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01.09.2021

Mews in Bloom 2021 – Judging Urban Mews Gardens

This year’s winner of Mews in Bloom, the annual competition organised by Lurot Brand is Bathurst Mews. This urban beauty of a garden in W2 was judged by a panel of creative and horticultural experts – Alison Condie, Tony Heywood, and Robert Mann. A big well done to all the hardworking and talented mews residents […]

28.10.2020

Your rental property: does it stand out from the crowd?

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for London landlords. With a large number of rental properties currently on the market and the Christmas season just around the corner, now is the time to make sure your rental property stands out from the competition.

17.09.2020

How two World Wars changed London’s mews streets forever

Although the scars of two world wars are barely visible in the capital today, during the first half of the 20th century terrible damage was inflicted on London’s built heritage. During the Second World War alone it is estimated that around 18,800 tons of high explosives rained down upon the city’s streets.

14.09.2020

Why ‘safe as houses’ resonates after lockdown

In this month’s feature-packed edition of Mews News, Telegraph property writer Zoe Dare Hall examines the current prospects for homebuyers, sellers and landlords. The article, which features an interview with Lurot Brand’s Head of Sales Marlon Lloyd Malcolm, explores issues affecting the post-lockdown property market and asks “are we out of the woods?”

22.05.2020

5 great ways to keep busy during lockdown

Although some Londoners are cautiously returning to work, many still remain at home, on furlough leave.  If you’ve been looking for new ways to occupy your time, Lurot Brand’s quarterly magazine Mews News has thoughtfully curated a list of activities – from yoga to online quizzes – to keep you busy.

21.05.2020

Be a DIY superhero: smart home fixes for lockdown

You’re in lockdown, and you’ve just noticed a problem around the house that needs fixing.  It’s not sufficiently urgent to call an emergency plumber or electrician, but it’s enough to cause irritation and inconvenience to you and the rest of the family.  So what do you do?

21.04.2020

My life in a mews: a top designer’s property insights

James Thurstan Waterworth has an eye for unique and beautiful things. In a recent interview for Lurot Brand’s Mews News magazine, he describes his favourite piece of furniture – a lovely, late 16th century shepherds’ hut cabinet – as “a complete one-off.”

06.04.2020

Is prime London property in recovery?

“Some prime London agents are shouting ‘recovery’ from the rafters lately, and there have been some groundbreaking sales to back them up.” So says Zoe Dare Hall of The Telegraph, writing in the spring edition of Mews News.

12.01.2020

Why There Is a Huge Spike in Houses?

Huge spikes in buyers looking to purchase a house valued between £2,000,000 and £4,000,000.

12.01.2020

When Is the Best Time to Sell Your House?

Is it the right time to sell your mews house? Here’s some advice on when you should consider it.

07.01.2020

Our helpful guide to new lettings laws

Last year landlords were hit by a veritable landslide of new legislation, from the tenant fee ban to changes in mortgage interest tax relief. Here are the most important ones for landlords to make a note of.

31.12.2019

The importance of pricing right

When a property sits on the market and fails to sell, where does the fault rest? Is it with the agent for failing to fulfill their obligation to make the sale? Or, does the blame rest with the seller or even with the potential buyers?

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