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KEYWORD "Knight Frank" - 100 RESULTS
Agency reveals head of fast-expanding super prime lettings office

Knight Frank has named Francesca Fox as Head of Super Prime Lettings in North London.  The agency says this newly created role...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest Rates, not election worry, hold back housing market

Leading property players and analysts suggest that the lacklustre housing market figures produced by the Halifax over the weekend owe more...

08 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank warns Labour not to push Rental Reform too far

Knight Frank says the incoming Labour government faces a potential clash between what is politically desirable and economically possible, in terms...

08 July 2024

From: Breaking News

High-value tenancies agreed in June were below asking rent - Knight Frank

Knight Frank says tenancies agreed in June for properties asking over £1,000 per week were at a level below the asking...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Five agencies win ‘Let Of The Year’ awards

Property data consultancy LonRes has named five winners in its so-called ‘Let Of The Year’ awards. The London-focussed consultancy has revealed the...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Jitters: Reform Bill failure and July Election hit lettings market

Knight Frank is suggesting that a growing degree of uncertainty is hitting the rental market, particularly the high-end sector in the...

12 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Key London office head named by leading lettings agency

Property consultancy Knight Frank has appointed Olivia Firmin as Head of Lettings in its Wimbledon office. Firmin, already an associate in the...

10 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Forget party policies - check interest rate movement

A prominent housing market analyst says people shouldn’t bother reading election literature but instead study interest rates if they want to...

30 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Rental growth forecasts cut as supply catches up with demand

Knight Frank says the normalisation of supply and demand in Prime London has happened more quickly than anticipated, forcing it to...

28 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Hot Money now on August Interest Rate Cut

Inflation figures are down - but not as much as many analysts expected. The basic Consumer Price Index figure fell from 3.2%...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Tenants pushing back against large rent rises: Knight Frank

Rental growth in prime London postcodes has narrowed to levels last seen in the summer of 2021, says Knight Frank.  Average rents...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

50,000 student rental beds in the pipeline - agency figures

Investment in UK purpose-built student accommodation in the first quarter of 2024 has been described as “robust.” A total of 21 transactions...

08 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Get On With It - major agency tells government to reform renting

A major agency has told the government to get on with ensuring the Renters Reform Bill is passed into law as...

22 April 2024

From: Breaking News

How Knight Frank sees it - market update from research guru

It feels as though the UK housing market is waiting for something to happen. The prevailing mood is one of anticipation with...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rents Under Pressure in parts of London, admits top agency

Supply has continued to build while demand remained steady, which increased downwards pressure on rents in the first quarter of 2024...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Get On With It! - agents say Bank should cut rates now

Propertymark is telling the Bank of England that now is the perfect time to cut base rate and trigger wider interest...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer asks: Should Agents Manage Short Let Properties?

It’s not easy for anyone - even professionals like lettings and estate agents - to keep up with the blizzard of...

19 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Big customer satisfaction win follows agency’s eight year campaign

Knight Frank’s residential operation has won the ‘Best Customer Satisfaction Strategy Award’ at the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2024. The agency says its...

18 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Lettings chief named for key Knight Frank branch

Knight Frank’s Richmond residential lettings team has welcomed Ivanka Modesteva-Gyurova as Head of Lettings. Modesteva-Gyurova began her career at Foxtons in 2007,...

15 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Beware 1% Deposits - Knight Frank lays into government

Knight Frank has taken the unusual step of suggesting a government proposal for the housing market is high-risk and could even...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank names new lettings associate for key area

Knight Frank has appointed Louna Del Barrio as lettings associate in a key London office. Del Barrio comes to Knight Frank following...

20 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Alto announces link-up with deposit alternative supplier

Agency software service Alto has announced a new integration with Zero Deposit.  Research by Zero Deposit shows that 65 per cent of...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Government rules out council tax reform - no matter how unfair it is

The government has ruled out any reform to the council tax system. There has been long standing criticism of council tax because...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Political uncertainty suggests ongoing landlord exodus, says Knight Frank

Prime London rental values fell closer to their longer-term average in January, as supply continued to increase - but worries about...

