Households perceive that the value of their home rose in April, according to the House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Knight Frank and Markit Economics.
With the election weeks away, and housing a central plank of the parties’ manifestos, we thought it would be timely to update our assessment of how the UK property market has performed under recent Prime Ministers.
The UK General Election is just weeks away and housing is a central plank of the main parties’ election manifestos.
In February 2015, the Hong Kong government announced in the 2015–2016 Budget that this year’s Land Sale Programme would include 29 residential sites—mostly located in the New Territories—which will provide about 16,000 flats.
Due to the sustained slump in the residential property market during 2014 China’s central government has been forced to adopt several stimulus measures in order to accelerate residential sales.
In the second half of 2014, Knight Frank’s Prime Asia Development Land Index reflected a generally positive land market in the region.
Four weeks ago today we held the global launch of The Wealth Report 2015 at Claridge’s hotel in London.
Buried in mass of documents issued by the government following the budget are forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) which give a good guide to government views on the future of the UK housing market.
The prime property market in France has faced considerable challenges in recent years with the global recession, Eurozone debt crisis and domestic austerity measures combining to weigh down on market activity.