How the 3% Stamp Surcharge on second homes may affect London Property

The Chancellor George Osborne took us all by surprise when he announced an extra 3% Stamp Duty surcharge on second homes and Buy-to-let purchases in his Autumn Statement this week. The changes, due to come into force in April 2016 will significantly…

How to sell your house fast

Its a simple question: how can I sell my house fast? And the answer is quite simple too. We all know that most buyers tend to forge their opinions about a property within a few seconds of stepping over the threshold so it is absolutely vital…
The best thing about buying a property in Kensington

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…
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…
London Property Market

How the London property market will benefit from the Conservative victory

Whichever way you decided to vote in last week's election, one thing is for sure; a majority Conservative government has proved to be a good result for the London property market. Why? Confidence drives markets and the overriding sentiment…
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Kensington Houses for Sale

Does it ever feel like a good time to buy Prime Central London (PCL) property, for example houses in Kensington? It never seems to. People always seem to be asking themselves the age old question of 'to buy or not to buy.' I remember…

Mountgrange Heritage opens on Kensington Park Road

Mountgrange Heritage is delighted to announce the opening of our brand new Notting Hill office on 27 Kensington Park Road. Our old office on 153 Notting Hill Gate closed at the end of March with the new location opening the same day. The team…
How do I choose an Estate Agent to sell my London Property?

How do I choose an Estate Agent to sell my London Property?

The London property market is one of the most lucrative in the world, indeed Forbes recently placed it in the top ten places to 'invest in real estate in 2015'. So how do you go about choosing an estate agent to sell your biggest asset – one…
My month

My month in Kensington

Georgina Bolton, Sales Associate in Kensington has had a successful sales month and is looking forward to warmer days this spring. What has been your personal highlight this month? Last month I was instrumental in achieving one of…
The best thing about buying a property in Kensington

The best thing about buying a house in Kensington

If you buy a house in Kensington (which is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea - granted royal status because Queen Victoria was born in Kensington Palace), you will be making a home in one of the most affluent and beautiful areas…