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July 2, 2015

‘A Word From’ our Mayfair Sales Manager, Nicholas Austin:

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Well, celebrity homes seem to be the latest trend in our Mayfair office at the moment, having taken on two lovely properties recently with celebrity connections.  We are currently marketing a wonderful three bedroom apartment just behind Grosvenor Square that was once owned by Christina Onassis. Christina was the daughter of the shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, who married Jackie Kennedy in 1968 following the untimely death of her husband, President John F Kennedy. Christina lived in the apartment during the 1970’s and 1980’s up till her death in Argentina in 1988, and her parents were regular visitors. Apart from being a fabulous apartment, the property also comes with an added, extremely rare gem in Mayfair, a wonderful roof garden measuring approximately 930 sq ft.  If you are looking instead for a freehold, we also have a fantastic mews house that was once the home of champion racing driver, Stirling Moss.  The house is a technical whizz’s dream, as everything can be controlled from your iPad and also comes with its own private cinema. If you are hoping to bump into Stirling himself then this is the house for you; when he sold it, he simply moved next door to a property with a larger garage.  Mayfair is steeped in a rich history and has many secrets still to uncover.  Properties with the blue plaque factor always receive a huge amount of interest from buyers.  If you would like any more information on these properties, or indeed on Mayfair in general, then please do pop in and see me at 17 Curzon Street, I would be delighted to meet you.       

June 29, 2015

‘A Word From’ our Weybridge Lettings Manager, Camilla Trussler:

Camilla Trussler BWWe enjoy a strong presence throughout Elmbridge, with our established team operating out of our Surrey flagship office located on Queens Road in Weybridge. This beautiful area caters for all tastes, with Victorian properties nestled within walking distance of the High Streets, as well as properties on a larger scale; these range from completely refurbished, Grade II listed buildings sitting in acreage through to new-build mansions located on dramatic plots within private estates such as St George’s Hill in Weybridge.

With the many private estates in the area (including St George’s Hill in Weybridge, Burwood Park in Walton, Crowne Estate in Oxshott and Fairmile Park in Cobham), the executive and elusive are attracted to the area for the element of seclusion and privacy it provides. We have a number of famous footballers and ‘wags,’ rugby stars, tennis champs, girl band members and established rock stars; we have TV personalities young and old, as well as world famous stars of the screen. We also have some movers and shakers from the political world choosing to base themselves here…and if high flyers of the executive world are of interest, we also have owners of diamond mines living in St George’s Hill.

Another pull is the wealth of educational opportunities provided in the area. We have some of the best performing schools in the country and, of course, three of the best international schools (Tasis, ACS and ISL) all located in the locality. This is a major draw for anyone who travels the world and wishes to provide their children with a top class education. The schools remain a driving force for people looking in the areas we cover and over the last few weeks we have seen increased activity from relocation agents hired by the corporate companies moving families from overseas to make the most of the education provided within the area.

The area caters for the demands of professional individuals and couples alike, especially those who travel the world frequently, either for business or pleasure. Elmbridge provides an easy loop onto the A3 and access onto the M25. When in Weybridge, you are less than twenty miles from Mayfair (useful if popping to Harrods for a spot of shopping, or perhaps The Ritz for a spot of afternoon tea) and on a fast train it can take as little as 25 minutes from Weybridge into London Waterloo. Saying this, there is plenty of opportunity for retail therapy right her on the doorstep, with Cobham and Weybridge both offering boutique shopping that caters for all tastes.

The area also provides easy access to some truly stunning countryside, whether that be for a stroll in the gardens of Wisley, or taking tea in the grounds of Painshill Park in Cobham; the expanse of the Surrey Hills is just a few minutes away, an easy drive down the A3.

In the last few months we have noticed that a number of our tenants currently in occupation are deciding to renew and stay where they are, rather than incur the cost of moving. The knock-on effect of this trend is that there is a limited amount of property available on the market within the rental sector, so demand is high. If you are considering renting out your property, please do contact me or any member of my Jackson-Stops & Staff Weybridge lettings team, on 01932 859355 or weybridge@jackson-stops.com; we would be delighted to hear from you.

