Best Areas to Live in London for Families in 2021

Google searches for 'houses for sale in London' have increased by almost 5% since last year as people investigate their options in the capital, so if you're about to move here with your family or are thinking about starting a family in the city, we've compiled a guide of some of the best places.…

Life In Chelsea

Well-known for being one of the most popular areas to live in London, Chelsea is home to some of the world's best shopping, dining and high-end homes that attract buyers from across the world. What is life in Chelsea like? Here's everything you need to know.…

Good News for Pet-Friendly Rentals in London

Government advice around pet-friendly rentals means private renters have more options when it comes to house hunting, but which are the best pet-friendly areas in London?…

Leasehold: Change is Coming – But When and What?

The Housing Minister Robert Jenrick has recently announced some bold changes to leasehold law that are intended to make things cheaper and simpler for leaseholders. In our latest article, Adrian Hau, Head of Professional Valuations at Douglas&Gordon, discusses what these changes mean for you.…

16 Stamp Duty Steals

Time is running out! Deadline to meet the stamp duty tax holiday expires on the 31st March 2021. Homes are flying off the market at a rapid rate. For those looking to buy, we’ve rounded up 16 stamp duty steals priced at or under £500,000.…

Everything You Need To Know About EICR’s

It has always been a Landlord’s responsibility to ensure the electrics in their property are safe, but up until now they have not needed to certify that this is the case.…

Q&A with Veterans Aid CEO

While most of our clients, customers and members of our community can shelter at home safely, some cannot. As an estate agency, we are in the business of finding homes for people, so the fact that there are people without homes really resonates with everyone at Douglas & Gordon. A few weeks ago, we caught up with Veterans Aid CEO Hugh Milroy to discuss the charity and how they offer support to ex-servicemen and women who are homeless, facing homelessness or in a crisis.…