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Probably the most frequent question we are asked is; When will the government reform the penal Stamp Duty rates applicable to property purchases which has caused a plunge in the level of transactions and property activity across the country? The short answer is, not for a long time. Especially, given that Stamp Duty revenues have […]

A recent survey conducted by Z/Yen global finance centres index puts London firmly in the top spot of world financial centres. Extending its lead over closest rival, New York, to remain and indeed cement its position is the world’s most attractive financial centre. The gap between London and New York is the widest it has […]

Location: 33 Geraldine Road, London SW18 2NR Date: Saturday 4th November 2017 Time: 11:00 – 15:00 You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 33 Geraldine Road, London SW18 2NR on Saturday 4th November 2017. Open house commences at 11am and concludes around 3pm. ABOUT THE PROPERTY   £2,000,000 Wandsworth 5 […]

Location: 1 Lambourn Road, Clapham, SW4 0LX Date: Saturday 7th October 2017 Time: 10:00 – 15:00 You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 1 Lambourn Road, Clapham, SW4 0LX on Saturday 7th October 2017. Open house commences at 10am and concludes around 3pm. About the Property £1,700,000 Clapham, Wandsworth 4 […]

Market Update: Stamp duty receipts sharply higher despite fall in transactions. Market resilient. Average UK property prices rise.   Prime Central London property offers a safe haven asset class, attractive yields versus cash, the opportunity for long term capital growth at a significantly lower price point than in recent years and at a very substantial […]

Rightmove survey shows 4.6% rise in house sales compared with the month of the EU referendum, while the sum of 2017 sales is on a par with the year before. The UK housing market is shrugging off concerns in the wider economy following the Brexit vote, compounding problems for many first-time buyers still wrestling with the strongest […]

‘Landlord tax’ stamp duty changes raise £2bn a year from buy-to-let and second home owners – double the amount expected. The Government’s stamp duty changes are raising twice as much money from home buyers as initially expected, HMRC figures show. Analysis by accounting firm Blick Rothenberg shows that the Treasury has so far pocketed as much […]

An overhaul of stamp duty rates two years ago has made almost no difference to the sale of homes costing more than £1 million, despite such transactions becoming significantly more expensive, according to latest figures. The total number of sales above £1 million fell by 9 per cent in the 12 months to June compared […]

Now that Teresa May has finally triggered Article 50, Brexit has been brought sharply into focus its effect on property prices and in particular on the capital. Much has been written about the effect of Brexit on property prices. It is important to distinguish between different market – firstly prime central London (PCL) covering the […]

The super-rich will continue to flock to London, despite the political and economic concerns around the U.K.’s intention to leave the European Union, according to a report published on Wednesday by property broker Knight Frank LLP. The number of ultra-wealthy people living in the U.K. capital is expected to climb by 30 percent to 6,058 […]

According to recent research, 4 in 10 London home-owners are selling their premium properties to free-up savings. With the largest proportion of sellers aged between 55-80 years of age, 1 in 10 of these planned to substantially reduce the size of their next property. Around half of those selling in central London, where average house […]

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