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FT: Celebrating London’s mansion flat
'The mansion block is among the rare strata of architectural inventions to have filtered from the bottom up', writes Edwin Heathcote in this fascinating deep-dive for the FT.
Tatler reveals London’s ‘five ultra-prime property tribes’
'Forget Londongrad, England’s capital has become a honeypot for tech gazillionaires from Silicon Valley,' says high-society glossy magazine Tatler.
FT Alphaville: One Hyde Park revisited
'OHP’s super-prime valuations are completely uncorrelated with the wider housing market', concludes Bryce Elder after another attempted analysis of the ultra-luxury resi scheme for FT Alphaville.
The Times: Britain’s new wave of million-pound homes – and they’re not where you think they are
A long-read feature by David Byers highlights how the top-end of the property market shifted through the pandemic, including insights from Knight Frank, Savills, Hamptons, Recoco Property Search and Property…
The Guardian: Gulf royals own more than £1bn of UK property via tax havens
Analysis of the new register of overseas entities 'reveals for the first time how the Gulf royals have used offshore jurisdictions to expand their UK property holdings'
Los Angeles Times: L.A.’s rich are already scheming ways to avoid new ‘mansion tax’
'Rich people are very clever,' says a real estate broker in California. 'They know how to manage cash, and they have time to look for loopholes.'
Bloomberg: Top London properties owned by Russian oligarchs are frozen in time
New reports investigates the swathe of London’s finest residential and commercial addresses now 'trapped in suspended animation'
FT: Why prime property buyers are sticking to central London
Property journalist Hugo Cox highlights the enduring appeal of Prime Central London compared to Nine Elms.
The Times: The man who raffles mansions (and dates with the A-list)
Omaze founder Matt Pohlson discusses the firm's business model and grand ambitions in this excellent interview with The Times' Damian Whitworth...
Evening Standard: Ultra high-end new homes across London are kitted out for the super wealthy
Ruth Bloomfield has looked into super-prime property trends for the Evening Standard’s New Homes Awards 2022.
In Conversation: Peter Rollings on succession, ‘flabby’ business, and what independent agents can learn from Foxtons
The Interim CEO of Foxtons has shared more candid insights into life at the high-profile estate agency, as a new boss prepares to take the reins.
The Guardian: Era of soaring house prices is ending as central banks raise rates
"It's over," declares The Guardian's Economics Editor, Larry Elliott. "An era of ever-rising house prices stimulated by cheap money is coming to an end."