case-studies

York Way-duplicate-2

The Challenge

We were instructed to assist in the purchase of a two-bedroom flat in a secure new development close to Kings Cross. Our client was a first time buyer from Croatia who was studying for her PHD at UCL so she was very busy and needed our help. Without an in-depth knowledge of the market, the areas to consider, or the process, our assistance was required to explore, educate and advise.

The Perfect Conclusion

We identified a stunning two-bedroom apartment set within a modern development located a short walk away from both Kings Cross station and UCL. Being owner occupied, the apartment was still in almost new condition. There was a competing bid on the table from another buyer, but thanks to our swift negotiations we managed to not only convince the owner to sell to our client, we also managed to negotiate £15,000 off the asking price equating to a very competitive £938 per square foot.

The Unfair Advantage

Our buyers’ offers stand out from the crowd. By ensuring the offer was well organised and clear from the outset, the vendor knew that with good representation, the buyers would be able to move to a swift exchange and completion. This helped him to tie in his onward purchase before the end of the Stamp Duty holiday setting us ahead of a competing bid.

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York Way-duplicate-3

The Challenge

We were instructed to assist in the purchase of a two-bedroom flat in a secure new development close to Kings Cross. Our client was a first time buyer from Croatia who was studying for her PHD at UCL so she was very busy and needed our help. Without an in-depth knowledge of the market, the areas to consider, or the process, our assistance was required to explore, educate and advise.

The Perfect Conclusion

We identified a stunning two-bedroom apartment set within a modern development located a short walk away from both Kings Cross station and UCL. Being owner occupied, the apartment was still in almost new condition. There was a competing bid on the table from another buyer, but thanks to our swift negotiations we managed to not only convince the owner to sell to our client, we also managed to negotiate £15,000 off the asking price equating to a very competitive £938 per square foot.

The Unfair Advantage

Our buyers’ offers stand out from the crowd. By ensuring the offer was well organised and clear from the outset, the vendor knew that with good representation, the buyers would be able to move to a swift exchange and completion. This helped him to tie in his onward purchase before the end of the Stamp Duty holiday setting us ahead of a competing bid.

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York Way-duplicate-4

The Challenge

We were instructed to assist in the purchase of a two-bedroom flat in a secure new development close to Kings Cross. Our client was a first time buyer from Croatia who was studying for her PHD at UCL so she was very busy and needed our help. Without an in-depth knowledge of the market, the areas to consider, or the process, our assistance was required to explore, educate and advise.

The Perfect Conclusion

We identified a stunning two-bedroom apartment set within a modern development located a short walk away from both Kings Cross station and UCL. Being owner occupied, the apartment was still in almost new condition. There was a competing bid on the table from another buyer, but thanks to our swift negotiations we managed to not only convince the owner to sell to our client, we also managed to negotiate £15,000 off the asking price equating to a very competitive £938 per square foot.

The Unfair Advantage

Our buyers’ offers stand out from the crowd. By ensuring the offer was well organised and clear from the outset, the vendor knew that with good representation, the buyers would be able to move to a swift exchange and completion. This helped him to tie in his onward purchase before the end of the Stamp Duty holiday setting us ahead of a competing bid.

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York Way-duplicate-5

The Challenge

We were instructed to assist in the purchase of a two-bedroom flat in a secure new development close to Kings Cross. Our client was a first time buyer from Croatia who was studying for her PHD at UCL so she was very busy and needed our help. Without an in-depth knowledge of the market, the areas to consider, or the process, our assistance was required to explore, educate and advise.

The Perfect Conclusion

We identified a stunning two-bedroom apartment set within a modern development located a short walk away from both Kings Cross station and UCL. Being owner occupied, the apartment was still in almost new condition. There was a competing bid on the table from another buyer, but thanks to our swift negotiations we managed to not only convince the owner to sell to our client, we also managed to negotiate £15,000 off the asking price equating to a very competitive £938 per square foot.

