European QE Fuelling House Price Bubble



According to a new study, the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing program runs the risk of causing a property price bubble in several countries due to investors putting money into real estate. The report to by Moody’s Analytics says that the UK, Norway and Germany are most at risk due to continued low interest rates […]

UK Real Estate Prices Set to Rise 35% by 2020



UK real estate experts are predicting that house prices will increase by 6% annually for the next five years. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered the Surveyors some homeowners are afraid to put their property on the market for fear of not finding anything else, as there is a chronic shortage of homes for […]

London Apartment at One Hyde Park is Yours for £65 Million



A London apartment at One Hyde Park has been put up for sale with a hefty price tag of £65 million, and so far it’s is one of only a few flats at the Candy & Candy development to come onto the open market.

Asking Prices in the UK Hit an All-Time High



The average asking price for a home in England and Wales is now £243,737, an all-time high at £1,237 more than figures seen four years ago. Even so, this doesn’t paint a particularly accurate picture of the UK housing market.

North-South Divide Is Alive and Kicking in the UK



More homeowners in the north of the UK have loans which are underwater, or in negative equity, than in the South. The percentage of UK mortgage holders with negative equity currently stands at 5.6%, with far more people in the north of England being affected than those living in the South

Prime Property in U.K.’s Capital Hits Record High



Prime property in London, England has hit a record high. The average asking price of homes in Kensington and Chelsea has hit an average of £2 million due to wealthy buyers from India, China, and Russia. These foreign investors are still targeting London’s real estate due to Britain’s transparent legal system and its reputation as a safe haven.

U.K.’s Capital Set to See Price Growth of up to 3% This Year



According to Cluttons, prices of prime London real estate properties are set to increase by up to 3% this year, but it is predicting the rest of the country could see housing price falls of around the same amount.

Homes Near UK Olympic Sites Enjoy Rising Values



New figures from UK bank Lloyds TSB show those homes closest to the Olympic sites have seen their value increase by an average of more than £60,000 since London won the bid in July 2005, according to a report in Property Wire.

Luxury Property Prices in World-Class Cities Boosted by Billionaires



A report in Property Wire highlights the fact that world-class cities are attracting global billionaires, who are investing their wealth in real estate, and by doing so are creating a new super class of prime real estate. Apparently, the value of real estate has increased by up to 10% during the first six months of […]

UK Expats Join International Buyers in Snapping up London Property



The fact that so much prime property in London is being snapped up by buyers from the Middle East, Asia and Russia has already been well documented, as many are lured in by the weakness of sterling compared to their own strong currencies. In addition, London is traditionally seen as a safe haven that provides […]

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