"Take-up steady in Q1 2019, although good levels of requirements recorded"
"Good schools, a convenient commute and a quality environment are prime’s fundamental pull factors. However, they come at a premium"
"Demand for rental properties in London’s commuter belt continues to be driven by needs based tenants who are renting for longer before buying or relocating for lifestyle or employment reasons"
"Whilst we have seen some modest price falls in the prime commuter markets, there are still some areas with stronger pockets of activity within a 30-minute commute of the capital"
"Historically, prime towns and cities in the residential markets within a 30-60 minute commute of London have been the best performing. Has this trend continued throughout 2018?"
"Bedfordshire sits in the centre of one of the UK’s most exciting growth opportunities that will deliver innovation, infrastructure and sustainable economic and housing growth"
"A step change is required to meet Government's growth ambitions"
"Transaction levels in Bedfordshire’s new homes market remain strong"
"High stock levels, particularly at the top end, make for a price-sensitive market"
"The city is increasingly popular with people leaving London in search of quality, value and space"