Headlines for Thursday 19th September 2019

Residence One completes Belgravia mews project

Ben & Nick Wilson unveil their latest luxury endeavour – the complete rebuild of a house on the exclusive Eaton Mews North…

BPF invites Board applications to encourage diversity

For the first time, the British Property Federation is seeking expressions of interest to join the Board from across its membership

Iconic Salcombe estate hits the market

The only property in the south Devon sailing mecca with triple-aspect sea views, Fort Charles comes with a remarkable three acres of super-prime foreshore

Thousands could be reclaimed in inheritance tax following falling house prices

Families could reclaim thousands of pounds in inheritance tax, if executors end up selling an inherited property for less than its IHT valuation

Five Years On: How have transaction volumes fared since Osborne’s stamp duty bombshell?

Sales volumes in London’s priciest boroughs have tanked by over 20% since 2014, according to new analysis, compared to an average decline across England & Wales of 0.8%

How to build the perfect country house (part one)

An extraordinary and little-noticed change has swept over the countryside in the past 10 years. Building a new house used to be a minority interest, but now as many as half of the people looking to buy a house consider building a new one from scratch. Estate agents and property-search agents report that the chase is on to find the ideal site for competing buyers. In this first of two parts, the team at Redbook Agency, helmed by former Country Life editor Sandy Mitchell, walks us through the process of creating the perfect new country residence.

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May The Force Be With You: On political turmoil & the autumn market

It is now clear that London’s autumn market will be entirely dominated by political interference, write Sophie & Richard Rogerson - and vendors are...

Is now the right time to buy in London?

London is one of the more vibrant multicultural cities in the world and has long been a leading light in the prime property market. Described by many as a...

50 years on: Why don’t local people have a greater say in their neighbourhoods?

It’s been 50 years since the UK made its first serious attempt to give local people greater power over the decisions made in their neighbourhoods. Yet...

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Friday Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country...

Prime Dining: Uma Rajah of CapitalRise on the changing face of high-value property finance

I realise as soon as I see Uma that I have met her before. This was at the launch of an ultra-high-end development in Yeoman’s Row, involving the...

In Pictures: Banda’s masterful residential revival project on Leinster Square

Notting Hill and Bayswater have been the outperforming toast of the prime London property scene over the last year-or-so, with a series of super-home sales...

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