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Jewellery Designer, Alex Monroe Answers: Why I Love London

Alex Monroe moved to London as a teenager to train at the Sir John Cass School of Art and launched his namesake jewellery label in 1986. He quickly gained acclaim for his intricate, nature-inspired jewellery and in 2008, won Designer of the Year at the UK Jewellery Awards.  In the first edition of Harrods Home & Property Magazine, Lindsay Macpherson learns how he finds...

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Q & A on Prime London’s Lettings Market

London’s lettings market is frequently hitting the news headlines, so we decided to sit down with the Harrods Estates Lettings Director, Karen Boland to find out what landlords and tenants can expect… Hi Karen, tell me - what is going on with rents in prime London at the moment? Karen: “We would consider prime to be anything from £4000pw all...

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Brazil's Leading Newspaper 'O Globo' Talks London House Prices with Harrods Estates

Harrods Estates were recently asked to comment on London's position within the world's most luxury real estate market, for Brazil's leading newspaper, O Globo.  Here we have the full interview between our Director, Shirley Humphrey and O Globo editor Karine Tavares... Karine: Is there a typical price for luxury properties in London, today?  Shirley: "There is a vast range of...

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Where the Wealthy Buy for Their Children in London

Harrods Estates regularly help parents from across the globe find suitable accomodation for their children to live in while studying in London.  We decided to explore the topic with Harrods Estates Director, Shirley Humphrey a little further to learn why this process is increasing and what the common requests tend to be. Shirley comments: "Wealthy parents and their children tend...

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Home Security Tips for Half-Term

During half term, your regular routine may change and it’s easy to forget to lock up properly if you have kids running in and out to play, or in their excitement to set off on a special trip you’ve planned for them.   At Christmas we explored tips on how to keep your home secure over the holidays but here we’ve...

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Chinese New Year 2014: Riding The Year Of The Horse

To celebrate Chinese New Year, we've invited Dr Michael Oon to explain what the year of the horse could have in store for us in 2014: The year of the Wood Horse rides into 2014 bringing the energy of a wild horse on fire galloping at speed that can be out of control if not subdued. This is fuelled by the...

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