Has London’s property price premium bottomed-out?

JLL has made some bullish forecasts for London’s property market. After two years of meagre price growth in the capital compared to the regions, the firm suggests that “buying opportunities” in London have now peaked. “The underperformance of London compared with other regions could be nearing its end,” says research chief Marcus Dixon.

Property as an inflation hedge? Maybe not…

“To predict what will happen to property prices, look at the amount of leverage,” says Charlie Ellingworth, founder of buying agency Property Vision, as he warns that “residential property is not going to be the inflation protection that everyone expects.”