Headlines for Thursday 21st March 2019

Historic Riviera mansion breaks the Cannes price record

The grand Rimbaud-designed Château Soligny, overlooking the Bay of Cannes, has sold on a guide price of €55m.

Notting Hill market sets the pace as buyers ‘get on with their lives’

The average number of days between a property being listed and going under offer in W11 has fallen by 42% over the last year, the biggest such reduction in PCL…

Deal sealed on £12.75m Kensington mansion

Handsome period pile on Phillimore Gardens made headlines in 2015 as the UK’s most expensive online listing

CapitalRise smashes crowdfunding target

Over 500 investors have backed the luxury property crowdfunding platform, raising nearly £2m to “accelerate expansion”

Howard de Walden picks Jackson-Stops for Marylebone estate lettings gig

Jackson-Stops has been appointed as one of The Howard de Walden Estate’s four retained letting agents, alongside Greater London Properties, Carter Jonas and Druce.

Coldwell Banker embarks on a six month ‘transparent rebrand’ programme

Opinions Views & analysis from prime resi insiders

View OpinionsView All
Deals, Disputes & Dilemmas: On the complicated business of dual fees

Following the publication of new TPO guidance on dual fees, designed to curb the rising number of disputes, veteran agent Trevor Abrahmsohn steers us...

Long in the tooth? Analysing the 2014-2019 bear market from a historical perspective

At the end of last year, fund manager-turned-buying agent Fraser Slater set out ten reasons why he expects Q1 2019 to mark the low point of the Prime...

Why US buyers are eyeing up London’s super-prime properties

The US buyer has started to reappear in the super prime market in London, accounting for close to £250m of deals in the past two months. With US-based...

Long Reads In-depth features on prime resi matters

View Long ReadsView All
Surveying the state of the buy-to-let finance market

A recent report by the Department for Work and Pensions perfectly illustrates the changing trend in home ownership/private rental across the UK. In the last...

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...

The global UHNWI population is forecast to grow by 22% over the next five years

There are likely to be 22% more ultra-high net worth individuals (with net assets of U$30m or more) on the planet in 2023 than there are now, taking the...

Prime Movers Indices The key players at the top of the market, ranked & profiled

View Prime MoversView All