June 12, 2015

Grow, Inspire and Feast

The end of this month sees the start of the spectacular Hampton Court Flower Show and this year’s theme is Grow, Inspire and Feast.

If you can’t wait until then and are looking for some local inspiration for this weekend instead, Sunday the 14th June is when ‘Teddington in Flower’ bursts into bloom, when a number of stunning local gardens will be on display.

Some of Teddington’s most green fingered residents are throwing open their garden gates to the public, with gardens on Elmfield Avenue, Teddington Park and Udney Park Road available to visit during this time.

We at Jackson-Stops & Staff are proud to present to the market a selection of properties with gardens which allow you to grow, inspire and feast on your produce or enjoy your floral successes…

…from a modernistic contemporary house on Langham Road

Langham Road

Langham Road

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…to a quaint Victorian Cottage on Watts Lane

Watts Lane

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People Property Places

 

…or a modern apartment overlooking Bushy Park with a large balcony.

Whether you are looking to buy, rent or invest we have the property for you, the people to support and advise you in the process and the places for you to enjoy.

 

 

June 11, 2015

Latest Findings from JSS London Research

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Average prices in London are continuing to grow strongly. All but four boroughs experienced double digit annual price increases according to the latest Land Registry data published (up to May 2015). The lowest annual change in price growth was recorded in Kensington and Chelsea (4.4%) and Westminster (6.4%) among all London boroughs (10.9%). Higher taxes levied, interfering most with the top end property market (stamp duty, capital gains and ATED), along with concern over the election, has undoubtedly been the main reason behind prime London slowing down.

 

The majority Conservative government means that no mansion tax or major reform of the lettings market will be implemented. Their handling and plan for the economy is also potentially the most conducive to economic growth. There were expectations of a marked increase in demand after the election; however, this has not been the case, although an Autumn pick-up is now anticipated. The higher taxes, consistent price growth seen over the last five years, as well as more stringent lending restrictions, have all affected demand. This is a permanent trend and will likely prevent the prime boroughs returning to double digit growth for a while. These are natural economic suppressors on demand and potentially healthy in helping the market slow down to avoid unsustainable price inflation.

 

For the first time since the financial crisis, we are seeing outer boroughs of London outperform prime central areas as a consistent trend. Pure equity (cash funding), resilience to economic troubles and better sentiment among centrally orientated buyers, particularly from abroad, saw strong demand fuel price growth in London’s prime boroughs. However we now see that the comparative value in peripheral markets coupled with a resurgence in domestic demand has fuelled these non-central boroughs to rise disproportionally.

 

Looking forward, better economic performance (with consumer and business sentiment increasing, rising real earnings and low interest rates) will raise activity both among borrowers and lenders, spurring more transactions in the market. Market commentators are estimating prime central prices to rise approximately 20-25% to the end of 2019, therefore continued growth is predicted (although not as in the last few years when this would have occurred in just 12 months). Having just overcome a major degree of uncertainty among buyers and sellers, we will now see the EU membership referendum (potentially having significant implications for London) and mayoral elections influencing on demand over the next two years. However the UK and housing market’s economic fundamentals remain strong, paving the way for continued growth.

 

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Source: Land Registry/JSS Research

Rentals

 

Rental growth is being recorded by all major price indices. Supply and demand has been affected by the election, with some postponing a decision to let and some sales applicants deciding to rent for the interim. The RICS reports that in a three month period up until May, both rental demand and new instructions increased with price expectations positive going forward. Supply has been reported to have risen steadily for the last three years, potentially slowing price growth but more positively allowing for increased activity. Looking at the drivers of demand, one major aspect – employment in the service sector, in particular the finance sector, is improving. Rental yields have risen slightly, with capital growth in central London slowing.

 

June 9, 2015

Opening New Doors

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Teddington High Street has a new arrival in the shape of Jack Brunsdon, the first London showroom of the bespoke Door and Window company offering handcrafted doors and windows for the discerning customer.

