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We believe succeeding in property is as much about knowledge as bricks and mortar. Through rigorous, independent analysis and accurate data, we help our clients find competitive advantage. And through thoughtful debate and commentary we help set the direction for our industry.

Our researchers actively develop insights from across every area of our business. Because JLL advises across the entire residential spectrum, this means we can provide a holistic perspective on the property market, both in London and worldwide.

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What's the current state of the prime new homes market in 2017?

Adam Challis, Head of Residential Research at JLL and Marcus Dixon, Head of Research at LonRes discuss the current state of the new homes market in 2017. The video addresses the shifts in domestic and investor buyers, the changes in what developers are building, the areas under highest demand and the outlook for the market over the next 12 months.

Prime Central London Report Q2 2017

Despite recent headwinds, there are reasons to be optimistic about the Prime Central London residential market. Our latest market update shows greater stability during Q2 2017 with transaction levels improving in both the sales and lettings markets.

In conversation: Adam Challis and J.P. Morgan discuss the current trends in UK Residential Property

Experts from JLL and J.P. Morgan discuss the resilience of London’s residential market and the impacts of recent political events and the Brexit negotiations ahead.


Chelsea Report May 2017

Chelsea is a vibrant and eclectic enclave of Prime Central London. It contrasts the traditional with the contemporary in terms of residents, retail, leisure and property. While its housing market is very established it stays current through the tasteful renovation and redevelopment of existing property while also welcoming new development. New large schemes on the fringes of Chelsea coupled with smaller developments slotted into the existing streetscape point to an exciting few years ahead.

Bank of Mum & Dad 2017

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. In conjunction with YouGov, JLL has undertaken an in-depth study looking at the impact that the Bank of Mum & Dad and inheritance will have on the UK housing market. As well as quantifying the average pot from the Bank of Mum & Dad and the expected inheritance, we also asked the public about their views on housing affordability and the role of the Bank of Mum & Dad.

Prime Central London Report Q1 2017

Optimism in the Prime Central London sales market has improved during the first quarter of 2017 with prices rising in all but the upper echelons of the market. However, transaction activity remains low.

London Residential Heatmaps 2017

JLL heatmaps show how residential prices, rents and yields vary by postcode district across London. They also show which areas have seen the highest and lowest price growth and rental growth over the course of 2016.

Investment in European residential exceeded €38 billion in 2016

European residential investment is a growing asset class. Our market report highlights national trends for Europe’s largest residential markets, city level volumes for gateway cities and an overview of the largest transactions in 2016, which included a growing number of international deals.

Central London Residential Development Report - March 2017

The mood in the Central London development market has brightened during late 2016 and early 2017 following a challenging 12 months.

Prime Central London Report - March 2017

Sales and lettings markets in Prime Central London have entered 2017 in a more optimistic mood. Both have suffered from price falls and an overhang of properties on the market during 2016, but with price adjustments from stamp duty changes now largely absorbed, the outlook is more promising.

Paddington - Bearing Fruit

Paddington’s roots are in transport and most crucially as a gateway into London. It has a rather chequered past, but is today being transformed into a new, vibrant business and residential community while the Heathrow Express and Crossrail are enhancing Paddington as a highly-connected transport hub. This JLL research assesses why we believe that the prospects for Paddington and for the residential market in and around Paddington are very bright.

JLL UK Residential Forecasts 2017 - Interactive Webtool

This interactive webtool allows you to view JLL Residential forecasts covering the UK including all regions and several key cities. It covers house price growth and rental growth as well as providing some transaction and house-building forecasts.

South West Residential Forecasts – February 2017

The outlook for the South West economy and housing market is bright with Bristol a leading light in terms of economic growth and city centre living. The challenge ahead is how to generate enough housing in the current economic climate.

West Midlands Residential Forecasts - February 2017

Birmingham and the West Midlands face a challenge to build enough homes to support the rising population. The Birmingham residential market is going through the early throes of a transformational change where city centre living is becoming more popular.

Northern England Residential Forecasts – February 2017

Northern England’s main cities are beginning to thrive again. Manchester, the UK’s second city, is flourishing amid strong housing demand and significant development activity and is becoming increasingly global. Leeds and Liverpool are also now looking forward with greater confidence. The region will benefit further from the Government’s Northern Powerhouse programme.