The prime Central London property market historically has been one of the best performing segments of London property
Overseas buyers, particularly from oil rich countries like Russia, Kazakhstan and the Middle East, have been very active in the UK prime property market.
Flats and houses in Belgravia, Kensington and Chelsea are the most expensive and highly regarded. These areas have good stock of well-maintained and attractive period houses, smart shops and easy access to the City.
In Central London, flats and houses in Mayfair and St James's are also highly sought after. Pimlico's elegant terraces have been largely restored, and are central yet reasonably priced; prime property in Westminster is popular as well as this area has improved vastly during the past 10 years.
In West London, flats and other property in Notting Hill and Holland Park are considered prestigious as these areas now rank as some of the smartest areas in London, and they project a less conventional image than South-West London. Prime property in neighbouring Bayswater and Marylebone becomes more popular. Hampstead, St John's Wood and Regent's Park are the most highly regarded areas in North London with good stock of flats and houses, although less popular with City buyers. In the east, a shift of businesses to the Docklands and Canary Wharf
has resulted in the conversion of many riverside warehouses, and improving prices in areas such as Shad Thames, Wapping and the Isle of Dogs.
Outside the centre, South-West London is still favoured above other areas by prime property buyers. Battersea, Clapham, Wandsworth, Richmond and Wimbledon have all experienced price rises and an increase in popularity during the past five years.
Central London and Other Prime Property: Our Services
In the Central London property market, there are typically 2,500 individual flats and houses offered for sale by over 850 property (selling) agents. In the prime UK country property market, there are, at any one time, somewhere around 1,000 individual properties being sold by over 2,000 property agents. Property agents are contracted to achieve the highest price for a seller and they are under no obligation to advise whether a property is suitable or whether it represents a fair price from the buyer's perspective.
There is no multi-listing system in the UK and no database holds information on all properties for sale. Moreover, the most sought after flats and houses are not listed on the internet and prices are frequently not transparent. Quite often a prime London or UK property is sold in excess of the asking price.
London Property offers clients finding Central London flats and houses in areas such as Kensington, Chelsea, Belgravia, Mayfair, Holland Park, and St James's as well as period and exclusive property, fine town residences and exceptional country homes, cottages, luxury apartments and waterside properties in other the most sought after UK locations. We can also find prestigious new family homes incorporating the best of modern technology in fine locations throughout sought after areas of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Surrey.
London Property will represent a buyer and help him to secure the best Central London property at a fair price - which requires time, dedication, inside knowledge and an extensive network of contacts.
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