Value of UK property market falls £26.9bn as house prices stagnate

Britain’s housing market is now worth a combined £8.2 trillion, according to Zoopla CREDIT: JASON ALDEN/BLOOMBERG  The value of Britain’s housing market has fallen by £26.9bn, or 0.33pc, since the start of the year, as growth in the North East and Wales has failed to counteract falling prices in many other regions across the country. The nation’s homes decreased … Read more

Rightmove shrugs off housing market ‘uncertainty’ with record customer numbers

Britain’s biggest property website Rightmove has shrugged off fears of a slowing housing market as it posted a double-digit rise in revenues and profits and revealed it attracted a record number of customers last year. The company, which makes money by charging estate agents and house builders to advertise their properties, said the industry faced … Read more

Top 10 luxury real estate markets in the world

London is the most popular  of the top 10 luxury real estate markets in the world according to Christie’s International Real Estate report. According to Christie’s International Real Estate: “The world’s top cities experienced an explosion in luxury home sales during 2013, fueled by pent-up demand, increasing consumer confidence and robust stock market returns. In … Read more