Simon Welfare

Wilfords London

Welfare says it was the element of connecting with people that drew him to property initially and the ‘challenge of putting a deal together in what is one of the most expensive and attractive parts of the globe to live’… Read More

Nick Crayson

CRAYSON

There have been significant developments at Crayson in the last year as this highly focused leading boutique operation, based in Notting Hill, has expanded into not just sourcing and selling ‘prime’ and ‘super-prime’ property across central London but has also… Read More

Mark Pollack

Aston Chase

Founded in 1985 by Pollack and his friend Richard Bernstone, Aston Chase is widely recognised as the leading independent residential agency operating in central and north west London. Pollack is proud of the 30-year old establishment, and has previously told… Read More

RUPERT DES FORGES

Knight Frank

It has been an exciting year for Knight Frank’s Knightsbridge-based property guru, having exchanged on over 80 per cent of the transactions agreed before the EU referendum. The result ‘got a lot of people off the fence’, he says, and… Read More

Ned Baring

Savills

Synonymous with the rise of London’s super-rich, having a One Hyde Park address may not be everyone’s taste. But Baring, the affable Australian and star agent working on the scheme, is humbler than the stock he sells. ‘I was on… Read More

Marc Goldberg

Hamptons

The head of Hamptons International’s residential sales department has had an interesting year: London coming ‘off the boil’ has meant Goldberg seeing a 70 per cent uplift in sales outside the capital. ‘That gap just got too wide,’ he explains…. Read More

Lulu Egerton

Strutt & Parker

It’s not only the property boom in London that matters, it’s also about who is behind the deals. Egerton says the demographics of buyers in Chelsea have changed in the past twelve months, with the English making a glorious comeback…. Read More

James Forbes

Strutt & Parker

‘Developers in prime central London are always looking to find a new selling point, something nobody’s done, something with a wow factor,’ says Forbes. He knows a thing or two about the wow factor: last year, his team sold to… Read More

JAMES BAILEY

Henry & James

‘Now is the time to invest in prime central London. After a short period of uncertainty, buyers are returning to the property market. A combination of factors is contributing to this positive sentiment from low interest rates to increased political… Read More

Geoff Wilford

Wilfords

‘Prime central London is timeless— people will always want to live here,’ maintains Geoff Wilford. ‘It’s definitely a tough market — there’s so many estate agents in central London competing for what appears to be an ever-smaller number of transactions… Read More