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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 Winter 2020

The road ahead: Two missed Brexit deadlines, followed by an extension, the resignation of one Prime Minister and the election of another. Little wonder the UK’s housing market slowed over 2019. But could there be light at the end of the tunnel?

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Lettings Index January 2020

The number of private landlords in Great Britain falls to 7 year low.

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International Buyers H2 2019

International buyers fall in Greater London in H2 2019, but Prime Central London bucks the trend.

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Space gain January 2020

Last year 73,000 people headed out of London bound for the country. For many it wasn't just the promise of a better work/life balance but the prospect of gaining more space.

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Lettings index December 2019

Last year tenants across Great Britain spent a record £62.4 billion on rent, £3.1 billion more than in 2018.

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London leavers bought 73,000 homes in 2019

Last year London leavers heading out of the capital bought 73,000 homes. While a significant number, this is 4% lower than the 2016 peak when 75,690 homes were purchased by Londoners.

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Monthly Lettings Index November 2019

Rental growth in Great Britain accelerated throughout 2019, moving back towards its long-term average.

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Selling off-market

The practice of selling London properties off-market is on the rise. So far this year 11% of sales in the capital were off-market.

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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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