Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

More than 200,000 homes in England lie empty

October 22, 2018 - England
Some 605,891 homes were unoccupied in England last year with a third being empty for longer than six months, according to a new study.

Second home ownership rises in Britain

June 14, 2018 - England
A backlash against second home owners in England is gaining pace with people voting to make sure new homes are only able to be bought by local people.

Mini housing market boom in Scotland

April 24, 2018 - Scotland
Property price growth in Scotland is soaring ahead of the UK with an annual rise of 7.3% in the 12 months to February 2018 and values up 2.3% month on month, the latest index shows.

510 more skyscrapers are planned for London

April 23, 2018 - London
London’s skyline is to be transformed over the next decade with a record 510 tall towers, more than 20 storeys high, planned or under construction.

The top 10 buy-to-let hotspots in the UK

April 03, 2018 - Colchester
Colchester is the top area to invest in buy-to-let based on capital growth, transaction volumes, rental yield and rental price growth, LendInvest research shows.

Most expensive flats for sale in the UK are all in London

March 26, 2018 - London
The most expensive one bedroom flats for sale are all in London with the most expensive having an asking price of almost £5 million, almost 22 times the average price of a property in the UK.

Half of new-build luxury London flats fail to sell

February 07, 2018 - London
More than half of the 1,900 ultra-luxury apartments built in London last year failed to sell, raising fears that the capital will be left with dozens of “posh ghost towers”.

Call for Airbnb short term lettings to be restricted in Scotland

February 05, 2018 - Scotland
Landlords who rent out flats on websites such as Airbnb for months at a time face new restrictions under proposals put before the Scottish Government.

Malaysian investors to acquire Battersea Power Station

January 18, 2018 - London
A Malaysian fund has agreed to buy a direct stake in London’s Battersea Power Station in move that values the building at £1.6bn.

Zoopla reveals the most expensive streets in Britain

October 11, 2017 - United Kingdom
Britain's wealthiest homeowners are most likely to be found living on Kensington Palace Gardens in London.