Posts by Glentree

On the merits of switching the stamp duty burden

The Tory leadership hopeful’s ‘innovative’ idea of sharing the SDLT burden between buyers and sellers could turn out to be a mixed blessing, says Trevor Abrahmsohn, but any genuine stimulus is more than welcome as the UK adjusts to the post-Brexit era…

Talking Heads: Four thoughts on overvaluations

After an investigation into the scale of overvaluations in the UK property market concluded that thousands of vendors were being “misled” by some of the biggest estate agency chains, four industry experts continue the debate and offer up some solutions to the problem…

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 through the labyrinthine world of inter-agency dealings, offering his thoughts on best practice, and harking back to a high-profile – and complex – case involving one of London’s finest mansions…

Talking Heads: On the evolution of the master suite

London’s top agents, developers and interior designers reveal what their clients look for in a principal bedroom, and advise on how to deliver the kind of indulgent spaces that dreams – and margins – are made of…