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American Billionaire Ken Griffin Buys London House Once Asking £125M

American Billionaire Ken Griffin Buys London House Once Asking £125M

With London’s housing market at its weakest point in years, American billionaire Ken Griffin has splashed out on a newly renovated mansion down the street from Buckingham Palace, Mansion Global has le  Read more
Buckingham Green: Tenants Vote for a Westminster Home

Buckingham Green: Tenants Vote for a Westminster Home

Buckingham Green, a scheme of 65 apartments in Westminster, illustrates several rental market trends, such as the surprising new status of this part of London as a smart address among people with no n  Read more
History, a Pool and Rock ’n’ Roll at St Ann’s Court

History, a Pool and Rock ’n’ Roll at St Ann’s Court

If you take a stroll around grade II listed St Ann’s Court near Chertsey in Surrey, you might be hit by a sense of déjà vu. Fans of Agatha Christie’s Poirot will recognise the six-bedroom Round House,  Read more
In the Penthouse ‘You Can Walk Around Naked’

In the Penthouse ‘You Can Walk Around Naked’

Whether you see a penthouse as an oasis of calm above the hustle, or somewhere disconnected from reality, you can rely on Dara Huang, founder of the design company Design Haus Liberty, to make it home  Read more
Where to Buy Property in the EU Post-Brexit

Where to Buy Property in the EU Post-Brexit

With Theresa May’s Brexit deal in tatters after Tuesday’s vote, it may still be possible that Britain will leave the EU without a deal. However, for those who would like to remain EU citizens, but don  Read more
Los Angeles Has Become ‘World City,’ Says Architect

Los Angeles Has Become ‘World City,’ Says Architect

Ron Radziner is the co-founder of design-build firm Marmol Radziner, which he founded in 1989 with Leo Marmol. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, but Mr. Radziner, 58, is  Read more
The Listings of the Week: A Grand English Castle, a Custom-Built Colorado Mansion and More

The Listings of the Week: A Grand English Castle, a Custom-Built Colorado Mansion and More

A video tour of homes in Wiltshire, England; Bel Air, California; Manhattan; Frankfurt, Germany and Denver. Stay up to date with Mansion Global newsletters Sign Up  Read more
More First-Time Buyers Entering the U.K. Housing Market

More First-Time Buyers Entering the U.K. Housing Market

First-time buyers in the U.K. flocked to the housing market at a faster pace in November 2018 compared to a year earlier, according to a report released Thursday. There were 36,200 new first-time buye  Read more
Mostly Subterranean House in Planning Stages in London

Mostly Subterranean House in Planning Stages in London

Plans for an almost entirely subterranean home in London that will look like a glass box when seen from street level will go before Kensington and Chelsea’s council planning applications committee on   Read more
Outlook for U.K. House Sales Weakest in at Least 20 Years

Outlook for U.K. House Sales Weakest in at Least 20 Years

A survey of U.K. housing professionals released during a dramatic week in British politics—in which Parliament shot down the latest deal to exit the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly  Read more
Low Stock, High Demand Pushes Rents in London to New High

Low Stock, High Demand Pushes Rents in London to New High

A lack of rental supply paired with increased demand propelled monthly rents in London to a new high in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to a report Thursday from Rightmove. Average rents rose to  Read more
How Much Will Taxes Increase for Second-Home Buyers in Scotland?

How Much Will Taxes Increase for Second-Home Buyers in Scotland?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question. Q: I understand Scotland has raised taxes on second homes. How much have they gone up? A: St  Read more
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