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WHAT CHANGES TO STAMP DUTY MEAN FOR YOU

In George Osborne’s Autumn Statement he announced dramatic reforms to stamp duty. As of today stamp duty has been lowered for many properties, wiped out completely for homes under a certain value and increased for those over £2.1m Yesterday, the chancellor announced cuts to stamp duty for 98% of home owners in his Autumn Statement. […]

What to consider when letting properties to people with pets

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO RENTING WITH PETS

As new research shows that over three quarters of UK private renters think that having a pet would negatively affect their ability to rent a property, Chestertons has teamed up with Dogs Trust to champion the charity’s ‘Lets with Pets’ scheme and is now offering London’s largest selection of rental properties where pets are considered. […]

How to light up your home

HOW TO: LIGHT UP YOUR HOME

Sally Storey, Design Director at John Cullen Lighting, shares some trade secrets to help you achieve a successful – and chic – lighting scheme at home plus The Resident’s round-up of the best pendants, table and floor lamps available to buy. Story by Kara O’Reilly There are three main types of lighting: ambient, which is […]

banham door

INCREASE YOUR ‘CURB APPEAL’ WITH BANHAM

With the London property market at an all-time high and an insatiable appetite from buyers seeking investment in the Capital, Banham Security advises home owners on how to gain curb appeal by having an attractive front door FEATURED PROMOTION Within Banham’s security product offering, its bespoke door service is becoming increasingly popular as home owners look […]

What to consider when buying a new house

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING PROPERTY

Here Vickie Stone, 30, shares three key things everyone should consider when purchasing a new home – whether it be your first or last…

Tredwells

THE DESIGN BEHIND TREDWELL’S RESTAURANT

Interior designer Robert Angell is the man responsible for some of London’s most beautifully designed restaurants and hotels. His latest project Marcus Wareing’s restaurant Tredwell’s has received rave reviews from food critics and interiors experts alike. Here he tells The Resident where his inspiration comes from and what it was like working with the Michelin-starred […]

Bright Bazaar's picks on Joss & Main

BRIGHT BAZAAR’S PICKS ON JOSS & MAIN

Will Taylor-Willis, the man behind one of our favourite interior’s blog Bright Bazaar has curated an exclusive collection of interiors buys on Joss & Main, the great value online furniture shop.  As is his trademark on Bright Bazaar, Will has chosen pieces to brighten up a space and add pops of colour and fun.  “Colour […]

Expert room lighting advice from SCP Lighting

CLEVER LIGHTING FOR EVERY ROOM

SCP founder and lighting expert Sheridan Coakley shares his design philosophy and advice on home lighting, from floor lamps and wall lights to chandeliers, plus why he is working with New York lighting brand Roll & Hill this autumn    How has SCP changed since you started the company in 1985? We have grown and developed […]

A super stylish bedroom at Firmdale's latest opening, Ham Yard Hotel

HOW TO… CREATE A BOUTIQUE-HOTEL-STYLE BEDROOM

During her years as Design Director of boutique hotel brand, Firmdale Hotels, Kit Kemp has designed hundreds of bedrooms and her room schemes are a good place to start if you are seeking inspiration for your own bedroom. Here she guides us through some of the key things to think about.  Story by Kara O’Reilly First […]

How to style your home like a professional interior designer

4 STEPS TO STYLING YOUR HOME LIKE A PRO

When it comes to interior design and collecting art or antiques, does your home really reflect your personal style, or is it just an amalgamation from years of collecting a picture here, a rug there, a stack of books still waiting for the right shelves? Here, design experts from LiveAuctioneers reveal four simple steps for […]

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