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UK General Election 2015

Thoughts from a Mayfair perspective. Here is the Mayfair Guru`s  update report before the election tomorrow. Sales values are constant but the volume of sales have diminished substantially (Q1 Sales: 2013 @ x40 / 2014 @ x21 / 2015 @ x13 ). SDLT @ top tier at 12% of purchase price has slowed the aspirational purchase or investment in the market – only those who have to buy or sell …Read More

Das Erste`s Weltspiegel – Super Prime London

Peter Wetherell discusses the London Super Prime Market with Das Erste`s Weltspiegel programme and shows them round our new Penthouse in Wellington Court. http://www.daserste.de/information/politik-weltgeschehen/weltspiegel/videos/england-der-wahnsinn-am-londoner-wohnungsmarkt-100.html To see more of the £35,000,000 Penthouse please follow this link.  

Mayfair Community – March 2015

I attended two community gatherings last week – a business leaders’ presentation at The Gielgud Theatre and a residential community meeting at The Mayfair Library with our local MP Mark Field in attendance. No.1 : London’s 18.7 million visitors JLL an international real estate group presented to 200 business leaders on the health and outlook of the West End. London is now the No.1 tourist destination in the world with …Read More

February 2015

I have recently been researching an article for the publishers of The Mayfair Times who celebrate 30 years in 2015.  I have a certain advantage in research because I created the publication in 1985 as the voice of Mayfair for the residents businesses of the area. I have just re-read the inaugural edition and what amazed me – (apart from the ludicrously low prices the properties then achieved) – was …Read More

January 2015

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL This January commemorates the death 50 years ago of Mayfair’s greatest resident – Sir Winston Churchill – 350 million viewers worldwide watched his funeral on TV. (900 million watched the opening of the London Olympics in 2012). MAYFAIR MARKET 2014 The header on this email promotes Wetherell’s continued prominence in residential sales in Mayfair with a 42% market share by value for all sales in 2014 and …Read More