News & Comment
Prime central London property continues to increase. Trend or bubble?
Latest data from the Land Registry confirms that despite the global economic crisis, residential property prices in prime central and south west London have increased by 23% over the last three years.
Is residential property the Cinderella of the investment world?
Property is one of the four key components of a portflio, but in investment circles, property means commercial. Residential, like Cinderella, is seldom invited to the investment allocation ball, perhaps because it is not seen as investment grade.
UCIS - Don't throw out the baby with the bath water
Advisers don’t like to be linked with ‘miss selling’ scandals, and quite rightly so. Miss selling is when an adviser incorrectly positions a product to an inappropriate investor in order to make a ‘sale’.
London residential property continues to offer a safe haven in the storm
The recent violent volatility of global stock markets has lead many investors, like financial refugees, to seek shelter in the safe ports of gold, cash and for some residential property.
Savills Residential Research
An important combination of changes to the English higher education system, combined with market forces, has created a market where there are distinct winners and losers in the development and investment arenas.
Knight Frank's Prime Central London Sales Index has tracked the performance of London's luxury property market since 1976. Compiled monthly, the index is based on the valuation of a comprehensive basket of properties throughout our central London office network and is based on actual sales evidence.