London Property News

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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