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Encouraging signs of growth in the Central London residential development market

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 legislation update

Lucinda Skailes, Director of Tenancy Management at JLL Knightsbridge, summarises the latest changes to England's Anti Money Laundering and Energy Performance Certificate regulations.

Transaction levels grow as prices bottom out in prime central London

The sub £2m sales market in the south western neighbourhoods of prime central London (PCL) has benefited from stable prices and greater optimism among buyers and sellers across the area as a whole. As ever, Q3 is set to be the PCL lettings market’s busiest season, with students and families looking to agree tenancies ahead of the new academic year.

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 market 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 market 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sales and lettings market comment, May 2017

This month, JLL's City, Stratford and Docklands specialists discuss the east London market. JLL lettings teams across the UK had a very promising to start to the year, with Q1 2017 activity having notably increased versus our Q1 2016 key performance indicators. New applicant registrations are up 18%, with viewing levels increasing by 29%.

Eggcellent Easter for beneficiaries of JLL’s giant competition eggs

JLL Residential Estate Agency's Easter eggs competition has raised over £740.00 for Crisis. JLL's offices across the UK raffled 10kg Belgian chocolate eggs, donating to Crisis for each entry received. Not only that, but several of the prize winners kindly donated their chocolate eggs to local hospitals and churches, spreading the community spirit over Easter.

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.


JLL Residential advises on landmark Central London land sale

JLL Residential has advised CLS Holdings on the disposal of Vauxhall Square to leading Chinese property developer R&F Properties for a headline price of £157.77m. The 3.4 acre site is located in the largest regeneration area in central London.