Mountgrange Host – the host with the most

Get more out of holiday letting Holiday letting is a great way to earn extra income. While it’s tempting to stick a listing on Airbnb, it can be a lot of work and there are loads of pitfalls. That’s why people turn to holiday letting…

Right to Rent check changes

Important information for landlords and householders In August 2019, The Home Office issued updated guidance regarding Right to Rent checks. Since 20th May 2019, changes to UK Border Force rules have meant that Australians, Canadians,…
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Letting out your London property - Landlord FAQs

1. What are my legal obligations as a landlord? There are several statutory regulations in place to protect you, your tenant and your property. Here some of the most important: Furniture and furnishings fire safety Upholstered furniture…
How to Sell or Buy London property

How to sell or buy London property - Mountgrange FAQs

Selling a property – Frequently Asked Questions: 1. When is the best time to sell in London? The central London property market is unlike any other in  the UK. Outside of the capital, you may be advised to sell in the spring.…
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The square footage factor - does price per square foot matter?

Going back just a few years, estate agents gave potential buyers little more to go on than room measurements, a couple of photographs and a bit of flowery sales patter. These days, buyers can view a property’s sales history, interactive…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…