Get Involved - The Chelsea Flower Show

The world's best-loved flower show is held in London's Chelsea annually and this year it's being held on the 21st to 25th May. This huge event is flooded with horticulturists, landscape gardeners, florists, interior designers and hobby gardeners, all of whom go to seek inspiration, see the glorious show gardens and get advice from the experts. Known as the gardening...


Prime London Flats now Averaging at 1Million GBP

London's prime property market continues to thrive and the average price of a flat within central London passed the 1million-pound mark in the first quarter of 2013. Some analysts are already discovering that the prices of the most prime properties in central London are rising by an incredible 383GBP daily. Overall, prices in the prime property sector rose by 2.3pc...

375 Kensington High Street Exterior Night

Area Guide: Kensington

Kensington is one of the most iconic areas of central London and home to some of the most expensive and desirable properties in the capital. Synonymous with Kensington Gardens, the famous High Street, Holland Park Opera and Portobello market, Kensington is as popular with tourists as it is with the high-net-worth individuals that reside there. Kensington High Street The eastern...


Demand For New Builds Rises

Demand for new-build properties is rapidly rising in central London, as motivated buyers seek to secure their investment in London's rising real-estate stock. Limited Supply and Quality New Developments The limited supply of existing prime properties, combined with an influx of high-quality new developments, has seen the average price of a new-build home rise by 57% in the past ten...


Dressing your Rental Property

A successful house letting depends on more than just location and price. So, if you wish to maximise your occupancy rate, rental returns and ability to charge the price that you want, you need to invest in high-quality and long-term tenants. You will find that dressing your rental property appropriately and in a way that targets the right type of...


Halifax Incentivises Buyers with Stamp Duty Offer

Halifax has provided an extra incentive for first-time home buyers, by offering to cover their stamp duty costs. The high street bank will be paying a maximum of £2,500 to each first time buyer, combined with a series of competitive mortgage rates. The deal will apply to stamp duty on properties valued at between £125,000 and £250,000. Stamp duty is...