The Market

Prime central London house prices are now 58% above their 2009 low, having risen by 7.2% over the last 12 months, according to the latest from Knight Frank

The proportion of price-reduced £1m+ properties has fallen from 27% to 18% over the last 12 months, the lowest its been since the Summer of 2010, according to Primelocation.

House prices in the UK are 31% too high in relation to rents and over-priced by 21% compared to incomes, according to research by the OECD.

Mishcon de Reya's Real Estate team gives the skinny on the latest machinations in property law, including office-to-resi permitted development rights, changes to the judicial review system, squatters, …

New permitted development rights that allow the conversion of unused office space into residential use come into force today, although 17 local authorities, including swathes of London, are exempt from …

Buyers in the South West should be prepared to shell out a whopping 66% premium if they want a prime spot on the waterfront, according to some new research from Knight Frank

Rather than bullying developers to build out their land banks, Boris should take heed of a simple parable, says Trevor Abrahmsohn... Boris….bless your heart. 

Nearly half of London's population now rents, compared to a national average of 30%, according to a Cluttons-commissioned report by Reading University's Professor Michael Ball

It's already tough enough being a letting agent, what with all the money laundering and cannabis farms, says James Bailey; new rules that will see agents and landlords policing tenants' immigration statuses…

There are "green shoots emerging" in the housing market as the economy starts to look "less gloomy", according to the latest Knight Frank resi market update. UK-wide house prices dropped by 0

Budgets for international corporate relocations are on the up, according to a new survey by Knight Frank, with Asian activity driving the market and the UK's spend remaining fairly static

Filling Sir Matthew Pinsent's super-human-sized shoes, the Apprentice's Karren Brady was the celebrity of choice to grace this year's Lettings Agency of the Year Awards, held at The Lancaster Hotel this…