The London property sales market – May 2021

Demand for residential properties in London remains high but after months of lockdown, many homebuyers are re-evaluating what they want from their home, so we are seeing a shift in the types of property in highest demand. Perhaps the most significant new trend is the need for larger homes, with more space, both inside and …

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The London rental market – May 2021

Demand for property to rent in London is really picking up and many of our 18 London lettings branches are receiving more enquiries now than at any time over the last year. A key trend we’re seeing is that professionals have been re-evaluating their property priorities over the last few months and are now choosing …

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The London property sales market – April 2021

The London residential sales property market remains strong, with demand boosted further by Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to extend the Stamp Duty holiday until June 30th 2021. After that, the threshold at which buyers will start to pay the tax will be £250,000, double the normal rate, until September 30th. From October, the point at …

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The London rental market – April 2021

As we move into spring and, with the imminent easing of lockdown from April 12th, there is a more positive feel to the rental market in London. Across our 18 London lettings branches, we’ve seen a 19% increase in enquiries during the last 2 weeks of March from potential tenants. Even our newest branches in …

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The London property sales market – March 2021

We continue to see steady demand from buyers looking for London property – both from international investors and from homeowners looking to make their first property purchase or move up the property ladder.  In fact, our most recent figures show that we agreed more sales in 2020 than in 2019. This is despite three lockdowns …

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The London rental market – March 2021

While lockdown continues in London and the rest of England, there is at last a light at the end of the tunnel. Just a few days ago UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan for re-opening the economy and indeed the whole country post lockdown. This is possible mainly due to the successful Covid …

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The London property sales market – February 2021

The London residential property market remains resilient and despite current lockdown restrictions, we are busy, working within the government’s strict Covid 19 regulations.

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The London rental market – February 2021

With the UK in its third lockdown, the London rental market remains challenging. And while the property market is very much open for business, operating within strict Covid 19 regulations set by the government, demand from tenants is understandably weaker than usual and there is an oversupply of rental properties in London as most professionals …

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The London rental market – November 2020

The London rental market remains challenging and demand can fluctuate at the moment, with some of our London branches reporting stronger demand than others. Our well-trained staff are all working hard to match prospective tenants to rental properties but it is essential for landlords to remain flexible and willing to negotiate, to ensure their property …

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The London rental market – October 2020

The most noticeable trend in the London rental market at the moment is that tenant demand is very unpredictable. In many areas, demand for properties is high while in others the market is quieter and this is fluctuating quite dramatically from week to week. The right types of property, accurately priced and extremely well presented…

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The London rental market – September 2020

Demand for rental properties in London continues to grow and many of our branches are very busy at the moment. With many of us ‘staycationing’ this summer rather than going overseas on holiday, people have more time on their hands to search for their new home.

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The London rental market – August 2020

The London rental market remains challenging but we are starting to receive greater numbers of enquiries from applicants looking to move home.  Most of these applicants are professionals already living in London and wishing to move locally. But we have seen a dramatic drop in enquiries for properties in the city district as 90% of …

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