Market Report

Golden Venn's quarterly newsletter provides an update on the London property market and insights on selected global destinations.

Winter 2020 Quarterly Market Report

Key Points

  • Highest monthly sales volume since March 2016
  • UK inflation at three-year low in December
  • Potential SDLT changes for non-UK residents
  • Rental values in PCL continue to rise
  • Consumer confidence in the economy jumps

Sales Market

Annual price growth across London is in positive territory for only the second time in nearly two years… Across the prime London markets, Boris Johnson’s decisive election result in December created a clear sense of direction and an instantaneous effect…

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Rental Market

In the year to December rental values across London rose by 1.2%, the highest annual rate of growth since August 2017. According to the official Index of Private Housing Rental Prices this represents the 13th consecutive month of positive price adjustment…

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Fiscal Policy & Economic Backdrop

UK inflation fell to its lowest level in over three years in December, fuelling speculation that the Bank of England may well cut interest rates in the near future. At 1.3%, the Consumer Price Index is significantly lower…

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The Golden Venn Perspective

Markets like certainty and an emphatic election result has brought a new wave of confidence to the prime London residential market. At Golden Venn, this optimism has translated into increased interest from both domestic and overseas buyers…

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Quarterly Tip

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Michael Jordan

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