Headlines for Saturday 19th January 2019

Chestertons hits the acquisition trail after doubling profitability

Former sales boss Guy Gittins took the reins of the 33-branch agency last year, and has been making some changes…

New Head of Resi at Carter Jonas

Lisa Simon has been promoted to Head of Residential at Carter Jonas

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In Pictures: A ‘Beverly Hills-style’ super-home designed for the British weather

State-of-the-art eco-mansion in the Kent countryside should cost no more to run than a ‘normal’ house

Build-to-rent construction surges by 40%

There are now 139,508 build-to-rent homes completed, under construction or in planning across the UK; 14,615 units were completed in the regions in 2018, compared to 14,801 in the capital

Architect plans new digs on ‘one of the very few undeveloped plots in RBKC’

Planners set to approve Sophie Hicks’ ‘unusual’ subterranean Holland Park scheme next week

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Ten reasons why the PCL market could surge in 2019

"Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on scepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria." - Sir John Templeton Four years into the Prime...

Could now be the time to buy in Prime Central London?

Could now be the time to buy in Prime Central London? For some it appears the answer is ‘yes’. Anecdotally, agents are reporting an increase in...

‘Needs-driven purchases will be the order of the day’ in Prime Central London this year

2018 in review The market in 2018 was both interesting and challenging, with the political factors having a wider impact than had perhaps first been...

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On forging a successful business in uncertain times: Jess Simpson Property Search

In the final part of our mini-series on the clutch of new property firms making waves in a challenging climate, we speak to the former head of Strutt &...

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 retreats. This...

On forging a successful business in uncertain times: Aykroyd & Co

When Knight Frank recruited VanHan founders Thomas van Straubenzee and Rory Penn to its Global Wealth Advisory team last year, Hannah Aykroyd decided to...

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