House prices to rise near Night Tube stations

House prices to rise near Night Tube stations

The newly unveiled Night Tube is set to cause nearby house prices to rise according to experts. There will be an increase in house price for property located within 10 minutes of a Night Tube station on the Victoria and Central lines says estate agent Strutt & Parker. “The stops...

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Rent costs in London fall

Rent costs in London fall

The cost of renting in London has gone down for the first time in six years, but the number of people renting has increased nationally. Rents in London this July were recorded by researchers from Citywide letting agents to be 0.5 percent lower than in July last year, which is...

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Brexit boost for first-time buyers

Brexit boost for first-time buyers

In the month following the UK’s historic decision to leave the EU, the housing market has handed a surprising boost to first-time buyers.   According to the latest research from Connells Survey and Valuation, in July the number of all property valuations fell by 2% when compared to the same month last...

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Pre-Brexit Surge in London New Homes

Recent analysis shows that new home building approval rates surged in London by 46% in the lead up to the Brexit vote. Research from Stirling Ackroyd has found that 6,310 new homes were approved in the second quarter of 2016. This compares with 4,300 new homes approved earlier in the year. However, year-on-year home...

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£12.4 billion worth of empty homes in London

£12.4 billion worth of empty homes in London

More than 200,000 properties in England, estimated to be valued at £38 billion, are sitting vacant, according to new research by crowdfunding platform Property Partner. There are a reported 203,596 homes throughout England which are deemed to be vacant long-term. With nearly 21,000 homes which have been vacant for over...

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Peabody CEO Stephen Howlett

Peabody CEO Stephen Howlett

London appears to be growing ungainly tusks, as each week a new ivory tower erupts into our skyline. A constant cause of controversy and debate, construction in London is one of the capital’s most vital, and all encapsulating industries, affecting everyone who lives here. For the vast majority, homes in...

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‘Bremain areas’ experience post Brexit property price increase

‘Bremain areas’ experience post Brexit property price increase

During the referendum, Chancellor, George Osborne, warned that a vote to leave would trigger a sharp decrease in the value of UK properties. However, the areas which had the highest proportion of Remain votes have actually seen average prices increase £61,785 since 2011. According to research from online estate agents...

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Uncertainty for the overseas property market after Brexit

As the continent comes to terms with today’s result, British expats are left wondering what Brexit will mean for them and the value of their property.   Amid turbulent markets, the UK will at some stage in the future officially inform Brussels of its intent to leave the European Union....

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Brexit Pound fall means discount properties for Euro investors

Brexit Pound fall means discount properties for Euro investors

As a result of the depreciation of the pound over the months leading into to the EU referendum, European property investors have saved up to £26,000 purchasing discounted London homes.   Over the 7 month period before the referendum, which could still see the UK leaving the EU, paying for...

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£12.4 billion worth of empty homes in London

More than 200,000 properties in England, estimated to be valued at £38 billion, are sitting vacant, according to new research by crowdfunding platform Property Partner.   There are a reported 203,596 homes throughout England which are deemed to be vacant long-term. With nearly 21,000 homes which have been vacant for...

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