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Prime central London sales and lettings market overview

Whilst the serving of Article 50 in spring 2017 may hang over the economy in general, there is increased optimism within the property market going in to 2017. Much of this optimism is predicated on the performance of the market in the last quarter of 2016, which saw an uplift in high value transactions.

South East London sales and lettings market overview

After the predictable rush to complete transactions before the festive break, 2016 ended on a much needed high after what has been a bumpy and uncertain previous eleven months. Levels of activity remained also surprisingly healthy in stark contrast to the usual Christmas slowdown.

JLL responds to Housing White Paper released today

Adam Challis, Head of residential research at JLL comments on Government’s release of the Housing White Paper today: "With a focus on expanding new housing supply, both in terms of the number of units and pace of construction, this White Paper is likely to prove amongst the most pivotal in a generation. It has become clear that months of wrangling has more to do with delivering the scale of ambition rather than the same NIMBY-ist and protectionist politics."

Yorkshire house prices to rise 13.6% in next five years, says JLL

House prices in Yorkshire are set to increase by 13.6 per cent in the next five years according to JLL, with growth in the region outpacing the rest of the UK in 2017. In the Leeds, JLL is forecasting house prices to increase by 21.6 per cent from 2017-2021.

North West house prices to rise 18.1% in next five years, says JLL

House prices in the North West will increase by 18.1 per cent in the next five years according to property advisor JLL, with growth in the region outpacing the rest of the UK in 2017.

JLL scoops North West Residential Sales & Letting Agent award for second year in a row

For a second consecutive year, JLL has won Residential Sales & Letting Agent of the Year award at the North West Business Insider Residential Awards held last night at Lancashire County Cricket Club. The evening saw double success for JLL as the team was also awarded Urban Residential & PRS Development of the Year for Greengate - the largest single phase residential scheme to be developed in Manchester for 10 years.

Scottish house price and rental growth in the shadow of Brexit

Residential development in Scotland is set for five years of growth with demand for homes continuing to outpace supply, according to new research from the UK’s leading property consultancy, JLL.

JLL identifies a significant increase in the delivery of shared ownership homes

New research from JLL reveals a significant increase in the supply of Shared Ownership units in the UK over the next five years as Registered Providers (RPs) aim to deliver more homes than have been built in the entire 30 year history of the low-cost home ownership product.

Car parks could provide 400,000 new UK homes

New research from property JLL highlights the potential to develop circa 400,000 homes on car parks in the UK’s town and city centres.

JLL’s latest research paper Driving Innovation identifies just under 10,500 car parks in the UK’s town and city centres with the capacity to comfortably accommodate circa 400,000 homes, enough to house around one million people.

JLL Property Predictions 2017 – UK Residential

Our 2017 predictions note that some segments of the market have been hurt by uncertainty, others are dealing with disruption on an unprecedented scale, while overall market performance is converging towards a stable, if benign, level for the year ahead.

JLL responds to new announcement made by Government today on Starter Homes and Garden Cities

"It is worrying that the first two big announcements - Garden Cities and Starter Homes - are simply a rehash of older programmes." - Adam Challis, Head of Residential Research

JLL launches North West PRS management service at Greengate

JLL has launched a dedicated management service for Private Rented Sector (PRS) developments in the North West and announced its first instruction at Greengate, Manchester’s first purpose-built PRS development. The property advisor has been appointed to manage the 497-unit scheme by LaSalle Investment Management - which acquired the building from developer Renaker in July 2016.

Price falls in Prime Central London residential market petering out

The Prime Central London sales market is regaining some stability and is now looking forward with greater optimism. Importantly, price falls now look to be petering out with prices only declining marginally on average during Q3. This follows two years of falling prices triggered by the stamp duty reforms in December 2014.

Q3 boost for Prime Central London lettings market

The Prime Central London lettings market was significantly more active during Q3 compared with Q2. As usual the volume of lettings increased during Q3 which is when the market traditionally sees students securing tenancies ahead of the academic year and 2016 was no different.

Leeds Market Update, November 2016

The Leeds residential sales market has continued to perform positively in the aftermath of Brexit and the rise of Trump to the White House, with consistent demand being experienced from owner-occupiers and investors for all property types throughout the year.