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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

London Houses Worth One Third of Total UK Real Estate Value

New data has revealed that London is now home to over a third of Britain’s gross property value, with the total value of homes...
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Surge in housebuilding helps construction sector’s turnover jump 6%

The construction sector’s total turnover jumped 6% year-on-year to £218bn in 2014, according to new data from BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions. The UK arm of...

Average value of a London home tops £475,000

The average value of a home in England and Wales is £179,696 – 4.6% higher than a year ago but still just under their...
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House price growth in London slows to 11-month low

The rate of house price growth in London hit an 11-month low of 13.3% in December, with residential property prices in the capital falling...
Buy to let rates could be set to rise in 2019

Buy To Let Mortgage Rate Rises Expected

Andrew Turner, from Commercial Trust Limited, urges landlords to take advantage of current low rate deals, whilst they are still available. Read his thoughts on the current situation.
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Prime Minister announces new housing minister

Former Minister of State for the Armed Forces Mark Francois has replaced Brandon Lewis as housing minister. Prime Minister David Cameron’s latest front bench reshuffle...

How will Article 50 affect London’s property market?

Mark Lawrinson, Regional Sales Director of Portico London estate agents, has spoken out about the possible effects of Brexit on the London housing market,...

How to get on the housing ladder

The English Housing Survey reveals that 48% of all households aged between 25 and 34 rented privately in 2013/14, a figure that has more...

London’s Highest Yields: Top 10 Places For Buy-To-Let

Portico London estate agents have used their Interactive Yield Map to reveal the 10 London locations with the highest rental yields: Elm Park, Havering Current...
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Buyers’ market makes a comeback

Nearly three-quarters of homes sold in January went for below the asking price according to the National Association of Estate Agents, prompting it to...