Heavyweight organisations sign industry-wide pledge to speed up the home-moving process
The Home Buying & Selling Industry group has created an informal pledge to improve transparency and help speed up the home-buying process, which has been signed-up to be the RICS, NAEA Propertymark, Rightmove, The Property Ombudsman, UK Finance, the Law Society, CILEX and the Conveyancing Association.
Government letter to the housing industry: Carry on building & moving
"House building – and its supply chains that support it - should continue working securely" through the November Coronavirus lockdown, say the Housing Secretary, Home Builders Federation and Federation o…
Property market to stay open in Tier 4 lockdown areas
"The sales and rental markets remain open in all tiers," says Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. "All associated [home-moving] activities can continue as before. Please follow the Covid secure guidance
Industry heavyweights urge Chancellor to extend the Stamp Duty holiday
A raft of property industry players have penned an open letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, entreating him to extend the Stamp Duty holiday for another six months, and taper the end to avoid a "cliff-edge"…
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Shell and core penthouse picked up in sales surge at luxury Westminster scheme
11 units were sold in a seven-day, £32mn flurry at Northacre's The Broadway.
Bayswater ‘well on the way’ to catching up with its prime London neighbours
Values are on the rise in the neighbourhood to the north of Hyde Park, along with its profile, as a trio of 'game-changing' schemes take shape.
Top-end property agency to open flagship Mayfair showroom as new owner looks to ‘transform’ luxury market
UK Sotheby's International Realty is rolling out some 'transformative' changes - including three new high-profile locations - designed to 'reshape the way exclusive real estate is bought, sold & rented'…
JLL buyout creates new estate agency
JLL's offices in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool are now operating as 'Kingsdene', following a buyout by Louise Emmott, Oliver Dolan and Lynsey Smith.
‘One of the capital’s finest residences & a piece of British history’: Ultra-prime Winch-designed penthouse unveiled at The OWO
Buyer sought for 7,700 sq ft 'jewel in the crown' at reworked Whitehall landmark.
Chestertons recruits Foxtons’ Ops Director to lead Kensington sales
Seasoned PCL estate agent Ian Barrett has moved from Foxtons to Chestertons on Kensington High Street.
American family rents Hampstead ‘castle’ for £250k pa
Estate agency reports a flurry of high-value deals involving American money, including a tenant who paid nearly quarter-of-a-million pounds up-front for this Windsor Castle-inspired home in London.
‘Sticky’ PCL set for deal drought as buyers & sellers enter deadlock
It will take time for vendors to accept the fact that buyers are far more price sensitive these days, says Black Brick.
Georgian mansion in Clapham with Rose Uniacke interior seeks £19.5mn
1805 villa is one of the finest homes in the area, say agents.
In Pictures: Banda reveals ‘showstopping’ New York penthouse in the landmark Steinway Tower
Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi takes us on a tour of his latest project: a sky-high apartment overlooking Central Park that's expected to hit the market with a US$54.6mn guide price.
Does this all sound gloomy? Charlie Ellingworth on how the prime property landscape is being reshaped
‘London’s original loft specialist’ estate agency rebrands
Hamptons-owned estate agency Urban Spaces has a new look.
Major lender pauses mortgage deals for new customers
HSBC has pulled home-buying products after a surge of enquiries as borrowers look to beat another interest rate hike.