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Summer events

From carnivals to green fingers, London's best events this summer

At Harrods Estates we have got your summer covered. We’ve put together a suggestion of five fantastic events for you to enjoy in London as the sun comes out and mercury rises.    First up is BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall, which is celebrating its 122nd season this year, and offers more than 90 music concerts over its eight-week...

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London Letting

Let there be summer

As home to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, some of the world’s most breath-taking architecture and galleries, and as a major fashion capital, which showcases the hottest designer trends each season – London has it all.  If you are thinking of paying this great city a visit, then below are some of Harrods Estates must see attractions, and of course,...

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Feautred Property - 22 Park Mansions, Knightsbridge

Featured Property - Park Mansions

Knightsbridge has long been considered the crème de la crème for property investors.  With landmarks such as Hyde Park, Harrods and Harvey Nichols on its door step and surrounded by Royal attractions, it is well regarded as one of the ‘Golden Postcodes’.  This guarantees the ultimate mark of status, through owning property here in the Royal Borough and consequently property...

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Stylish Lettings, 2016 - Empire House

Stylish Rental Opportunities for 2016

For those relocating to London in 2016, a stylish rental property in prime London could be top of the agenda.  Luckily, the Harrods Estates Lettings team have a multitude of stylish serviced apartments available to rent currently in key locations across the capital such as Knightsbridge, Mayfair, Kensington and Chelsea. Empire House, Brompton Road, SW1X The new tenants at this...

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House News

Today’s Budget Provides Clarity on Buy to Let Stamp Duty Changes

Today, Chancellor George Osborne provided welcomed clarity on a new 3% levy of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) due from 1st April 2016 on Second Homes and Buy to Lets.   No Exemptions Presenting some significant changes from what had been proposed in earlier consultation papers published last month, the results were in most cases more severe than Landlords and audiences...

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Buy to Let Opportunities, Lincoln House

2016 Predictions: The Impact of New Stamp Duty Rates

Last Autumn the Chancellor announced new plans for a 3% increase on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for those buying Buy to Let properties or second homes in England. With the finer details not set to be revealed until the next Budget in March, but the measures still coming into play from April 2016, here, we reveal how the Sales...

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