London Property News

31-05-17

Best places to buy a property: London house prices to soar by 11.88 per cent by 2021 with Camden, Westminster and Wandsworth likely to see biggest rises

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18-05-17

Where to live by the water in London: demand soars for new homes in the Royal Docks, Greenwich and the River Lea

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10-05-17

Barratt set for best year of completions since 2008

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02-05-17

Brexit not deterring Asian investors from UK property market

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12-04-17

Headhunter Robert Walters says the City's finance firms have started hiring again after the Brexit vote

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11-04-17

Brexit PROPERTY BOOM: House prices in Britain set to SOAR 25 per cent over next four years

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10-04-17

Outlook for City after Brexit 'has improved'

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03-04-17

Qatar announces £5bn UK investment

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27-03-17

Wealthier property buyers looking east in London

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24-03-17

Deutsche Bank puts faith in Brexit Britain with new City headquarters at 21 Moorfields

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22-03-17

London property market 'will resist price crash'

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20-03-17

Berkeley sounds warning on London's future as 'global city'

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18-03-17

Berkeley Group results to signal London housing market stabilisation

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28-02-17

Greenwich Peninsula Development: An Infographic

The £8.4bn peninsula development to go ahead

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24-02-17

Greenwich Gaining More Value: The Peninsula Development

Greenwich Peninsula redevelopment will have a £1bn glass landmark

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23-01-17

Commission vs. Fixed-Fee Estate Agents: Which Way to Go?

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23-01-17

Commission VS Fixed Fee When Selling Your Home

You know you want to get the best deal out of the process of selling your house. So, which way should you go?

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22-12-16

Docklands Regeneration: Royal Albert Wharf

Get the details about the exciting residential development at the Royal Docks.

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20-12-16

Merry Christmas! - an infographic

How many Christmas trees are sold in UK each year? Or how many Turkeys cooked every Christmas? Learn it all from our special infographic and have a very...

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06-12-16

Brexit: EU negotiator says 'time's short' for reaching deal

Brexit: EU negotiator says 'time's short' for reaching deal

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28-11-16

London's New Business District: Facts & Figures

Our infographic showing you all the details about the new ABP development at Royal Albert Dock.

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23-11-16

Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements

Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements

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18-11-16

Mayor confirms London transport fares freeze until 2020

Mayor confirms London transport fares freeze until 2020

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15-11-16

UK inflation rate falls to 0.9% in October

UK inflation rate falls to 0.9% in October

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11-11-16

London’s New Business Centre is Rising in the East: ABP at Royal Albert Dock

Asian investors sign historic agreement to transform Royal Docks into London’s 'third financial centre'

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10-11-16

Donald Trump and Barack Obama to meet at White House

Donald Trump and Barack Obama to meet at White House

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27-10-16

UK economy grows 0.5% in three months after Brexit vote

UK economy grows 0.5% in three months after Brexit vote

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24-10-16

Silvertown development in London's Royal Docks gets planning permission

Silvertown development in London's Royal Docks gets planning permission

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19-10-16

London house prices: Newham leads the way as the capital's most affordable boroughs record the strongest growth

London house prices: Newham leads the way as the capital's most affordable boroughs record the strongest growth

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19-10-16

Infographic: Facts and Numbers on UK Housing Market

What's the average UK house price? How many developments are necessary to beat the housing crisis? Check our infographic for latest on the UK housin...

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17-10-16

Property rentals to outstrip sales for first time since 1930s

Property rentals to outstrip sales for first time since 1930s

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12-10-16

Canada Water regeneration: £2bn masterplan set to bring thousands of new Zone 2 homes and a waterfront town centre

Canada Water regeneration: £2bn masterplan set to bring thousands of new Zone 2 homes and a waterfront town centre

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07-10-16

Where to buy along the Jubilee line: Canning Town revealed as the most affordable property hotspot along the new 24-hour Night Tube route

Where to buy along the Jubilee line: Canning Town revealed as the most affordable property hotspot along the new 24-hour Night Tube route

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05-10-16

Green light for three East London river crossings

Green light for three East London river crossings

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28-09-16

Apple to create London home at Battersea Power Station

Apple to create London home at Battersea Power Station

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23-09-16

Relocating with the Family: Schools in Docklands Area

London Docklands is one of the biggest urban regeneration projects in Western Europe. Continuing since 1981, the area has been developing in so many way...

