Where To Live In London: Pimlico

Pimlico is the area to the south of Victoria Station, bounded by the Thames to the south and between Chelsea and Westminster to the east and west. The area includes the Tate Britain art museum, but little else to attract tourists or avid shoppers. As a result, Pimlico offers a slightly down market but still […]

Where To Live In London: Notting Hill

Of all the central west London areas, Notting Hill is perhaps has the most internationally recognisable name. Aside from popular film bearing its name, Notting Hill is known for the flamboyant and festive Notting Hill Carnival held at the end of August every year. Notting Hill as an area has slightly amorphous borders. It is […]

Where To Live In London: Mayfair

Nestled between Knightsbridge and Soho is the area of Mayfair. It is bordered by Bond Street to the north, Green Park to the south,Soho to the west and Hyde Park to the east. Mayfair has long been considered the most prestigious location in London, but has of late seen the shops of Oxford Street and […]

Where To Live In London: Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is the area centred around Knightsbridge Road, encompassing the SW1X postcode as well as parts of SW3 and SW7. Knightsbridge has become the most expensive place to live in London, as wealthy Russians and Arabs have flocked to area. Their prime interest in Knightsbridge is Harrods Department Store, the iconic luxury shopping mall. The […]

Where To Live In London: Chelsea

Few, if any, places in London have the reputation for high quality housing quite like Chelsea. Nestled in the south end of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Chelsea is home to more of the rich and famous of London than bears mention. The zeitgeist of Chelsea may best be embodied by the iconic […]

Moving to London: Where To Look For Homes In London

The Iconic London Tube Map was first designed in 1931 by a member of the London Underground’s engineering department. The beauty of the map is that it is not to scale. Stations are arranged so that train lines are easy to follow and understand. This also helped Real Estate marketers who were trying to sell […]

American Expat's Most Popular Neighborhoods In London

According to Patricia Neal of www.londonalmode.com, these are the most popular neighborhoods for American Expats: Belgravia (SW1) – Belgravia is located in central London near Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park. It is also home to a number of consulates and embassies. It is one of the wealthiest areas in London and has some of the […]