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Converted Warehouse at Albert Dock

104 Albert Dock, 17a New Wharf Road, London

Recapping from our last post and video on this magnificent apartment on the Albert Dock, the renowned horoscope-writer Shelley von Strunckel’s fabulous London loft apartment is up for sale. This freehold flat really has it all, it encompasses of the top floor of a former warehouse building at Battlebridge Basin, on London’s Regents Canal, close to King’s Cross and St Pancras ...

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London House Prices, 5 Reasons Why They May Come Down

London property

Sell! Sell! Sell! Seems to be the only word on the streets nowadays when it comes to Property in London. On the face of things this may well makes sense, London house prices in the capital having been rising at astronomical rates for the last 10 years; so much so that almost any London resident feels priced out of the ...

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Featuring Albert Dock from Palace Gate Estate Agents

104 Albert docks

River views are all the craze now across London and undoubtedly this spectacular apartment at the Albert Docks in Chelsea must take home a prize or two. Gifted with a modern design, large open plan spaces and quaint dock views, it is the perfect pied a terre for the edgy professional couples of London. Palace Gate Estate Agents is currently ...

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The Autumn Budget has some new surprises! – 3% higher SDLT for buy to let investors and second home owners

London Mayory

With the recent release of the Autumn budget, investors in property were again hit by another surprise. As of April 2016, Stamp Duty Land Tax will be 3% higher for buy to let investors and second homeowners although commercial developers are expected to be exempt from this hike. What does this mean financially? In simple terms, an investor looking to ...

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Investing in Clerkenwell – The New Posh London


The Good. Clerkenwell, what’s going for it? In 15 years, Clerkenwell has very much established itself as posh and cool venue for young professionals wanting to live in central London. The area which was long known for industrial manufacturing, warehousing and its macho culture built around slaughterhouses got all posh in the 90s. Uniquely known for its 17th Century buildings ...

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Focus on Kensington & Chelsea


Here we put a lens on the events and dynamics affecting property prices in Kensington & Chelsea. Some of the capital’s most prestigious residential areas have seen house prices drop sharply recently with a sustained high demand at the lower end of the market. Kensington & Chelsea, the most expensive borough in the UK, has seen prices drop by up ...

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Charities to Support in Kensington & Chelsea


There are a wide variety of charities to support in the Kensington & Chelsea area; around 200 in total, ranging from well known branches of larger organisations to smaller, localised community projects. The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation Registered as a charity in 2008, the foundation has raised over £2 million, enabling them to make over 300 grants to 50 local ...

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