Jude Law and Sienna Miller London Home

Jude Law and Sienna Miller have recently purchased this picturesque £8m ($12.5m) Georgian townhouse in Highgate,  London. The seven-bedroom property is a Grade II Listed house, circa 1820’s, and benefits from a drawing room, dining room, garden room, two fitted kitchens, family room,  art studio, gym, roof terrace, large patio and a 96-foot walled west-facing […]

Abramovich London Home

The latest addition to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s ever-growing property portfolio is the luxurious £150 million home in Lowndes Square in London. The Russian billionaire, has bought all nine flats of a prime London block by Harvey Nichols and Harrods. His new eight-bedroom building is spread across two stucco-fronted properties and has three stories underground. […]

Top Ten Property Tycoons In UK

Following is a table of the richest real-estate investors based in Britain, published by the EG. All figures are in millions of pounds. Name                                                  Net Worth                         Gain on 2009 1. Duke of Westminster                      6,800                               300 2. David and Simon Reuben             5,432                                 […]

Confusing Property Market Signals

For the third consecutive month house prices in the UK have fallen according to intelligence group Hometrack.  The decrease in price comes as public interest weakens, with estate agents reporting a 2.9% decrease in the number of people registering with them during September, and an ever increasing number of new homes coming onto the market […]

Malaysian Fund Enters London Property Market

According to Dow Jones, Malaysian pension fund Employees Provident Fund is entering the U.K. commercial property market with the purchase of London office building 1 Sheldon Square for more than GBP150 million. The building currently is 50%-owned by Aviva Investors, the asset-management business of Aviva PLC (AV.LN), and 50% by Liquid Realty Partners, Invista Real […]

London The World’s Most International Market

London captured 27 percent of all cross-regional investment transactions during 2009 and the first half (H1) of 2010, according to new research by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), which explores, among other trends, the degree to which investors making direct commercial real estate investments outside their domestic markets gravitate towards the largest, most liquid commercial property […]

Kylie Minogue Buys New House In London For £5 million

Kylie Minogue has been reported to have bought a new house in Chelsea just a few moments away from her old home. She reportedly had to drop the price of her old home by £500k to get an offer.  The flat, which has three bathrooms, was refurbished by renowned interior designers and developers Candy & […]

It Is Getting Harder For First Time Buyers

Mortgage lending fell sharply in July, fuelling concerns that Britain’s banks are turning away first time buyers and preventing a recovery in the property market. According to Bank of England figures net lending fell sharply from June’s £518m to £86m, the fourth-lowest monthly lending figure since records began in 1993. However this may lead to […]

Blairs' Expand Property Portfolio

According to the Telegraph, the Tony and Cherie Blair have reportedly paid cash for a £975,000 West London property. Land Registry documents show that the three-bedroom property, which has two bathrooms, a garage and its own lift, was bought on July 23 in the names of Cherie Blair and Kathryn Blair. The family own properties […]

Most Expensive Property in Britain Sold

The six-bedrooom apartment at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, stretches across two floors and boasts bullet-proof windows, a panic room and views across the Serpentine. The new owners – who have already exchanged contracts – will also have access to 24-hour room service from the neighbouring Mandarin Oriental hotel, and protection from SAS-trained security guards. The […]