Property Facts

We look forward to celebrating the imminent birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first child, who will be seventh in line to the throne. While we await news of Harry and Meghan’s arrival, in property terms which are the most valuable, or familiar of the bookmakers’ favourites? Properties sold on streets bearing the […]

Property Facts

Is Cash No Longer King?

In 2018, just under 285,000 properties across Great Britain were purchased with cash alone, comprising 29% of all property sales. This is the lowest proportion of cash sales recorded since this record began. Between 2012 and 2017, more than 30% of transactions were cash sales. The proportion of cash sales fell in each region of […]

Property Facts

Property Transactions Up

There were 101,780 residential transactions recorded (on a seasonally adjusted basis) in February across the UK, according to the HMRC. This was the highest level since August 2017. This figure is still provisional, but if confirmed will mean that the annual change in transaction levels has moved into positive territory for the first time in […]