House prices in East London set to rise ahead of new Crossrail

House prices in East London set to rise ahead of new Crossrail

Hackney is the borough with the fastest rising house prices with an annual growth of 8.9 per cent, adding an average amount of £10,000 to property worth. This is partly due to the area being in the path of the Elizabeth line for the new high-speed Crossrail, on top of...

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Golden age of London property prices is over

Golden age of London property prices is over

The ‘golden age’ of London property prices has come to an end, with predictions for them to stay flat next year. Property consultants JLL forecasts “a return to the pre-1970 era of stability”, with no rise next year and then only a 1.5 per cent recovery in 2019 and 2...

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Old Kent Road making moves on Monopoly board

Old Kent Road making moves on Monopoly board

The Old Kent Road is no longer Monopoly’s bargain buy, with skyrocketing land prices valuing it at hundreds of millions, according to research from online casino Casumo.com. Land prices on the Old Kent Road, which is the longest road on the board, used to be the least expensive but are...

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Renovating bricks and mortar won’t make you poorer

Renovating bricks and mortar won’t make you poorer

We Brits are as obsessed with property as we’ve always been. While the Europeans are happy to rent their homes, we have a ferocious desire to own the bricks and mortar we dwell within. The opportunity to earn extra income from property restoration is on the increase and anyone that’s...

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JLL research demonstrates an increase in transactions and stabilised prices at the lower end of the housing market

JLL research demonstrates an increase in transactions and stabilised prices at the lower end of the housing market

JLL’s Q2 Prime Central London research shows signs of stablisation in the sales market with an increase in transaction levels and prices holding firm at the lower end of the market.  Activity has picked up in the lettings market during Q2 but rental values declined by an average 1.3% as oversupply...

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Average house prices top £1.5 million in Kensington and Chelsea for the first time

Average house prices top £1.5 million in Kensington and Chelsea for the first time

The average price of a house in Kensington and Chelsea has topped £1.5 million for the first time. Prices in the area have risen by 17.1% in the year to May, up from £1.28m to £1.50m. However contrastingly neighbouring Hammersmith and Fulham saw the slowest growing prices locally, up 0.4%...

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Chancellor urged to cut stamp duty in Autumn Budget

Chancellor urged to cut stamp duty in Autumn Budget

More than one million pensioners would be encouraged to downsize their homes if the Government offered them an exemption on stamp duty, new research has found. Ministers, peers and think tanks are now urging Chancellor Philip Hammond, to cut the duty which has been called a “tax on moving”, in...

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Dexter’s CEO Jeff Doble on London’s Housing Market

Dexter’s CEO Jeff Doble on London’s Housing Market

Being CEO of one of the largest estate agencies in London, a city with one eye firmly on Brexit, is a challenging role to say the least. ‘KCW Today’ spoke to Jeff Doble, CEO and founder of Dexters, one of London’s fastest growing estate agencies, to find out what the...

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John D Wood & Co. completes merger with Faron Sutaria

John D Wood & Co. completes merger with Faron Sutaria

  John D Wood & Co., has completed its merger with Faron Sutaria, the London estate agency established over 40 years ago in Notting Hill.  The merger of these two highly regarded property businesses, announced in August 2016, expands John D Wood & Co.’s London network of offices by a...

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London property on the top of luxury real estate

London property on the top of luxury real estate

Despite the uncertainty of Brexit London property is at the top of the Alpha Cities ranking . The index is part of the ‘Global Property Handbook’ by a collaboration between Wealth-X, Warburg Realty, and Barnes International Realty. This first report shows London as the most desirable city in the world...

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