Black's Property Blog

Adrian Black delivers critical property market insights and the influences, behaviour and money driving them.

Stamp tax changes slowing west prime central london property sales

Stamp tax changes slowing west prime central london property sales

by Adrian Black, Wednesday 08 July 2015

Based on the back-of-a- match-box-calculation, I estimate that the combined Local Authorities of Kensington and Chels...

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Contractor Mark-up's and Commission Payments

Contractor Mark-up's and Commission Payments

by Adrian Black, Thursday 25 June 2015

Call me old-fashioned but I’ve got to say taking fees from both Landlords AND Contractors when you are working for th...

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Prime central london lettings agent fee survey

Prime central london lettings agent fee survey

by Adrian Black, Friday 12 June 2015

UK law changed 2 weeks ago to deliver more letting agent fee transparency; a really good thing.  Letting agents must ...

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At Long Last - the CMA are taking notice

At Long Last - the CMA are taking notice

by Adrian Black, Thursday 04 June 2015

The action from the Competition and Markets authority fining a number of estate agents for anti-competitive behaviour...

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Latest £ by floor area data for west prime central london released

Latest £ by floor area data for west prime central london released

by Adrian Black, Thursday 28 May 2015

We have just updated our £ per Floor area information on our online property research tool, YOUeye. The data is pre-e...

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Conservative Party housing policies

Conservative Party housing policies

by Adrian Black, Thursday 21 May 2015

Let’s see how many of the promised housing policies are introduced and how quickly, particularly the £1bn for buildin...

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High end property owners in West Prime Central London breathe a huge sigh of relief

High end property owners in West Prime Central London breathe a huge sigh of relief

by Adrian Black, Thursday 14 May 2015

Never has there been the degree of concern in west prime central London as existed before this General Election. T...

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All eyes on the election

All eyes on the election

by Adrian Black, Thursday 30 April 2015

Never mind the opinion polls - odds at the bookies today indicate that Ed Miliband is about twice as likely than Davi...

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