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Let The Good Times Roll With inflation on a downward trajectory, cheaper fixed rate mortgages on offer and loan approvals on the up for the first time since 2021, estate agent Knight Frank has also had an attack of new year’s optimism. The firm has upgraded its UK house price forecast. It now believes prices […]
A new year is a time to take stock. And after a challenging, but certainly not disastrous, year for London’s property market the question on all our clients’ lips is: what next?
The number of homes bought and sold in London slowed down this year, but Black Brick was kept busy with a stream of buyers with very different requirements, from family homes to glamorous modern apartments. By the end of November, the number of homes we have successfully bought for clients was almost 15 per cent […]
No Fireworks for London’s Property Market this Autumn The clocks have gone back, the nights are dark and chilly, and the countdown to Christmas has begun. Traditionally autumn is one of the busiest times for the British property market, with buyers and sellers keen to act before the year draws to a close creating a […]
Goodbye To The Big Freeze – How London’s Market Has Come To Terms With The New Normal Whenever there is a big upheaval in a property market – a rise in buying taxes, a slump in prices – there are always buyers whose gut response is to stop whatever they are doing and adopt a […]
Grace Under Pressure This time last year we were living in what now seems like a state of blissful ignorance. We were unaware of the devastating contents of the mini budget being put together by the short lived Liz Truss administration, of the slow creep of inflation which would soon trigger a long and painful […]
The Double Life of London’s Property Market Property headlines are dismal reading right now. Around the globe major capital cities are reporting falling prices and declining transaction levels as buyers respond to rising interest rates and a general sense that now is not the right time, and shelving their plans to move. But beneath the […]
Could London’s property market serve up an ace this summer? In a couple of days the world’s greatest tennis players will converge on south west London for Wimbledon fortnight. With classic sporting events to enjoy, summer holidays to plan for, and exam results on the horizon, there are many reasons why the property market tends […]
Take advantage of our extensive knowledge and insight into the property market and find out how you can capitalise on market conditions and come out on top of your next property sale, purchase or buy-to-let, as we deep dive into specific topics and reveal opportunities in the property market through our detailed special reports.
Listen to podcasts featuring the Managing Partner and founder of Black Brick Property Solutions LLP, Camilla Dell. As a respected property market expert with close to 20 years of expertise and insight in the property industry, Camilla regularly contributes to webinars and podcasts, including the FT weekend festival and client events for various leading private banks.
Join us for an insightful conversation with Melissa Lesson, barrister and Partner at Mishcon de Reya as we delve into the intricate world of divorce and property division. In this episode, Melissa shares her journey in becoming a matrimonial lawyer and discusses common misconceptions about divorce and matrimonial law. We explore the complexities that arise when significant property and asset holdings are involved in the divorce process in multiple jurisdictions, and gain valuable insights on legal considerations, strategies, and emerging trends in this field. Whether you’re navigating a divorce with property investments or simply interested in understanding the intersection of love, property, and legal affairs, this episode is a must-listen.
Happy new Year! We are delighted to be in our 2nd year of hosting Finding Perfect Property and what better way to start the new year than with a topic which everyone loves to hate – tax. Camilla chats to Nimesh Shah, CEO of Blick Rothenburg, a leading tax, accounting, and business advisory firm, and “stamp duty guru” Sean Randall, a tax partner at Blick Rothenberg with 20 years’ “Big Four” stamp duty experience.
In our 14th episode, host Camilla Dell chats to Charlie Taylor, Chief Operating Officer at Knight Protection, specialists in protecting Private Clients in their homes, their place of work and while travelling.
Our discussion covers: The role of a residential buying agent as a relatively new service; an update on the London residential market generally; how the fast and significant rise in interest rates in the last twelve months has impacted buyers and what tactics are being deployed; what the main considerations are for mid-career professionals; and a bit of outlook for the near term – not surprisingly, Caspar is a great advocate for living in London!