So, farewell to 2018 and a cautious hello to 2019. I cannot remember a time of greater uncertainty in our West End or the wider London property market. Uncertainty breeds caution and that has been the dominant characteristic from both buyers and sellers over the last year.
December 20, 2018
Buyers and registrations here in the West End remain at about the same level as this time last year, as do achieved prices.
August 31, 2018
I have been spending a bit of time lately ploughing through the statistics that can be found in the deeper recesses of our Rightmove and Zoopla archives, especially the ones that measure our figures against those of our competitors.
May 15, 2018
British Summer Time has arrived, Easter and The Beast from the East have come and gone and Spring has sprung.
April 18, 2018
Winter isn’t over yet.Â Just when we thought Spring was around the corner, the ‘Beast from the East’ delayed it Â for a week or so.
March 22, 2018
The market here in the West End is showing good signs of coming out of its winter slumber. Viewing numbers and enquiries have picked up to respectable levels given the underlying political and economic outlook.
February 22, 2018
New Year….New Market Â Our current buyers tend to be needs-driven and end-user. It is also fair to say that most of them are not first time buyers, neither are they buying a principle property. Investment value still plays a strong part in the light of the fragile market
January 23, 2018
It is the time of yearÂ for both reflection and prediction.
December 13, 2017
As I write we have about 6 weeks to go until our Christmas break.
November 20, 2017
At this time of year most people are now back at work or college and have settled into the early Autumn routine. Our activity on all levels here in the West End Office also gets back into its stride.
September 25, 2017
It seems like we have been here before. Last time was when we all woke up the day after the Brexit Referendum to find things had not gone quite as expected. Political and economic uncertainties are bound to bring investor caution.
June 21, 2017