 

Jackson-Stops & Staff is one of the leading Estate Agents in Teddington, opening many new doors to vendors, landlords, tenants and buyers throughout different stages of their lives. We offer an extensive range of properties to buy or to rent…our doors are always open, please do come in to discuss your own requirements with us, we would be delighted to see you.

 

 

June 3, 2015

A word from Russell Gooden

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Russell Gooden BWIn true, typical Teddington style the market here has once again shown its resilience. The outcome of the General Election appears to have bolstered the market further and it’s been very much business as usual here in our High Street office. New properties, or a lack of them, is the only fly in the ointment as we continue to see a reduction in fresh stock coming to the market. Having said that, the buyers we have registered are highly motivated and the offer levels we are receiving tend to be very encouraging. It seems that many buyers see this as a good time to move forward and secure their next property. If you are still sitting on the fence as a seller you could well find this an ideal time to capitalise on the renewed interest from buyers – and if you were to sell at the moment the chances are that there wouldn’t be many competing properties, which could well result in you achieving a strong price. Finally, you should consider the sort of exposure you would like for your property. In our experience, the wider the market place you expose your home to the stronger the offer will be, it’s all about marketing to the widest audience possible. That said, we understand completely that some clients choose to market their home on a more discreet, ‘below the radar’ basis and we have achieved excellent results in this way, too. Do get in touch if you would like to discuss how we do things, we would be delighted to hear from you.  Russell Gooden – russellgooden@jackson-stops.com 0208 943 9777

May 29, 2015

A word from Emma Mills

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Emma Mills BWThe property news is full of comment about Prime Central London rents increasing at a huge rate, but the reality is that there has been more of a steady, level movement across the market in the past few months. May has been busy, however, and our Chelsea Lettings office on Cadogan Street has seen increased numbers of tenants deciding to move, perhaps as a consequence of the General Election and people now deciding to forge ahead with their plans.

 

We find that the majority of those on the move are relocating to different areas of London or further afield across the UK, rather than upsizing or downsizing within Chelsea itself, which makes room for the newcomers to London. Chelsea remains a popular area with tenants at all levels of the market, from students looking for a convenient studio flat for their studies through to families wishing to take advantage of the many well-regarded schools in the vicinity.

 

My advice for Landlords would be to ensure that properties are in tip-top condition, to the extent of having the decorator ready to go and work their magic as soon as the property becomes vacant, in order to try and reduce any void periods.

May 20, 2015

A word from Harry Buchanan

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Here in Pimlico we have seen a positive start to 2015 and more recently April and the new financial year. With the outcome of the general election now finalised it is still too early for us to draw any immediate conclusions on its effect, but I would comment that top end stock continues to see a reduction in interest – that said, for many buyers there is a logic in that when others pause to draw breath it is precisely the time to push forward and snap up a perfect property. Our tips for sellers would include advising them to get everything ready in terms of documentation…there is nothing worse than losing a buyer due to not being ready to move in time; if you need to sell in order to buy it is so important to find a buyer first in order to be chain free; finally, take pride in your presentation – first impressions count!

For a free, no obligation, market appraisal in SW1 please do call Harry Buchanan at Jackson-Stops, 020 7828 4050, harrybuchanan@jackson-stops.com

 

 

 

 

May 8, 2015

“The clouds over the London property market have now dispersed” – Nick Leeming on today’s Election results

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Nick Leeming, Chairman of national estate agents Jackson-Stops & Staff, with 44 offices nationwide, comments on today’s Election results:

“With the Conservatives looking set to win the majority, the clouds that have hung over the London property market have now dispersed. Having seen the number of property transactions slow down sharply over the last six months, as the prospect of mansion tax loomed on the horizon, with today’s result, we expect to see greater activity in the London market from now on. High valued properties, whilst still affected by some of the more recent tax changes, should see more stable demand and the resurgence of international interest. Now that London is open for business again we expect the wider markets to respond accordingly.”

April 29, 2015

De-clutter your home for a quicker sale

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Thinking of moving house?
Summer is traditionally the best time of year to sell your house, and Shurgard, the self-storage expert, wants to help make the process as easy as possible.