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14-09-16

House prices in east London borough of Newham rise by more than 20 per cent in a year

House prices in east London borough of Newham rise by more than 20 per cent in a year

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08-09-16

Confidence in housing market rising after Brexit vote, say surveyors

Confidence in housing market rising after Brexit vote, say surveyors

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05-09-16

Brexit sparks overseas spending spree in London property

Brexit sparks overseas spending spree in London property

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02-08-16

London City airport expansion gets green light from ministers

London City airport expansion gets green light from ministers

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27-06-16

Highest May lending since 2008: Council Mortgage Lenders

Highest May lending since 2008: Council Mortgage Lenders

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25-06-16

What does Brexit mean for you & your property?

What does Brexit mean for you & your property?

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09-06-16

Landmark court ruling comes down in favour of buy to let investors

Landmark court ruling comes down in favour of buy to let investors

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09-06-16

New twist in website's spat with BBC over Osborne buy to let tax changes

New twist in website's spat with BBC over Osborne buy to let tax changes

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09-06-16

Tory MPs speak out against Osborne's mortgage interest relief tax change

Tory MPs speak out against Osborne's mortgage interest relief tax change

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07-06-16

London's luxury property market slows on EU referendum jitters

London's luxury property market slows on EU referendum jitters

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31-05-16

100% mortgages make a welcome return

100% mortgages make a welcome return

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23-05-16

London's Night Tube to be launched in August - good news for sellers

London's Night Tube to be launched in August - good news for sellers

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30-03-16

£6bn in private investment pumped into Royal Docks

£6bn in private investment pumped into Royal Docks

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21-03-16

Proposals released for 24,000 new homes in London’s historic Royal Docks

Proposals released for 24,000 new homes in London’s historic Royal Docks

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14-01-16

Buy-to-let mortgage activity shows strong rise

Buy-to-let mortgage activity shows strong rise

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14-12-15

London house prices: 2015's top ten fastest rising boroughs

London house prices: 2015's top ten fastest rising boroughs

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09-11-15

ABP has announced it is joining forces with CITIC Group

The developer behind the transformation of Royal Albert Dock, ABP has announced it is joining forces with CITIC Group, a massive company ranked top 200 ...

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08-10-15

Largest number of private renters for 30 years

More people are renting their homes from private landlords than at any time in the past 30 years, according to a new report.

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22-09-15

Agents in uproar and disbelief over anti-money laundering rules

New guidelines on anti-money laundering are to be released to agents.

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18-09-15

Mortgage Lending recovers to near pre-crash levels

Gross mortgage lending reached £20bn in August, according to estimates from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

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16-09-15

Mortgage lending at highest since the crash

Mortgage lending for house purchase swung up in July, lenders have reported, with lending to both first-time buyers and home movers the highest since th...

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11-09-15

Essential Section 21 update for letting agents: Important changes just weeks away

Important changes affecting letting agents and landlords are just weeks away, courtesy of The Deregulation Act.

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08-09-15

Mayor pushes for portal ads to include letting agent fees

The Mayor of London has called on the government to force portal adverts to carry information about specific letting agent fees.

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23-07-15

Owner-occupation to fall to 60% by 2025 says report

Owner-occupation to fall to 60% by 2025 says report

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13-07-15

Berkeley launches first Canary Wharf project

Berkeley launches first Canary Wharf project

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09-07-15

Average UK property price breaks £200,000 barrier, says Halifax

Average UK property price breaks £200,000 barrier, says Halifax

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08-07-15

UK residential property prices showing steady growth, latest index shows

UK residential property prices showing steady growth, latest index shows<br/>

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08-07-15

Rent rises forecast after Osborne's tax-relief cut for landlords

From April 2017 landlords will no longer be able to claim tax reliefs worth 40% or 45% of the interest payments on their buy-to-let mortgages

