Conservation area, Portobello Road

Spring 2013: What are values doing in the village?

The six month long winter may have taken its toll on our emotions but the cold weather did nothing to cool the relentless appetite for prime London property. The first half of this year has seen a surge in transaction levels, helped by clarity…

Mountgrange Heritage Market Comment

The first quarter of this year has been fantastically busy; people seem very keen to get moving in 2013. Of the several deals we tied up in the space of a few weeks last month, the majority were below the new stamp duty threshold of 7% which…

Autumn 2012: What are values doing in the village?

What a summer we've had. The grey skies overhead during May, June and July extended to the local property market which seemed to suffer and falter, mostly due to over-ambitious pricing and the nervousness in the global economy about the future…
open garden squares, leinster square

Autumn-Winter 2011: What are values doing in the village?

Along with the 'Indian Summer' came a revival in the sales market after the August lull. We anticipate that the next quarter will be quite telling; we will know fairly quickly whether or not the global financial crisis will impact on the property…
The current state of the West London Lettings Market, pembridge

Spring-Summer 2011: What are values doing in the village?

There was a flying start to the first quarter of 2011 particularly at the upper end of the market. In an effort to beat the arrival of the new 5% top band of Stamp Duty there was flood of sales completing before the 5th April. This new 5% rate…
six pitfalls of using an online estate agent, sale board

New Year 2011: What are values doing in the village?

2010 was a remarkable year in the local property market with a surprisingly confident feeling amongst buyers and tenants. We saw rents and sale prices recover to the extraordinary levels of 2007, mostly underpinned by an acute shortage of available…

Autumn 2010: What are values doing in the village?

We’ve had an extraordinary few months at Mountgrange Heritage with some truly outstanding sale prices and unprecedented levels of new tenancies being agreed. In our last newsletter we made reference to the sense of concern to the impending…
pitfalls of using an online estate agent, board

Summer 2010: What are values doing in the village?

As the winds of change blow through Whitehall should we expect some turbulence in the property market? Its speculated by many that the impending changes to capital gains tax will provoke a flood of buy-to-let and second homes to the market,…