Uncategorized

Swampy to Swanky

Circa 1675, this land was a nondescript patch of open ground made muddy and boggy by the River Tyburn. However, in 1686, the area acquired not just a name, but also a purpose when King James II granted permission for an agricultural “Fayre” to be held there, during the first two weeks of May – […]

Read More
Remortgage borrowing on the rise

The latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed that lending had increased substantially year on year. That applied across the board for first time buyers, homemovers and remortgage borrowers alike, reflecting the continued improvement in the mortgage market. The annual increase in remortgage borrowing was up by a whopping 36%, a clear sign […]

Read More
June 2013

So far this year the Mayfair residential property market is ahead of last year in the number of sales although the last month has slowed down at the top end with the general activity being in the market up to £5m. 30% MARKET SHARE / RECORD SALE For May nearly 50% of the market was […]

Read More
Interesting Tube Facts

FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT LONDON UNDERGROUND Tube Firsts The journey of the first Tube train took place on 9 January 1863. The first Tube line was built and financed by a private company, the Metropolitan Railway. The Tube’s first escalator was installed at Earl’s Court in 1911, featuring a diagonal finish to the stairway, meaning the […]

Read More
May 2013 – Part 2

Mahatma Ghandi: “There is more to life than increasing its speed” The London Underground recently ran a poster campaign with this famous quote in order to promote the tube network. For interesting Tube Facts please click here… The 150 year old London underground network first opened in 1863 (the Metropolitan Line), and the first Tube […]

Read More
Search Properties
Latest Blog Post
Archives
Follow me on Twitter