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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 Summer 2020

Economists are divided over the shape of the coming recession. Will it be V-shaped, that is, a sharp decline followed by a rapid rebound? Or U-shaped, with recovery taking longer to arrive? Or even W-shaped, with a second slump following the first?

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Shared Ownership on the up

As housing associations up their development pipeline across the capital, London saw more shared ownership schemes launched last year than in any previous year.

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Lettings Index August 2020

We all want more space. It’s been widely reported that owner-occupiers have, since lockdown restrictions were eased in May, upsized their homes, but tenants have too.

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Time to sell falls to record low

The average time it takes to sell a home in Great Britain has shifted from a record high to record low in just two months

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Stamp duty holiday - one month later

The introduction of the stamp duty holiday has given a further boost to the housing market which was already showing strong signs of recovery even before its introduction.

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Lettings Index July 2020

Short lets drive up London rental market stock as rents continue to fall

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Early Upsizers

People are choosing to move home more quickly and it seems that it's a combination of lockdown and a stamp duty holiday that's acting as the catalyst.

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