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IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: HAMPSTEAD

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Hampstead is known for being the home of very affluent residents (see Bishop’s Avenue, also dubbed “Millionaire’s Row”). But it’s of course much more than that. Hosting one of London’s largest green spaces – Hampstead Heath – a vibrant High Street, and well-known for its artistic, literary, intellectual associations, Hampstead has preserved a village atmosphere and […]

DEFINING YOUR DREAM HOME PROFILE

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

The first, and possibly the most important step in your new search process, is to identify your requirements clearly. Although this may sound fairly straightforward, our experience is that it is worth spending time to lay these out clearly and make sure they’re aligned with your flat mate(s) / partner/ family before drawing up a brief […]

Cricket season is back!  So is home moving season for many tenants across London! What’s the connection? Here are 5 reasons why home hunting is like a cricket test match.  Let us know what you think! Planning & preparation – a match is a result of detailed planning, understanding and working on your strengths & weaknesses, […]

Make sure you are fully organised for a speedy reference check when you make an offer! Have you started to look for or a flat or house to rent? Although conducting a personal & reference check is not required before you have shortlisted a property and start discussing lease terms, our advice is to take the […]

Nestled between Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill and boasting canals and the charms of Little Venice, the St John’s Wood/Maida Vale neighbourhood provides a village atmosphere that appeals to young professionals and families alike.Being well connected to public transport via the Jubilee Line (St John’s Wood station), Bakerloo line (Warwick Avenue & Maida Vale stations) […]

What you need to know about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as key points you need to be mindful of when reviewing your tenancy agreement. In our Sherpa’s Corner series, we have covered various topics including Defining your Dream Home Profile and Preparing Your Personal & Reference Check Documentation. In this blog, let’s look […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: NOTTING HILL

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Notting Hill, known for its artistic and boho vibes, is probably the neighbourhood that most epitomises London’s diversity and eccentricity. It’s also one of the most well-known areas in the city, famous for its Portobello Road market, its yearly street carnival and the stage of novels and romantic comedy Notting Hill starring Hugh Grant and […]

NEGOTIATING RENT & TENANCY AGREEMENT

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

5 tips to help you secure your dream rental home and get the best possible deal. Once you’ve found your dream property, you need to quickly decide on making an offer, which includes agreeing on the level of rent, duration of the lease and sometimes other conditions like completing minor repairs to the property, etc. Notwithstanding that […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: PRIMROSE HILL

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

This beautiful area takes its name after the “Primrose Hill”, adjacent to London Zoo, just North of Regent’s Park, between St John’s Wood, Swiss Cottage and Hampstead.  It has a quaint, picturesque character with its rows of pastel-coloured Victorian houses and terraces, which make it popular amongst families, young professionals and within the artistic community.  […]