Interview: Government should tackle the issue of stamp duty for “last-time movers”, former Housing Minister Mark Prisk tells Knight Frank’s Tom Bill.
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Luxury developer set to bring forward one of the most high-profile projects in PCL as RBKC planners wave through revised designs by Square & Partners
Katie Glaister & Henry Miller-Robinson explain how they are dealing with the challenges facing interior designers, craftspeople, artisans and other small businesses as they attempt to complete projects under the current circumstances…
Struggling borrowers will be able pause or reduce mortgage payments until 31st October.
Reynald Lapitz helmed the recent £84m refurbishment of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge. He’s now running John Caudwell’s luxury property business on the French Riviera, including transforming the historic Hôtel Le Provençal into super-prime resi.
Aviva is forecasting a 12% drop for UK house prices as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, “followed by long-term growth”.
“One week on from the surprise opening of the housing market and agents are still showing caution and quite rightly putting safety first,” says Rightmove.
“Today, it’s not an estate agent you need. It’s a partner in property” goes the new slogan…
Top-end estate agency Beauchamp is re-opening its London and international offices after Coronavirus lockdowns, and has ranked the “detail and quantity of procedures” for Covid-19 safeguarding in each of its country locations: Israel is the most “comprehensive and stringent”, followed by Greece then France. The UK and USA currently offer relatively less in the way of guidance and/or regulation.
Countrywide reports an “encouraging” first year of its turnaround plan, with “significant financial and operational progress” – including a return to profit for the Sales & Lettings division.
Director Simon Deen has left the high-end boutique agency after nearly 16 years