• Thoughts on the future of PCL

    Monday, September 21, 2015

    Thoughts on the future of PCL

    London's PCL market is teetering and is easy to dismiss as an irrelevance, says Ed Mead.

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  • 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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  • The London Barometer September 2015

    Thursday, September 10, 2015

    The London Barometer September 2015

    September 2015 / Sales “Three months on from the General Election, we are witnessing a year on year increase of 20 - 30% in sales agreed, new applicants and new business, as the market realises our forecast from last month of an early autumn spike.

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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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  • The London Barometer August 2015

    Friday, August 21, 2015

    The London Barometer August 2015

    “As with last month, the market continues to experience a fall in the number of properties for sale with increasing numbers of new applicants keen to buy them.

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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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