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Bridging the Generational Divide.

Property Viewing Service

The Government has shown in recent months that it is serious about tackling the lack of housing supply in the UK property market. From setting the target of building 300,000 homes every year to proposed reforms that encourage home extensions in built-up areas, Theresa May has put solving the housing crisis at the top of […]

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Best Performing Neighbourhoods in London for Property Investment

It’s no secret that London’s housing market has slipped over the last several years, largely due to an uncertain political climate and new stamp duty taxes. But in addition to recent evidence that the markets may be stabilizing, there are some London neighborhoods that experts predict will outperform others.   Source: Mansion Global

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Homes in Britain Cost more than they need to?

How can we end the housing crisis? Would a better planning system ensure more well-designed homes with local support where they are most wanted, over time making homes more affordable than they would otherwise be? Of course it would. When it comes to whether or not something should be done about Britain’s planning system, that […]

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Protest at Auction of Social Housing in London

Tenants opposed to the social cleansing of city centres will protest outside an auction at a luxury hotel where property developers and private landlords will bid for £7.2m worth of former social flats and houses. Nearly one in 10 of the lots, which are being auctioned by leading estate agent Savills at the Marriott hotel […]

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Separate Homes Bringing Couples Together

It’s more than having a sink of one’s own. Interior designers and architects are creating separate spaces that simultaneously reflect differing tastes and bring couples together in their home The growing trend for separate ‘his and hers’ spaces, including bedrooms, bathrooms, dressing rooms and studies, might suggest that when space and money are no issue, […]

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The Most Expensive Property Rentals in the World…..Probably!

In New York City, luxury rents average £2,300 (US$3,238) per week, making the city home to the most expensive prime rentals in the world, according to an analysis being released tomorrow by the Savills World Research team. The price increase of 5.4% from last year has been aided by a wealth of new prime supply […]

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Lack of Full Disclosure when Buying Property could Land you in Jail.

Frontmen who help wealthy investors from Russia and other states use foreign shell companies to hide the ownership of luxury London properties face up to two years in jail and unlimited fines, Britain’s government said on Thursday.   Article by Reuters.

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A Bear Market for 2018

Bear Real Estate Market

Prime London home prices (Mayfair, Kensington, Belgravia, Chelsea) are now down 20% from their pre-Brexit peaks. Theresa May’s general election gamble and the surprising success of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn has negatively impacted foreign investor sentiment, despite ‘cheap’ sterling exchange rates against the US dollar, euro, Russian rouble and Asian currencies. The fall […]

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It’s Better in Japan!

Be more like Japan. That is the takeaway from a Bloomberg column by the always-interesting Noah Smith. His is the latest article to look at Tokyo’s approach to housing for answers to the spiralling cost of homes in comparable Western cities. On the surface, the lessons are straightforward, with Tokyo serving as a heartening reminder […]

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The Property Millionaires

Homeowners with property worth a million pounds has risen by more than 200 per day during the past year as house prices continue to rise. They have risen 14 per cent  to 622,939, the equivalent of 75,796, according to  property website Zoopla. It means 2.2 per cent of all homeowners now have a property with a seven-figure […]

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