Flats and kerb appeal – are cluttered communal areas undermining your sale?

28 March 2017

Kerb appeal is how estate agents refer to the impression a home makes before a potential buyer has even entered the property. How does it look from the street? What does the outside of the house say about the inside?  It’s actually a very important part of the process, because you want your buyer to feel positive about your property right from the start.

This is very important for flats as well, because your flat won’t just be judged on its … Read more ›

Current trends in the international property market

22 March 2017

As we reach the end of the 2016/17 financial year, we take an overview of the property market in the different Henry Wiltshire regions.

Recent research shows global property investment has risen to $1.35tn in the past year despite 12 months of uncertainty worldwide. This represents an increase of 0.5%.

Henry Wiltshire’s directors discuss the global property market and offer sound advice for investors.

Buying new build in London – what you need to know

16 March 2017

With London’s housing stock at a critical level, more and more people are purchasing new build properties or even buying off-plan. This is largely a straightforward process, but it is important to be aware of how it differs from other types of property purchase.

Friday 13th and other superstitions – how numbers affect UK and international property prices

13 February 2017

January 2017 has seen the first Friday the Thirteenth of this year. The next one’s coming in October, so if you’re of a superstitious turn, you might want to plan your wedding, sea voyage or house purchase accordingly.

There are many ideas about why thirteen is an unlucky number. Some think it’s a reference to the Last Supper, which had thirteen people round the table. This idea has continued down the centuries and is now found in Western culture as a … Read more ›

Henry Wiltshire joins ARLA – a better service for London’s landlords and tenants

26 January 2017

Henry Wiltshire is delighted to announce that it is now a member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents, or ARLA. ARLA is the UK’s foremost professional body for lettings agents, dedicated to maintaining excellence in the property industry and providing training and accreditation for staff.

“We are very proud to have become a member of ARLA,” says Kelly Gallagher, Director at Henry Wiltshire. “The high standards expected by ARLA are aligned to the standards we have always aimed for at … Read more ›

Virtual Reality: new technology for the London property market

03 January 2017

Buyers can view properties in their own time, from anywhere in the world.
Sellers can reach more potential buyers, not just those who have time to view the property in person.
Free to both buyers and sellers; available through laptops and mobile devices.