London’s luxury properties have pushed the city up in the ranks of the ‘most expensive homes in the world’, and it now has more homes in the top ten than any other city. Naturally Buckingham Palace tops the list at £980 million, and is followed by luxury...


2015 will apparently be the year that London’s unprecedented property market growth will come to an end… at least until 2016. London property prices in general are likely to stagnate for the year of 2015, according to a report by Savills, and prime luxury areas like...


An alley space on Northcote Road in Battersea has just sold for £260,000, supporting the idea that the London property market has not begun to slow yet. It also shows a growing trend in London for unique and often narrow properties, owing to the housing market crisis...


In contrast to the widespread predictions of a ‘cooling’ property market ahead, Rightmove has released a new report claiming that house prices will increase by 30% in the next five years. While this would bring London’s average house price up to £715,000...


According to new data London has become the most expensive city in the world for companies to locate their employees, with the total yearly cost per employee at an all-time high of £73,800. The research by Savills compared London to 11 other major world cities in terms of...


AXA Business Insurance has published research that shows an increasing number of Brits moving towards rentals instead of purchasing properties. For the majority of consumers polled (59%) this was from necessity rather than choice, as they are part of a growing number of people...


Rightmove has released a new poll showing that 52% of those 2,700 surveyed on its site are in favour of the proposed ‘Mansion Tax’. This tax would apparently be introduced by the Labour Party following a successful 2015 General Election in their favour. Although it...


The “money-driven soulless enterprise” of Foxtons faces local opposition to its application to move into the old post office on West End Lane: more than 20 individual objections have been filed against this proposition. A particular complaint of residents is that this...


Data collected from property websites Hometrack and Rightmove apparently show a slowing property market for London for the first time in years. In fact, Hometrack’s report shows London prices have begun to plateau, falling behind the wider UK increase of 0.1% around the...


New statistics show that property values in the borough of Hackney increased more than any other area of London since the 1987 Town and Country Planning Order, with its values rocketing up 800%. Tower Hamlets has increased by 684% while Southwark is up by 668% within that same...


National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has stated that the average number of available properties in London is up by 11%, and this number continues to rise with each month. As reported on Net-Lettings.co.uk: “…Mark Hayward, NAEA managing director, said: &lsquo...


 The price growth for prime properties in central London has been slowing this year and is now at an average of 2.5%. Any significant rise in the last half of the year looks unlikely. The areas this data concerns include Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea, and...


 For landlords, a surprisingly common cause of delays or increased costs when trying to recover possession of a property from a tenant with an AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy) is an incorrect Section Notice. Landlord Action (a tenant eviction specialist) has carried out a...


 Camden Council has enlisted the help of the London School of Economics to determine whether caps on rent in the private sector should be implemented by local authorities in the near future. The aim of the Camden Council is to move towards controlling the rising costs of...


The team at PropertyTime Estate agents in Belsize Park are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! We believe that our new look and layout is the perfect marriage of professional style and straightforward usability, giving anybody looking to buy or rent a...