"The more of what's happening in the world, the more London real estate will be in demand. If something is happening in the United States people are looking at London, if something is happening in the Middle East or Russia, people are again looking at London. So London is such an island of tranquility, and the demand for property is always heated by foreigners, including Russian-speaking," said Davydenko.
People buy both properties for investment purposes as well as for personal use. According to experts, real estate in London can bring up to 100% yield.
London operates and attractive system of sales. To buy an apartment
"It operates an attractive system sales: to buy an apartment, you basically need to put down 10% of the cost, then another 15%, and the rest - when the house is completed. And you can sell the apartment before it is completed. Let's say you have £50 thousand in cashe. You bring it in as a deposit for an apartment worth £500 thousand, and sell it before the house is built - is a 100% rate of return, "- said Davydenko.
As a rule, the price of an apartment grows by 20-30% when when it's ready. Such conditions make investors lining up to buy an apartment.
"Everyone understands that a bubble is being inflated that is bound to burst, but investors and buyers are taking a philosophical approach," says Davydenko.
Earlier it was reported that a premium property in London in the next five years could grow by 20%.