Stamp Duty holiday sales rush is hiding a polarising property market, warns Zoopla
“There is a large pipeline of sales to complete by Christmas and the 31 March 2020," says Zoopla's insight chief "– with an average 100 days to complete an agreed sale those looking to beat the stamp duty deadline need to agree a sale before mid-December.”
Stamp Duty holiday deadline is ‘not a dealbreaker for most buyers’, as vaccine set to boost the property market next year
The Stamp Duty holiday "is not a dealbreaker for most buyers (especially at the top end)", says Savills, after surveying 1,300 prime property buyers and sellers.
Extending the Stamp Duty holiday could double the rate of house price inflation in 2021, predicts agency
"The prime and super-prime markets will continue to break away from the core housing market" in the coming year, forecasts Jackson-Stops.
The ONS has produced a series of charts that illustrate what happened to the property market in 2020, from national price inflation rates to a growing preference for larger homes.
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Longstanding independent firm ramps up resi division with recruitment of high-profile broker & star of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses as head of sales.
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.
Freehold swathe on sought-after Tite Street has scope for a significant prime resi scheme.
The luxury estate agency is assembling a stellar team as it embarks on a 'new era' under its new owner.
Hamish Bruce has joined Inhous following stints at Marsh & Parsons and Black Brick.
Property firm adds new faces to its top-tier lettings teams in Prime Central London and in South West London & the Home Counties
Apartments at The Lucan - London’s first standalone Autograph Collection Residences - will come with a suite of five-star services laid on by luxury hotelier Marriott.
Election 2024: Prime property sector sees “cause for optimism” in the prospect of a Labour government
'The likelihood of an incoming Labour government no longer feels like a massive threat to prime property markets in London and the country,' says Middleton Advisors.
In Pictures: ‘Wild-luxury’ scheme in Dubai aims to ‘define the next generation of 21st century buildings’
European developer's 'holistic' waterfront project has been inspired by the Banyan tree and will feature thousands of crystals to 'eliminate any negative energy'.
Alex Michelin & Matthew Robertson's new development firm announces plans to deliver a 30-unit scheme on The Bishops Avenue, just weeks after embarking on a top-end project in St John's Wood.
Buyer confidence has been boosted by a number of factors over the last few weeks, and enquiries levels are back up to last year's levels, reports Eccord's MD.
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The RICS says it is its "duty to advocate policies that provide solutions to some of the most important challenges of our time."
'The rapid approach of peak rates is coinciding with a modest improvement in housing market conditions in some key global markets,' says Knight Frank.