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St. Katherine Docks, Tower Bridge | Alan Waxman interior design interiors

An eclectic blend of tactile luxury and cool industrial chic, this playful property, only a short distance from St Katherine Docks, started life as an empty warehouse.

Leaning on this iconic heritage, the new design contrasts exposed brick and brass fittings with deep blue velvet and...

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Flamingo Investment Group: Option Agreement with Planning Uplift | Tariq Mubarak case study planning

I had a Zoom catch-up recently with Nikhil Patel of Flamingo Investment Group regarding a planning uplift deal he secured a couple of years ago through an option agreement, which I recently helped him complete. It was a Zoom call because Nikhil was in Florida, on his way to the...

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Focus on ESG: Part Two | Michael Bristow esg property finance

Following on from CrowdProperty’s initial review of ESG with specific reference to ‘Environmental’ matters, in this article, the focus turns to its often overlooked ‘Social’ sibling – unpackaging its meaning and its importance generally. We...

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Vera Avenue, Grange Park: Family House Renovation | Matteo Bianchi interior design interiors

Matteo Bianchi Studio was commissioned to completely transform this large family house in a very elegant area of North London, into a beautiful home whilst retaining the warmth and personality of the clients.

From the start, our clients were clear that it was essential to comfortably...

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The Art of Buying for Interiors | Emily Hedges interior design interiors

Buying for interior design projects covers sourcing, negotiating pricing and purchasing FF&E (furniture, fixtures & equipment). A buyer’s ultimate goal is to procure a product that meets the design brief agreed by the interior designer and the client, at the right price, and that...

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Forensic Questioning in Design | Helen Touli interior design interiors

At The Interior Design House we have a very different approach to designing for our clients; they undergo forensic questioning so that each design concept is as individual as they are. 

Our hygge-themed living room was stripped back and adapted to receive a modern ribbon fire...

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Flaxpool Cottage, Taunton | Emma Morby heritage property

This month I have focused my efforts on finding a more affordable listed building that still has the wow factor! Cue Flaxpool Cottage.

Flaxpool Cottage is situated just outside the small village of Crowcombe, nestled at the foothills of the Quantocks, with Taunton and Minehead...

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Elephant Hunting | Andrew McDonald property development sme property developers

A number of years back while working in ‘corporate’, we were shepherded off to a hotel for the obligatory department ‘away day’ where we were compelled to bond and slap each other’s backs, confirming what good eggs we were and how we could make yet more...

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Stepping Up Your Property Game | John Howard brownfield sites property development residential development residential property

John Howard is one of the most experienced property developers and investors in the UK today, with nearly four decades of experience in the industry. John’s proficiency stems from the sale and purchase of almost 4,000 houses, apartments and developments within the UK.

With a...

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40-year Fixed Rates | Lee Langley 40 year fixed rate mortgage finance mortgage property finance

As fellow Qandor member Dylan Mitchell of Worldwide Property Company will tell you, long-term fixed rate mortgages are very common and popular in continental Europe. Here in the UK, however, most lenders generally only offer fixed mortgages up to 5 years for home mortgages, with a few such as...

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HRMC Increases Compliance Activity in the Property Sector | Danielle Ford and Riocard Hoye finance property finance rental property income tax tax returns

HMRC receive a lot of information relating to UK property from sources such as mortgage lenders, the Land Registry and lettings agents. This information is high-quality and HMRC are able to compare this to tax returns submitted to determine whether they believe rental income should have been...

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4 Property Trends Smart Investors Are Watching For in 2022 | Paul Watson finance property finance smart investing

Looking at the trends in the UK property market, 2021 was nothing short of a frantic year. But will strong buyer demand carry into the new year? Will the market ease? Where will the place to invest be, and what regions will outperform? To answer these questions, Paul Watson, Head of Lending at...

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