Ukrainian born billionaire looks to control rental expenses by buying up W8 block

Ukrainian born billionaire looks to control rental expenses by buying up W8 block Len Blavatnik, the billionaire investor who pocketed $7 billion from the sale of Russian oil company TNK-BP, has entered advanced negotiations to buy Warner Music Group’s headquarters at 27 Wright’s Lane for around £60 million – just over twice the amount he […]

London’s Largest Home

There have been numerous recent developments creating ultra luxurious super sized homes for the international elite. Whilst in the commercial sector ambition is measured by erecting the loftiest skyscrapers such as the Shard, in the residential world it is palatial sized lateral space that commands the attention of the global elite.   Developer Marcus Cooper […]

KKindex – Prime Central London Property Index from Khalil and Kane

The KKindex was developed by Khalil and Kane to track the average highest achieved sales prices for high specification, new build and unique properties on prime streets within a selection of prime areas in prime central London.  The KKindex began as an internal project in 2009 to assist in overcoming the challenge of finding comparable […]

Is Harrods the Centre of London?

Overseas investors still benefit from tremendous opportunities for investing in Central London residential property, as the weak pound provides upto a 30% discount and low interest rates make for a favourable buying climate. Foreign buyers all come  to London seeking to acquire residential property in “Central London”. What is contentious is what these shrewd and […]

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 […]

House Prices In Central West London Surpass Pre-Crisis Peaks

Housing prices in London have taken a serious hit since the credit crisis, but now are on the rise. Prices dropped over 15% year-on-year between 2008 and 2009, erasing three years of growth. However, investors and homeowners may be able to see a light at the end of the credit crisis tunnel. Average housing prices […]

Where To Live In London: Kensington

Kensington, a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is located in west London.  It is one of the most well-known and desirable places to live in London and is bordered by Notting Hill to the north, Chelsea and Earl’s Court to the south, Knightsbridge to the east and Hammersmith and Shepherd’s Bush […]