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Buy to let is about capital growth, not weekly income

The buy to let market in Notting Hill and Kensington is all about nest-egg investment and is fuelled by derisory interest rates on building society savings, reports Tim Harrison. Last year, buy to let lending the UK was £16.4 billion –…

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…
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A week in the life of Chloe Leefe, Associate Director, Mountgrange Heritage

Mondays may not be Bob Geldof's favourite day but they are always mine. My colleague Julia and I had four offers after a busy weekend of viewings. Three of these offers have been accepted by very satisfied vendors and with back to back viewings…
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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…

In their own words - Alex Verbeek and David Clifton, Associate Directors, Residential Development

The more unpalatable side of Estate Agency has often involved property developers with many a deal struck in a smoky pub. Whilst cigarettes may have been banned from public places, property developers remain omnipresent, albeit in the shadows,…
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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…

Agent Focus

Company profile Mountgrange Heritage is an estate agent with a difference; we are owned by the people who run the company day to day. When we say that each client is treated as an individual, we really mean it. Typical properties We don't…

Agent Speaks

Social Networking seems to have taken over the world – but networking has always played an important role in the world of business, with many a deal struck over lunch or behind 'closed doors'. It seems that more and more London property transactions…
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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…