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The Benefits of Choosing a Serviced Apartment

Serviced apartments are a popular choice for property investors and business people alike due to the bespoke provisions for assistance, private luxury facilities and often 24-hour manned security, guaranteeing residents peace of mind whilst home or away. There are a number of serviced apartments for sale and for rent in the prime areas of central London, particularly Mayfair and Knightsbridge. These apartments are at...

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The £2Million Property Question

In this year's budget, the government announced a new annual tax on 'enveloped dwellings'. Previously known as the annual residential property tax, this levy will apply from 1st April 2013. The tax will apply to companies that own high-end residential properties.  This method is a particularly common ownership structure for high-value properties in London, many of which are owned by...


Spotlight on Properties for Sale in Mayfair: W1K

Mention Mayfair to anyone in the UK or overseas and you'll immediately get a response. Mayfair is one of the most renowned areas in London and a truly golden postcode for luxury properties in the city. The area attracts wealthy investors from all over the world. Even car parking spaces here can attract prices of £100,000 GBP. So what will...


Area Guide: St James's

St James's is a desirable area within the City of Westminster in Central London. It is located near Piccadilly to the north, The Mall to the south, Green Park to the west and Haymarket to the east. The area once formed part of a large royal park which incorporated both St James's Park and Green Park. The right to develop...


Finding the Right Tenants

Finding the right tenants can be a constant headache for landlords, which is why the majority will choose to let high-end properties via an experienced lettings agency, such as Harrods Estates. However, regardless of whether you let directly or via an agency, there are a number of tactics you can employ to get the right calibre of tenant. At the...

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Knightsbridge Lettings: Where the super-rich rent

Knightsbridge has always been one of the most desirable areas in London for renters and property buyers. Currently, it is heavily in demand from the super-rich, who are seeking the ultimate luxury London rental properties for the summer, business lets and short-term stays. Overseas Renters Desperate to Secure the Best Postcodes Many of these renters are from overseas and there...