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02-07-15

UK property sales dipped in May, HMRC says

UK property sales dipped in May, HMRC says

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27-02-15

Rightmove announces booming profits as agents spend more

Rightmove announces booming profits as agents spend more

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27-02-15

Rise and rise of private rental sector

Rise and rise of private rental sector

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20-02-15

Rents show another annual rise – but fewer tenants in arrears

Rents show another annual rise – but fewer tenants in arrears

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15-02-15

China ploughs £1bn into Docklands

China ploughs £1bn into Docklands

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12-02-15

New rents shoot up nearly 3% in a month, says Countrywide

New rents shoot up nearly 3% in a month, says Countrywide

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16-01-15

No decline in house prices despite weakening demand – RICS

No decline in house prices despite weakening demand – RICS

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16-01-15

'It's looking good for 2015 after Stamp Duty reforms' says conveyancing firm

'It's looking good for 2015 after Stamp Duty reforms' says conveyancing firm

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22-12-14

More firms opt to stick with Rightmove when OnTheMarket launches

More firms opt to stick with Rightmove when OnTheMarket launches

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19-12-14

New Court of Appeal decision in tenancy deposit case

New Court of Appeal decision in tenancy deposit case

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18-12-14

Agents warned over water charges

Agents warned over water charges

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16-12-14

Cameron launches 20% discount scheme to help first-time buyers

Cameron launches 20% discount scheme to help first-time buyers

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14-04-14

NLA urges landlords and tenants to unite over licensing

NLA urges landlords and tenants to unite over licensing

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14-04-14

UK’s richest landlord shamed over boiler dispute

UK’s richest landlord shamed over boiler dispute

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14-04-14

Booming house prices will soar by £250 a week in 2014

Booming house prices will soar by £250 a week in 2014

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14-04-14

Will wages overtake rents in 2014?

Will wages overtake rents in 2014?

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14-04-14

Basement extension craze set to spread to London's suburbs

Basement extension craze set to spread to London's suburbs

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14-04-14

London's property postcode lottery

London's property postcode lottery

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14-04-14

It's housing hysteria! Eight buyers chasing every home, prices up £50,000 a month...

It's housing hysteria! Eight buyers chasing every home, prices up £50,000 a month... how the property market is reaching new levels of insanity

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19-03-14

Do your bit for Charity!!

My amazing staff members Vickie Weller & Rebecca Phillips is #fundraising for Cancer Research UK. Donate to Vickie Weller &'s @JustGiving pa...

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20-11-13

Bank of England says UK in sustained recovery

The UK is in a sustained recovery and does not face major inflation risks, Bank of England policymakers have said.

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15-11-13

London’s Canary Wharf to Get Tallest U.K. Residential Tower

A London developer plans to build the tallest residential tower in the U.K. on a site in the city’s Canary Wharf area.

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13-11-13

£200m to kick-start vision for Royal Wharf

Property group Oxley Holdings has bought up the key waterfront Royal Wharf site from Ballymore Group for £200million.

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11-11-13

'Boris Island' London Airport designs to be unveiled

Designs and details of how a Thames estuary airport would work are being unveiled in London.

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11-11-13

Design ideas competition launched for largest enclosed docks in the world.

The Landscape Institute and Ecobuild are asking for ideas on transforming The Royal Docks in east London into a multi-functional liveable space as part ...

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28-10-13

Royal Docks to be home to UK’s largest ‘floating village’

London’s Royal Docks Enterprise Zone is to bring jobs, commercial space and homes back to the capital’s waterways with the creation of the UK’s largest ...

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18-10-13

London Mayor announces 10 Chinese businesses to the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, this week welcomed pledges from 10 Chinese businesses who have committed to office space in the much anticipated ...

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17-10-13

"HOW DO we solve Britain’s housing crisis?

Ed Miliband has promised to see 200,000 homes built each year by 2020.

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01-10-13

Canary Wharf Group’s majority shareholder Songbird Estates today said it hoped to get back on track with the £1 billion redevelopment of the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank within months.

Canary Wharf Group’s majority shareholder Songbird Estates today said it hoped to get back on track with the £1 billion redevelopment of the Shell ...

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11-09-13

Canning Town, one of the capital’s most deprived areas, is to be transformed by a £3.7bn redevelopment

Canning Town, one of the capital’s most deprived areas, is to be transformed by a £3.7bn redevelopment

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19-08-13

Crossrail machine named after Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill takes off from Stratford

The final two of Crossrail’s eight tunnel boring machines have been named after Olympic and Paralympic champions Jessica Ennis-Hill and Ellie Simmonds.

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30-07-13

London’s biggest beach officially launched at Royal Victoria Dock

London biggest beach has been officially launched as Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales was joined by acrobats ready for a dip in Victorian costumes.

