Headlines for Tuesday 11th December 2018

Luxury price inflation is more than double the mainstream rate, says Coutts

Prices for high-end products and services have risen by 5.9% in the last 12 months, reports the Queen’s bank

Winkworth rejigs corporate & services team; creates a new Head of Lettings role

Claudia Green takes charge as franchised estate agency’s lettings business nearly equals sales

Home Office rethinks ‘golden visa’ clampdown

Government slammed for ‘trying to legislate by press release’ after backtracking on surprise suspension of Tier 1 investor visas

Chunky deals continue to go through in trend-bucking west London enclaves

£10m+ instructions on Phillimore Gardens and Clarendon Road join the long list of super-prime deals in a vintage year for Notting Hill and its environs

Green light for Delancey’s Elephant & Castle ‘town centre’ project

Sumptuous Mdesign project on Cadogan Place offered at £20k per week

Mayfair design firm recently delivered a brace of super-prime mansions on this top Belgravia turning

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