The new technology that really does help you find a home

on December 6, 2018

The new technology that really does help you find a home Some new technology aids our everyday lives and some doesn’t – but estate agents are now ... Read More

The magic of mixing materials

on December 6, 2018

The magic of mixing materials A good quality mix of mediums is the basis of my interiors, writes Dr Vanessa Brady OBE International Interior Designer, ... Read More

Can I gift property to my children as part of my Inheritance Tax planning strategy?

on December 6, 2018

Can I gift property to my children as part of my Inheritance Tax planning strategy? Yes, gifting property to children is a useful way to reduce your e ... Read More

An introduction to buy-to-let mortgages

on November 30, 2018

An introduction to buy-to-let mortgages Matt Stevens, managing director of mortgage broker The Mortgage Genie, discusses why many first-time investors ... Read More

Is there anything I should do to prepare myself for being a landlord?

on November 8, 2018

I’ve just inherited a property which I plan to rent out. Is there anything I should do to prepare myself for being a landlord? There are several key ... Read More

It’s a plant!

on November 8, 2018

It’s a plant! The benefit of a plant is to clean the air and add life to a flat space, writes Dr Vanessa Brady OBE International Interior Designer, ... Read More

Why overseas buyers are key to London’s success

on November 8, 2018

Why overseas buyers are key to London’s success To say we live in changing times is to state the obvious but one characteristic retained by London, ... Read More

What does it mean to buy/own a property leasehold?

on October 5, 2018

What does it mean to buy/own a property leasehold? There are two ways to buy a property – leasehold or freehold. Buying a leasehold property means y ... Read More

The art we love

on October 5, 2018

The art we love When a home is being refurbished and interior design is underway, it is the art that people often immediately focus on when they enter ... Read More

Forget the negative headlines 
– London is doing very well, thank you

on October 5, 2018

Forget the negative headlines – London is doing very well, thank you If ever there was a time to be negative about London, this might be it, writes ... Read More

I’m renting out my flat for the first time. Do I need to obtain permission from my mortgage lender?

on September 6, 2018

I’m renting out my flat for the first time. Do I need to obtain permission from my mortgage lender? If you become an ‘accidental’ landlord, perh ... Read More

Using the key senses to attract your buyer

on September 6, 2018

Using the key senses to attract your buyer Sellers should make viewing process easier and favourable by using three of our five senses – sight, touc ... Read More

London: still a hugely positive housing market

on September 6, 2018

London: still a hugely positive housing market As summer turns into autumn London may be a little nervous with political and economic uncertainty domi ... Read More

The art of lighting

on August 10, 2018

The art of lighting Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, International Interior Designer, writes about different contemporary lighting options On entering a grand pu ... Read More

It’s sunny now… but get ready for an autumn sale

on August 10, 2018

It’s sunny now… but get ready for an autumn sale No one’s trying to fool anyone that it’s an easy sales market in London right now, but if you ... Read More