Pandemic pushes expats to buy homes ‘back home’
A rising number of expats are looking to move "back home" as the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic unfolds, according to a survey of prime-oriented Knight Frank brokers around the world.
Chinese demand for UK property bounces back as Stamp Duty pushes buyers to act now
"Anyone who can bring their transaction forward to 2020 from next year or even later is doing so," says property portal Juwai, against fears of higher Stamp Duty rates from 2021.
Talking Heads: Chinese buyers have turned to the Home Counties
Before the pandemic, only around one in 20 Chinese and Hong Kong home-buyers used to look for a home in England's Home Counties; now it's nearer one in five, according to a new study.
Pandemic fuels the ‘broadest global house price boom in two decades’
The annual rate of house price inflation across the OECD group of rich nations hit 9.4% in Q1 2021 - a 30-year high.
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Interview: Luxury property impresario Dean Main on building a £600mn development pipeline & managing £12bn of PCL schemes
Talking legacy developments & top-end trends with the boss of Henigman & Rhodium.
‘A radical metamorphosis’: Seven-star new-builds dominating Mayfair sales market after luxury building boom
High-end new-builds accounted for more than two-thirds of sales in the iconic neighbourhood last year.
Boutique PCL agency Wilfords expands with new branch in SW London
The Kensington-based firm was founded by ex-Foxtons agents Geoff Wilford and Simon Welfare in 2011.
£36mn price tag for ‘sensational’ double-house in Kensington
Laterally-converted super-home on Cottesmore Gardens 'simply couldn’t be recreated these days'.
Jane Austen’s Hampshire birthplace offered for £8.5mn
Celebrated novelist Jane Austen lived in the original Steventon House for 25 years, and wrote three of her most famous works there.
Developers unveil new vision for Notting Hill’s Newcombe House
Beltane and Angelo Gordon are pursuing an office-led approach to the redevelopment of a prominent site on the corner of Notting Hill Gate and Kensington Church Street, rather than an already-consented…
‘Astonishing’ $95mn super-villa is one of Dubai’s biggest-ever listings
The ten-bed mansion has been designed to 'expand the possibilities of elite architecture'.
Middleton recruits ex-Savills COO to new advisory board
Big-hitters Juliette Stacey and Christopher Eadie will be working with the prime property firm's senior team.
Interest rates rise again, to 4.25%: Industry reactions
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has raised the base rate for the 11th month in a row.
In Pictures: Three-year project creates a ‘sophisticated’ 17,000 sq ft country estate in Surrey
Helen Green Design collaborated with the 'very best artisans, joiners and suppliers in the industry' on this sumptuous reworking.
Price sensitive buyers’ market across most of the UK – Garrington
'The spring market is likely to be markedly different from the conditions experienced just a year ago, but nonetheless much improved from what was being forecasted at the end of last year,' says national…
New agent tool will flag properties at risk from climate change
Data aims to help property pros assess the potential impact of flooding, subsidence, heat stress and coastal erosion.
Precede Capital adds two new faces
Real estate development lender has recruited a new Associate Director from Green Street, and a Senior Associate from Reed Smith.