Monday, December 14, 2015Read more
The London Barometer December 2015
“New business in November 2015 was up 32% compared to twelve months previously with a 26% increase in the number of new tenancies starting, indicating sustained momentum in Q4 with the seasonal slowdown much later.
Thursday, November 12, 2015Read more
The London Barometer November 2015
"The sales market is treading water, as it has done for some time. Stock levels are below those recorded this time a year ago, while new applicants are at their highest for the last 12 months.
Monday, October 12, 2015Read more
The London Barometer October 2015
October 2015 / Sales “Rising house prices, SDLT levies and expectations around interest rate rises put the brakes on London’s property market earlier this year.
Thursday, September 10, 2015Read more
The London Barometer September 2015
September 2015 / Sales “Three months on from the General Election, we are witnessing a year on year increase of 20 - 30% in sales agreed, new applicants and new business, as the market realises our forecast from last month of an early autumn spike.
Friday, August 21, 2015Read more
The London Barometer August 2015
“As with last month, the market continues to experience a fall in the number of properties for sale with increasing numbers of new applicants keen to buy them.
Monday, July 20, 2015Read more
The London Barometer July 2015
July 2015 / Sales Market Comment “ June saw a year on year decrease of 33% in new instructions whilst in contrast new applicants increased by 50%, but they are clearly registering to prepare for the autumn market.
Monday, June 15, 2015Read more
The London Barometer June 2015
June 2015 / Sales Market Comment “ Post-Election, the jury is out on sales – but we can conclude that estate agent hype was perhaps overzealous. “
Friday, May 22, 2015Read more
The London Barometer May 2015
May 2015 / Sales Market Comment “Contrary to the crippling effect of election uncertainty, offers received in April were up 15% on last year indicating a strong appetite amongst vendors and applicants to do business.
Friday, April 17, 2015Read more
The London Barometer April 2015
“It appears that buyers and sellers are getting bored of political uncertainty and this is reflected in the consistent flow of properties coming to the market. Perhaps surprisingly the number of offers being agreed is consistent with what we’d usually expect at this time of the year.