Headlines for Monday 25th June 2018

‘A spectacular opportunity for someone of vision’: Rare Notting Hill amalgamation project listed at £12.5m

Agents think this fully-consented scheme on Lansdowne Road has best-in-class potential…

Why are asking prices so critical in the current market?

Greed can often result in desperation under these kind of conditions, says veteran agent Trevor Abrahmsohn, and starting off the marketing process at the right level has never been more important – after all, it’s better to have a fish on the hook that you can wrestle with, than no bite at all…

Keller Williams expands in London

British buyers lose appetite for French second homes

Second home purchases down from 6,066 to 4,527 per year since the Brexit vote, although demand for main residences has been on the rise…

Green light for plans to turn Earl of Cardigan’s ancestral estate into ‘one of the world’s finest mansions’

‘Nationally important’ project to restore Wiltshire’s Tottenham House as a 90,000 square foot single residence gets the thumbs-up…

Art and wine race past classic cars as top luxury investments

Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index: Classic cars finally stall after their remarkable ten-year run

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What happens when you build without planning permission?

The recent decision by the High Court in Camden LBC v Galway-Cooper appears to have caused further uncertainty in connection with obtaining planning...

Mega-basements of the super rich are a good reminder of the city London has become

In 2008 there were estimated to be 8.6m “high net worth individuals” – people with $1m or more of investable assets – in the world, but by 2016 this...

Five reasons why you should commission a British interior designer

Over the last year, we have pitched for a diverse range of interior design projects, from larger-scale residential developments to country estates and...

Long Reads In-depth features on prime resi matters

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Behind The Schemes: The double-fronted suburban villa, reimagined

Built on a challenging site set within an area characterised by an Arts and Crafts and ‘Quennellian’ typology, Cousins & Cousins’ design approach drew...

The view from inside north London’s Russian quarter

Trevor Abrahmsohn's Glentree Estates has sold some of the most important properties in Highgate and Hampstead to Russian and Eastern European buyers over...

Interview: Charlotte Robb of Lawson Robb on becoming part of London’s largest resi design practice

As revealed by PrimeResi this week, the Rigby Group, one of the UK's top 25 privately-owned companies, has brought together three of the capital's most...

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

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