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The transformation of a rundown riverside wasteland to a living breathing luxury development called Nine Elms has caught London’s attention with some high-profile features.
After months of speculation about Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s plans for the property market, the budget of 2021 has delivered an extension to the Stamp Duty Holiday and a re-introduction to the 95% mortgage.
Expect the centuries-old axis between London's buzzy West End and the ancient Square Mile financial district to consolidate during the coming years, says renowned property writer David Spittles.
Rumours of the demise of central London are greatly exaggerated, says renowned property reporter David Spittles in the first of a regular blog for Hudsons on the capital's "bullseye" neighbourhoods.
2020 was a year like no other and whilst a V-shape recession was predicted after the Covid-19 outbreak, it has been proven to be an L-shape. A sharp dip in economies across the globe and no immediate bounce back resulted in the reality of further lockdowns globally.
London's property market is moving fast, both in Central London and in the surrounding areas, including many UK coastal locations. Buyers of all types are upgrading their homes post lockdown or considering buying a second home further out for staycations.
Online marketing solutions are working well for buyers and sellers during the current COVID-19 lockdown, as they allow home seekers and vendors to prepare the ground for the predicted surge in the market activity once restrictions are relaxed.
A lot has been said recently about why generation rent (the millennials) will not be able to get on the housing ladder. The question is do they actually want to in some cases. Some titter that if they stopped buying coffee at £4 a throw and smashed avocado on toast for a tenner they’d be in a much better position to save up a deposit to buy their own home.
Luxury properties in central London is pretty much expected as standard now for many buyers these days. The word luxury may seem somewhat overused, but many developers are listening to what the consumer (buyers) are looking for.
A little-known tax loophole means some buyers of second homes and buy-to-let investors could be exempt from the higher rates of stamp duty that come into force today. The Budget appeared to leave the new stamp...
The Crossrail train system in London, now due to open in less than three years, is likely to result in a 7% rise in average house prices at many locations along its route by 2020,...