Sep 15, 2017

Our properties of the week

Our properties of the week include this one bedroom conversion in a beautiful well-maintained period house in Shirland Road, Maida Vale.

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Sep 15, 2017

Why Clutter Doesn’t Sell

Talk to any estate agent, interior designer, Feng Shui expert or marketing consultant and they’ll all tell you: aspiration sells. The number one strategy for motivating people to buy something is to inspire them.

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Sep 15, 2017

Changes to lending for portfolio landlords

From the 1st of October, the way mortgages are assessed for portfolio landlords will change. The Prudential Regulation Authority has set out a series of rules for “responsible lending” to landlords with four or more distinct mortgaged buy-to-let properties.

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Sep 15, 2017

Behind Closed Doors

 

Ever fancied glimpsing inside some of London’s most exclusive landmarks? You’re in luck.

This weekend 16th-17th September, more than 800 buildings across the capital will open to the public for free as part of architectural festival Open House. Now in its 25th year, the event is bigger than ever, with everything from airy bell towers to baroque mansions to step inside and discover.

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Sep 9, 2015

New smoke alarm legislation for landlords

The statistics for death and injury from domestic fires are shocking. Between April 2013 and March 2014, 97 people died and 1,900 were injured in properties where no smoke alarm was present.

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Sep 4, 2015

What’s on in London this month

Vivienne Westwood, as is so often the case, says it best: “There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.” We couldn’t agree more. There is, simply, so much to do in this wonderful city. We cover some of the finest postcodes in the capital and make it our business to know what’s going on in each of the local areas.

We present our guide on what to do, where to visit and where to be seen this month.

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Aug 6, 2015

Impressive Hampstead home

We're listing an impressive house of an impeccably high standard with superb design features. Built in 1890 and restored this light spacious residence has to be seen to be appreciated.

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Jul 28, 2015

Mix it up

It’s a familiar scenario: you are home late from work and want a delicious evening meal but if you start cooking now it will 11 o’clock before you sit down to eat. Before you reach for an uninspiring ready meal or dial a takeaway,  consider the Thermomix, a pre-programmable kitchen gadget that cooks restaurant-quality food in record time. Sounds too good to be true? It isn’t and Susan Krantz, an independent Thermomix advisor, tells us why

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Jul 27, 2015

What's on in London this month

Vivienne Westwood, as is so often the case, says it best: “There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.” We couldn’t agree more. There is, simply, so much to do in this wonderful city. We cover some of the finest postcodes in the capital and make it our business to know what’s going on in each of the local areas.

We present our guide on what to do, where to visit and where to be seen this month.

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Jul 25, 2015

Bright three bedroom apartment in Maida Vale

Our property of the week is this fabulous bright and airy three bedroom, three bathroom apartment. Recently refurbished, this property is located on the second floor of a portered block with underground parking( subject to separate negotiation) and lift.

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Jul 2, 2015

Style file

Letting a property needn’t mean magnolia walls and beige carpets. Interior architect Lisa Ryde shows you how to make your property an object of desire

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Jun 23, 2015

What's on in London this month

Vivienne Westwood, as is so often the case, says it best: “There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.” We couldn’t agree more. There is, simply, so much to do in this wonderful city. We cover some of the finest postcodes in the capital and make it our business to know what’s going on in each of the local areas.

We present our guide on what to do, where to visit and where to be seen this summer.

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Apr 28, 2015

Sensational luxury penthouse in Hampstead

A sensational luxury two bedroom two reception penthouse with a balcony with far-reaching views and occupying the entire top floor of a magnificent period house with communal gardens in "The Crofts".

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Apr 26, 2015

Get moving

It may seem counter intuitive to spend time and money on a property you are looking to move from, but you have to keep in mind that a buyer is looking at it with fresh eyes. A few hundred pounds spent can reap a few thousand in return and not all improvements need be costly either. Here are five quick, easy tips to ensuring the best price for your property.

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Mar 31, 2015

A question of style

Interior designer Caroline Weston gives us an insight into her world and shares her invaluable tips on to how to style your home and achieve the interior wow factor

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Mar 24, 2015

My Hampstead: David Graham

From his humble beginnings in repertory to the bright lights of London’s National Theatre, David Graham has had a glittering career as a character actor, working alongside the likes of Lawrence Olivier and Leonard Rossiter. Today he welcomes us into his home of many years in Hampstead.

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