The Unfair Advantage

Our buyers’ offers stand out from the crowd. By ensuring the offer was well organised and clear from the outset, the vendor knew that with good representation, the buyers would be able to move to a swift exchange and completion. This helped him to tie in his onward purchase before the end of the Stamp Duty holiday setting us ahead of a competing bid.

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York Way-duplicate-1

The Challenge

We were instructed to assist in the purchase of a two-bedroom flat in a secure new development close to Kings Cross. Our client was a first time buyer from Croatia who was studying for her PHD at UCL so she was very busy and needed our help. Without an in-depth knowledge of the market, the areas to consider, or the process, our assistance was required to explore, educate and advise.

The Perfect Conclusion

We identified a stunning two-bedroom apartment set within a modern development located a short walk away from both Kings Cross station and UCL. Being owner occupied, the apartment was still in almost new condition. There was a competing bid on the table from another buyer, but thanks to our swift negotiations we managed to not only convince the owner to sell to our client, we also managed to negotiate £15,000 off the asking price equating to a very competitive £938 per square foot.

The Unfair Advantage

Our buyers’ offers stand out from the crowd. By ensuring the offer was well organised and clear from the outset, the vendor knew that with good representation, the buyers would be able to move to a swift exchange and completion. This helped him to tie in his onward purchase before the end of the Stamp Duty holiday setting us ahead of a competing bid.

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Dewhurst Road-duplicate-2

The Challenge

We were engaged by a UK based couple with a young family who were looking to upsize from their flat in Maida Vale to a much larger family house with a garden in West London as they needed more space. As lawyers, our clients both worked long hours, making the process of selling and finding almost impossible to do without professional help. Having lived and worked through two lockdowns it was essential that their next purchase had a separate living space for their young daughter to play in. With them both being partners at City law firms it was also crucial that the house have a sensible commute in to the City. Due to their very busy work schedules they simply did not have the time required to fully research and explore the multiple areas they were considering.

The Perfect Conclusion

We spent considerable time educating our clients on various areas in West London that could work for their brief and budget. This included comparing options in Fulham, Chiswick, Putney and Barnes. Eventually we honed in on Brook Green; with its close proximity to Central London, and great transport links, this would be the ideal location for them. We identified an immaculate 4 bedroom family home that had a separate play area on the lower ground floor for their daughter. It also had a large South West facing garden which is exactly what they were looking for. The market in West London for family homes with gardens is highly competitive yet we were still able to negotiate a discount from the asking price.

The Unfair Advantage

No brief is too wide. We have the time, experience and expertise to research and explore multiple areas ensuring that our clients have confidence to make an informed decision.

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Dewhurst Road-duplicate-3

The Challenge

We were engaged by a UK based couple with a young family who were looking to upsize from their flat in Maida Vale to a much larger family house with a garden in West London as they needed more space. As lawyers, our clients both worked long hours, making the process of selling and finding almost impossible to do without professional help. Having lived and worked through two lockdowns it was essential that their next purchase had a separate living space for their young daughter to play in. With them both being partners at City law firms it was also crucial that the house have a sensible commute in to the City. Due to their very busy work schedules they simply did not have the time required to fully research and explore the multiple areas they were considering.

The Perfect Conclusion

We spent considerable time educating our clients on various areas in West London that could work for their brief and budget. This included comparing options in Fulham, Chiswick, Putney and Barnes. Eventually we honed in on Brook Green; with its close proximity to Central London, and great transport links, this would be the ideal location for them. We identified an immaculate 4 bedroom family home that had a separate play area on the lower ground floor for their daughter. It also had a large South West facing garden which is exactly what they were looking for. The market in West London for family homes with gardens is highly competitive yet we were still able to negotiate a discount from the asking price.

The Unfair Advantage

No brief is too wide. We have the time, experience and expertise to research and explore multiple areas ensuring that our clients have confidence to make an informed decision.

