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How to maximise the potential returns on your property investment

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2019

Six things every buy-to-let landlord should know about getting maximum returns from a property investment.

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Generation Rent needs new ideas not Help to Buy

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2019

In our latest article, find out why Generation Rent are in need of new ideas to solve the UK housing crisis...

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Ten of the best restaurants in London’s Marylebone

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019

Dining in Marylebone is a sumptuous affair with London’s sought-after chefs offering global cuisine in elegant surroundings. From scotch eggs to rare breed burgers, bone marrow to bespoke cocktails – read our pick of 10 top eateries and book now.

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New fringe theatre venue planned for Raymond Revuebar

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019

Soho is getting a new theatre on the site of the old Raymond Revuebar. The Boulevard Theatre will open in autumn 2019 with bar and restaurant an reolving auditorium.

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How to avoid five big mistakes when buying property

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019

Buying a home is possibly the biggest purchase of your life so you want to get it right. Discover the five common mistakes house buyers make and how to avoid them.

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High rise - Is 2019 London’s year of the tall building?

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019

In our latest article, we give our thoughts on the increase of skycrapers which are transforming London's skyline in 2019. Find out more...

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How to Make Your Home More Attractive to Buyers

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019

If you’re looking to sell your house quickly in an uncertain market, read on for our estate agent insider tips for staging your home to appeal to buyers.

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Fewer empty nests as more young people live with parents

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019

In this report you will find out about the increase in 20-34 year olds having to remain living with their parents especially in London...

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Mayor plans rent controls for London’s private housing sector

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan could introduce rent controls to the capital, find out more in our latest article...

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Five iconic buildings in North West London

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2019

From high-tech 60s apartment block to breathtaking Hindu temple, take a tour of five North West London architectural icons, you shouldn’t miss.

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Seven top tips for avoiding a winter burglary

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019

It is important to protect your home. In this article, we give you seven top tips to keep your home safe from burglars during the winter months...

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Phil Spencer wants experts not politicians to solve the housing crisis

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2019

In this article, find out the thoughts of Phil Spencer on the Government's ever changing housing plans & what could be done in the future

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Top 25 Property Maintenance Tips For Landlords

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2019

Check out our Top 25 Property Maintenance tips for Landlords. From How to Fit Skirting Boards, How to Lay Laminate Flooring & How to Bleed a Radiator

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Sherlock Holmes' effect on Baker Street

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Of all the famous addresses in fiction, 221b Baker Street remains one of the most iconic. The domicile of detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson is well-known and continues to be remembered as new incarnations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's hero hit the mainstream.

It seems incredible that the imaginative creations of a Scottish physician should shape an entire slice of London, but it has.

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Our Review of 2018

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018

There’s been more to 2018 than Brexit, Read our review of the year’s highlights for buyers, sellers, renters, landlords and investors...

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Is Brexit the London property market's biggest challenge?

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2018

Uncertainly over Brexit is impacting the London property market, but is Brexit the only challenge and is more trouble ahead?

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70% of self-employed buyers fear mortgage discrimination

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018

With 70% of self-employed home buyers fearing disclination from lenders, how to get a mortgage offer if you’re freelance?

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Five of the best places to see Christmas lights in Central London

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Find out where the five amazing Christmas light displays in central London are in 2018.

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What to see and do on Chiltern Street 

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Exploring London's Marylebone? Check out our Marylebone area guide for all the best restaurants, shops, bars, pubs, hotels and things to see.

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Best pubs in Maida Vale

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018

The leafy streets of Maida Vale are home to diverse pubs offering delicious food and perfect pints. Discover the best pubs in Maida Vale. 

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Selling for more space? Here are 4 areas for families to upsize

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018

Looking to upsize? Discover four areas that are great for families looking to upsize.

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London landlords likely to see rental yields rise

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

London rents have increased by 4.3% over the last year, with rental yields expected to rise further. Find out more about rental yields in London.  

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What's next for housing policy?

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018

This article briefly outlines what the government and the Mayor of London intends to do to solve the broken housing market.  

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5 gardens to visit in Central London

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018

 London is made up of many public parks and gardens. Discover five gardens to visit in central London.  

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6 things students look for in rental accommodation

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2018

Renting to the student market has its benefits for buy-to-let landlords. But what are students looking for in their rental accommodation? We outline six things a student looks for in their accommodation 

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Mayfair named 'London's most expensive area'

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2018

Mayfair has recently been named ‘London’s most expensive area’, taking over from Knightsbridge as the capital’s most exclusive enclave.  

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Tips for investing in Primrose Hill

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018

Looking to invest in property in Primrose Hill? Find out more about Primrose Hill, NW, and the types of property available.  

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Buy-to-let remains a 'solid long-term investment' 

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2018

Property continues to be a ‘solid long-term investment’, new research from Property investment platform British Pearl shows. Find out more.

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How to tackle common problems in historic properties

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thinking of buying a historic property? This article lists some of the common problems associated with historic properties and offers solutions on how to tackle them. 

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Student demand remains high in London, with a preference for shared houses

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Landlords looking to invest in student accommodation will be pleased to hear that student demand remains high in central London, especially from international students. Find out more.  