The ideal move sees you wave goodbye to your old property and walk straight into the next. The reality is that there is usually a limbo period where paperwork and legalities are waiting to be finalised.

Making the most of your home by de-cluttering before the move could mean the difference between a quick sell and months of uncertainty during an already stressful process.  A clutter free home could also result in a higher sale value.

House to rent Towpath, Shepperton, Surrey TW17 9LL

House to rent Towpath, Shepperton, Surrey TW17 9LL

De-clutter
People like to think of the house they are viewing as their home… not yours. Therefore consider moving some of your more personal items and leaving just the bare essentials. Less is more, so be as minimalist as possible.  Although photos, ornaments and trinkets may be to your taste, they might not be to potential buyers.

De-cluttering adds to the sense of space, which should make the house feel bigger, lighter and brighter.

Getting started
Tidy away all knick-knacks. From kitchen counters to bathroom surfaces everything should be clear. Don’t hide things in cupboards or in the loft; a perspective buyer may want to really nosey around and you don’t want them to stumble across a big pile after seeing such a clutter free home! Pack these bits, along with additional bulky items like extra furniture, and arrange to store them at Shurgard for the duration of the house views.

Leave no room unturned
First impressions count! And the hallway is usually where the tour starts so move shoes, coats, keys and umbrellas. The same goes with paintings and family photos. An entrance hall should feel big, open and neutral to allow visitors to visualise how they would decorate the house.

As everyone knows, kitchens and bathrooms sell homes so move your shampoo and conditioner, novelty toaster and fridge magnets before booking any viewings. Think clean and minimal.

The garage is another space that is often full of old gear; bikes, sports equipment, tools and junk. It is not uncommon for new buyers to look at the garage as an opportunity to create an extra living space – a bedroom, study or utility room. Show off its potential by clearing it to really show buyers how much space they would have to work with.

How Shurgard can help
With 20 years of expertise, Shurgard offers a convenient, safe and flexible solution throughout the moving process, keeping treasured possessions, seasonal items and household goods secure. To

Detached House for sale Park Road, Kingston KT2 5LE

Detached House for sale Park Road, Kingston KT2 5LE

make things easier, when putting items away label each box with the room it came from and ensure they are put into your storage unit facing out, so they can be easily retrieved when the move is complete.

Location
Shurgard has 22 stores across London and the Thames Valley so wherever you are in the capital you’ll never be far from a store or your belongings. Just pop your postcode in online to find your nearest store location.

Size
Whether you need to store one box or a mansion house full of them, Shurgard offers units from 10 to 240 square feet.

Security
Shurgard knows how important every single item in storage is. Each facility has PIN code entry into the buildings and car parks, 24hour CCTV coverage and customers have sole access to their unit.

Value
Moving is an expensive business, and Shurgard isn’t going to charge the earth to store your items. For first time users, various promotions and discounts apply, including £1 storage for the first month.

Flexibility
If the move takes longer than expected, or you only need extra space for a few weeks in-between a move just let Shurgard know and they will be happy to accommodate your needs.

For advice when planning a move check out http://www.shurgard.co.uk/ or call 0800 368 0420 or please call our any of our London Offices.

April 23, 2015

International currency remains strong in London

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Overseas demand for property in London and currency implications

Foreign demand for London property has been significant for decades. However, since the financial crisis in 2008 overseas investment has been a notable key component of the property market’s aggregate demand.

London is regarded as a global focal point and the reasons behind the influxes of foreign capital can be considered in two aspects:

Personal use: Work and employment needs, historic appeal, friends and family connections, education and the idea of a trophy asset.

Investment: Comparatively stable political and economic environments, few legal restrictions, long history of price growth and further potential capital growth, escape from domestic wealth taxes and diversifying portfolios.

Both reasons typically overlap and amplify one another to create a strong incentive to buy property in London.

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Where our buyers originated in 2014

The diagram to the left shows the percentage of the significant purchases that came from overseas in 2014 through our London offices.

We saw demand emanating from all continents with the strongest interest from Europe and the Middle East and countries including China along with the USA.