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24-07-13

£229,286: the price of a Tube stop for property in London

Buying a home is an emotional decision. But by taking into account proximity to Tube stations, schools, even supermarkets, and throwing in some park vie...

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24-07-13

Royal baby: William and Kate name their son George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son George Alexander Louis, Kensington Palace has said.<br/><br/>The third in line to the...

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18-07-13

London housing crisis: should 'affordable' targets be reduced?

London Tories argue that housing supply in the capital can be increased if boroughs require fewer "affordable" homes from developers. But who ...

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16-07-13

Irish Building Society Sues London Property Mogul Simon Halabi

A legal action launched by the now-defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society against Syrian born property mogul Simon Halabi, who was once one of Britai...

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15-07-13

Confidential Agent: Why the London property bubble is not about to burst after all

IN 2001 a detached house in north London was sold for £3million. Two years before, the house two doors down went for £2.8million. Now the hous...

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11-07-13

Gas Safety Register: Stay safe with your BBQ this summer

With millions of Britons planning to holiday in the UK this year the Gas Safety Register are again urging the public to stay safe from the dangers of ca...

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11-07-13

Enterprise Zones investment grows to over a billion pounds

Eleven Enterprise Zones will benefit from a £150 million boost from Government to create local jobs and secure growth across the country, Local Gro...

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27-06-13

More funding to drive Enterprise Zone growth

Enterprise Zones will benefit from a new multi-billion pound investment package to drive economic growth, create local jobs and build thousands of homes.

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27-06-13

Queen scores record profit from booming London property

(Reuters) - The Crown Estate - owned by the Queen - on Thursday said it made record profit in the year to March, thanks to the strong performance of its...

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18-06-13

London market pushes average house price ever higher as first-time buyers drive property revival

London and first-time buyers continued to drive the recovery in the property market as the price of the average property edged closer to £250,000, ...

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12-06-13

London’s booming housing market pushes Telford Homes to expand

Demand for fashionable inner-city London property is so strong that Telford Homes is joining the government’s controversial Help to Buy scheme and acqui...

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10-06-13

£1.5bn Silvertown Quays plan set for 2014 start

London Mayor Boris Johnson today confirmed the deal with lead developer Chelsfield to regenerate the Silvertown Quays site in the Royal Docks in London

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01-06-13

Mayor announces £1bn deal to transform Royal Albert Dock into capital’s next business district.

Mayor announces £1bn deal to transform Royal Albert Dock into capital’s next business district.

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12-03-13

'Floating village' plan for River Thames

'Floating village' plan for River Thames

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15-01-13

UK commercial property market to expect further falls in 2013

UK commercial property market to expect further falls in 2013

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06-12-12

Growth in UK bridging property loans reflects lack of lending from mainstream banks

Growth in UK bridging property loans reflects lack of lending from mainstream banks

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05-12-12

Millions of home owners not yet done winter property checks, research suggests

Millions of home owners not yet done winter property checks, research suggests

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03-12-12

First Funding for Lending Scheme figures released by Bank of England

First Funding for Lending Scheme figures released by Bank of England

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02-12-12

'Garden tax' clampdown facing homeowners with large grounds

'Garden tax' clampdown facing homeowners with large grounds

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29-11-12

Stamp duty increase is affecting the London prime property market

Stamp duty increase is affecting the London prime property market

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28-11-12

Number of first time buyers in London reaches a three year high

Number of first time buyers in London reaches a three year high

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28-11-12

Landlords need realistic view of current rental market, say consultants

Landlords need realistic view of current rental market, say consultants

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22-11-12

West London sees prices rise but sales fall

West London sees prices rise but sales fall

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19-11-12

There have been calls to allow passengers on the Thames cable car to use travelcards in order to attract regular commuters.

There have been calls to allow passengers on the Thames cable car to use travelcards in order to attract regular commuters.

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29-09-12

Siemens opens £30m Crystal Conference Centre at Victoria Docks

Siemens opens £30m Crystal Conference Centre at Victoria Docks

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24-09-12

The Crystal, a hub for dialogue on sustainable urban living and development opens in Royal Docks Enterprise Zone

Royal Docks Enterprise Zone demonstrated they were ready and open for business when world leader Siemens opened a £30m sustainable hub last week in...

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13-09-12

Newham's Waterfront Festival returns to the Royal Docks

Newham's Waterfront Festival returns to the Royal Docks

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06-08-12

Prime central London prices hit new high but pace of growth slows

The central London property market retained its dominance in July, with a 0.5% increase in average prices taking the value of prime property to a new re...