05 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest Rate Decision - all eyes on Bank of England

The Bank of England has kept its base rate at 5.25 per cent but markets forecast this will drop from the summer as...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Wealthy tenants demand prime rental units ‘with highest spec’

A prominent lettings agency is advising landlords to fit out homes in prime locations to the same high specification as if...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

House builders overwhelmingly want Labour to win General Election

A Knight Frank survey of 50 house builders shows a staggering 70 per cent support for Labour to win the next...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Big mortgage rate cuts likely this year - agency revises forecast

Knight Frank has revised its housing market forecasts for 2024, just two weeks into the new year. It’s done this on the...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent expo next month organised by trade group

The UK Apartment Association - a Build To Rent trade body - has given details of an expo it’s hosting in...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency with £350m of property under management opens new branch

An agency which currently has £350m of property under management and boasts a 98 per cent client retention rate, has opened...

09 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank warns that Rwanda controversy could force early election

Knight Frank has taken the unusual step of warning that Tory splits over Rwanda and immigration could force an early election...

08 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Prime lettings market now near normal says Knight Frank

There were 3.7 new prospective tenants for every rental property listed in prime London postcodes last month says Knight Frank. The figure,...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency restructures in push for bigger share of key lettings market

Knight Frank has bolstered its prime offering across north London with a new head of lettings in its Hampstead office. Jared Kilgarriff...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

New lettings chief in strategically important London office

Knight Frank’s Marylebone residential office has welcomed Luke Hewens as Head of Lettings. Hewens began his property career as lettings negotiator in...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

At last! Normality in sight for lettings market, insists top agency

Normality appeared on the horizon in the prime London rental market in October according to high end agency Knight Frank.  Average rents...

08 November 2023

From: Breaking News

New lettings director arrives from arch rival agency

Savills has appointed Marielle Papadopoullos as head of lettings in its key Hampstead office.  Papadopoullos, who joins as a director, has over...

23 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Growth slows in Prime London rental markets

Prime London rents are still rising - but that growth is slowing, says Knight Frank. And the number of new prospective tenants...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Rises Even Higher Than Expected - agency revises forecast

A leading lettings agency and property consultancy has revealed that it anticipate stronger-than-expected rental growth this year and next in prime...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

High end agency beefs up prime lettings team

Property consultancy Knight Frank is beefing up its super prime lettings team.  Amy Pritchard has joined as Senior Lettings Negotiator in the...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency says London rental market lull down to fewer overseas students

Rental value growth in prime London postcodes declined further in August as supply built and demand cooled.  That’s the view of high...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency pushes Build To Rent advantages over Buy To Let

Knight Frank, in conjunction with Build To Rent operator Moda Living, has published a highly supportive report about BTR. Creating what it’s...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Temporary lettings chief in ‘strategically important’ London office

Knight Frank has appointed a temporary head of lettings in what it calls its “strategically important” Chelsea office in London. Willow Bushnell...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Squeeze on tenants not ending any time soon - top agency

A leading agency says the squeeze on tenants facing high rent rises is not going to end anytime soon. The comment -...

17 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Joy as London stock supply improves - but no respite for renters yet

The long-awaited supply increase in the prime London lettings market is underway, says high-end agency Knight Frank.  The agency says the underlying...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Key lettings appointment at agency’s London office

High end lettings agency Knight Frank has appointed Andrew Twagira as head of lettings in its Aldgate office in London. Twagira joined...

26 July 2023

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Rebranded Knight Frank team launch new lettings service

Yorkshire estate agency North Residential - led by ex-Knight Frank staff - has launched a new premium lettings service. A statement from...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents told to lobby MPs over Renters Reform Bill

It appears almost certain that the Second Reading of the Renters Reform Bill - expected some weeks ago - will not...

14 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London rental supply improving at last - agency

The story of low supply in the prime London lettings market appears to be coming to an end, says Knight Frank. The...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Four reasons why house prices won’t fall off a cliff - agent’s claim

A prominent lettings and sales agency says there are four reasons why house prices won’t fall off a cliff, despite interest...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Eviction powers may even increase under Renters Reform Bill - claim

A lettings agency claims eviction powers may actually increase - not reduce - thanks to the controversial Renters Reform Bill. Knight Frank...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

No end in sight to supply drought in prime London

One of the high end lettings agencies dominating the prime London rental landscape says there’s no end in sight to the...

