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Empty homes: normal rules do not apply to super-rich in London

Even the prospect of collecting £10,000 a month is not enough to encourage wealthy owners to fill their vacant properties There is something odd about Kensington and Chelsea. Across England, the number of homes left empty for six months or more fell by more than a third between 2006 and 2016, and in London it […]

What does the election result mean for London property?

As we all come to terms today to another failed gamble from the Conservatives, many of our clients will be asking what this election result means for the London property market. More uncertainty? One thing that any market doesn’t respond well to is uncertainty. And we have that in spades today. In times of uncertainty, […]

UK General Election Results Impact London Property Markets

On the heels of a failed snap election in an effort to build a bigger majority and a personal mandate, Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, now faces the though job of trying to forge a coalition deal to stay in power. In reference to how the UK General Election results now impact London’s property […]

Proposal for new Chinese investment rules – Is UK property investment still attractive?

Reports suggest that China proposes to impose greater monitoring of large outbound investments and potentially block state-owned enterprises from purchasing overseas property with a value of more than US$1bn in a single transaction. Additionally, permission may be required for the transfer of funds over US$5m. The previous threshold was US$50m. It is likely that more […]

Real estate is top investment choice for Chinese wealthy

Real estate is top investment choice for Chinese wealthy Real estate is the top investment choice for wealthy Chinese, says the leading research specialist, the Hurun Report Inc. Property has overtaken equity as the most popular investment option, partly due to the booming housing market and poor stock performance in China last year. Equities dropped […]

UK property? Investors should be kicking the door in

UK property? Investors should be kicking the door in If you stampeded out of the property sector after the Leave vote, turn around quick — you were going in the wrong direction. Here’s why. The Brexit vote cemented expectations that interest rates are going to stay lower for much longer, making the higher-yielding UK property market ‘historically’ […]