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Professional inventories must be compulsory for student rentals, landlords told

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Landlords are being urged to make sure a full inventory is drawn up when renting to students to ensure protection of their investment. 

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Don't want to sell your home? Here are the alternatives

Posted on Friday, September 8, 2017

Estate agent Kubie Gold outlines the alternatives to having to sell your home if you don’t want to.

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Reverse 3% surcharge, investors say

Posted on Monday, September 4, 2017

The majority of buy-to-let investors are calling for a reversal on the extra 3% stamp duty surcharge.

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Right to Rent legislation - what do the changes mean for landlords?

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

What does the right to rent legislation mean for private landlords in England? And what are the penalties if a landlord fails to comply? 

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Mortgage rate reductions positive for landlords

Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017

In a boost for buy-to-let investors, Mortgage Brain has released data which shows a fall in the cost of many mainstream mortgage products. 

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Why investors need a strategy when searching for properties to invest in

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

We give some strategic tips people should follow when they are thinking of investing in property    

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Demand for rental properties is here to stay

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017

Almost 30% of private renters plan never to buy a property of their own, a new tenant survey reveals. 

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Top 4 coffee shops in Marylebone for students to work in

Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

This article lists four of the best Marylebone coffee shops for students to work in.  
 

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Stamp Duty Exemption & Stamp Duty Threshold Explained

Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Buying your first property is probably the most expensive purchase you'll make in your life – and there are more costs involved than the price of the house itself.

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Tax increases fail to shatter landlord confidence

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017

Over half of buy-to-let landlords in the UK remain confident their property investments will deliver good returns, despite tax increases.

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Will Soho be negatively affected by Crossrail 2?

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017

Will Crossrail 2 spoil Soho’s reputation and character? Or will it bring prosperity to the area?

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Limited companies borrowing more than individual landlords

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017

Rise in value of buy-to-let lending to limited companies, as limited companies borrow more than individual landlords in Q2 of 2017.

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Our guide to living in…St John’s Wood

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Looking to live in or let property in St John's Wood? Estate Agent Kubie Gold looks at what living in the area is like – and what there is to see and do.

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Confirmation that letting fees for tenants will be banned

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

The government announces its plan to push ahead with the letting fees ban for tenants in The Queen's Speech. 

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When to invest in a second buy-to-let property

Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017

Some things to consider if you are thinking of buying a second buy-to-let property

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BTL investing still a solid move

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017

High demand for rental property and changing attitudes to long-term renting continue to make investment in buy-to-let safe and sustainable.  

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Fitzrovia for foodies - where to eat in the area

Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Are you a foodie? Discover where to eat and drink in London's Fitzrovia.

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Single property landlords more aware of impact of tax changes

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

More residential single property landlords are realising the potential impact of tax changes affecting the BTL market, as research from the NLA reveals.

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Why living in a penthouse is a lifestyle choice for many people

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017

This article explains how living in a penthouse apartment is a luxurious lifestyle choice many people aspire to.

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Marylebone named as London's luxury property 'hotspot'

Posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Marylebone has been named prime central London's new property hotspot with price rises in the last year.

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A look at: the letting fees ban

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2017

This article looks at what the letting fees ban might mean for landlords and tenants. 

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Stamp duty contributes to rental values slowdown

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rental values are slowing as a result of stamp duty hikes affecting the buy-to-let sector, as investors rush to buy properties before stamp duty hikes introduced. 

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Five good places to eat out in Marylebone

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

We tell you five different places where you can enjoy a good meal in Marylebone.

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Tenants will pay more to share with a 'good flatmate'

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017

Looking for the ideal flatmate? You're not alone. New research finds 70% of house sharers are willing to pay more per month to live with good tenants.  

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A stroll around Regent's Park: what to see and do on a day out

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Regent's Park in north-west London is one of the capital's most popular royal parks. Find out what there is to see and do. 

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Five good reasons to buy property close to Baker Street

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017

We list five reasons why you should buy property close Baker Street, one of London’s most famous streets.  

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Property sector issues not aired in Spring Budget

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017

Find out what Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Budget had in store for property and businesses in central London.

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Sellers, not buyers, should pay stamp duty

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Yorkshire Building Society argues stamp duty should be paid by sellers not buyers to help first-time buyers onto the property ladder.

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How to avoid mistakes commonly made by first-time landlords

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017

Discover the mistakes commonly made by first-time landlords, and how to avoid them. 

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Tenants could see rent hikes as result of tax changes

Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017

Rents could rise as a result of tax changes to the buy-to-let market, according to a leading economist.

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Why some of the best residential investment opportunities are in Marylebone

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017

Marylebone still offers investors the best residential investment opportunities. Read this article to find out why. 

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House price increases in last ten years in areas close to Crossrail line

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017

Property prices near Crossrail stations have surged over the last ten years since the project was announced. Find out more. 

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Spot the blue plaque: famous residents of Marylebone

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Discover some of the famous faces who have lived in London's Marylebone. 

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For sale: London's Burlington Arcade

Posted on Monday, January 23, 2017

The Burlington Arcade in Central London is up for sale and could fetch £400 million. 

