Greedy fingers are wanting too big a slice of the property pie
Seasoned buying agent Simon Barnes reports on a worrying trend in the PCL market...
Director at H. Barnes & Co
Simon Barnes has built a reputation for possessing insider knowledge, treading the pavements of London’s fanciest streets for more than 20 years acquiring prime properties for the well-heeled and wealthy. Working slightly ahead of the curve; his code of practice has been always to retain a manageable cluster of clients rather than spreading his attention too thinly.
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DDRE Global signs super-prime specialist from Knight Frank
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Shell and core penthouse picked up in sales surge at luxury Westminster scheme
11 units were sold in a seven-day, £32mn flurry at Northacre's The Broadway.
‘Incredible’ Marylebone penthouse snapped up off-plan for £6.3mn
Boutique agency tucks away marquee apartment at the forthcoming W1 Place on Portland Street.
Chestertons recruits Foxtons’ Ops Director to lead Kensington sales
Seasoned PCL estate agent Ian Barrett has moved from Foxtons to Chestertons on Kensington High Street.
JLL buyout creates new estate agency
JLL's offices in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool are now operating as 'Kingsdene', following a buyout by Louise Emmott, Oliver Dolan and Lynsey Smith.
Top lighting design consultancy opens studios in London & Dubai
Founded in Hong Kong 30 years ago, Light Directions is a brand partner of design giant HBA Group.
American family rents Hampstead ‘castle’ for £250k pa
Estate agency reports a flurry of high-value deals involving American money, including a tenant who paid nearly quarter-of-a-million pounds up-front for this Windsor Castle-inspired home in London.
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Buyer sought for 7,700 sq ft 'jewel in the crown' at reworked Whitehall landmark.
‘Sticky’ PCL set for deal drought as buyers & sellers enter deadlock
It will take time for vendors to accept the fact that buyers are far more price sensitive these days, says Black Brick.
Bayswater ‘well on the way’ to catching up with its prime London neighbours
Values are on the rise in the neighbourhood to the north of Hyde Park, along with its profile, as a trio of 'game-changing' schemes take shape.
Top law firm launches ‘more human’ conveyancing brand
National law firm has created a new identity for its personal conveyancing division, while refreshing its well-established main brand.
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