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The rush, the heightened senses, the feeling of being on top of the world, shouting “let’s go again!”, accomplishment, bravura. Or maybe staring up with fear, wondering how quickly you can leave, what a terrible mistake you’ve made, why am I here, somebody else can go first, agreeing to do it in the first place […]

The growth of Airbnb and similar short-let websites over the past five years has raised a number of new issues for residential building managers. It may be tempting to try to stop short-term lettings entirely but this is unlikely to solve the issue. An outright ban could lead t o residents letting their homes out […]

Our CEO & Founder, Merilee Karr was interviewed by Property Week, talking about the opportunity for the new Short-term Accommodation Association, of which she has been made Chair, to raise the bar for the industry and help more ordinary people earn income when their homes are empty. The original article can be found here.   […]

Often the best time spent relaxing in the city means going somewhere – whether that involves going for a lovely evening stroll down by the river, or taking the car out for a spin. An ever-more popular means of travelling can instead be found on two wheels. So with the coming of spring, the (hope of) […]

Reinvention. From an industrial centre to the heart of south London, Battersea is about reinvention. It has reimagined itself as a thriving commercial hub – with restaurants and shops weaving their way through the extensive greenery that borders the Thames.  Minutes from Chelsea’s chic and Clapham’s trendy shops, you’re right in the centre of London. It’s an […]

We see Easter as an excuse to indulge, indulge and, well, eat more chocolate. All that’s missing is knowing where to go: so we’ve mapped out London’s independent chocolate shops for the best local institutions London has to offer.   West London L’appetit Fou, Turnham Green Melt Chocolates, Holland Park Leonidas, Kensington Centre Choccywoccydoodah, Soho […]

London is fantastic – as we’re always saying in the blog. But sometimes when the city gets too much we just want to escape, so we’ve found some retreats. From York to Brighton, these all provide a chance to relax and clear the mind after a hard week exploring the capital – with some more unusual […]

Last week we launched our 100 in 100 campaign – aiming to take on 100 new homes over the next 100 days. This is one of those moments when investors can make a huge difference to the business and their investment. The Number 1 reason people become a homeowner with UnderTheDoormat is because a friend recommended […]

Many of London’s galleries, theaters and restaurants are headed by women. From our own CEO and founder, Merilee, to the Tate’s new director, it’s safe to say that female-headed organisations and events in London are amongst the best in the world. So we’ve taken a look at the stellar attractions in London’s cultural scene, but […]

London has long been a sporting capital and it’s home to all of the UK’s major national sports in a variety that is arguably unparalleled in Europe. The Olympic Park and Wembley Stadium are just two developments of the past decade, but now a new surge is taking London into the 21st century. How will this […]

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