Renovating bricks and mortar won’t make you poorer

Renovating bricks and mortar won’t make you poorer

We Brits are as obsessed with property as we’ve always been. While the Europeans are happy to rent their homes, we have a ferocious desire to own the bricks and mortar we dwell within. The opportunity to earn extra income from property restoration is on the increase and anyone that’s...

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Final Portrait

Final Portrait

Final Portrait Dir. Stanley Tucci Runtime: 1h30m Ah! What a joy it must have been to stroll the streets of Paris in 1946. The boulevards, the Seine! Jaunty guitars and accordions playing in one’s head. This is how we find Armie Hammer’s James Lord in the opening of Final Portrait....

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Spotlight on Spotlight Festival

Spotlight on Spotlight Festival

SPOTLIGHT Festival returned to Seven Dials, Covent Garden for a free music and entertainment festival on Saturday 19th August. Crowds of people collected around the iconic seven dials monument to watch open-air performances from the Five Guys Named Mo musical and 2017 Glastonbury performers, Old Dirty Brasstards. There were pop-up...

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Fulham sign talented Porto defender Soares on loan

Fulham sign talented Porto defender Soares on loan

Fulham’s start to the new Championship season has been far from ideal. No wins from their first four matches has left them 19th in the table ahead of their trip to Ipswich Town on Saturday, but some positive news has emerged from Craven Cottage on Tuesday morning. The Whites have...

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JLL research demonstrates an increase in transactions and stabilised prices at the lower end of the housing market

JLL research demonstrates an increase in transactions and stabilised prices at the lower end of the housing market

JLL’s Q2 Prime Central London research shows signs of stablisation in the sales market with an increase in transaction levels and prices holding firm at the lower end of the market.  Activity has picked up in the lettings market during Q2 but rental values declined by an average 1.3% as oversupply...

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Average house prices top £1.5 million in Kensington and Chelsea for the first time

Average house prices top £1.5 million in Kensington and Chelsea for the first time

The average price of a house in Kensington and Chelsea has topped £1.5 million for the first time. Prices in the area have risen by 17.1% in the year to May, up from £1.28m to £1.50m. However contrastingly neighbouring Hammersmith and Fulham saw the slowest growing prices locally, up 0.4%...

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Chancellor urged to cut stamp duty in Autumn Budget

Chancellor urged to cut stamp duty in Autumn Budget

More than one million pensioners would be encouraged to downsize their homes if the Government offered them an exemption on stamp duty, new research has found. Ministers, peers and think tanks are now urging Chancellor Philip Hammond, to cut the duty which has been called a “tax on moving”, in...

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