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JLL Reveals How to Make the Best Property Journey in London

New research from JLL reveals how climbing the London property ladder over the past 20 years could have made a typical first time buyer into a multimillionaire. The data also highlights how to make the best property journey over the next 20 years.

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Election Reaction from JLL

Adam Challis, Head of Residential Research at JLL, comments: "The General Election has given the country pause to consider the type of government it needs in the Brexit negotiations. The right leadership is of course, crucial for the UK from a political standpoint, but will also directly impact the economic trajectory this country takes for many years to come.

By 2019 there will be no London postcodes where a one bed flat averages less than £200,000

Latest residential research by JLL reveals that at the end of 2016, only 12% of London postcodes had an average of less than £200,000 for a one bed flat. But if current price growth trends continue, within 3 years there will be no postcodes left in the Capital with typical first time buyer properties averaging below £200,000.


Q2 research shows an increase in transactions and stabilised prices at the lower end of the market

JLL’s Q2 Prime Central London research shows signs of stablisation in the sales market with an increase in transaction levels and prices holding firm at the lower end of the market.  Activity has picked up in the lettings market during Q2 but rental values declined by an average 1.3% as oversupply issues persist.

JLL Residential complete on Nine Elms Square for £470m

Representing London’s second largest land deal on record. JLL has completed on the sale of the 10 acre former flower market at New Covent Garden Market to Dalian Wanda for £470m, representing the second largest land deal in London to date. 

Leeds sales and lettings marketing comment

Sales completions in Leeds during the first half of 2017 were up 30% on the same period last year, with sales enquiries also rising 30%. The city's lettings market is also buoyant, with demand from young professionals and an active student population currently driving values.

Manchester sales and lettings marketing comment

Manchester’s sales market showed no signs of slowing during the approach to summer, with steady and sustainable price increases driven by strong demand. Manchester’s lettings market also delivered a strong performance, with a total of 98 properties let during June. 49 of these properties were private lets; the other 49 were apartments in Greengate, Manchester’s first private rented community.

New maps from JLL reveal the green space premiums

JLL Residential Research analysis of housing markets around 12 of London’s largest green spaces clearly illustrates how homes in close proximity of parkland are valued higher than properties slightly further away.

Sales and lettings market comment, June 2017

Greenwich and Blackheath's agents recorded impressive successes in the first half of this year, selling and completing on some of the south east’s most desirable properties. Diamond Terrace and Georgette Place in the centre of Greenwich proved perfect examples - from pitch, strategy and sourcing the right buyer, through to exchange and completion.

The Bank of Mum & Dad is worth an estimated £103 billion in London and South Eastern England

Latest JLL Residential Research shows the Bank of Mum & Dad in London and South Eastern England is worth an estimated £103 billion and could assist in the purchase of more than £1 trillion worth of homes in the UK.