• Why people should love estate agents

    Monday, September 21, 2015

    Why people should love estate agents

    It is time professional property brokers got some credit for making people’s dreams come true, says Ed Mead Someone turns to me at a party and asks what I do. Despite 35 years of practising an answer, my first instinct is always to panic and say anything but estate agent. Why?

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  • The Most Important Questions to Ask when Renting a Property

    Monday, September 21, 2015

    The Most Important Questions to Ask when Renting a Property

    Are you thinking of renting a house or flat? Before signing the lease, be sure that you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into by asking these important questions.

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  • Douglas & Gordon is happy to raise standards and be part of Mayor's London Rental Standard

    Friday, September 04, 2015

    Douglas & Gordon is happy to raise standards and be part of Mayor's London Rental Standard

    The London Rental Standard, a city-wide badge of accreditation, aims at helping millions of Londoners rent with confidence and offers landlords and tenants peace of mind that they are complying with the law and offering a quality service.

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  • If the rich turn to renting how might that affect the sales market

    Monday, August 24, 2015

    If the rich turn to renting how might that affect the sales market

    If it floats, flies or fornicates you should rent it.

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  • Does vigorous talk and the inference of interest rate rises really presage them

    Monday, August 10, 2015

    Does vigorous talk and the inference of interest rate rises really presage them

    Ever since Mark Carney took over at the Bank of England there seems to have been a skunkworks operation in play. Inference seeks to influence reporting and statistics and the Chancellor seems to have joined in – sometimes not so subtly. The mission: to maintain some sort of control over the...

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  • We Love Local: 6 Best Spots for Children in London

    Wednesday, August 05, 2015

    We Love Local: 6 Best Spots for Children in London

    Are you dying to get the kids outside this holiday but stuck for ideas on ways to entertain them? Fret no more! Here are six of our favourite local spots to take the kids to in London.

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  • Douglas & Gordon August Events Guide

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Douglas & Gordon August Events Guide

    School’s out for summer! Going on holiday or still slaving away at work? Enjoy your weekends either way with Douglas & Gordon’s London August events guide.

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  • We Love Local – Our Top 5 Farmers’ Markets

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    We Love Local – Our Top 5 Farmers’ Markets

    Summer is full swing! Why not swap your grocery shop out with a visit to your local farmers’ market? Enjoy the sun while picking up some deliciously fresh produce at the same time. Here is a list of some of the best farmers' markets in D&G land.

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  • Tips from the Experts: Property Valuation

    Wednesday, July 08, 2015

    Tips from the Experts: Property Valuation

    Whether you’re getting your property valued in preparation for selling, for leasing or even tax planning, getting an accurate valuation of your house or apartment is crucial for getting the most out of your property. James Hamand, one of Douglas & Gordon’s valuation surveyors and manager of the Valuations and Refurbishments Department, gives his top five tips on getting your property valuated.

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