Headlines for Thursday 25th April 2019

Royalton courts HNW heritage fans with new private estate in Surrey

Designed by Julian Bicknell, Magna Carta Park is delivering 23 houses, 10 townhouses and 26 apartments on a 57-acre site just outside of Windsor

Battersea Power Station recruits branding chief to put the scheme ‘firmly on the world map’

BPSDC’s new Head of Brand, Carlin Fier, joins from Brookfield with plans to ‘transform the iconic regeneration project into a globally recognised brand’

London’s property market slowdown spreads to other southern cities

Regional cities across southern England are 18-24 months behind London in the property market cycle, say Zoopla and Hometrack, as UK city property price inflation sinks to its lowest level since 2012

Stamp duty receipts tumble by £1 billion

Latest statistics from HMRC confirm a massive fall from £12.9bn in 2017/18 to £11.9bn in 2018/19, the biggest decline seen since the financial crisis

JLL sets up dedicated Mayfair & Marylebone lettings team

George Vernon has joined JLL to help establish a dedicated Mayfair and Marylebone lettings team

Low-build Kensington villa pitched at £24m

‘Exceptional’ 40-foot wide specimen on Victoria Road valued at over £4,000 psf

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Whilst buyers desire a house in the country, they want it to fit 21st century lifestyle and expectations. For example, they want large rooms for...

Signed & Sealed: Why the humble ‘For Sale’ board could be the answer for weary vendors

The double dose of pain from Stamp Duty hikes and a faltering Brexit have induced torpor into the residential property market. So it is an opportune moment...

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