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How Much Will My Taxes Differ Between Buying a House or a Flat in London?

How Much Will My Taxes Differ Between Buying a House or a Flat in London?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question. Q: I’m trying to buy either a house or an apartment in London. How are taxes determined for   Read more
England’s Southend-on-Sea Has Seen Prices Rise Almost 291% Since 2000

England’s Southend-on-Sea Has Seen Prices Rise Almost 291% Since 2000

Average property prices have risen by more than 250% in parts of England since 2000, and by as much as 365% in parts of London, according to a report released Tuesday from online estate agents HouseSi  Read more
Former Water Tower Turned Single-Family Home Asks £1.5M

Former Water Tower Turned Single-Family Home Asks £1.5M

A distinctive single-family home in Warwickshire, England, that started life as a water tower hit the market earlier this month for £1.5 million (US$1.97 million). Known as Cromwell Tower, the buildin  Read more
Inside One of The United Kingdom’s Hottest Real-Estate Markets

Inside One of The United Kingdom’s Hottest Real-Estate Markets

Around 2.5 million people from across the world will converge on Edinburgh to see comedians, actors, singers and street artists perform at the annual Fringe Festival. The fun and games start in August  Read more
Penthouse in Former Jim Henson Workshop in London Lists for £5.5 Million

Penthouse in Former Jim Henson Workshop in London Lists for £5.5 Million

A penthouse apartment in the London building formerly home to Jim Henson’s puppet workshop, the Creature Shop, is on the market for £5.5 million (US$7.24 million). The building, in Camden, north Londo  Read more
London House With a Winter Garden and Roof Terrace

London House With a Winter Garden and Roof Terrace

Listing of the Day Location: Belgravia, London Price: £7.95 million (US$10.57 million) If you like the idea of taking your morning coffee in the privacy of a tranquil green oasis, the winter garden on  Read more
Property Prices in Wales Outpacing Much of England

Property Prices in Wales Outpacing Much of England

Property prices in Wales are rising faster annually than any region in neighboring England, according to the latest house price index from LSL Property Services and real estate consultants Acadata rel  Read more
A Healthy Design for Living

A Healthy Design for Living

What helps to sell a luxury development in a challenging market? Location, decor, exclusivity, but also the promise of wellness. This pledge is part of the offer at Holland Park Villas, a £600 million  Read more
A Baronial Villa with a Secret

A Baronial Villa with a Secret

Williamcraigs House is a Scots baronial villa in Linlithgow with a fine history. It was built in 1858 and bears the architectural hallmarks of the Victorian era: crow-stepped gables, mullion windows a  Read more
A Room with a (Starry) View

A Room with a (Starry) View

Hamilton, the musical about American independence, has been a box-office hit, although the role of King George III — the one Briton in the play — has proved controversial. The monarch, who reigned fro  Read more
UBS Economist: Why You Should Wait to Buy Luxury Real Estate

UBS Economist: Why You Should Wait to Buy Luxury Real Estate

Thomas Veraguth, the Zurich-based head of global real estate strategy for UBS Wealth Management, is part of a team that puts together the annual UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index, which reveals the   Read more
The Listings of the Week: A Tel Aviv Penthouse, a London Townhouse and More

The Listings of the Week: A Tel Aviv Penthouse, a London Townhouse and More

A video tour of homes in Miami, San Francisco, London, Manhattan and Tel Aviv. Stay up to date with Mansion Global newsletters Sign Up  Read more
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