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02-08-12

New London Pleasure Gardens opens near Royal Victoria Dock

With the Olympics fully underway and the world watching, the focus quite naturally is on sport. But not so far from the Olympic stadium exists the Pleas...

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17-07-12

May house prices propped up by London and the south-east

A continued shortage of properties for sale and weak demand from buyers led to flat house prices in May, but relentless growth in London and the south-e...

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16-07-12

One Direction house hunting in Primrose Hill

Now that they’re millionaire pop stars, the boys from One Direction are spending their hard earned money wisely by investing in property!

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19-06-12

Charity football day for the Estate Agency Foundation

Over 200 estate agents and suppliers to the industry came together on Sunday 17th June 2012 to take part in the Estate Agency Foundation charity 5-a-sid...

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07-03-12

Taxman expects to reap £7m in unpaid tax on London property deals

Taxman expects to reap £7m in unpaid tax on London property deals

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02-03-12

Mortgage lenders tell Chancellor not to can FTB Stamp Duty break

Mortgage lenders tell Chancellor not to can FTB Stamp Duty break

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29-02-12

Civil servants scramble to get EPC changes back on track

Civil servants scramble to get EPC changes back on track

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27-02-12

At last, rays of sunshine on housing market

At last, rays of sunshine on housing market

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10-02-12

Barclays Bank profits fall 3% to £5.9bn

Barclays Bank profits fall 3% to £5.9bn

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10-02-12

Funding the Games

Funding the Games<br/>

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10-02-12

Programme by £50 billion to £325 billion

Programme by £50 billion to £325 billion

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09-02-12

QAPs Continue to Encourage Supportive Housing

QAPs Continue to Encourage Supportive Housing<br/>

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09-02-12

Interest rates predictions: When will the UK bank rate rise again?

Interest rates predictions: When will the UK bank rate rise again?<br/><br/>

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11-01-12

Mayor of London calls on developers to create world class Silvertown Quays

Mayor of London calls on developers to create world class Silvertown Quays<br/>

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11-01-12

HS2 go-ahead to blight thousands of properties for years

HS2 go-ahead to blight thousands of properties for years<br/><br/>The high-speed rail link which got the go-ahead from the Government yester...

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09-01-12

Chinese delegation visits TPO on fact-finding mission

Chinese delegation visits TPO on fact-finding mission<br/><br/>A party of 20 officials from the Chinese Government has called on Property Om...

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06-01-12

More first-time buyers plan to beat stamp duty deadline

More first-time buyers plan to beat stamp duty deadline<br/><br/>Mortgage valuation activity in the final quarter of 2011 outstripped busine...

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05-01-12

.Vicar's concern over housing benefits cut

Vicar's concern over housing benefits cut

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16-12-11

Christmas pudding effect strikes early, says NAEA

Christmas pudding effect strikes early, says NAEA<br/><br/>Activity in the UK housing market contracted in November, signalling the start of...

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08-12-11

Top developers aim to build new Royal Albert Docks

Top developers aim to build new Royal Albert Docks<br/>

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19-10-11

UK government considers ban on squatting

UK government considers ban on squatting

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12-10-11

RICS urges property firms to become ‘Tesco lawyers’

RICS urges property firms to become ‘Tesco lawyers’

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11-10-11

UK property supply falls in September

UK property supply falls in September

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10-10-11

'Flat' house market set for modest sales growth, say experts

'Flat' house market set for modest sales growth, say experts

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07-10-11

Student renters 'lack gas awareness'

Student renters 'lack gas awareness'

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29-09-11

London council in bid to become first to license all rental sector

London council in bid to become first to license all rental sector

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23-09-11

Rental sector demand 'outstripping supply'

Rental sector demand 'outstripping supply'

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20-09-11

Why Grand Designs should be renamed Modest Designs

Grand Designs has had its day. Back for the start of a new – 11th – series today, the opening episode is a visit by presenter Kevin McCloud to a project...

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20-09-11

How not to sell a house

Estate agents could find their job gets that bit harder after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) laid out new guidelines on how they must conduct their bu...

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22-07-11

Euro zone deal fuels shares recovery - for now

Shares around the world have this morning risen on the back of yesterday's agreement between euro zone leaders and the International Monetary Fund a...