 

 

Proportion of overseas purchasersJSSMAP

In 2014 a majority of our purchasers were from overseas in central London such as Mayfair (80%) and Chelsea (81%) whereas further out in Richmond a quarter were from overseas and in Teddington only domestic applicants bought a property.

 

Outlook for foreign demand

Economic slowdowns in countries such as China will reduce the ability of further investment into London. Recent tax changes including the increase in Stamp Duty Land Tax along with a higher rate for companies and investment vehicles, the extension of Capital Gains Tax to include non-residents and an Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings have all made investing from abroad less attractive. The threat of a ‘Mansion Tax’ depending on who wins the impending General Election, is also weighing. However, whilst these factors may slow the rate of interest from overseas in the short run, particularly from an investment perspective, the World’s wealth is still increasing with London only growing in attraction. We are still experiencing good levels of demand from abroad and anticipate this continuing going forward.

Currency and its significance on property purchases

The first half of 2014 saw the UK’s economic recovery exceed expectations, causing the Pound (GBP) to appreciate against many currencies as markets bet that a UK interest rate increase was not far away. This Sterling strength further increased the price of London property for international clients, highlighting the risks of not accounting for Foreign Exchange moves during international property purchases. In the 2nd half of 2014, the run up to the Scottish independence referendum in September created significant market uncertainty. Inflation moderated even further, and with it expectations of a near-term UK interest rate rise fell, such that sterling lost a lot of strength against many currency pairs – much to the relief of international clients moving funds to the UK towards their property purchases.

 

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GBP has had an interesting start to 2015, gaining significant strength against the Euro following the announcement and start of Quantitative Easing in the Eurozone, political uncertainty in Greece and the Swiss National Bank removing its peg against the Euro (EUR). GBPEUR (currently 1.3935) is over 11% stronger than last summer (1st July), having cooled in recent weeks from a 7 year high in March (above 1.42). This has hugely affected European clients looking to buy property in London, and to put this in perspective, a £1m property purchase today would cost a European client around €145,000 more than last summer, purely from a currency perspective.

Conversely, we have lost a lot of ground against the US Dollar, following continued progress in the US jobs recovery such that the US unemployment rate is now not far from levels the Federal Reserve would view as consistent with the ‘longer-term’ rate. This leads the Fed to adjust (and adjust again) its policy guidance, moving expectations of a rise in near term US interest rates to the forefront of minds, certainly sooner than in the UK. Consequently the pound is 13% weaker against the US Dollar since 1st July, so that a £1m purchase would today cost a US Dollar holder around $232,000 less than in the summer. Similar positive trends can be seen for buyers moving funds from the UAE, Hong Kong, China and to a lesser extent Singapore.

If the above demonstrates anything, it is that currency plays a very important role in UK property purchases for international clients. Often overlooked, movements can make a huge difference to the final amount your property costs in your local currency. Just as relevant are those selling property in the UK and transferring the proceeds back overseas.

Looking forward

The coming months promise to be interesting with much of the focus on the upcoming UK General Election. Opinions polls are too close to give any clear indication of the likely shape of any UK government after the 7 May vote and we expect a lot of uncertainty as we approach the big day. This uncertainty may see GBP weaken against major currencies, bringing further relief to international clients. Another key consideration will be the UK’s approach towards an interest rate rise which is now generally expected for 2016. However any change in sentiment or MPC language to indicate an earlier rate rise will see further stimulus for the pound.

Investec’s Private Client Foreign Exchange team works with internationally-focused property investors to provide competitive exchange rates, a personal currency expert and access to tailored protection from exchange rate movements. If you would like to discuss any cross-currency purchases or sales, please contact James Glynne-Percy and he will be happy to help.

Any figures, commentary and opinion published in this report is for general information only and in no way intended as financial advice and should not be relied upon in any way. Jackson-Stops & Staff and Investec Bank plc assume no responsibility for any loss from the use of any material in this report. Currency figures and graphs are accurate as at 15/04/2015 and subject to change continually with movements in the currency market.

