2012

December 2012

Storm Clouds on the Horizon? “The horizon of many people is a circle with a radius of zero. They call this their point of view.” So said Albert Einstein and so it can possibly also be said of some recent proposals from central and local government which will impact the residential property market for Mayfair. […]

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November 2012

As there are quite a number of topics this month I highlight the items at the beginning so that you can then drill down to topics of interest. Move over Mayfair Guru Guru bows to Visionary who predicts £17,000 p.s.f. by 2050 New Record Sale for Mayfair £19.5m Park Lane Penthouse sold for £4,200 p.s.f. […]

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October 2012

GURU PRESENTS Last month I presented to clients of Boodle Hatfield (solicitors) on the strength of the property market in prime central London (PCL) after the changes to stamp duty in the March Budget and the threat of annual charges to “non-natural” persons. “PCL” to “SP” When I started work in the 1970’s prime central […]

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September 2012

Record Breaking Values Lift August Gloom on Low Turnover of Sales Government Health Warning New Mayfair Instructions Q: What do Mayfair Property Values and Tattoos share in common? A: HINDSIGHT Whilst on holiday I met a middle aged man lamenting on the folly of his youth as the starkness of his decorations faded against his […]

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July 2012

MAYFAIR PLAYS HOST TO THE 3rd LONDON OLYMPICS 1st In 1908 the first London Olympics were held at a time when Mayfair was the No.1 residential  area of London and the British were at their peak of financial fitness. 2nd The 2nd time was the austere Olympics of 1948 when the old Aristocrats of Mayfair […]

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