London real estate market overview. June — July 2013.

In the last 7 months London became leader in terms of property price growth in the UK with +6%, followed by East of England with +3.6%. In general, the average real estate price in the country grew by 1.9% in June and reached a level of £ 168,941. In 10 of 13 districts homes and apartments appreciated in value last year except for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the area of Yorkshire and Humberside.

This year the highest growth rate was demonstrated by real estate units worth up to £ 1million — 6.6%, property in the price range of £ 1 million to £ 2.5 million grew by 5.4%. The «super-premium» property worth over £ 10 million went up in price by 1.5%.

According to a recent study, London again became the first in the rating of world cities that attract wealthy people with incomes of € 23 million and above. There are 4,296 HNWIs in London, most of whom are entrepreneurs having established their own business, which they either sold or became shareholders. The average assets of a multimillionaire in London make € 125 million; usually they are men with the average age of 57 years.