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Kensington Ward London Property Market

The Kensington ward where homes average just £600,000

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , has dissected the most prestigious pocket of the London property market to reveal how it has fared during a tough pandemic year and which areas offer the most and least affordable paths to securing a home in Kensington and Chelsea.

Bective analysed the latest data from the Office for National Statistics looking at property market...

UK tourist hotspot house price growth stagnates during the pandemic

Research by the estate agent comparison site, , has found that a lockdown enforced trend for staycations may have been good news for the UK tourism sector, but it hasn’t been so great for local property prices in tourist hotspots.

GetAgent analysed UK house price growth since the start of the pandemic and how it differed across areas classed as tourism hotspots versus...

First-time property buyers worse off due to stamp duty holiday property

First-time property buyers £25k worse off thanks to stamp duty holiday

Research by the estate agent comparison site, , reveals that the stamp duty holiday has increased the price of first-time buyer homes by an average of 11.7% in England in the last year, and by as much as 31.5% in some areas of the country.

The stamp duty holiday was introduced as a financial incentive to keep the housing market buoyant during the pandemic and thus...

Autumn Themed Street names property market

Scarecrow, Squirrel, or Harvest? What is the most expensive autumn-themed street name?

Research from the national estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has revealed which autumn-themed road names command the highest house prices on the property market.

To celebrate this turning of the seasons, Keller Williams has studied transaction history for some of the UK’s autumn-themed street names to discover which ones command the highest average house price.

The most...

Grand Victorian mansions

Kensington house prices fall by more than two times the average annual earnings in the last year

The latest research from the homebuying platform, YesHomebuyers , has revealed that over the last year, house prices in Kensington and Chelsea have fallen by more than twice the annual net salary in the borough.

The average house price across Britain has climbed by almost £24,000 in the last year, just shy of the average annual net earnings of £25,266.

In Hammersmith and...


House prices up by as much as £100,000 in a single year

Research from the national estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has revealed where across the UK homeowners have seen the biggest cash boost in property values in just a single year.

The analysis of Land Registry data by Keller Williams UK found that the average UK homeowner has seen a cash boost of £23,116 in just 12 months, with the average UK house price climbing from £231,508 in...

Row of houses

The property market pockets driving price growth in each county

Research from national UK estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has revealed which areas of the property market in England are currently Best in Show, when it comes to price appreciation across each county since the start of the stamp duty holiday.

Keller Williams analysed house price growth since last July across all local authorities in England before highlighting which area was...

Money House

Has your home made more than you in the last year?

The answer to that question could well be yes, according to the latest research by estate agent comparison site, , who found that house prices in 92 areas of Britain have climbed by more than the average net annual salary in the last year.

With a property market boom in full swing, GetAgent analysed the latest house price data from the Land Registry and found that...

Rooftop view of Oxford, England

John Lewis house prices 9.8% higher than the wider area

House prices in areas home to a John Lewis store are 9.8% higher than the wider areas in which they are located, but could this be about to change?

Currently, all 44 John Lewis stores in the UK remain closed with the exception of a few food halls, however, last week the retail giant announced that some of these closures would be permanent.

The latest research from snagging...


Pancake property market topped with above average house prices

The latest research by lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has found that pancake related street names have largely left a sweet taste in the mouth of the nation’s home sellers over the last year.

Benham and Reeves analysed sold price property records from the Land Registry, to find out how much home sellers in England and Wales have been flipping their homes for on...