May takes aim at foreign property buyers with 3% additional stamp duty levy
"It cannot be right that it is as easy for individuals who don’t live in the UK, as well as foreign based companies, to buy homes as hard working British residents" says the Prime Minister
Knight Frank looks at the differential between the average prime property price and the top price achieved in ten global cities over the last five years
UPDATED: Consultation launches on proposed new 1% surcharge for non-UK residents
It was not unexpected, but the new 2% Stamp Duty surcharge for overseas buyers is not particularly welcome either, say most of our prime residential property industry insiders...
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.
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.
‘We have always wanted to create the best independent, boutique agency in PCL’: PrimeResi meets Alex Bourne & Richard Douglas of London House
'We have broken records in almost every part of Prime Central London over the last few months'
Housing secretary Michael Gove is bringing forward plans to reform England's "outdated" leasehold system
Jason Corbett's independent outfit, Rowallan Buying Agents, will focus on SW London and the Home Counties
A.London completes 4,664 sq ft penthouse project at latest Berkeley scheme in W2
‘We have restored its prominence and grandeur’: Developer launches turnkey duplex ‘designed for modern Mayfair living’ at £12.5mn
Luxury property developer REDD has launched its latest project: a turnkey duplex apartment on Charles Street, featuring interiors by Taylor Howes and a selection of best-of-British craft and design suppliers
Prime London postcodes and top-tier university cities 'are the most likely to escape relatively unscathed' from the property market downturn, says Garrington.
Buying agency flags surge in off-market selling and an increasingly fragmented industry as key challenges for affluent purchasers
The Putney Animal Hospital site, which has planning consent for seven new-build houses, is being pitched at £7mn.
Shell-and-core mansion just off Billionaires' Row is now guided at £5.5mn-£6mn