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Chelsea's Creative Past - A Colony of Artists

Today, Chelsea is largely known for its high-value and hugely desirable properties and wealthy residents as well as Chelsea Football Club and Chelsea Flower Show. But another thing that it has always been known for is its creative past and associations with bohemia and artists. Chelsea was once London's famed bohemian quarter and a hugely popular haunt for radicals, artists,...

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London House Prices Soar by 7pc in One Year

 The Land Registry's most recent figures have shown just how patchy the state of the UK property market currently is by revealing that prices in London grew by 7pc year on year, but dropped by nearly 6pc in the North West of England. The national picture showed that property prices in England and Wales had edged down by an average...

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Making Your House Attractive to the Right Tenants

For prime properties in central London, rental prices are soaring as demand exceeds supply, particularly amongst the best-quality stocks of high-end properties. Many of these renters are the parents of wealthy international students, who would have purchased properties for their children to live in whilst studying in the past, but who now prefer to rent whilst the taxation and economic...

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Home Staging - How the Americans Sell Their Properties

The American real-estate market has a fascinating support industry at its disposal, known as 'home staging'. It's the reason behind many a property sale, particularly at the upper end of the market, where differentiation and a professional approach is key. The purpose of home staging is to create a favourable impression during the sales process. It's more than cleaning and...

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Finding the Right Removals Company

Moving house can be one of life's most stressful experiences, particularly when it comes to moving day and you have to trust your beloved possessions to an unknown removals firm. However, there are steps you can take to make sure the process is as simple and worry-free as possible. Firstly, speak to people to get recommendations. There's nothing like word...

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Property in Winter

For homeowners, it's vital to maintain and care for your property, particularly if you're looking to sell or let in the near future. As with cars and other assets, a minimum investment in maintenance and care can help you avoid bigger bills later on for extensive repairs. As winter kicks in, make sure a professional has looked at your roof....

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