despite a turbulent economic…

The Rental Reform Bill 'may be the final straw for some landlords,' warns Knight Frank's research chief.

HMRC has reported a 'particularly large' drop in residential property transactions from March to April.

Buyer demand is running a third above the five-year average in prime London, says Knight Frank's research head, while the supply of homes available to buy is up 16%.

Sales volumes are still on track to be 20% lower than last year.

Harrods Estates highlights a resurgent super-prime market around its famous namesake department store, with buying and development activity outpacing pre-pandemic levels.

20% of donations to the party between 2010 and 2020 came from firms and individuals connected to the housing market.

The spectre of Corbyn may be laid to rest, but the threat of a mansion tax continues to haunt the streets of PCL as election chatter intensifies

A year on from the Elizabeth Line opening, new Rightmove analysis reveals the latest buyer and renter trends near stations along the line.

A buying agent's guide to the best streets and schemes in SW3, and what's happening in the sales market right now...

'Transport improvements in London have opened up new areas for workers in Central London to live, leading to a shift in buyer and renter behaviour,' says Foxtons' lettings chief.

Sadiq Khan wants to raise council tax on long-term empty homes to discourage absentee owners, and to 'make it easier' for councils to temporarily take-over under-used buildings.