Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Tax change boosts home sales in Scotland

July 13, 2016 - Scotland
Property tax change had boosted Scottish home sales with a rise in transactions of 11% year on year but prices are down 7.8% compared to 12 months ago.

Chinese property investors bet on the London's Battersea Power Station

June 22, 2016 - London
Buyers from Hong Kong and China have snapped up around 120 out of the 1,500 homes already sold since the project launched in 2013, according to Battersea Power Station Development Company.

London property prices have risen in last 20 years by 400%

June 21, 2016 - London
Property prices per square metre have risen by 432% in Greater London against a national average increase of 251% over the past two decades, according to new research.

ZED Pod would turn parking lots into sustainable communities

June 15, 2016 - Oxford
Bill Dunster OBE has designed micro homes on stilts above car parks and ride spaces, which can save space and decrease cost for homeowners.

Luxury apartment projects creating new prime London

March 10, 2016 - London
Due to international buyer demand, luxury apartment buildings are becoming increasingly like hotels, with similar concierge and lifestyle amenities.

Brexit could knock 5% off house prices

February 23, 2016 - United Kingdom
If the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union, house prices could fall 5%, warns a leading online estate agent.

UK expands shared home ownership scheme

December 11, 2015 - United Kingdom
The UK government is to make it easier for young couple to get in the housing ladder by expanding the right to shared ownership.

World Heritage Sites and property prices

November 24, 2015 - United Kingdom
Property site Zoopla found that properties located near Unesco sites cost an average of 27% more, or £77,993, than the average UK home, which currently stands at £284,127.

UK property market could see “biggest boom of all time”

October 26, 2015 - England
Surging demand, a major lack of supply and low interest rates are driving home prices to new extremes in London the East and South East of England.

UK property demand now higher outside of London

October 20, 2015 - United Kingdom
Demand for property in the UK is now higher outside of London, increasing by 5% since the second quarter of the year, according to latest market intelligence report.