Halifax Estate Agents announced new figures that see a huge rise in the sale of Million Pound Homes in England and Wales. In fact figures have doubled over the past 12 months.
Halifax Estate Agents, said there were 7,076 home sales in excess of £1m during 2006, up 97% on the 3,600 recorded in 2005.
The bulk of million pound homes are from central London. Postal districts of SW3 in Chelsea topped the list with 306 house sales, followed by SW7 in South Kensington with 281.
London’s housing market has been attracting wealthy foreign buyers and the luxury end of the market seems to show no signs of a major slow down. USHE Overseas mortgages specialists have worked to secure mortgages lending for non nationals wishing to buy property in London UK. The company have witnessed increased demand for UK real estate owing to the forthcoming London Olympics
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Nearly a third of postcode districts in England and Wales saw at least one housing transaction greater than £1m last year, with London accounting for 62%.
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