Investec                                                                                                   Jackson-Stops & Staff
James Glynne-Percy                                                                               Robert Butterworth
Private Client Foreigh Exchange                                                             Research Department
james.glynne-epercy@investec.co.uk                                                     research@jackson-stops.com
020 7597 3695                                                                                         020 7581 5881

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 24, 2014

Delights of Smithfield

202805_BAR120133CVictoria from our Long Lane Office was very kindly treated to lunch by some future clients of Frank Harris & Co. at Smiths of Smithfield. Home to four different dining spaces, Smiths is one of the many exciting eating houses Farringdon has to offer and it certainly did not disappoint as a lunch venue.

Each of the four floors offer a different experience: the ground floor is a relaxed bar which serves food all day- the décor is quite industrial which reflects the working nature of the environment in Smithfield; the first floor is a lounge style cocktail bar with softer interiors than the floor below. Moving up the building the second floor restaurant has an open kitchen with darker tables which add a sophisticated feel to the exposed brick walls; the top floor restaurant is the epitome of fine dining- the white table cloths and bright view over the meat market and local rooftops make this floor feel truly ethereal.

Victoria enjoyed a fantastic lunch at the Second Floor Dining Room. The provenance of the main ingredients is listed on the right-hand side of the menu with most of the meat produce making the short journey from butchers located in Smithfield Meat Market (Central London’s only fully operational meat market) just across 202805_BAR120133the road; some cuts of beef are even butchered on site at the restaurant! Three out of four of the party enjoyed an escallop of Wagyu veal cooked in parmesan and capers with a rocket salad which from all accounts was absolutely delicious; the other member of the group enjoyed a Thai-style shredded beef salad which had quite a kick! Pudding did not disappoint either as the party devoured a salted caramel cheesecake topped with caramelised pear and toffee popcorn.

The restaurant comes highly recommended, the atmosphere was lively evening at lunch time, the staff too were both helpful and knowledgeable making for a brilliant dining experience all round. Farringdon has so many amazing restaurants on offer it can be hard to choose although Smiths would be high up on our list as one of the best. Located just around the corner of this eatery is Florin Court, a beautiful art-deco building previously used in the filming of Agatha Christie’s Poirot. Frank Harris & Co. are proud to be marketing a charming studio flat with the most astonishing views over St Paul’s Cathedral and the rest of The City. The building has fabulous facilities including its own swimming pool; not to mention this property is five minutes away from Farringdon Station a future stop on Cross Rail which makes it a fantastic investment.

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September 5, 2014

Classic Cars & Property

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This weekend, a meeting of  60 of the world’s rarest, most desirable & expensive classic cars will be taking place in the International Concours of Elegance probably one the most exclusive car shows nationally, within the grounds of the Historic Hampton Court Palace.

 

For your own pride and joy, whether it be a classic Beetle or a Honda Fireblade, it is essential to have secure, dry storage in the shape of a garage.

 

We at Jackson-Stops & Staff have a range of properties with garages, from a one bedroom in Harrowdene Gardens to a four bedroom house in a gated development.  Properties and garages to suit all budgets available on our website http://www.jackson-stops.co.uk/london

 

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July 28, 2014

I spy…next door’s got a new kitchen

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Man-looking-through-binoculars-600x256It won’t surprise anyone who has noticed the high number of property shows on TV, but a new survey by furniture retailer Made.com reveals that our obsession with other people’s homes shows no sign of abating. One in every ten of us admits to having viewed a property with no intention of buying it…and surprise, surprise, the practice is most common in the London market.

 

Some 19% of Londoners have posed as a ‘potential buyer’ in the capital, in order to take a peek around a property; one in 20 of us has even used binoculars or a camera to see inside a neighbour’s house, the survey has found. Many admit they have walked the ‘long way home’  just so they can look through a window, whilst others have snooped around a neighbour’s home or garden without their knowledge. For those aged between 16 and 24, however, there are other opportunities to look around a neighbour’s home without them knowing: some 35% of that age group take unofficial tours during a party or when they are meant to be looking after a pet. The survey polled 1,000 people age 16-24.  (Source: Metro London July 2014).

