Essential Feng Shui
Anna Bastiaenen examines the growing importance of the ancient Chinese art of feng shui in Western architecture, design and development.
Open House or Private View?
Do open houses ever work at the top of the market? Dan Crofton looks at a launch tactic that divides the market
Required Reading: UK property held by offshore companies: consultation response from Mishcon de Reya
Mishcon de Reya has responded to the Government consultation document: "Ensuring the fair taxation of residential property transactions" (full version here) which covers:
William Cash goes scouting for stately homes
Shropshire is home to a wealth of top-notch country estates, says William Cash, but some could do with a touch of demolition
Feature: Country pursuits
Ian Hepburn When it comes to desirability and elusiveness, classic country estates are the Picassos of the property market
Special Report: The Privy Market
What does 'off-market' actually mean? In a special report, Dan Crofton goes in search of the silent listings that everyone's talking about...
Required Reading: new French taxes on property owners explained
Required Reading: resi tax crib sheet
The legal gurus at Mishcon de Reya have produced a very handy guide to taxes on UK residential property
The reality of the Community Infrastructure Levy
As the Community Infrastructure Levy comes into force, Mishcon de Reya's Daniel Farrand and Jade Chalmers look at how this new charge - of up to £50 per square metre - on extensions and new resi builds w…
William Cash goes clubbing for masterpieces
Robin Birley's new Mayfair club is ace, says William Cash from Upton Cressett Hall. It might even be a masterpiece.