A recent Knight Frankreport cited that terrace houses in London had seen the largest percentage rise in prices; and it comes as no surprise.

Whilst the London skyline is littered with cranes building small flats,


Post Brexit there is a greater interest from buyers when buying a property in Prime Central London to establish that it will be cost effective to maintain over a longer period of time.

Surprisingly, London has some of the best parks to stop, gather friends and family, spread a blanket and enjoy a picnic full of pastries and sweet treats. Here are some recommendations of the best picnic spots from across London.

When the sun finally makes its appearance, there is nothing better than a drink in the clouds. This calls for a trip to some of London’s best rooftop bars, providing the best locations to socialise, drink and dance. 


As quick as the property market dropped following stamp duty rises, a general election and Brexit uncertainty – the property market could start to rise from today.

For the first time in a long time, guide prices are getting closer to valuations and achievable sale prices, as agents seem more willing to recommend realistic asking prices for Prime Central London property, rather than over pricing in an attempt to woo potential vendors and win


Over the last 24 months the wider economic market has changed the profile of buyers in the central London property market. With commodity dependent individuals and families tumbling down the rich list, in some cases being completely wiped off, and the sanctions imposed on nations which at one


Uncertainty rather than logic is fuelling worry in the market, but Prime Central London investors in quality will always hold quality property stock.

I read an article recently about cybersecurity experts being asked to hack into Google’ s office in Sydney, Australia. The report described how the experts managed get into the building’s electronic control systems and were able to change the heating and lighting settings and open and close a


We all need somewhere to live as a family or a business - the world will not stop. We are closing deals, despite a measured Brexit in two years’ time. This is not a time to for a knee-jerk reaction.

Many of our clients respect the discretion and confidentiality that Private Clubs are able to offer, and fortuitously the location will often sync with their home or pied-a-terre, being just a moment away.

With the BMW PGA Championship taking place this week at Wentworth Golf Club in Surrey, Alex Newall, Managing Director of Barnes Private Office, looks at the at the continuing attraction of luxury homes next to prestigious golf courses.

"There is still good demand for homes

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