Top tips to sell your house this spring

Many people believe that spring is the best time to put your property on the market. Both Christmas and the summer break are a long way away so there’s lots of time for things to happen without being interrupted by holidays. We’ve always…
up front tenants fees ban - document signing

The ban on up front tenants fees in the Autumn Statement

As part of today’s Autumn Statement Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a ban on ‘upfront letting agent fees to tenants’ as soon as possible. The government’s intention is to move the cost creating of new tenancies in the private rental…
Picadilly Circus

Why is London the best city in the world?

2016 has been a turbulent year for London as a global city. Londoners watched the UK vote to leave the European Union in June and wondered what the impact would be on their city. A report by accounting giant Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) published…
Nevern Square

What are the pros and cons of living within a conservation area?

Conservation areas are designed to protect locations that are of special interest either historically or architecturally, preserving the features that make that area unique. The concept of Conservation areas was introduced in the 1967…

The St Quintin Estate and its Neighbourhood Plan

The full extent of the St Quintin Estate in North Kensington stretches from the West London railway line to the west, Ladbroke Grove to the east, and the elevated Westway to the south. The area was laid out built by the St Quintin family in…
Marylebone - Moxon Street

Spotlight on Marylebone

Marylebone in central London is a fashionable and cosmopolitan urban village located just moments north of Oxford Street. The area is known for its majestic Georgian property, pretty mews properties and period mansion blocks. Being so central,…

The Wood Awards Shortlist 2015

Last month we were delighted to hear that our wonderful flower kiosk in North Kensington, designed for us by the Buchanan Partnership had been shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2015. We spoke to Kyle Buchanan to find out a little bit more…
The Budget 2015 affect the London property market

Headline Mortgage Rates – It's Not Always About The Cheapest

Andrew 'Monty' Montlake is a Director of Coreco, one of the top Mortgage Brokers in London and broker to many of our clients. Monty was voted "Mortgage Personality of the year 2008", "Best Press Spokesperson" in 2011 and is the current holder…
Kensington Houses, Kensington area guide

Kensington houses – the incredible variety on offer

We love Kensington with its bustling high street, independent shops and eateries, wonderful village feel and accessibility to the beautiful open spaces of Holland Park and Kensington Gardens. But what we love most about Kensington are…
The Budget 2015 affect the London property market

How does the Budget 2015 affect the London property market?

In yesterday's budget, George Osborne announced measures to reward working people and it was these changes that garnered most of the headlines. Amongst the policy changes were several tax changes that affect the London property market and our…