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Top Residential Sales: Q1-2017

20 The Vale, SW3 6AQ Chelsea || £24,200,000 || 7,962sqft || £3039psf The most expensive residential transaction of the year so far has been for a five story detached house, which was sold off-market for £24.2m in February. The red brick corner property was built between 1894 and 1916, and features a single-storey extension to the rear of […]

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Prime Central London Property of the Week : 1 Cheyne Gardens

1 Cheyne Gardens is a freehold family home offering an abundance of lateral living space in the heart of Chelsea. Perpendicular to the Cheyne Walk, which has housed famous residents from Keith Richards and Mick Jagger to former British Prime Minister David Lloyds George, 1 Cheyne Gardens was built in the early 18th century. Asking […]

Rightmove Says Average Asking Price Increasing Throughout UK

Rightmove’s monthly survey of asking prices shows that homeowners are asking around 3% more for their homes than last month. They point out that this is a common trend and that sellers have increased asking prices every Autumn for the past decade. There are, as always, some differences with regards to London house prices and […]

Mews House Offer A Popular Option In Prime Central London

More and more, buyers from both the UK and abroad are finding the value of purchasing Mews houses. These colourful houses are the former stables and carriage houses set behind the larger houses of Prime Central London. As a result, the buildings are smaller than the main street mansion houses and set on quieter, often […]

How Will The 2012 Olympics Affect London House Prices?

There is much to be made about the impact the 2012 Olympics will have on the London economy, and especially property prices and urban regeneration. Agents showing properties in East London will always mention the proximity to the Olympic site and the value that that brings. Common belief, such as that in this article from […]

Foreign Buyers Now Make Up 70% Of London Market

Foreign Investors now account for nearly 70% of all luxury properties being bought in London.  This is a 20% increase in the past year on properties selling for over £5 million.  The influx of new buyers into the London market has caused house prices to rise by about 0.9% during the month of June, meaning […]

Prime London feels the "Crunch"

According to the Telegraph, the sale of a £36 million apartment in central London has fallen through, just days before completion. Situated in The Knightsbridge, one of London’s most prestigious residential buildings, the 6000 sq ft apartment went under offer earlier this year and contracts exchanged in June. But the buyer has now pulled out […]