According to property consultant Knight Frank, global housing markets continue to display healthy price growth in late 2023, despite the record rise in interest rates since late 2021. Across our basket of world cities, average prices only experienced a decline on a quarterly basis in the final quarter of 2022, after which prices have risen by 2.7%.
Based on new data by Kate Everett-Allen, head of international residential research at Knight Frank, despite 2 regional wars, rising mortgage rates and inflation, global economies have displayed surprising resilience, with recent inflation figures suggesting a turning point.
According to new research by Knight Frank, global super-prime ($10m+) residential sales fell 2.4% in Q3 2023 on a year-on-year basis, with 362 sales across the 12 markets covered in the three months to September compared to 371 in the same period last year.
Global house price growth ticked up to 3% in Q2 of 2023, up from 2.9% in the previous quarter. About a third of markets saw prices decline during the most recent three months, narrowing from four in ten over the past year.
Based on Knight Frank's newly released Global Branded Residences Report 2023, the branded residences property sector has enjoyed sustained growth despite significant recent global economic turmoil.