Homes One - latest acquisitions & best stories this month

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It's been a busy Autumn here at Homes One:

  • Outside of London we acquired Braid serviced apartments, a very well located investment in Edinburgh, on behalf of clients

  • We have managed a super-prime sale in Thornwood Lodge (pictured above), recently exchanging contracts on this luxury home in Kensington

  • Acquired beautiful turnkey lateral apartments in W9 and W1 (Marylebone/Mida Vale)

Our favourite stories from the web in the same period:

  • Warren Buffet moving towards metropolitan investments:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-13/warren-buffett-to-expand-his-real-estate-empire-to-milan-dubai

  • Brexit causes uncertainty. Uncertainty causes opportunity:

https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/billionaire-us-families-look-to-brexit-to-build-london-property-empire-2018-11-1027705879

  • Buy-to-let no longer a meal ticket, here or abroad:

https://www.scmp.com/business/article/2173954/filipino-tycoon-lucio-tans-hong-kong-leasing-business-500-subdivided-flats

  • We may all end up Chinese:

https://www.reuters.com/article/capitalcounties-demerger/update-1-capco-eyes-sale-of-earls-court-to-hong-kong-billionaire-idUSL4N1XG50L

  • HNW's searching for summer homes:

https://www.wealthx.com/intelligence-centre/exclusive-content/2018/luxury-real-estate-marketing-hnw-summer-homes/

  • Choice cuts - Dubai:

https://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/a-27-800-square-foot-villa-on-dubai-s-millionaire-s-row-111513

  • Armani's villa has lamas and zebras:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/19/t-magazine/giorgio-armani-home-broni-italy.html

Karim Bazzi