July 14, 2014

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homepageWe are delighted that Issue 3 of our homepage magazine is out this week, featuring research news and a selection of beautiful properties from our Mayfair, Chelsea, Holland Park, Pimlico and Wimbledon offices.

Do take a look through and if you would like your own copy please do not hesitate to contact your local office, where our staff will be delighted to post one out to you.

January 20, 2014

Property Secrets International

Filed under: Latest News — Tags: , , — JSS London @ 1:38 pm

internationalWe’ve been working with one of our Weybridge Landlords on his exciting new venture, an online magazine called ‘Property Secrets International,’ which features useful tips and advice, as well as interesting articles about buying and renting property abroad.

We were delighted when the magazine went live on the Apple appstore and it has already been downloaded by many people from all over the globe, including Madagascar! Please take a look for yourself and see who you recognise from Jackson-Stops & Staff…

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/property-secrets-international/id725428297?mt=8

 

August 8, 2011

Seven bedroom house to rent Weybridge Park, Weybridge

Filed under: Latest News — Tags: , , — David Taylor @ 9:02 am

Weybridge estate agents Jackson Stops & Staff have a fabulous seven bedroom house in Weybridge Park available to rent. The elegant character property is arranged over three floors and located in this sought-after, private estate. It also features a mature garden and secure outdoor swimming pool.

The house includes seven bedrooms, three bathrooms, four reception rooms, 2 cloakrooms, ample storage, kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility room and garage.

Monthly rent is £4,995. For further information please contact the Weybridge office on 01932 859 355 or click here for more details about the property.

July 26, 2011

Luxury house to rent in West End Lane, Esher KT10 8LB

Filed under: Latest News — Tags: , , — David Taylor @ 7:08 am

Weybridge estate agents Jackson Stops & Staff have a luxury house available for rent with around 13 acres of land yet it is just a short distance from Esher town centre (click here to see the map).

Set behind electric gates, this unique and wonderful, imposing family home with a sweeping drive has a private green belt woodland, lawned garden, paddock and stables,

The property itself has spacious reception rooms with wood flooring and underfloor heating throughout which are ideal for entertaining including a kitchen open plan to dining room and family area. Upstairs the bedrooms are of great proportions with three en-suites and family bathroom.

Although it has these wonderful grounds, the property is close to Esher town centre with its cosmopolitan eateries, stylish boutiques, train station and easy access to the A3.

Monthly rent is £8,500. For more details click here or call the Weybridge office on 01932 859355.

July 22, 2011

Wimbledon Village estate agency welcomes new member of the property sales team

Filed under: Latest News — Tags: , — David Taylor @ 10:21 am

Wimbledon Village estate agents  Jackson Stops & Staff would like to welcome their newest team member Annie Souberbielle to the property sales team.

She has recently moved to London from Birmingham after studying property and deciding that she wanted to have a career in the industry.

Annie can be contacted on 020 8879 6699 or click here for more details.

Annie Souberbielle - Jackson Stops & Staff, Wimbledon Village

July 21, 2011

Luxury five bed house for sale within prestigious gated Richmond Lock development

Filed under: Latest News — Tags: , , , — David Taylor @ 8:53 am

Richmond estate agents Jackson Stops & Staff are offering for a sale a luxury house set within the prestigious gated Richmond Lock development.

Set over four floors, the property includes five bedrooms, three reception rooms, three bathrooms plus four further WCs, open plan kitchen dining room, utility room, steam room, garage and a separate half sunk multi-purpose outbuilding currently being used as a gym/cinema.

Built by the highly acclaimed Octagon group, no expense was spared in designing and fitting the house to a very high specification including under-floor heating, air conditioning and state-of-the-art appliances. The property is exceptionally well maintained and would make for very comfortable living.

The house is positioned on a double plot giving a comparatively large garden with numerous seating areas and two lawns. The property also benefits from off-street parking for four cars and direct river views.

Asking price is £3.6 million. For more details and images of the property click here or contact the Richmond office on 020 8940 6789.

Five bed luxury house for sale in Richmond Lock

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