Six trillion, one hundred and sixty five billion, two hundred and two million, two hundred and five thousand, nine hundred and twenty eight pounds is a seriously big number. It is our best estimate of the total value of housing stock across the UK at the end of 2015 (accurate we hope to within the odd one hundred billion or so).Seventy-nine percent of this total is held as net housing wealth, with £1.32 trillion of mortgage debt set against it. These numbers reflect how housing has become both a source and store of wealth across the UK. However startling the sheer size of these sums, it is the way housing wealth is distributed that has become most scrutinised by society. Read more...

SOURCE: Savills Research