Spotting streets with potential is never easy. Many of the streets, crescents and garden squares across south west London are already in demand. Yet there are some that will always prove popular or standout. It might be their location, the unique properties or more recently local redevelopment projects that are shining a spotlight on an already established area. Canny buyers should think long term and be reassured that a property’s rarity value and social cachet are likely to add to their overall appeal.
Here James Bailey, Chief Executive of Henry & James, picks seven streets to watch in 2018. Many of them you will recognise, while others are hidden gems waiting to be discovered.Read More
Are people viewing properties influenced by the music they hear during the viewing? Big Spender and they might make an offer? Heartbreak Hotel and they might give the property a miss?
It sounds absurd on the face of it, but if cut flowers and freshly-baked bread can make a property more attractive to buyers, then why wouldn’t the right choice of music have the same effect?Read More
Get into the spirit of the Hallowe’en season with the best dressed houses, shops and restaurants for 31st October. You will find spooktacular streets with garish ghouls and velvety vampires. Displays of pumpkins and skeletons brighten the darker days as the nights draw in across the capital. And this year, Henry & James will be handing out goodies to Hallowe’en trick-or-treaters from our office. We have enough sweets for Ghosts to gobble and Devils to devour so stop by any time for a treat, or maybe a trick!Read More
Queen Victoria saw a huge house-building boom as workers flocked to cities. Solid and dependable, just like the monarch, these family properties are highly sought-after today, and loved for their decorative details. With Queen Victoria’s life being portrayed on both big and small screens, we look at the best Victorian homes for sale and to let in prime central London.Read More
The London Design Festival begins on September 16, celebrating the city as the design capital of the world. At locations across the metropolis activities, workshops, installations and talks will challenge and inspire you. If you are enthused by the energy and ideas emanating from this annual event, take a look at our pick of the best alluring apartments and designer homes for sale right now.Read More
“It Ain’t Half Hot Mum” was a classic television series popular during the Seventies and early Eighties. More than 50 episodes were filmed with famous names, including Windsor Davies, Donald Hewlett and Melvyn Hayes. Here Melvyn reflects on growing up in London, his dream home and his love of acting.Read More