The Market

Will the latest batch of planning reforms kick-start conversions or leave developers still kicking their heels, asks Rachel Lee...

Details of a new discretionary compensation package for property owners affected by the HS2 rail link between London and Birmingham were released by the government this week

Prime country houses prices rose, on average, by 1.9% in the first three months of the year, says Knight Frank, taking the annual increase to +4.5%

The London skyline is being "trashed" by the wave of residential towers currently shooting up in between Vauxhall and Whitechapel, according to former City planning chief Peter Rees (the chap who incidentally…

The system for listed building consents is getting an overhaul, with the aim of creating a 'more effective and efficient' process with less bureaucracy and generally lower costs

Surveyors are whooping as Q1 saw the average number of houses sold per chartered surveyor clamber to its highest level in six years, according to the RICS

It's been a few hours at least since the last mansion tax furore, and we're fairly sure that most in the prime property industry are now on the same page - or least the same chapter

London and New York take joint first position in Savills latest global property report, which ranks a dozen cities based on their 'x-factor' appeal

Increased stock levels will create buyer’s market this summer, according to buying agency The Buying Agents.

Knightsbridge-based agency W.A.Ellis has reported transaction levels in the second-hand PCL market were down by 10% in Q1, compared with the same period last year

2013 marked a turning point for many prime second home markets around the globe, according to the latest research from Savills

A controversial proposal to introduce a limit on overseas property sales was unceremoniously shot down in the House of Lords last week