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Why you should visit the new Design Museum in Kensington

The new Design Museum has finally opened at its stunning new location on Kensington High Street. The museum, founded by Sir Terence Conran in 1989 was originally based in a converted banana warehouse in Shad Thames, where it gave us many stunning…

Where to find the best brunch in Notting Hill and Kensington

Once upon a time it wasn’t the weekend unless you had a proper Sunday roast with all the trimmings; however the popularity of the weekend brunch is growing fast with restaurants all over London offering everything from a hearty late breakfast…
The Buy To Let Market – Banishing the Brexit Blues

The London buy to let market – banishing the Brexit blues

For London Buy To Let market it has been an extraordinary time. Amongst a litany of regulatory changes, tax changes and general landlord bashing there has been a judicial win for landlords who campaigned against unfair mortgage rate rises against…
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London Open Garden Squares Weekend 18 – 19 June 2016

The annual London Open Garden Squares weekend is nearly upon us! With this is mind I asked the team for their recommendations on gardens to visit in the Notting Hill and Kensington area. A little information for those of you who haven’t been…
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How to choose an estate agent – six key things to consider

It’s so important to choose the right estate agent but with so many around how do you know which one is right for you? Many people make their decision based on the fees the agent charges however choosing an estate agent with a lower fee is…
Best places for outside dining, Kensington Roof Gardens

Where are the best places for outdoor dining in Notting Hill and Kensington?

This weekend looks set to be our first real taste of summer (temperatures hotter than Ibiza anyone?!) so what better way to make the most of it by partaking in a spot of alfresco dining? We may be biased but we think there’s nowhere better…
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It’s a dogs life! Dog friendly activities Notting Hill and Kensington

Owning a dog in London is as popular as ever and these days there are plenty of dog friendly activities in Notting Hill and Kensington. Amongst our urban landscape there are plenty of pockets of greenery just waiting to be explored with your…
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What is Earls Court like?

What is Earls Court like? Many people think Earls Court is just about the now closed Exhibition Centre, the numerous hotels, Earls Court tube station or the retreating army of young Aussies. But there is much more to it than that and it's a…
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Right to Rent legislation for landlords

On 1st February 2016, new Right to Rent legislation for landlords came into effect that put rather onerous responsibilities onto landlords of private residential properties in England and, of course, onto us, their instructed agents! Called…
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Easter Events in Notting Hill and Kensington

The advent of Easter has taken us all a little by surprise this year – its here already!  With that in mind and the little ones off school for at least two weeks, here’s our guide to Easter events in Notting Hill and Kensington. You’ll…