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Rüya, the award-winning restaurant concept from Dubai


Rüya, the award-winning restaurant concept from Dubai and one of this year’s most anticipated restaurant openings, opened its first London location in June.   Inspired by second generation restaurateur Umut Özkanca’s heritage, Rüya, meaning dream in Turkish, offers sophisticated, contemporary dishes to showcase the rich traditions of Anatolian...

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Happy 1st Birthday to our Kensington Office


This month, Harrods Estates Kensington Office celebrates the first anniversary since they opened to a dazzling reception last year on Kensington Church Street. The first year has seen a great number of highs, including several local partnership events and attendance at local business forums.  A close collaboration was...

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Stamp Duty: Reviewing the Bigger Picture


Following on from our last news post – which explored the consultation questions for the upcoming changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) due to be announced in next month’s Budget, this time our team take the opportunity to share their thoughts on how the changes look within the bigger...

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Stamp Duty Consultation Findings


We are only a few weeks away from the March Budget, in which homeowners, investors and Landlords will be eagerly awaiting clarity on the proposed three per cent rise in Stamp Duty for second homes and buy to lets on English properties.   During December, the Government held a...

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Badges of Honour: The Blue Plaque


Last year, The Telegraph explored perceptions of whether the blue plaque markers to commemorate the residences of notable historical figures could influence house prices (and purchases).  At the time, Harrods Estates had a property for sale with one such plaque present to mark it as a former residence...

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December: A review of the London property market


The year-end traditionally brings with it a reflection on the trends witnessed to date in the property market, and also predictions for the year ahead.  Here we take a look over some of the comments already shared with the press about the prime London housing market. The Mayfair...

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