Dexter’s CEO Jeff Doble on London’s Housing Market

Dexter’s CEO Jeff Doble on London’s Housing Market

Being CEO of one of the largest estate agencies in London, a city with one eye firmly on Brexit, is a challenging role to say the least. ‘KCW Today’ spoke to Jeff Doble, CEO and founder of Dexters, one of London’s fastest growing estate agencies, to find out what the...

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John D Wood & Co. completes merger with Faron Sutaria

John D Wood & Co. completes merger with Faron Sutaria

  John D Wood & Co., has completed its merger with Faron Sutaria, the London estate agency established over 40 years ago in Notting Hill.  The merger of these two highly regarded property businesses, announced in August 2016, expands John D Wood & Co.’s London network of offices by a...

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London property on the top of luxury real estate

London property on the top of luxury real estate

Despite the uncertainty of Brexit London property is at the top of the Alpha Cities ranking . The index is part of the ‘Global Property Handbook’ by a collaboration between Wealth-X, Warburg Realty, and Barnes International Realty. This first report shows London as the most desirable city in the world...

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£300,000 homes disappearing from London

£300,000 homes disappearing from London

Only 40 of 104 London wards now have average house prices under £300,000, an analysis by estate agency Savills showed. £1 million average wards outnumber those with average housing price under £300,000. A typical London household with a joint income of £50,000 and a 25% deposit will usually be limited...

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Top boroughs to rent out over Christmas

Top boroughs to rent out over Christmas

A League table by My Property Host found the best boroughs to rent out a home in the festive period. Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea were at the top, where a flat for two people could yield circa £450 on average for three nights at Christmas. As many Londoners gear up for...

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Airbnb to police 90 day London rental limit

Airbnb to police 90 day London rental limit

In a dramatic shift in policy, Airbnb has agreed to police the newly set yearly rental limits on the number of days that you can let out your property in London and Amsterdam.   The new rules state that you can only rent out your property, using the short stay...

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Ban on letting agent’s fees to be announced, JLL comments

Ban on letting agent’s fees to be announced, JLL comments

The chancellor will announce in his Autumn statement that letting agents will be banned from charging fees to tenants Reference, credit and immigration check fees will be covered by the landlord. It is already banned in Scotland. Landlords will look for more competitive agents and are likely to increase rents...

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SDL Bigwood to manage 205 Holland Park Avenue development

SDL Bigwood to manage 205 Holland Park Avenue development

SDL Bigwood has taken over the management of a number of new prestigious apartments at one of London’s most up-market addresses. The 205 Holland Park Avenue development by Redrow is situated in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and offers a selection of two and three-bedroom homes, with prices...

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UK house prices will increase by ½% next year with a further 1% growth in 2018

UK house prices will increase by ½% next year with a further 1% growth in 2018

JLL’s latest forecasts, released 1st of November, concludes that Brexit will dominate UK housing markets over the short to medium term but predicts that the market will remain reasonably strong and active despite the greater uncertainty and slower economy resulting from Brexit. JLL are forecasting that UK house prices will...

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Breathing new life into old buildings

Breathing new life into old buildings

The increasing demand for more housing is inevitably having an impact on the countryside and increasing demand on green-field sites as developers clamour for more land. It is therefore all the more important that existing buildings, within a village envelope, that have become redundant should be brought back to life....

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