11 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent Warns Tenants - political posturing may push up rents

A prominent lettings agency has taken the unusual step of warning tenants that parties using the sector for political capital may...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents react to Bank of England interest rate decision

The Bank of England has raised base rate by 0.25 per cent to 4.25 per cent - the highest level since...

24 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Customer Focus award for high end lettings agency

The residential division of Knight Frank has won the Best Customer Focus award at the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2023. Knight Frank...

17 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents’ hopes rise for a soft landing for sales

“Optimism has survived another difficult month” says business consultancy Hargreaves Lansdown in response to the latest house price index.  Indeed, the industry...

08 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank spin-off plans to become national agency brand

An estate agency formed by ex-Knight Frank staff says it plans to roll out nationwide. North Residential, a Harrogate firm which rebranded...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Lettings instructions dip in London after New Year surge

The number of lettings instructions in London has dropped since the start of the year.  Knight Frank says that compared to the...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Breakaway agency plans three new offices a year in massive growth plan

Three months after becoming an independent estate agency, North Residential has opened a second branch. The new office - in Pocklington, East...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Lettings Market - Change clearly on the way, says Knight Frank

The supply of lettings property is finally increasing says Knight Frank. The agency says that in London and elsewhere, mortgage rates and...

01 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency’s new dedicated lettings team for rejuvenated London area

Agency launches dedicated lettings team for rejuvenated London area Savills has launched a dedicated residential lettings office in an area of prime...

31 January 2023

From: Breaking News

All Change - supply growing and rental prices under pressure

A leading agency says there are now clear indications that supply in the lettings market is growing and that rent levels...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord licensing info to be supplied to high-end lettings agency

Knight Frank is partnering with licensing compliance firm Kamma. The growth of discretionary licensing schemes across the 408 local authorities in the...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents insist latest price falls are not signs of a crash

Agents have spent the weekend insisting that the latest house price fall is not indicative of a crash - and may...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Shocking figures on supply of prime rental properties

New figures released after Christmas by Knight Frank show that the number of new prospective tenants is 26.7 per cent above...

29 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents angry at Gove scrapping meaningful housing targets

Agents have expressed their anger at the government effectively scrapping any meaningful house building targets. Housing Secretary Michael Gove scrapped the mandatory...

12 December 2022

From: Breaking News

CGT tax change - It could have been worse, say agents

Just about every agency that has commented on yesterday’s Autumn Statement are in agreement - changes to Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance...

18 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Tax turmoil to dominate Autumn Statement warns leading agency

One of the country’s most respected lettings agencies says tax is dominating the agenda ahead of Thursday’s Autumn Statement from Chancellor...

15 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Down They Go - House prices to drop to mid-2021 levels says agency

Knight Frank says it expects house prices to drop in the coming year - but only to those levels seen in...

31 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents welcome Hunt tax change - but who knows what’s coming?

Propertymark’s chief executive Nathan Emerson has welcomed the dramatic government U-turn on taxes - but most importantly has retained the stamp...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London - top agency boosts market forecast for rest of year

Knight Frank’s latest market report for Prime London locations suggests that stock levels remain low by historical standards, with the number...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

House prices to drop 10% in next two years - agency’s stark warning

A prominent research chief at a leading agency has repeated his claim that average UK house prices are set to drop...

10 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Lettings agency Knight Frank has partnered with accessible housing consultancy AccessiblePRS to improve access and inclusion in the UK’s private rented...

06 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Mini-Budget leads to house prices falls in 2023 and maybe 2024 - claim

The Knight Frank lettings and estate agency is warning that it expects house prices to fall in 2023. Tom Bill, its head...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Double digit rent rises to continue in prime markets - top agency

As the new academic year gets underway, demand continues to far outweigh supply in the lettings market in London and the...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

New head of lettings for top agency’s prime London office

Knight Frank has appointed Sofia Lira Salas as head of lettings in its Hyde Park office in Prime Central London. Salas joined...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

High end agency reveals new ad campaign and branding

The residential arm of global property consultancy Knight Frank - one of the highest profile lettings services in the UK -...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency names new lettings boss for key London office

Knight Frank has appointed a new head of lettings for its King’s Cross office in Central London.  Chris Nguyen joined Knight Frank’s...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

New head of lettings for London office of major agency

Knight Frank has named Camillo Degregorio as head of lettings in its Richmond office in London. Degregorio started his career in 2010...

