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What do the Super-rich Really Want?

Not long ago, a prime London property meant a house with a black door and a big brass knob. Penthouses could be alluring, but their image was just a little too close to their magazine namesake. If you wanted to make a statement about your success, it had to be a house — even if […]

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Young princes, students and bachelors: the new Mayfair elite

Wealthy students and hip young things don’t think twice about splashing £3,200 a week on rent to live in Mayfair as its residents get younger Sultan Al-Nuami, from Abu Dhabi, has just got the keys to his three-bedroom penthouse apartment on Albermarle Street. There’s nothing unusual about a wealthy individual, originating from the Middle East, […]

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Wealthy Londoners in bidding frenzy to live above Gucci, swanky restaurants and sex shops

House prices: What are you prepared to pay to live above your favourite shops and bars? Living above a shop, once the domain of shopkeepers and students, has shaken off its seedy image to become the height of property fashion. Traditionally, you would pay 10pc less to buy a flat on top of a corner […]

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Yours for £1million – the home the size of a BATHROOM

BRITAIN’S smallest million-pound house has gone on the market – a studio flat the size of a hotel bathroom. The pint-sized pied-a-terre is spread across just 328 sq/ft – making it just over a third of the size of a new build in the UK. It is made up of a joint living and sleeping […]

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The students who pay £1,000pw in central London

Boom in rentals in Mayfair and Chelsea as oligarchs and Middle Eastern royals demand the best for their offspring. There is a new breed of students in town and they’re looking for accommodation just a little smarter than your average digs. Rich offspring of Middle Eastern royals, Russian oligarchs, African heads of state and super-rich […]

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