Hundreds of thousands of Britons woke up millionaires


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About half a million inhabitants of London were the owners of apartments and mansions worth over a million pounds. This is evidenced by the study of British website selling and renting property Zoopla, which launched the calculator allows you to calculate when the price of real estate will overcome the mark of one million pounds.

In General, the number of properties worth more than a million pounds increased across the country — there are over 768 thousand such apartments and townhouses.

However, most owners of expensive apartments and mansions was in London — more than 430 million, accounting for 12.8 percent of the total housing in the British capital. From August 2016, the number of such properties increased by 23 percent.

The most expensive area of the city was the Westminster half of its residents were the owners of the property, estimated at above a million pounds. Also in the top five of the most expensive areas of London includes Kensington and Chelsea, Camden, Wandsworth and Hammersmith and Fulham.

In January, JLL has put London in first place in the list of world cities with investment deals, the British capital has overtaken on this indicator the Los Angeles and new York. According to the company, in 2017 the volume of such transactions grew by 35 percent compared to 2016 and reached 33 billion dollars.

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