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Buying a listed property: what you need to know

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Buying a listed property in London? Find out more about the grading of properties and what you need to consider before buying a listed property.  

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Landlords and the proposals to introduce minimum three-year tenancies

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The government's recent proposal to introduce minimum three-year tenancies to give more security for tenants in the private rented sector has received a mixed response from landlords. Find out how it might affect landlords.  

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The evolution of property portals - what is their power now?

Posted on Monday, July 16, 2018

There's no denying the power and influence of the property portals for buyers, sellers, tenants, landlords and estate agents. How have they evolved to become so influential, what is their power now, and will they last? Find out in this article.

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Frieze Sculpture turns Regent's Park into an outdoor art gallery

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018

What's that big penguin doing in Regent's Park? As Frieze Sculpture 2018 returns for another year, this article looks at some of the sculptural highlights. Frieze Sculpture runs from 4 July - 7 October 2018. Find out more.  

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Investing in a new-build apartment? Here's what to look out for

Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Are you investing in a new-build apartment in central London? Local estate agent Kubie Gold offers tips for investors on what to look out for. 

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Competition launched to turn Mayfair's Grosvenor Square into 'one of the world’s leading public spaces’

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018

A competition has been launched by Grosvenor Group calling on design professionals to voice their ideas of how to transform Grosvenor Square into 'one of the world’s leading public spaces’. Find out more. 

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How might buying and selling property change in the years ahead?

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018

Central London estate agent Kubie Gold explores some of the technologies that will shape the future of buying and selling houses. Find out more. 

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Right to Rent checks should go, RLA says

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is repeating calls for the government to abolish the controversial Right to Rent scheme, claiming it encourages discrimination and places too much responsibility on landlords. Discover more. 

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The best commuter villages to move to within easy reach of London

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2018

Planning to sell your London property and move out to the countryside? Do you still want to live within easy reach of the capital? Discover some of the best commuter villages to move to within easy reach of London. 

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Should I move from personal to limited company ownership?

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having buy- to- let property in a limited company? 

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Top tips for buying a mews house (to let)

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018

Thinking of investing in a central London mews house to let out? Discover these top tips for buying a mews house to let from central London estate agent Kubie Gold. 

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More landlords moving towards student accommodation to diversify

Posted on Monday, April 23, 2018

Landlords are looking to diversify their portfolios following tax and regulation changes, which includes moving into commercial property, student accommodation and mixed-use property. Find out more. 

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Mould and damp: how to spot it, what it can do, and what to do about it

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018

What is mould and damp, how can it affect a property and tenants living in the property? And how landlords can deal with it? Discover how to deal with mould and damp in rental properties. 

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March sees rise in average asking prices, Rightmove reports

Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018

The average asking prices for newly-marketed properties increased this month by 1.5%, according to figures released by Rightmove. Find out more. 

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What does the future hold for student property investment?

Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

What does the future hold for student property investment in central London? This article looks at investing in student accommodation in central London, and whether it will continue to be a good option for buy-to-let investors. 

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London named the most popular city globally for student accommodation

Posted on Friday, March 23, 2018

London has been named the most popular city globally for student accommodation, in a report from Student.com. Find out more. 

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Gold-star dining: how living near a top restaurant can boost property values

Posted on Friday, March 9, 2018

How having a gold star restaurant close to your home can considerably increase its value.   

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Rental demand outstripping supply, rent hikes possible

Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Demand for rental property is outstripping supply, as The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) warns that rent hikes are possible. Find out more. 

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A cultural guide to Maida Vale

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018

Maida Vale, W9, is a residential district in London. Local estate and letting agent, Kubie Gold, offers a cultural guide to Maida Vale. Discover what there is to see and do in Maida Vale. 

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Portfolio expansion still a reality for landlords

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A new survey carried out by MT Finance reveals that 33% of landlords plan to expand the size of their portfolios, despite tax and regulation challenges.

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What are corporate tenants looking for?

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018

Find out what corporate tenants expect from their rented accommodation when they relocate to central London.

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The way forward is up: roof top building may be made easier

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Planning policy may be changed to make it easier to build upwards into the 'airspace' as the government looks for ways to ease the housing shortage in cities like London.

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Top tips for restoring a Georgian townhouse to sell

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018

Period property restoration can be an all-consuming enterprise, but a sympathetic restoration is worth it, whether you want to live in the property or sell it on. Discover some tips on restoring a Georgian property to sell. 

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ARLA and NAEA forecast rent hikes in 2018

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2018

ARLA and NAEA Propertymarks have released their market forecasts for the year ahead, with the ARLA predicting that rent prices will rise in 2018.

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Condensation: how to identify and deal with it

Posted on Friday, January 12, 2018

We explain what condensation is, what damage it can cause to property and people and what steps to take to deal with it.

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Majority of landlords now hold properties in a limited company

Posted on Friday, January 5, 2018

There has been substantial growth in the number of landlords holding properties in a limited company to avoid tax relief changes, while professional landlords are proving more likely to invest further in the buy-to-let market. 

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How to make your rental property stand out from the crowd

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Discover ways to make your rental property stand out from the crowd and to boost its appeal in the eyes of tenants. 

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