How to unlock cash from your home: a case study.

In mid-2016, Jemima and Andrew were saving up to redecorate their beautiful 3-bed West London family home.  After a conversation with Lavanda, they… Read More

“Generation Rent”: Shaping the Future of Residential Property

Ever increasing property prices indicate that, by 2025, home ownership will be a luxury enjoyed by the minority. The future of urban living is destined… Read More

Short-term rental success: All about being multichannel

Short-term rentals provide a unique opportunity to monetise your property, whether you’re an owner-occupier or a professional landlord, far outperforming long-term rentals in terms of… Read More

Proptech Pioneer Harry Hill Joins Lavanda

We are delighted to announce that Harry Hill, founder of Rightmove and former CEO of Countrywide, has joined Lavanda as Chairman. Read More

90 Days Later

As of end of March 2017, it is exactly 90 days since Airbnb announced their enforcement of London’s 90-day limit.  We thought now… Read More

Airbnb: The Case for Responsible Hosting

An estimated 38.1 million tourists are predicted to visit London in 2017, up by 7 million over the last 5 years (source:VisitBritain). Combine these numbers… Read More

The Story Behind the “Service Let”

At Lavanda, a key revelation has been the extent to which the sharing economy is shaping the future of residential lettings in London. Over the… Read More

AirBnB and the 90 Day Rule

Since 1st January 2017, Airbnb has begun limiting “entire home” listings on its platform to a maximum of 90 days occupancy in a calendar year. Read More

Londoners Love Serviced Living

“Serviced living” is a term used by the property industry to describe premium hotel-style services that are packaged up and sold to residential owners and/or… Read More