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    1. October 9, 2014

      Scottish ‘mansion tax’ to hit rich buyers and investors

      Scotland’s grouse moors and castles have long been a draw for the globe-trotting wealthy. They will now face a land and...

    2. FT Alphaville

      October 9, 2014

      It's not all about London property you know

      Sometimes it’s all about the ski chalets. On which note, Knight Frank’s latest dive into the world high-altitude snow-dusted...

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    1. September 29, 2014

      Knight Frank to build on London successes with expansion plan

      Knight Frank is set to boost its presence in London by more than a quarter after a year in which trophy deals in global...

    2. August 27, 2014

      Russians cool on luxury London homes as Italians move in

      Wealthy Russians are cooling on London’s luxury houses, leaving Italians as the only large group of buyers increasing their...

    3. August 10, 2014

      City folk find value in land of ‘The Archers’

      It is not just listeners to The Archers, the BBC’s everyday tale of farming folk, who are reeling as hard-eyed City...

    4. July 23, 2014

      A place in the sun – but don’t get burnt buying a holiday home

      The market for holiday homes is back. From apartments on the Costa del Sol and villas on the Côte d’Azur to ski chalets in...

    5. June 25, 2014

      Soaring prices push more homes into ‘mansion tax’ bracket

      The number of properties that would be hit by a proposed “mansion tax” has doubled over the past five years, according to an...

    6. June 16, 2014

      UK care homes lure reits across Atlantic

      North American investors are pouring billions of dollars into British care homes for the elderly, particularly in the more...

    7. June 10, 2014

      US investors snap up UK care homes

      Earlier this year a Wall Street hedge fund best known for its role selling the Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...

    8. June 6, 2014

      Why one school in Cranbrook, Kent, is fuelling mini property boom

      The small town of Cranbrook in the Kentish Weald, a lightly wooded swath of southeast England between the chalky North and...

    9. May 30, 2014

      How prime London property compares with New York and Hong Kong

      Is prime London property good value on a global scale? High house prices in locations such as Knightsbridge and Mayfair,...

    10. May 26, 2014

      Target of 200,000 homes a year impossible, say UK housebuilders

      The vast majority of housebuilders believe an industry target to build more than 200,000 homes a year cannot be met. Some 94...

    11. May 12, 2014

      London luxury housing market ‘cooling’, estate agents warn

      London’s luxury housing market has started to slow after several years of soaring price growth, estate agents warn. Savills,...

    12. May 9, 2014

      Where property prices are set to rise – and where they could fall

      Talk of a global recession impacting on the world’s property markets post-2007 implies a homogenous waltz of price rises and...

    13. April 25, 2014

      Homebuyers exploit ‘value gap’ in prime market

      Aspiring property owners priced out of central London and considering more affordable locations should move quickly, as...

    14. April 18, 2014

      For sale: five high-end homes with walled gardens

      The Castle of Todi, Perugia, Italy, €3.5m Where On the east bank of the river Tiber in Perugia, central Italy, 6km from the...

    15. April 4, 2014

      Odds-on favourites: homes for horseracing fans

      Equestrian estate, Santa Maria, Mallorca, Spain, €12.5m Where In Santa Maria, an area of central Mallorca, 19km from the...

    16. April 4, 2014

      How private wealth is transforming real estate in global cities

      During the Georgian era, large tracts of London were owned by Britain’s dukes and earls who were the high net worth...

    17. March 28, 2014

      Feast your eyes: upmarket homes for foodies

      Seafair, 254 Ocean Avenue, Rhode Island, US, $19m Where In Newport, Rhode Island, 42 miles from Providence and about a...

    18. March 21, 2014

      For sale: five upmarket homes surrounded by wildlife

      Casa Laguna, Mayakoba, Mexico, $3m Where Part of the Rosewood Mayakoba resort on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, eight miles from...

    19. March 7, 2014

      Life at the top: upmarket homes with roof gardens

      Casco Antiguo, Palma, Mallorca, €4.8m Where Overlooking Palma Cathedral in the centre of the capital of the largest Balearic...

    20. FT Alphaville

      March 3, 2014

      Stratospheric property (seriously)

      Late last year we speculated that if anything was going to disrupt the London property bull market it was going to be a...

    21. February 28, 2014

      London raises more stamp duty than Scotland and Wales combined

      Nearly three times as much tax was paid by property buyers in 13 square miles of central London than in all of Scotland and...

    22. February 28, 2014

      The new market space: billionaire investors look beyond Earth

      Here we are more than a decade into the 21st century and we’re still not there. To be a child of the 1960s and 1970s was to...

    23. February 19, 2014

      Rightmove and Zoopla under threat from rival property portal

      Britain’s biggest property websites Rightmove and Zoopla are facing the threat of losing advertising fees to a rival online...

    24. February 7, 2014

      Singapore buyers pile into London’s prime property market

      Sipping cocktails on the roof terrace of Singapore’s five-star Fullerton Bay Hotel, well-heeled couples gazing at the...

    25. February 7, 2014

      Romantic escapes

      Laguna, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands, Caribbean, $2.49m Where: Northwest of Jamaica and south of Cuba in the Greater...

    26. January 10, 2014

      Cultured living – homes near Unesco world heritage sites

      Villa Massei, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, €7.5m Where: In the northwest of Italy, 8km from Lucca, 20km from Pisa and 40km from...

    27. January 8, 2014

      Sale of 10 London fire stations set to raise £50m

      London’s fire authorities expect to make £50m from the sale of 10 fire stations that will close today under cuts forced...

    28. December 31, 2013

      Population growth boosts farmland values

      Population growth has driven English farmland values to a record high, according to figures from Knight Frank. The property...

    29. December 18, 2013

      Rising West End rents threaten creative economy

      Media, technology and fashion businesses are being priced out of their traditional West End heartland as a shortage of...

    30. December 5, 2013

      Autumn Statement 2013: Foreign homeowners to pay capital gains

      Russian oligarchs, wealthy Chinese investors and British expats are to become the source of an extra £70m of annual revenues...

    31. November 29, 2013

      Weak growth sparks fears of fall in London house prices

      House prices in prime areas of central London have stalled in November, raising the possibility that the capital’s property...

    32. November 22, 2013

      Stars align for UK property markets

      More evidence emerged this week of a broad-based improvement in housing market conditions. New-home starts by private...

    33. November 22, 2013

      Farmland and forestry hit record highs

      Land and forestry values are hitting record highs as investors buy up areas of the UK to boost their investment portfolios....

    34. FT Alphaville

      November 12, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Prime global real-estate prices are stalling: Izzy refers to research from Knight Frank...

    35. FT Alphaville

      November 12, 2013

      Prime global real-estate prices are stalling

      Just as the world was about to launch an inquisition into the prime property witch phenomenon — roughly: if the property...

    36. October 25, 2013

      How demand is rising among wealthy buyers for ‘hotel-serviced living’

      She may have survived on just four hours’ sleep a night when she was in office, but Margaret Thatcher chose a suite at the...

    37. October 25, 2013

      Home sales stall as price rise hopes outstrip mortgage valuations

      Home sales in London and the southeast could slow, experts have warned, as talk of house price rises push up sellers’...

    38. October 11, 2013

      Architecture: Singapore’s shapely butterfly house

      On the affluent, palm-lined street of White House Park in District 10 – one of Singapore’s most desirable residential areas,...

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