Asia Pacific: Despite economic uncertainty 67% of the region’s residential markets recorded positive annual price growth in H2 2019

Last year presented a tough operating environment for Asia-Pacific’s residential markets given the global macroeconomic uncertainty, but this was balanced by falling interest rates and policies aimed at supporting affordability. Among the 27 regional residential indices tracked by the report, 67% reported positive annual price growth in the second half of 2019.

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Windows of opportunity in the prime London property market

There are early indications that the relative political certainty provided by last month’s general election result is starting to boost activity in prime London markets. Excluding the month before a pre-announced stamp duty increase in April 2016, the number of exchanges for existing homes in prime central London in December 2019 was the highest monthly…

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New York’s 57th Street leads global ranking of ultra-prime streets

London | 17th December 2019 – Knight Frank has analysed sales data for the most exclusive global residential neighbourhoods and locations, enabling us to conclude on the top 10 ultra-prime streets and areas, where the most transactions over $25 million have taken place in the last five years.  Words: Flora Harley, Knight Frank December 17…

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