The private rental sector is the fastest growing tenure in the UK with over 1.8 million renters in London alone. The huge demand for quality stock means new build stock is particularly popular with discerning renters.
Despite the uncertainty caused by the EU referendum, the London property market remains underpinned by a strong economic backdrop and renewed global interest.
Wellness is about striving towards ‘physical, mental and social wellbeing’. So while it’s imperative one gets enough physical exercise, to ensure overall wellbeing one needs to attend to other aspects of life.
After an interesting year for the capital, we take a look at reasons why the world still loves London.
Crossrail is currently Europe’s largest infrastructure project and its impact on London will be huge, cutting journey times into central London by an average of 15 minutes. What does this mean for property?
In the second half of 2015, the Government made two announcements that will fundamentally change the buy-to-let landscape: as from April 2016, investors will be subject to an additional 3% stamp duty levy and, from 2017, a reduction of tax relief on rental income will be phased in. These higher tax rates may well discourage some investors.
As many parts of the capital continue to evolve, it has meant that a number of well-known destinations such as Covent Garden and the Southbank have since realised and unlocked their value potential. Today, CBRE Residential can report a 10% premium for properties within residential developments that adopt effective place-making – highlighting Tottenham Court Road as the next regeneration story to watch.
The fourth quarter of 2015 saw 33% of West End homes sold higher than £2,250 psf. CBRE's latest report analyses the sales and lettings figures across the West End market towards the end of 2015...
What does 2016 hold for the residential market?
Help-to-Buy: the name sounds promising, doesn’t it? After all, who doesn’t want a bit of ‘help to buy’ a house? But how does it work? And what does it actually mean in terms of savings?
This report will provide insightful facts and figures into Kew and its surrounding borough. Kew is Located around 30 minutes from Waterloo and is served with good transport links. It is home to attractions such as the Royal Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Kew palace. Its boasting village feel leaves Kew as a sought after residential area.
In this research report we discuss Putney and its surrounding towns. Putney is a picturesque riverside location surrounded by vast green spaces, which is a rarity in London. Not to mention its great transport links, making Putney ideal for the daily commuter.
CBRE's annual review of what's hot in the London property market is here!
Outer London is starting to experience a resurgence in popularity as more people head to Zone 5 for cheaper homes with reasonable commutes.
Increased desirability of the City Fringe sees property prices rise by 62%
The West End report Q3 discusses the continued strength in the market and a surge in sales on homes above £2m
CBRE Residential’s Q3 Regional Development Land Report looks at the key residential markets and provides insightful commentary on the current economic backdrop predicting a future of continued and sustainable growth.
Streatham is well served by public transport with trains, tubes and buses going almost anywhere in London. Currently more affordable than nearby areas of Clapham and Balham, it is definitely up and coming with new eateries and retail provision springing up on the high street.
Our world is changing faster than ever before; we are becoming increasingly interconnected and our property markets are changing to reflect this.
Wapping’s rich maritime history and riverside location make it one of London’s most desirable places to live and demand for homes is extremely high. This has resulted in a price premium over the wider borough which has averaged 44% over the last five years.
The West End report discusses the London market which is showing robust growth for the start of 2015
In our latest regional development land report we investigate how the key land markets have been performing around the UK in Q2 2015.
Britain is an incredibly diverse and exciting country with each town and city offering a unique sense of place. There are around 62 million people living in Great Britain and of these, 82% live in one of our many towns and cities.
The property market in outer London has heated up over the last year, with average growth of 16% in 2014, according to our recent Borough by Borough report. Despite these increases, you will find many areas around the 93 tube stations in Zone 3 still have a relatively affordable housing market.
Renting in London has never been more popular; with around one million private rented households across London, renters now account for 30% of the city's homes. Since last year, this number has dramatically risen by 32% and is predicted to continue to increase by a staggering 20,000 over the next six years.
Zone two is starting to spark interest as buyers realise the potential for growth, but which Zone 2 underground stations will give you the best bang for your buck?
London has a history dating back over 2,000 years and with 8 million residents, it is one of the most diverse and vibrant cities in the world.
The Regional Development Land report investigates how our key land markets have performed in Q1 2015.
Our latest research, the rental revival report, reveals that the number of private renters in London has risen by 75% since 2005.
This report investigates the implications of introducing a Mansion Tax, an annual tax on high-value residential properties.
The Regional Development Land report gives an overview of the residential market and economy in Q4 2014
CBRE's latest housing forecast has found that the UK residential market is entering a sustainable growth phase, with a lower level of transactions and price growth likely.
Our latest research reveals the winners of London's residential market and takes an in-depth look at the economic and housing market trends of the past year.
In our latest Midtown report we take a look at the factors influencing the property market and why more people are choosing the village life that Midtown has to offer.
In our latest regional land report, we examine how the key markets are performing nationally, and take an in depth look at the impact of commuters on house prices.
Just released, CBRE's Global living report provides a snapshot of the London residential market and identifies how London competes with world class cities such as Hong Kong and New York.
CBRE Residential research has found that a significant rebound in house prices over the last year indicates that the housing market is now fully in recovery mode.
CBRE Residential's Midtown team have released their 'Our patch, our view' report, covering activity in Q2 of 2014.
As the planning landscape across London continues to evolve, you need to stay up to speed with the detailed planning regulations in each borough.
Over the last decade the City of London and its surrounding areas have dramatically transformed. Traditionally known for its finance, the City has begun drawing in new residents attracted by its impressive range of bars and restaurants.
CBRE Residential’s latest research reveals the increase in residential tower development in London, and the positive impact it is having on housing supply.
CBRE’s Midtown residential team have published their ‘Our patch, our view’ report, covering activity in Q1 2014.
House price appreciation in London's prime residential areas has proved a defining feature of the post-credit crisis period.
Latest research from CBRE Residential reports a significant proportion of London-specific residential investors are now appraising built-to-rent opportunities in cities such as Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Leeds.
CBRE’s latest residential research examines the rental prospects in 25 established rental markets across England and Wales, picking out some of the key hotspots.
CBRE Residential's latest research is now available. The Residential Development Land Market report delves in to a number of key subjects including fears of a triple-dip recession, the housing market, the strength of key land markets and whether our current growth levels are sustainable.
CBRE Residential's latest research looks at the winners of London's residential market.
Over the last ten years, London has experienced a constant inadequate level of new housing supply. Unfortunately this challenge is a growing issue as we now face a rapidly increasing population.
2013 is turning into a good year for the capital. On the back of a surge in confidence, construction levels and sales rates are at a five year high.
Crossrail is Europe’s largest infrastructure project and its impact on London will be far reaching. It will open up new parts of London, cut journey times by up to 40 minutes, trigger wider investment and increase capacity on the capital’s transport network by 10%.
Fulham has developed a strong reputation as one of the most sought-after places to live in the capital for both families and young professionals.
CBRE UK has released its most recent piece of research: The Central London Property Market Review.
CBRE has released their latest research on the Residential Development Land Market providing an in-depth look at the current economic climate, which shows signs that recovery is well underway.