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Prime rental? Guy Meacock 24 MARCH 2017

Uncertainty is never good for the housing market, and unfortunately there is plenty of it. Whether it is President Trump’s policies, increasing fiscal constraints and slowing growth in China or upcoming French and German elections, there is great uncertainty around the world.

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Put schools at the top of your property search and go to the top of the class Emma Seaton 14 MARCH 2017

We always advise clients to start their search in that order – school first, property second. It is a chicken and egg situation: something has to come first and from experience it is better for the family as a whole that it is the school.

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In an uncertain market, call a good buying agent Robin Gould 07 MARCH 2017

It is no surprise that an uncertain market puts off sellers who are thinking of moving for lifestyle reasons.

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The fashion for dressing rooms Sarah Broughton 16 FEBRUARY 2017

As fashion lovers descend on London Fashion Week to discover the latest trends and direction for clothes this autumn/winter, a room dedicated to the business of getting dressed has never been more desirable. 

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Diversifying assets and risks James Watts 01 FEBRUARY 2017

If you ask someone what buying agents do, chances are they might say that they help the very rich source expensive homes in the prime residential markets of central London (and perhaps the country). But there is far more to it.

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What's in store for the country market this year? Charlie Wells 13 JANUARY 2017

One of the biggest challenges for a buying agent working in the country, as opposed to London, is a geographical one. 

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Family values Emma Seaton 12 JANUARY 2017

While the number of buying agents has multiplied in recent years, there are still relatively few women working in the business. 

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'Tis the season to party Charlie Wells 09 DECEMBER 2016

At this time of year, which is all about entertaining family and friends, a home really comes into its own.

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A is for Art Adviser Flora McEvedy 05 DECEMBER 2016

Alongside the architect and interior designer, involving an art adviser from the outset can greatly benefit the final outcome. Why? 

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Securing your home Philip Eddell 03 NOVEMBER 2016

When a country house is being refurbished, it’s normal to appoint either a building surveyor or architect, often an interior designer or garden designer will also get involved, but what is more frequently overlooked is a security consultant.

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