The Market

The resi auction scene has had a bumper rundown to Christmas, with November proving to be 2012's most successful month for sales

**UPDATE** Wandsworth Council has given full approval to the Battersea Project Land Company's Phase One plans, meaning that all is on-track for sales of the first 800 resi units to kick-off at 10am on…

The way people move in/out/around London is changing, according to the latest research report from Winkworth

Knight Frank has released a "quietly optimistic" Prime Global Residential Forecast, with prime property prices expected to rise in 2013 by an average of 2.5% across all 14 major cities surveyed

Boris Johnson has announced plans for a new "London Rental Standard" to be launched next year, aimed at promoting high standards and empowering consumers in the rental sector; 

Five years may be a long time, but Chesterton Humberts has taken a punt and projected that total price growth in London, the South East, East Anglia and South West will be pushing 20% by then (compared…

The number of £2m+ homes being bought through the offshore company tax-dodge has plummeted by 80% since March's budget, according to the FT.

With only a couple of weeks left until the property world hangs up its brogues for another year, there's been somewhat of a pre-Christmas rush in Knight Frank’s Country Division, with over £250m worth of …

Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the launch of a dedicated residential sales office in the swanky Royal Exchange, slap bang in the middle of the City of London, EC3

There were sighs of relief around Chelsea, Mayfair and Hampstead Village yesterday afternoon, as the Chancellor surprised us all by announcing that "there will be no new property taxes" in his Autumn Statement

*BREAKING NEWS: Osborne promises no new property taxes...more to follow* Today's the day that we finally find out, after moons of speculation, what George Osborne's Autumn Statement has to say

There is nothing wrong with the underlying health of the market, says Trevor Abrahmsohn