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20-07-11

BT Report Line Fault in Docklands Branch

BT Report Line Fault in Docklands Branch

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18-07-11

Madison Brook launches in-house maintenance division at Docklands Branch

In a bid to speed up the process of lengthy maintenance issues, Madison Brook launches its newest in-house division, based at their Western Gateway bran...

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15-07-11

Shortage of rental property undermining market, says ARLA

Shortage of rental property undermining market, says ARLA

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12-07-11

UK CPI inflation in surprise fall to 4.2% in June

The UK inflation rate fell unexpectedly in June, with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure dropping to 4.2%.

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16-06-11

High Unemployment takes a Tumble

UK unemployment fell 88,000 in the three months to April this year to 2.43 million, the biggest drop since the summer of 2000, latest data shows.

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14-06-11

TPO calls for clarity with new codes of practice

The Property Ombudsman is introducing new Codes of Practice from August 1

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10-06-11

Tenant demand pushes rents even higher

Increased tenant demand and a shortage of rental property has pushed rents even higher, according to the latest lettings survey from the Royal Instituti...

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10-06-11

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

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07-06-11

Motorexpo gets underway with Nigel Mansell and Lightning McQueen

A former Formula One world champion, two of the stars of the upcoming Cars sequel and a procession of classic Jaguar E-Types battled for the attention o...

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25-05-11

The case for lettings regulation

Lettings agents need to be subjected to the same level of regulation as estate agents to ensure consumers are adequately protected, as Christopher Hamer...

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10-05-11

City Pride pub redevelopment in doubt as Glenkerrin goes into receivership

Plans for a landmark Canary Wharf development have been thrown into doubt after the Irish branch of property company Glenkerrin went into receivership l...

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05-05-11

Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 billion

Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 billion

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20-04-11

Boris bike scheme to boost east London rentals

The bike hire scheme could mean a 5 per cent jump in rental incomes, according to a letting agency

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24-03-11

Budget 2011: East London can ‘thrive’ as Enterprise Zone

BUSINESS leaders have welcomed plans to create an Enterprise Zone in the Royal Docks area of east London.<br/><br/>

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19-03-11

Mayor rubberstamps Wilkinson Eyre’s River Thames cable car

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has given its final approval for Wilkinson Eyre’s proposed cable car across the River Thames in east London Capable o...

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10-03-11

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion <br/>

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23-02-11

London Cable Car safe from City Airport crash fears

AN INDEPENDENT report has cleared Boris Johnson’s Cable Car scheme for take-off after finding no safety problems

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07-02-11

DLR extension finally set to open in late spring

AN EXTENSION to the DLR originally intended to open last year will not be completed until late spring.

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01-02-11

ISG to build £30m Siemens sustainability centre

ISG has been awarded the contract to build a £30m sustainability centre for engineering giant Siemens in London Docklands.

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13-01-11

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

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21-12-10

JP Morgan buys £495m Canary Wharf site to use as European headquarters

JP Morgan has sealed a series of property deals that commit the US bank to London just days after its chief executive met privately with Chancellor Geor...

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11-12-10

First-timers compete to buy property

There is a significant gap opening up amongst Britain's aspiring first-time buyers in terms of the amount of money saved for a deposit.

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10-12-10

What went wrong in China...

China's property bubble has grown so huge that 85pc of Chinese living in cities can no longer afford to buy a home, according to an influential Chinese ...

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09-12-10

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

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04-11-10

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%. The Committee a...

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26-10-10

Construction output rose 4% in third quarter

Strong consturction growth helps GDP increase 0.8% from July to September

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26-10-10

UK economy grows a faster-than-expected 0.8%

The UK's economy grew at 0.8% between July and September, official figures show, suggesting the economy is recovering faster than expected.

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19-10-10

'Easy fix' would give more protection to lettings market

Property Ombudsman wants urgent action from Government.

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05-10-10

New guides clarify property queries for consumers

Property Ombudsman Christopher Hamer is today launching a series of guides to help consumers who are buying, selling, letting, or renting residential pr...

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15-09-10

For sale signs banned in 23 London conservation areas

Estate agents' “for sale” signs have been banned from hundreds of west London streets....

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09-09-10

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%. The Committee a...

