The Market

Another significant resi development has been given the go-ahead near Smithfield market in Farringdon

A grand total of 693 properties were sold in prime central London during Q4 2014, according to Strutt & Parker and Lonres. That's 32.5% down on the same period in 2013. A

The RICS has confirmed what everyone else is seeing, reporting that the national and London markets are cooling right down with prices, enquiries and sales all tailing off in January.

"House price growth in England and Wales over 2014 was most definitely a London and southern based phenomenon," says Hamptons as it identifies the best-performing postcodes for property prices growth …

Strutt & Parker has been making some interesting observations on PCL's new-build sales market. It

...or just another feeble attempt to use the internet for something it was not designed for? Trevor Abrahmsohn cuts to the chase... T

Australia will be unveiling plans to put the brakes on foreign investment into its resi property market "within weeks" in a bid to curtail soaring prices. A

The number of £1m+ sales has shot up by 80% in London since 2006/7, helping the quantity of seven-figure deals across the country to probably breach its 2007 peak for the first time in 2014, notes Savills.

Prime central London has - "contrary to generally downbeat reports in 2014" - delivered the highest level of property price growth since the economic recovery properly kicked off in 2010, says an optimistic London C…

The long-criticised slab rate system for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) was abolished in the Autumn Statement in December 2014, seeking to bring fairness to property purchase costs and benefiting 98% of homebuyers

The government has been laying out its plans to ditch the "confusing" restrictions on short-terms lets in the capital.

Savills has launched a dedicated resi sales offering in Bahrain for local residents keen to buy in the UK, Europe or the Americas