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Oct

Central London sluggish as outskirts see solid growth

As we reported in the last newsletter, the London property market remains sluggish compared to the rest of the country. The latest house price index released by Nationwide at the end of September put London at the bottom of the UK table for annual growth, standing at just 4.3% in Q3. This compares with a

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Oct

London property market sees positive growth

July 2021 We reported in our last newsletter that, despite record price rises throughout the UK regions, prices in London were barely moving. However, there are signs that things are now beginning to look up for the London market. The Halifax’s latest House Price Index shows an increase in the rate of annual price growth

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Oct

Performance of the London property market analysed

June 2021 As we reach the mid-point of the year, there is more optimistic news to report for the London property market. According to the most recent house price data released by Nationwide for June, house prices in London rose by 7.3% in the second quarter of 2020, taking the average house price to over

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Oct

How new stamp duty rules will affect overseas landlords

April 2021 In this newsletter we take a look at a variety of topics, including how new stamp duty rules will affect overseas landlords, recent property price movements and the latest trends in the London property market. April 1 saw the introduction of a 2% Stamp Duty Land Tax surcharge on non- UK buyers of

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Oct

The Chancellor’s budget & the implications for the property market

March 2021 In this edition of the newsletter we take a look at the implications of Wednesday’s budget for the property market. The Chancellor’s speech was greeted as good news for the sector, with measures being announced that would both directly and indirectly stimulate the market. Firstly, as widely predicted, Rishi Sunak announced the extension

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Oct

The imminent end to the stamp duty holiday

February 2021 It’s good to be back, bringing you a round-up of property news which we hope will be of interest. In this edition, we take a look at the effects of the imminent end to the stamp duty holiday, changes in the rental and sales markets in London and the latest property price and

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Nov

The solution to London’s commuter dilemma

London is projected to grow by two million people by 2031. This means more housing, more public transport and more congestion, as a result. It’s clear to see that a significant investment is needed to help London grow to fit demand. Much like Crossrail 1 (The Elizabeth Line), Crossrail 2 is a new rail route

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Nov

London underground expected to buckle under pressure from over-commuting

Hundreds of thousands more Londoners will suffer chronic overcrowding on the Tube if Crossrail 2 does not go ahead, it was claimed today. Transport for London released a list of 17 Underground stations that could buckle under the strain of too many commuters within a few years. They include key transport interchanges such as Euston, London Bridge and