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Dewhurst Road-duplicate-1

The Challenge

We were engaged by a UK based couple with a young family who were looking to upsize from their flat in Maida Vale to a much larger family house with a garden in West London as they needed more space. As lawyers, our clients both worked long hours, making the process of selling and finding almost impossible to do without professional help. Having lived and worked through two lockdowns it was essential that their next purchase had a separate living space for their young daughter to play in. With them both being partners at City law firms it was also crucial that the house have a sensible commute in to the City. Due to their very busy work schedules they simply did not have the time required to fully research and explore the multiple areas they were considering.

The Perfect Conclusion

We spent considerable time educating our clients on various areas in West London that could work for their brief and budget. This included comparing options in Fulham, Chiswick, Putney and Barnes. Eventually we honed in on Brook Green; with its close proximity to Central London, and great transport links, this would be the ideal location for them. We identified an immaculate 4 bedroom family home that had a separate play area on the lower ground floor for their daughter. It also had a large South West facing garden which is exactly what they were looking for. The market in West London for family homes with gardens is highly competitive yet we were still able to negotiate a discount from the asking price.

The Unfair Advantage

No brief is too wide. We have the time, experience and expertise to research and explore multiple areas ensuring that our clients have confidence to make an informed decision.

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Dewhurst Road

The Challenge

We were engaged by a UK based couple with a young family who were looking to upsize from their flat in Maida Vale to a much larger family house with a garden in West London as they needed more space. As lawyers, our clients both worked long hours, making the process of selling and finding almost impossible to do without professional help. Having lived and worked through two lockdowns it was essential that their next purchase had a separate living space for their young daughter to play in. With them both being partners at City law firms it was also crucial that the house have a sensible commute in to the City. Due to their very busy work schedules they simply did not have the time required to fully research and explore the multiple areas they were considering.

The Perfect Conclusion

We spent considerable time educating our clients on various areas in West London that could work for their brief and budget. This included comparing options in Fulham, Chiswick, Putney and Barnes. Eventually we honed in on Brook Green; with its close proximity to Central London, and great transport links, this would be the ideal location for them. We identified an immaculate 4 bedroom family home that had a separate play area on the lower ground floor for their daughter. It also had a large South West facing garden which is exactly what they were looking for. The market in West London for family homes with gardens is highly competitive yet we were still able to negotiate a discount from the asking price.

The Unfair Advantage

No brief is too wide. We have the time, experience and expertise to research and explore multiple areas ensuring that our clients have confidence to make an informed decision.

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Park Crescent

The Challenge

We were engaged by a US based family who were looking to find a lateral 3-4 bedroom apartment in Marylebone as a London base for their many trips here. They wanted the flat to benefit from a lift and porter, but they wanted a traditional period building. We were engaged by them in the first week of January, at the start of lockdown 3. Restrictions and quarantine rules for international arrivals had just been enforced. Our clients were still in the US with plans to visit later in the year.

The Perfect Conclusion

Due to our relationship with the local agents we were the first in through the door of a stunning, lateral, 4 bedroom apartment overlooking Regents Park on Park Crescent with enormous potential. The flat had the porter and lift and was set in a Grade I listed, white stucco fronted building. It also benefited from access to the private communal gardens, had its own two car garage and had a private terrace. The flat was perfect for them, but needed work, and our clients were still abroad. With flats such as these rarely coming onto the market, we advised our clients to make an offer and get the legal work underway in advance of their visit to London.

We introduced our clients to our network of builders, designers and surveyors to get a firm understanding of costs. Once this was clear we could start the negotiations. We secured the flat at a highly competitive £2,171 per sq. ft., with refurbished flats on the same floor achieving well over £3,000 per sq. ft. in the building.

Once the transaction was far progressed, our clients flew over to see it in person and we exchanged contracts shortly after.

The Unfair Advantage

We give our clients first mover advantage. Not only did we gain access to the apartment before anyone else, we were able to make the right introductions to obtain quotes on a Grade I listed building in a very tight timeframe. This truly special apartment would have no doubt have sold long before our clients planned trip to the UK had we not.

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