17 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency backing Purpose Built Student Accommodation over buy to let

New research claims students in the UK are currently paying as much as £16,500 per year in living costs - a...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London lettings market some way from normality, admits agency

Knight Frank has made a candid observation about the prime London lettings market, saying it remains “a long way from normality.”  While...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

UK launch for European property management PropTech service

An Austrian-based property management PropTech service, which already has links to Knight Frank, is now launching in the UK. iDWELL, which describes...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent rises narrow in prime London while demand stays firm

Knight Frank says the steep increases in rents seen in prime London recently are now calming down. Rental values hit their low point...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency’s new branded debit card gives ForEx perks

Knight Frank is offering its 2,200 UK staff a company-branded debit card which allows them to buy cheap foreign currency. Currensea’s card,...

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

London rental listings plummet according to agency’s new index

A new agency index looking at luxury rental properties across 10 major global cities shows the extent of London’s listings drought. In...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Low supply means rents set to rise more than expected

Low supply has kept rental growth high - and it’s unlikely to slow any time soon. Knight Frank says it expects stock...

27 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank sells off branch private client lettings division

Lettings and sales agency FleetMilne has acquired Knight Frank’s private client lettings business in Birmingham.  The purchase will boost FleetMilne’s managed lettings...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental supply increasing at last as London returns to near-normality

Knight Frank says a frustrating period for tenants looks likely to continue this summer in the prime London lettings market.  While supply...

17 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Amazing annual rent rises as London recovers from pandemic

Rental values in prime areas of London are now nine per cent higher than they before the pandemic, with Knight Frank...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime London lettings market back with a bang insists agency

Rents in prime areas of London are nine per cent higher today than before the pandemic according to Knight Frank.  The high...

09 May 2022

From: Breaking News

 Going Up! Five year rental forecast makes happy reading…

The latest forecast for the UK lettings market this year is that there will be a four per cent rise in...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Two key lettings appointments by top agency

High end agency Knight Frank has made two key lettings appointments in recent weeks. Oliver Hepplewhite, already an associate within the firm,...

05 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Good news for London and Homes Counties prime rental markets

Rental values in London and the Home Counties have climbed to five per cent above their pre-pandemic level in March 2020,...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

 Franchise agency opens latest branch as part of London expansion

Franchise estate agency chain Winkworth has expanded its presence in prime south west London with the opening of a new Wimbledon office. The new...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency claims fastest-ever letting of mansion on Billionaires’ Row

An agency has secured what it calls the fastest ever letting of a mansion on the legendary north London street, Bishops...

08 February 2022

From: Breaking News

New insurance product for agents from deposit alternative supplier

Deposit alternative service Zero Deposit has received another £1.8m investment- just as it launches its own insurance service. The fundraise provides capital...

20 January 2022

From: Breaking News

London lettings some way from full recovery, says agency

There’s still some way to go for the lettings market to return to its pre-pandemic best according to Knight Frank -...

18 January 2022

From: Breaking News

London rents now rising as rapidly as they fell in early 2021

Rents in London are now rising as steeply as they were falling at the start of the year according to Knight...

21 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Rents up sharply in prime areas of London as market bounces back

Rental growth in prime areas of London has climbed to multi-year highs according to new data from Knight Frank.  While only a...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Easing of pandemic restrictions pushes growth to record levels – Knight Frank

Knight Frank is anticipating a “sprint for stock” in the lettings market as offices reopen and travel restrictions ease.  Tom Bill, Knight...

20 September 2021

From: Breaking News

London market balance switches from tenants to landlords - agency

The number of new prospective tenants registering with Knight Frank in August was 73 per cent higher than the same month...

09 September 2021

From: Breaking News

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