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14-08-10

Property crash? Not if you live in the right place

The hearts of Britain's home owners skipped a beat when another housing market survey showed that prices were on a downward spiral. But the headline fig...

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10-08-10

One Hyde Park penthouse sells for record-breaking £140m

The six-bedrooom apartment at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, stretches across two floors and boasts bullet-proof windows, a panic room and views across t...

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05-08-10

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 Billion

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01-08-10

Prince Charles called on to block modern Iranian embassy next to historic church

The Prince of Wales is being asked to intervene to prevent Iran building a brand new embassy and Islamic cultural centre next to a historic church in on...

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28-07-10

David Cameron begins Indian trade drive

David Cameron has begun a two-day visit to India with the aim of strengthening relations and creating jobs in the UK. The prime minister is leading what...

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26-07-10

London Property Investors Anticipate Price Increases

New research by property website the Young Group has revealed that 87% of London property investors expect their property investments to increase in val...

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24-07-10

Chinese eager to buy London property

CHINESE investors have become increasingly active in the London real estate market due to the stronger yuan and falling British property prices, a major...

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24-07-10

Candy makes cash offer for miner

Christian Candy, one of London’s best known property developers, has launched a £35.8m ($55.2m) offer to take control of a small gold mining company.

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24-07-10

Rent rises boost buy-to-let

Residential rents are now rising across the UK, and are forecast to continue growing for at least the next two years – leading some analysts to suggest ...

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23-07-10

Great Portland fears repeat of 1994 as property rebound slows

Great Portland, the Central London property specialist, yesterday reported a 4.6pc rise in asset values in the second quarter of 2010. However, Mr Court...

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22-07-10

London prices fall by 1.7% as new stock jumps

Fresh property continued to flood onto the market in London over the past month, creating some downward pressure on new sellers’ asking prices. This mon...

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22-07-10

Tower Hamlets boss goes back to front line for Channel 4 show

THE boss of Tower Hamlets council discovered what life was like for his staff on the frontline when he went undercover for a television programme.

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21-07-10

Tenant failure risk as companies try to trade out of recession, Cluttons warns

Companies trading too much and suffering cash flow problems as they emerge from the recession could threaten the occupational markets, research from Clu...

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21-07-10

Henderson buys Islington shopping centre for £112m

Henderson Global Investors’ German business Warburg-Henderson KAG has bought the N1 shopping centre in Islington for £112m.

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21-07-10

Surveyor brands Nationwide London property findings 'meaningless'

A chartered surveyor and member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has questioned the importance of the findings from a Nationwide report r...

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20-07-10

Buy-to-let: demand for rented accommodation at record levels

Demand for rented accommodation reached record levels during the second quarter of the year, research has revealed.

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19-07-10

Regulation of estate agents ruled out after OFT inquiry

Despite repeated calls over a number of years by consumer bodies and even some agents' groups, the OFT will conclude that the industry is generally work...

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16-07-10

Rental housing supply hits all-time-low

The dearth in available rental properties is worsening, according to research out today from the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA).

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08-07-10

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the Size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £200 billion

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%.

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22-06-10

ARLA Reaction to Budget

On the Chancellor’s Budget Ian Potter, operations manager of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA), said

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17-06-10

ARLA reaction to Government decision on HMOs

Following the decision by the Housing Minister Grant Shapps MP to amend the rules regarding changes of use in Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs), Ian ...

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11-06-10

Minister's decision 'disappointing' says Property Ombudsman

News that the coalition Government has scrapped plans to regulate letting and management agents has been described as 'disappointing' by Christopher Ham...

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09-06-10

ARLA Reaction to Housing Minister Announcement

Following the speech on aspiration for homeownership made by Housing Minister Grant Shapps MP at RICS yesterday, Ian Potter, Operations Manager of the A...

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20-05-10

Home Information Packs Scrapped

Homeowners selling their properties will no longer be required to produce a home information pack (Hip), after the government announced they will be scr...

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14-05-10

Rents rise faster than house prices

The average rent rose to £663 a month in April, 2.2pc higher than a year ago. The monthly increase for rent was 0.6pc, compared to just 0.4pc growth in ...

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13-05-10

UK house prices rose in March, says government

The housing market has come through a major slump

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18-02-10

The way to drive up standards is to work together, says Property Ombudsman

The Office of Fair Trading's approach to the estate agency industry revealed in its report 'Home Buying and Selling A Market Study' contains some very p...

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