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Some places to go and things to do on St Valentine’s Day in the Marylebone area

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

Discover some places to go and things to do in the Marylebone area on St Valentine’s Day. 

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Fitzrovia the 'London neighbourhood to look out for'

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017

Find out why Fitzrovia is both a commercial and residential property hotspot as we head into 2017. 

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5 ways to instantly enhance your property ahead of rental viewings

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Find out how you can add appeal to your property easily and inexpensively.

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House price rises predicted in regional UK cities but not London

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

New figures predict that house prices will rise in regional urban areas in 2017 while London house price growth cools.

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How will the Crossrail link benefit Maida Vale property prices?

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016

Will Maida Vale benefit from the Crossrail link? Read this article to find out how the area will benefit from the new transport link. 

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Fitzrovia's small businesses at risk from rates hike

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016

Businesses in Fitzrovia will be hit with higher business rates next year after the government confirms increase in November's Autumn Statement

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Our look back at the 2016 property market

Posted on Monday, December 5, 2016

We take a look at what's happened in the central London property market this year.

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No reversal on stamp duty hikes while letting agents' fees for tenants are banned

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Discover what the 2016 Autumn Statement has in store for the property market around Marylebone and Fitzrovia

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Fall in capital property values due to Brexit creates investment opportunities

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Investment opportunities are available for those eager to buy into the central London property market.

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Where to book your Christmas party in Marylebone

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

We suggest five party venues in Marylebone where you can hold your office Christmas party.

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How much stamp duty will I pay in Regent Park

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Discover how Stamp Duty Land Tax affects the price of property in Regents Park.

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10 Questions Students Should Ask When Moving to London

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

Here in central London we’re lucky enough to have 3 of the top 5 universities in the UK - Imperial College LondonUniversity College London and London School of Economics and Political Science. Of course London is also home to countless other academic institutions meaning that every year thousands of undergraduate, postgraduates and visiting academics are in the market for a place to live.

For many students, university is the first time they have had to be responsible for finding somewhere to live and paying the bills, not to mention cooking, cleaning and of course studying!

We’ve managed lots of properties in London over the years, so there’s lots of advice from our team on how best to cope with renting for the first time. From finding your perfect flat, to making sure the tenancy agreement makes sense, we want to help our tenants feel happy and secure in their home, however long they’re staying for.

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5 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Property

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Buying somewhere to live is probably the biggest thing you’ll spend money on. It’s can also be a fairly stressful time, even when your purchase is a relatively straight forward one. Don’t worry! We’re here to help! Having been involved in countless sales and purchases we’ve seen all the pitfalls and helped our customers through to the other side with their sanity intact and their new house keys in their hand.  

With that said, here are some of the more common things that get even our coolest customers a little unstuck.

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8 Of The Best Places To Live In Central London

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2016

Central London includes the Houses of Parliament, the Royal Palaces and the headquarters of Government and as such is one of the most sort after property markets in the world. Find out out the 8 best places to live in Central London here...

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7 Tips to Add Value to Your Property

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

  • Living in Central London means you’re in one of the most expensive and competitive markets in the world. When it comes to selling your home, making sure you stand out amongst the crowds and ensuring that you’re getting the best return on your investment is no mean feat. Here are our top tips on how to add value in Central London.

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Area spotlight: Maida Vale

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Situated near to St. John’s Wood and Lord's Cricket Ground is Maida Vale, an attractive, sought-after residential neighbourhood.

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Cooling off in Marylebone

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015

With July set to be yet another scorcher, you may well be wondering how to escape from the heat!

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The best places to show a visitor in Marylebone this summer

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015

As a resident of Marylebone, it can be easy to take certain things for granted.

There’s nothing like a visit from a friend or family member from overseas to remind you just how much there is to enjoy in this historic, beautiful part of London. If you are planning on playing tour guide this summer, there are plenty of places you can show a guest to not only tick off the tourist must-see sights, but also the hidden gems known to locals.

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What the UK election result holds in store for Marylebone property

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2015

When the Exit Poll results were revealed, Conservative supporters weren’t the only ones celebrating – estate agents in Prime Central London also had cause for celebration.

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OnTheMarket.com goes from strength to strength

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2015

OnTheMarket.com goes from strength to strength announcing 10 million visits in three months

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Marylebone Celebrities Past & Present

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015

If you are planning a move to Marylebone, you’re in good company

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Area spotlight - St John’s Wood

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015

St John's Wood is one of London’s most affluent, desirable and upmarket neighborhoods.

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Area spotlight - Baker Street and Regent’s Park

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Marylebone is home to many of London’s most prestigious and famous landmarks, including Baker Street and Regent’s Park.

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Mansion Tax – How will it affect the market in Prime Central London?

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015

With just 55 days to go until the General Election, Labour’s proposed mansion tax is coming under intense scrutiny.

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Seven Best Spots To Enjoy Marylebone & St Johns Wood In Spring

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Springtime is just around the corner – finally!

March 20th signifies the official start of spring, and with the warmer weather comes the opportunity to get out and explore beautiful Marylebone.

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How to make the most of the "spring swing" when buying or selling

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Traditionally, spring is normally the housing market’s busiest season.

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