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October, 2015
Smuts & Taylor wins Highly Commended award for Property Consultancy London at the 2015 International Property Awards.

Premier developers, architects, interior designers and real estate professionals from across the United Kingdom gathered at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on Friday (October 9th) for a glamourous gala to announce the winners of the International Property Awards 2015-2016. Amongst those recognized for their continued excellence in the London property sector, was South African firm Smuts & Taylor, a high end residential property advisory who specialize in the acquisition and management of prime residential property in London for private clients, family offices, trusts and funds across Africa. Accepting the award from The Rt Hon. the Earl of Caithness on behalf of the firm, Mike Smuts, Managing Director of Smuts & Taylor said: “It’s an honor to once again receive the Highly Commended award for Property Consultancy London. The award winners’ logo is a recognized symbol of excellence throughout the global property industry and it’s a testament to the entire team at Smuts & Taylor of our passion for property, total dedication to our clients’ needs and our reputation for discretion and integrity.” Read more »
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October, 2013
South African property firm scoops two prestigious industry awards in London

The UK’s finest property professionals gathered at the glamorous Grosvenor House Hotel in Central London on Friday, October 18th to attend a glittering gala and to hear the long-anticipated results of the prestigious UK Property Awards, sponsored by Gaggenau and Virgin Atlantic. Among the companies honoured for the highest levels of achievement in all sectors of the property and real estate industry, was South African owned property firm, Smuts & Taylor, who won awards in two categories. Read more »
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September, 2013
London homes a must-have for the rich

Buying an offshore property in a stable political climate such as the UK is an excellent way to protect yourself, and your family, against local economic and political uncertainty, says Mike Smuts of Smuts & Taylor. According to Smuts, London has been the crown jewel of the global property market for more than a decade. Read more »
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July, 2013
Rode property conferences in August

Sponsored by the Airports Company South Africa Properties, the central theme of these events will be a SWOT analysis of the economy and the property market. Some of the speakers include Rudolf Gouws, consultant economist at RMB, Mike Smuts, managing director of Smuts & Taylor, Kura Chihota, chief executive officer of Ascendant Property Fund, an unlisted Zimbabwean property fund, FNB chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana, Dr Tony Cheng, managing director of BMI Appraisals Ltd, based in Hong Kong, Erwin Rode, of Rode & Associates, Dawie Roodt, director/chief economist of Efficient Group and Dennis Dykes, group chief economist at Nedbank. Read more »
12
April, 2013
Prime London homes vs gold prices

Prime central London residential prices increased by 0.9 percent in March and by 2.2 percent in Q1 2013 with the biggest price rises in March seen in City Fringe (1.8 percent), Islington (1.5 percent) and Mayfair (1.1 percent). Read more »
15 October 2015

Smuts & Taylor wins Highly Commended award for Property Consultancy London at the 2015 International Property Awards.

Premier developers, architects, interior designers and real estate professionals from across the United Kingdom gathered at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on Friday (October 9th) for a glamourous gala to announce the winners of the International Property Awards 2015-2016. Amongst those recognized for their continued excellence in the London property sector, was South African firm Smuts & Taylor, a high end residential property advisory who specialize in the acquisition and management of prime residential property in London for private clients, family offices, trusts and funds across Africa. Accepting the award from The Rt Hon. the Earl of Caithness on behalf of the firm, Mike Smuts, Managing Director of Smuts & Taylor said: “It’s an honor to once again receive the Highly Commended award for Property Consultancy London. The award winners’ logo is a recognized symbol of excellence throughout the global property industry and it’s a testament to the entire team at Smuts & Taylor of our passion for property, total dedication to our clients’ needs and our reputation for discretion and integrity.” Read more »
23 October 2013

South African property firm scoops two prestigious industry awards in London

The UK’s finest property professionals gathered at the glamorous Grosvenor House Hotel in Central London on Friday, October 18th to attend a glittering gala and to hear the long-anticipated results of the prestigious UK Property Awards, sponsored by Gaggenau and Virgin Atlantic. Among the companies honoured for the highest levels of achievement in all sectors of the property and real estate industry, was South African owned property firm, Smuts & Taylor, who won awards in two categories. Read more »
12 September 2013

London homes a must-have for the rich

Buying an offshore property in a stable political climate such as the UK is an excellent way to protect yourself, and your family, against local economic and political uncertainty, says Mike Smuts of Smuts & Taylor. According to Smuts, London has been the crown jewel of the global property market for more than a decade. Read more »
24 July 2013

Rode property conferences in August

Sponsored by the Airports Company South Africa Properties, the central theme of these events will be a SWOT analysis of the economy and the property market. Some of the speakers include Rudolf Gouws, consultant economist at RMB, Mike Smuts, managing director of Smuts & Taylor, Kura Chihota, chief executive officer of Ascendant Property Fund, an unlisted Zimbabwean property fund, FNB chief economist Sizwe Nxedlana, Dr Tony Cheng, managing director of BMI Appraisals Ltd, based in Hong Kong, Erwin Rode, of Rode & Associates, Dawie Roodt, director/chief economist of Efficient Group and Dennis Dykes, group chief economist at Nedbank. Read more »
12 April 2013

Prime London homes vs gold prices

Prime central London residential prices increased by 0.9 percent in March and by 2.2 percent in Q1 2013 with the biggest price rises in March seen in City Fringe (1.8 percent), Islington (1.5 percent) and Mayfair (1.1 percent). Read more »