Labour rules out new wealth & mansion taxes
"I don't see the way to prosperity as being through taxation," says Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves.
It's suggested that the Labour Party would hit overseas buyers with higher tax rates and impose restrictions on who can buy new-build homes in the UK.
Regulation could help, but construction of more homes 'remains the real solution', says property industry trade body.
The government is pressing on with plans to regulate the holiday rental market, suggesting a new planning use class for short-term rentals, and a register of to keep track of them.
Longstanding independent firm ramps up resi division with recruitment of high-profile broker & star of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses as head of sales.
CBRE and Beauchamp Estates are about to launch sales at Three Kings Mayfair, for JV developers 1.61 London, Urbanwise and Valpre.
Andrew Russell & Ben Bentley's independent firm, The Country House Department, is on course for a 'record' year following a number of big-ticket deals.
Boutique development on Mount Street houses four luxury apartments designed by Rigby & Rigby, plus some retail and office space.
High-end specialists from Savills summarise the key drivers shaping the PCL lettings & sales markets this year.
Hamish Bruce has joined Inhous following stints at Marsh & Parsons and Black Brick.
Freehold swathe on sought-after Tite Street has scope for a significant prime resi scheme.
Walnut Tree House in Hampton Wick comes with a boathouse and private mooring, and was once home to the owner of Fortnum & Mason.
While eco-solutions require significant investment in terms of both strategy and execution, the long-term gains are already evident, explains Strutt & Parker's Josh Ayres.
By Josh Ayres
Real estate continues to be the largest concentration of wealth in the world, reveals Savills, worth almost four times the value of global GDP.
PCL has once again gone ‘on sale’ due to a near-term tumble for GBP, reports David Huggett.
Fixer-uppers are in high demand, says Rightmove.
The latest weekly data from LonRes shows a continuing spike in asking price reductions across both sales and rental markets.