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  • Park life: Central London’s best open spaces

    London is constantly being referred to as urban – a sprawling metropolis buzzing with noise and people. But did you know an estimated 47% of the capital is physically green, with 8.3 million trees and over 3,000 parks? Its grassy credentials are so strong that there’s even a growing movement to make Greater London a […]...read full article

  • Students: Properties to rent in Central London near campus

    The appetite for further education continues and with no cap on undergraduate numbers in England, there is increasing pressure on student accommodation. While universities themselves might not be keeping pace with demand, the private rental sector is stepping up to the plate to provide undergraduates with decent accommodation. Many students heading to the capital will […]...read full article

  • Bruce Ritchie is on panel talking to students from Georgetown University

      Bruce Ritchie, CEO of Residential Land joined a panel discussion set up by The Georgetown University City Alliance and hosted at the Goldman Sachs’ Fleet Street offices in London. There were over 200 attendees consisting of Georgetown University students and private guests. The discussion itself was on “London Residential Real Estate: Affordability Crisis or Investment Opportunity”. The […]...read full article

  • Your 10 must-see summer events & openings in London

    Residential Land has some brilliant Central London rentals that put tenants in the heart of the city action. This summer London is bursting at the seams with events, attractions and experiences. Here are our top 10 highlights not to be missed:- The Royal Academy of Arts in Mayfair will stage one of its much-anticipated exhibitions […]...read full article

  • Profiling tenants using social media – is this a good thing?

    Residential Land, Central London’s largest private landlord, has been reading about a new service that allows landlords to profile tenants by viewing their social media accounts. While checking out a person’s characteristics and behaviour via online research isn’t anything new – it’s quite commonplace among employers during the recruitment process – it is a new […]...read full article

  • Residential Land win Asset Manager of the Year at RESI Awards 2016

    The wait is over and it is official, Residential Land has been announced winners for ‘Asset Manager of the Year’ at RESI Awards 2016. The RESI Awards took place on Wednesday 11th May 2016 at Grosvenor House on Park Lane where over 1400 property professionals all appeared to show their support for the property industry. […]...read full article

  • Looking to rent a Central London property? Here are 8 things to expect from your landlord

    Residential Land is prime Central London’s largest private landlord and we want to break the mould and change widely held perceptions of landlords in general. We set very high in-house standards, creating a transparent, fair business that always puts the interest of the tenant first. We want every tenant to have a positive experience when […]...read full article

  • Bruce Ritchie awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at “the PROPS” Awards 2016

    Bruce Ritchie, CEO and founder of Residential Land was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at “the PROPS” Awards 2016. Previous winners of the Entrepreneur of the Year award: Nigel Wray Tony Pidgley Gerald Ronson Richard & Ian Livingstone David Pearl Philip Green Robert & Vincent Tchenguiz David & Simon Reuben Sir Tom Hunter Kevin McCabe […]...read full article

  • Residential Land host the RESi Shortlist Party

    On 28th April around 140 property professionals arrived at Residential Land’s Head Quarters in Mayfair for the RESI Awards 2016 shortlist party. This was attended by all of the finalists at this years event. It was an fantastic evening, with the weather being kind, with much to celebrate for the residential property market. Residential Land […]...read full article

  • Renting a property in Central London? Here are some financial considerations

    Renting a Central London property is a great way to establish a base in one of the world’s most exciting capital cities and with the right financial planning, it can be a very rewarding experience. The set up costs to rent a property are often cheaper than taking out a mortgage. For starters, there isn’t […]...read full article

  • Great success at the Lexham Gardens agent’s garden party

    On Thursday 21st April, Residential Land hosted a garden party for local agents at 85 Lexham Gardens in Kensington, W8. The event gave agents the opportunity to walk around and view all of the apartments in this beautiful stucco fronted Kensington building. The day was a huge success with over 150 agents attending throughout the […]...read full article

  • Market update: ‘brand’ landlord gaining momentum

    The private rental sector is changing. We’re moving into the era of the professional landlord, more recently referred to as ‘brand’ landlord and the effects will be felt the most by small portfolio and accidental landlords. Professional or ‘brand’ landlord is not a new concept, as Residential Land has been a private landlord brand since […]...read full article

  • MIPIM report: World property experts shape the future of Central London PRS

    MIPIM – the real estate extravaganza took place during March in Cannes. It’s probably the biggest gathering of leading industry professionals, investors, advisors and companies, and Residential Land, once again, took part, with CEO, Bruce Ritchie, sitting on a seminar panel and giving a video interview for leading industry publication, Property Week. You might ask […]...read full article

  • How to avoid rogue landlords when renting a property in Central London

    The phrase ‘rogue landlords’ has crept its way into popular language over the years, and unfortunately, it gives the lettings industry an unfair reputation. Although used profusely by journalists in headlines, rogue landlords are not as common as you might think. If you are looking at property to rent in Central London, however, there are […]...read full article

  • Why and how is the Central London rentals market growing?

    London. It’s a dynamic, ever-evolving city where commerce, creativity and culture thrive. We’re proud to offer tenants first-class rental properties in high-quality locations so more people can enjoy living in the capital. The Central London lettings sector is growing at an astounding pace and as 2015 has now passed and 2016 starts, it’s a good […]...read full article