The need for an increase in the supply of new housing across the UK is now recognised as a key social and political issue.
Despite stellar performances by four cities the overall narrative is one of more moderate growth.
Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) revenues for residential transactions in Scotland totalled £201 million in 2015-16, figures released today by Revenue Scotland show.
Despite vast capital growth in Sydney and Melbourne prime residential markets over the seven-year period to December 2015; overall the broader mainstream markets have significantly outperformed.
In March, residential sales volume increased by 45% month-on-month from the lowest level in 25 years, reaching 17,106, according to the Land Registry.
Global “Currency wars” – Will a strengthening Australian dollar signal a slowdown in overseas investment?
The commodity price recovery and a softening USD has strengthened the AUD, making investment by overseas groups in the short term appear relatively more expensive, however, considerable buying opportunities and exchange rate discounts still exist.
Hampstead is home to the highest number of blue plaques in London, according to exclusive data provided to Knight Frank by English Heritage.
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Knight Frank has examined house price performance in the locations of the Bard’s most iconic plays. From Twelfth Night in Croatia to Midsummer Night’s Dream in Athens, Shakespeare’s 37 plays and 154 sonnets are set across more than 12 countries with large variations in their respective property markets.
At around this time every year I start to experience a mix of nerves and excitement after nine months of hard work, frustration and apprehension.