New buying agency Allen Wargent opens for business
Paddy Allen & Pete Wargent We hear there's a new acquisition agency about to make waves in the prime residential scene..
Berkeley releases next phase of London’s best address
Berkeley Homes has released a new phase of their landmark One Tower Bridge development, which is likely to take over from One Hyde Park as London's most iconic luxury address
Futurewealth #1: the digital world of the Futurewealthy
In the first of four in-depth reports, wealth gurus Scorpio Partnership explore how the world’s wealthy are engaging with new technologies and how they spend their time online, asking what role they f…
52 nationalities spent £2.2bn off-plan in London last year
Foreign buyers splashed £2.2 billion on new-build homes in London last year, compared to a paltry £1.8 billion in 2011, according to more stats from Knight Frank.
Always be late in Ecuador and other tips for polite travels
Ever been caught out by Peruvian tipping etiquette, or got into hot water for giving the thumbs up in Nigeria? Swissotel has produced a rather handy etiquette map to make sure you don't (unintentionally)…
Prime Trends: French buyers
The introduction of stringent adverse tax legislation by Francois Hollande has triggered an exodus of wealthy French nationals, buying homes outside of France
Jones Lang LaSalle gets nod for Battersea Power Station international sales
The residential team at Jones Lang LaSalle has just been announced as Battersea Power Station's international sales agent.
The five worst property investment markets of 2012
You may have noticed that not every international property market performed like prime London last year
Central London investments lose momentum
Last year's last quarter saw prime property investments stumble a bit, according to Clutton's latest Residential Investment Monitor
Fraser & Co appoints new Head of Ops in Asia
London-based estate agent Fraser & Co has appointed Neil Jensen as Head of Operations, Asia
Big Picture: Knight Frank optimistic on global prime property prices
Knight Frank has released a "quietly optimistic" Prime Global Residential Forecast, with prime property prices expected to rise in 2013 by an average of 2.5% across all 14 major cities surveyed
Ups and downs for global house prices in 2012
The world's housing markets posted mixed signals during the full year to Q3 2012, according to the latest survey of global house price trends. The bad news is strongly concentrated in Europe