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We pride ourselves on relevant and insightful analysis that spans all sectors of the UK housing market. By taking economic, political, social and cultural drivers into account we aim to put the housing market into a real-life context at both a macro and micro level.

Hamptons International is part of Countrywide, the largest property services group in the UK. This enables us to draw on a rich and diverse pool of property data which includes sales and lettings, mortgage and surveying. We are deemed to have some of the UK’s best and most reliable property data, which provides us with a fully rounded view of the housing market.

Market Insight Oct-Nov 2019

It's not all about London: Back in 2009, one in five postcode districts in England and Wales were more expensive than the average home in London. Today, just 9% of postcode districts are more expensive than London, most of which are located within easy commuting distance of the capital.

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Proportion of homes bought with cash falls

As house prices have risen over time, the proportion of homes bought with cash has fallen to a record low.

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Monthly Lettings Index October 2019

Proportion of homes let by overseas based landlords rises for the first time since our records began in 2010.

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First-time buyers on the rise in London

First-time buyers purchased 44% of homes in the capital during the first three quarters of this year, reaching the highest level since our records began.

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Where London leavers move to

Whether renting or buying, our analysis shows that the majority of London leavers move to areas just outside Greater London.

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Areas more expensive than London

London has always been the most expensive region in the UK to buy a home, but house prices haven’t risen equally, meaning that the price gap between London and the rest of the country has widened.

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Retirees moving into London on the rise

Whilst Millennials are leaving the city in ever greater numbers to purchase homes, the number of retirees moving back into London has risen.

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