City Life, London

Cost of living in London

February 24, 2020 - Read time 10 mins

If you take a look at any expat forum or Quora board about Britain (as this writer will often do when researching his blogs!) you'll often see the question 'Is it expensive to live in the UK?' - the answer is, depends on where you live!



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Wellness, Moving, London

How Lyvly can make your move to London easier

February 6, 2020 - Read time 4 mins

Since the EU referendum in Summer 2016, there have been worries it would deter foreign nationals wanting to move to the UK for work - both EU and non-EU. The official statistics would not necessarily back that up. The number of workers coming..

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Moving, Advice, London

Lyvly's guide to moving to England from the USA

February 3, 2020 - Read time 13 mins

If you've decided that life in the UK is what you want, ahead of looking for houses or flats to rent, there are a few things to understand and check off your lists before you make the big move. It's a lot to consider, so we have created a guide..

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City Life, Moving, Advice, London

15 best places to live in London as a young professional

January 29, 2020 - Read time 10 mins

It's a big decision finding your first place to live in a new city. You don't want to be too far from work, but maybe you want some greenery or to be close to the action. Absolute minefield. Getting it wrong can really ruin your relationship with..

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Culture, Corporates, London

Partnerships that boost employee wellbeing

January 16, 2020 - Read time 3 mins

A quote that’s been used to death is a “happy worker is a productive worker”. Clearly there’s a lot of truth in this and quite a bit of research to back it up and in fact, an Oxford University study titled ‘Does Employee Happiness have an Impact..

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Clapham Area Guide: Why we love SW4 & SW11

November 21, 2019 - Read time 3 mins

If you’ve lived in London at any point in time, or have looked into buying a house in the capital, then we’re almost certain you would have heard of Clapham. Spanning the regions between and around the stations of Clapham Common and Clapham..

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London, Home Design

London's 10 Most Beautiful Restaurants 2019

October 24, 2019 - Read time 6 mins

Whether you are looking for interior design ideas for your own home or simply inspiration on where your next date-night should be, you’ll love our list of London’s most beautiful restaurants in 2019. 

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Member Stories, Shared Living, London

Lyvly's welcoming party - why new member drinks matter

October 22, 2019 - Read time 4 mins

Lyvly’s mission means we want to be more than just a property management company. Ensuring a low-stress home life and friendly housemates to live with are key elements of what we try to deliver -  but the events and sense of community are how we..

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Area Guides, City Life, London

The Star of North London - Lyvly's guide to Angel

September 19, 2019 - Read time 9 mins

Obviously any neighbourhood called Angel has a lot to live up to. But with a buzzing mix of culture, food and history, Angel goes above and beyond what you’d expect. Which is exactly why it’s one of London’s most sought-after areas.

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Member Stories, Area Guides, City Life, London

Why I love Brixton - by Lyvly member ellie

September 9, 2019 - Read time 1 mins

Favourite thing about Brixton? 

"How incredibly easy it is to get to anywhere in London. You're at the end of the Victoria line, so there's a double advantage of getting a seat every time and being able to get across London so quickly."

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5 London Areas You Wouldn’t Have Recognised 10 Years Ago

September 6, 2019 - Read time 4 mins

In the eternal words of Samuel Johnson “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford”.

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London, Finance & Advice, Buy-to-let

What to look for in a buy-to-let investment in London

August 27, 2019 - Read time 5 mins

The headlines are full of economic gloom and Brexit uncertainty. Surely now isn’t the time to buy an investment property?

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