The Treasury has given the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee the autonomy to restrict loan amounts relating to the value of property investments as well as the loans in relation to the yields landlords achieve to cover interest payments.   Last December the Treasury reported concerns of the property and financial markets being negatively […]

The renown property developer Great Portland Estates has consolidated its position by continuing its selling spree of assets. The group sold its 73-89 Oxford Street and 1 Dean Street development to Norges Bank Real Estate Management for £276.5m, reflecting a net initial yield of 3.2%. Since March it has further offloaded more than £293m from […]

London has been confirmed as the international residential real estate hub, surpassing every other major city in the world in sales and prices over the last five years, a report by Knight Frank has found.   In 2014 London listed 6,250 luxury properties within the price ranges $2m – $5m, effectively double the units in […]