4th November 2019
News, views, stories and property talk from Middleton.
Our advisors are experts in the field of prime property, and we are regularly asked by national media to comment on the market, trends and other factors that influence property buying and selling decisions. Read extracts from the property media and our own property intelligence reports below. If you are looking to buy, sell or hold property in London or the country contact any of our property advisors here.
4th October 2019
The super-luxury Chelsea Barracks development started almost 10 years ago in what was then, at £959 million, Britain's biggest property deal. Now, close to completion and with 70 per cent of the first three phases already sold, the development is back in the news. The Times asked the head of Middleton's London office, Mark Parkinson for his view.
30th September 2019
Higher value properties are often sold without any marketing, or public visibility at all. Middleton partner Tom Hudson was asked for this thoughts on the subject by Janine Stone & Co for an article about 'Buying a Home Off Market'.
2nd September 2019
New-style orangeries, designed to be a principal reception room, can add serious value - in both financial and lifestyle terms - to your home, say the property experts, including Middleton's Tom Hudson in the Daily Telegraph.
27th August 2019
Keeping bees has positive ecological consequences, according to the British Beekeepers Association which runs bee-keeping courses and provides information.
9th August 2019
Ever thought you might like to live in a cave? According to The Times there are more such properties available than you might have imagined – including around 45,000 in the Loire Valley of France.
9th August 2019
According to The Times an increasing number of buyers are looking at the price and value of houses and taking into account ways in which the property can earn back some income.
28th July 2019
According to the Sunday Times, 340,000 people left London in 2018. ‘Many are looking to live near clubs with exclusive London-style facilities, and these can be a key factor in encouraging people to move to certain areas’. Middleton’s Adam Buxton, quoted in the Sunday Times article, says that these sought-after types of club can add 10 percent to the value of nearby prime residential property.
27th June 2019
Finding a property and transforming a house into your dream home can be a lengthy and costly experience. For buyers who have significant renovation in mind there is a long list of factors to consider before you start. Tom Hudson has contributed his thoughts on the subject, specifically for listed buildings, for 'Industry Insights' – a blog site by interior designer Janine Stone & Co.
24th June 2019
With insight from Middleton’s Mark Crampton, The Sunday Times picked the best locations to live so that you can join the ‘part-time commuter revolution’ – a trend that is having a big effect on the country house market, the article says. The top 10 includes Lymington in Hampshire, pictured here.
6th May 2019
The Daily Telegraph looks at the private market, where PCL properties are 'snapped up long before they reach a property portal', with comment from Middleton's Mark Parkinson.
3rd May 2019
While the number of property transactions from 2017 to 2018 fell nationally, some London boroughs saw an increase in sales during this period. Traditionally, Spring marks the begining of house hunting season. Middleton's Mark Parkinson is quoted in a Times piece highlighting the factors that are contributing to improved market condtions.
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