Ranked: Britain’s fastest selling locations

It now takes an average of 77 days for a property to go under offer, says Rightmove, up from 72 a year ago. The North West has seen the biggest acceleration in time taken to sell a home.

Transaction numbers hold up – ONS

Official figures indicate that the monthly volume of residential property transactions is now close to the ten-year average, with little change over the last year.

BTL investors look north in search of returns

8,279 properties were sold to landlords with buy-to-let mortgages in northwestern England last year, according to Savills, putting the region ahead of London (8,263 sales) and the South East (8,009) in the popularity stakes for the first time

Proportion of international buyers in PCL hits six-year high

57% of the homes sold in London’s priciest postcodes during H2 2018 went to overseas purchasers, reports Hamptons International, the highest level recorded since H2 2012; currency movements persuading foreign buyers to take a view on Brexit uncertainty, says firm

Street Views: International buyers in Prime Central London

The proportion of overseas purchasers in PCL is at a six-year high, according to new research out today, accounting for over half of the homes sold in the capital’s top postcodes. These kind of headline figures only tell part of the story – and sometimes much, much less – so here’s how some of London’s top buying and selling agents have been reporting things on the ground…