China’s property market ‘springs back to life’ as Coronavirus crisis eases
Residential property sales in 30 major Chinese cities have bounced back to exceed pre-Coronovirus levels, reports the South China Morning Post.
Property price growth plummets in prime global cities, but ‘this is not a financial crisis as in 2008’
Prime global cities indices from Knight Frank and Savills reveal how Covid-19 has affected international property markets.
"We expect super-prime sales to end 2021 on a high," says Knight Frank, as it flags a significant jump in US$10m+ deals across seven major global wealth hubs so far this year.
Covid-19’s impact on global property markets ‘will likely be less than in the global financial crisis’
"A full house price crash [is] a distinct possibility," warns Oxford Economics as it assesses the potential fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic on global markets.
One prime estate agency has listed properties for sale in more than half of the nation's postcodes in the last six months, significantly out-covering any other brick-and-mortar firm.
Strutt & Parker's London new homes sales chief reflects on the big themes to emerge in the prime development sector lately, and the projects currently setting the tone in the luxury market...
By Keir Waddell
Charles Medina has moved from Savills to become a Director at Strutt & Parker in Mayfair and Marylebone.
Another major acquisition creates London's biggest estate agency network.
Jason Corbett's independent outfit, Rowallan Buying Agents, will focus on SW London and the Home Counties
Estate agency promotion promises 'a property tour de force for Islington', says Savills' head of London resi.
AGC is the the first British interior design collective to raise its social credentials with B Corp accreditation, joining the likes of Patagonia, The Modern House and The Portman Estate.
Housing secretary Michael Gove is bringing forward plans to reform England's "outdated" leasehold system
'A double-digit price fall does not exactly feel imminent', says Knight Frank, after recording some encouragingly high activity levels given the circumstances...
Property portal expects a ‘cautious mood’ to continue in the housing market until Easter.
Propertymark has flagged the big threats and opportunities facing estate agents and the property market in the year ahead...
Luxury hospitality giant's new boss flags branded resi as a major part of international growth plans.
If we all stopped in our tracks every time the papers rang a bell to call the onset of the next property crash, none of us would have bought homes since 1998, says buying agent Saul Empson...
By Saul Empson