About the Author

Mansi moved to London from India, aged 20, to study international business at the University of Westminster. Marrying into the Mehra family (she is Anita Mehra's daughter-in-law) has led to Mansi developing a true passion for property. And with her love of design, she decided to join InStyle Direct in 2010 as an Account Manager, becoming Design Director in 2012.read full profile

Boris Johnson – a new Prime Minister – but will he offer a new lease of life for L...

Well, Boris Johnson is our new Prime Minister. And while he may be a bit ‘Marmite’, you either love him or you hate him, you cannot ignore him or the impact he could have on the UK property market...
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Landlord Q&A: Is commercial property unaffected by mortgage tax relief reform...

Q: Is commercial property unaffected by mortgage tax relief reforms and how different is it from residential? In the two years before mortgage tax relief reforms are phased out, residential landlords ...
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Landlord Q&A: will new GDPR laws affect me?

The short answer is yes. Even if you don’t consider yourself to be running a business, only have a few properties or if the ones you have are managed by a lettings agency, you must still adhere to t...
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Six Design Trends to Expect in 2018

Bigger, better, bolder. As the pendulum of trends swings in favour of extravagant interiors, the new year is set to overflow with vibrant décor — and nothing confirmed this more than our team’s r...
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Landlord Q&A

Q: How much should I spend when furnishing my buy-to-let property? A: When bringing your rental property to the market there are many things to consider, but one of the key questions that over half of...
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Landlord Q&A

Q: What will the UK Government’s proposals for a minimum bedroom size for rental properties mean? A: The property market and the government have had a tumultuous relationship this year. buy-to-l...
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Insider’s guide

Design Director, Mansi Mehra discusses balancing Return on Investment with high style My design team ensures each of our furnishing packages stay ahead of interior design trends as well as being good ...
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Landlord’s Q&A: Blank canvas Vs. Furnished properties

Q: Do tenants like a blank canvas and am I wasting my time furnishing a property? A: No and no. Tenants appreciate a well-furnished home and here’s why. Renting is changing, as more people view buyi...
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Landlord’s Q&A: Easy seasonal trends

Q: Will following a seasonal colour trend help increase the rental value of my buy-to-let property? And which seasonal palette should I opt for? A: The simple answer is ‘yes’. Tenants are ...
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A week long Warehouse clearance sale : From the 6th of May until the 13th of May 2015

From the 6th of May until the 13th of May 2015 From the 5th May 2015 our head office will be based in smart premises at 421A Finchley Road. If you missed our recent post about this move, you can read ...
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