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  • By Simon Morris On Wednesday, November 25 th, 2015 · no Comments · In ,

    New figures indicate that domestic British buyers are flocking to London’s housing market, says Simon Morris. Market for foreign buyers The UK capital’s residential property sector, especially its prime central district, has traditionally proved extremely attractive to cash-rich foreign buyers. A recent report from estate agency Marsh & Parsons has revealed, however, that they are beginning to abandon the market – but domestic British buyers are starting to fill the void. Marsh &...

  • By Simon Morris On Monday, November 23 rd, 2015 · no Comments · In

    New figures have shown Simon Morris that the central London office sector recorded double digital rental growth in the year to October 2015. Staggering demand London is one of the most important economic centres on the planet. Many companies want to base their offices in the UK’s capital city, and demand for office space in the city’s central district is particularly fierce. According to the Wall Street Journal, figures from accounting firm Deloitte indicate that London office space...

  • By Simon Morris On Friday, November 20 th, 2015 · no Comments · In ,

    A recent land sale in the UK’s capital city has indicated to Simon Morris that the lucrative London property development market could be going underground. Lucrative market There’s never been a better time to build property in London. The UK capital has seen house prices increase substantially and commercial investment volumes reach new heights in 2015. Also as Simon Morris previously reported, the city’s rental growth outstripped that of the rest of the UK’s in the third quarter of...

  • By Simon Morris On Thursday, November 19 th, 2015 · one Comment · In , ,

    New figures have indicated to Simon Morris that London’s rental growth significantly outstripped the rest of the UK’s during the third quarter of 2015. Rent culture Soaring house prices, coupled with limited residential property stock, have made it harder than ever before for people to buy their own home in London, This has forced many people to rent and According to the Telegraph, private sector rents in the UK capital have increased a staggering 34% throughout the past decade. London vs....

  • By Simon Morris On Tuesday, November 17 th, 2015 · no Comments · In ,

    A recent study has indicated to Simon Morris the commercial property investment in the North East of England increased significantly in the third quarter of 2015. UK market The revitalisation of the UK’s economy has lifted its commercial property market to new heights. Its office, industrial, retail and alternative sub-sectors have attracted increased volumes of investment throughout the first three quarters of this year. Carter Jonas’ recent analysis of PropertyData statistics  suggests...

  • By Simon Morris On Monday, November 16 th, 2015 · no Comments · In , ,

    New figures from Halifax have indicated to Simon Morris that the growth rate of average UK house prices increased in the year to October 2015. Rising prices It’s quite clear that the UK housing market has been growing for some time. The Office for National Statistics’ August 2015 House Price Index suggested that average UK house prices expanded 5.2% in the 12 months to August, unchanged from the rate annual of growth to July 2015. Meanwhile statistics from Halifax indicate that average UK...

  • By Simon Morris On Friday, November 13 th, 2015 · one Comment · In ,

    Simon Morris has learned that Transport for London (TfL) will initiate a major new London property development project to raise the money for the UK capital’s public transport network. Lucrative industry The UK’s capital city has developed one of the most lucrative residential property sectors in the world. London’s house prices are rising all the time; the latest Rightmove Index suggested that the city’s average house price increased 9.8% in the year to October 2015. This has spurred...

  • By Simon Morris On Thursday, November 12 th, 2015 · no Comments · In ,

    New data has suggested to property expert Simon Morris that the number of residential property sales in the UK rose during September 2015. Robust market The UK’s residential property market has recorded impressive growth rates throughout 2015. The Office For National Statistics’ (ONS) August 2015 House Price Index showed that the country’s average house price expanded 5.2% in the year to August 2015. This is the same rate of growth as that recorded in the 12 months to July 2015. The...

  • By Simon Morris On Wednesday, November 11 th, 2015 · no Comments · In ,

    Statistical evidence has indicated to Simon Morris that UK commercial property investment is set to break records by the end of 2015. Confident investors Investors are feeling pretty confident about the prospects of the UK’s commercial property sector. This was highlighted by the latest UK Consensus Forecasts from real estate advisor Investment Property Forum (IPF); forward-looking research involving over 25 leading fund managers and advisors. This study found that investor confidence in the...

  • By Simon Morris On Tuesday, November 10 th, 2015 · no Comments · In ,

    A range of newspaper reports have shown that people recently queued overnight to purchase a flat in a West London property development. House prices As Simon Morris recently explained, UK house prices are rising at a phenomenal rate right now. New figures from Halifax Bank show that the typical cost of a UK residential property expanded 9.7% in the year to October 2015, so now the average UK house price is £205,240. People in London would dream of an average residential property price of...

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