Residential Review: Summer 2016

8 August 2016

For the latest Q2 2016 data on the London sales and lettings markets...

In the run up to and in the immediate weeks following Brexit, LonRes goes behind the headlines to take a candid look at the prime London housing market and suggests that there are still opportunities to be had. 

Following a slight fall in activity post-Brexit, the market seems to be finding its feet again. What impact is a rise in stock levels having on achieved rents? 

With more developments nearing completion and new build premiums falling, is now the time to buy new? We discuss the opportunities that could lie ahead for this sector.

In the year to June 2015, 587,000* people moved into and around the capital*. LonRes analyses migration patterns across London's boroughs.

We asked and our subscribers answered. Agents report on the initial impact the referendum has had on the sales and lettings market. 

Don't miss it...

  • How has the cost of buying in prime central London changed in different currencies of the world? Our infographic looks back at the past two years. 
  • Earlier in the quarter, the number of loans to first-time buyers exceeded the number issued to home movers- a first for 20 years. Read more about what's happening to gross lending in our national market overview.

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*Source ONS