The lavender bag sub-lets

The lavender bag sub-lets

Tenants who flout tenancy agreements to sub-let through Airbnb are currently in the news. Our General Manager, James Robinson, told The Sunday Times that this new type of sub-letting isn’t hard to spot: “When you go for inspections there are ribbon-tied towels on the bed, with a little lavender bag on the pillow.”  Read more here.

In Property Industry Eye / The Sunday Times

Sub-let subterfuge

Go north, young Noah!

Go north, young Noah!

In response to public demand for mews houses in the north London area, Lurot Brand has appointed experienced estate agent Noah Pearlman to run its brand new office in Belsize Park. Noah says “Joining the mews community encompasses everything I love about property, from the quirky to the architectural.”

in Estate Agency Now

Find a Belsize mews

At home with the stars

At home with the stars

Remember the Notting Hill mews house lived in by Richard E Grant’s flamboyant character in the iconic 1980s movie, Withnail and I? Now this charming, quirky property (recently renovated, and with its own roof terrace) could be yours for just £1.75m. Explore intriguing photos and full sales details here.

In Homes and Property

Withnail and you?

Boris zip-wires in to smash stamp duty

Boris zip-wires in to smash stamp duty

New PM Boris Johnson’s plans to mitigate the effects of a no-deal Brexit include taking a sledgehammer to Stamp Duty.  The Times says this move will come as part of a package of ‘aggressive tax cuts … and an assault on regulation’. Read on to learn how the changes will affect you.

In PrimeResi

Buyers’ bonus?

Renovate to max space and lure buyers

Renovate to max space and lure buyers

These days, according to our General Manager James Robinson, losing bedrooms no longer means you’ll automatically reduce your property’s value. He says a client who created a “spacious delight” by losing two bedrooms “probably added value.”  Read on to discover how you can increase space AND increase your home’s worth.

In the Times

Renovation with imagination