Tag: Knightsbridge Property

Recently, many high street estate agents have come under attack for overvaluing properties in order to attract more stock. In a slow Prime Central London property market, it is easy to see why. Research conducted by The Guardian claimed that some estate agent chains are overvaluing properties by up to 25% in order to get […]

July 2019 marked the highest level of private tenants experiencing rent rises on record according to ARLA Propertymark’s latest PRS report. The trade body for letting agents reported that 63% of its members saw landlords increasing rents in July. In fact, year on year, the number of tenants facing rent increases is up. Increasing from […]

A Happy & Healthy 2019 from the Team at Walton Estates 2018 has been a challenging year for many of our colleagues in the property industry with some of the big names suffering catastrophic falls in their share prices (Countrywide down over 90% in their share prices), London transaction volumes are down and the market […]

Theresa May’s decision to call an election on June 9th caught the financial and property markets by surprise. Markets generally hate uncertainty and the property market is no different. Until the election we predict some discretionary sellers may hold off putting their properties on the market until after the election. Stock is already at record […]

This time last year no one in the UK could have possibly guessed the outcome of the Brexit referendum. With Brexit looming, many property buyers and sellers held off and waited in anticipation of the result. After the shock of the referendum, it was expected that the London property market would take a particularly hard […]

So 2016 has not been the best year for buyers and sellers. With huge stamp duty reforms increasing stamp duty on additional properties by 3% and excluding property investors from capital gains cuts, London’s property market has slowed exponentially in 2016.  Coupled with Brexit and widespread uncertainty, people buying and selling property throughout the UK […]

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