Enness in Conversation – insights from one of London’s top mortgage brokers

05 May 2016

With the EU Referendum coming hot on the heels of the 2016 budget, the property market is being bombarded by change and uncertainty from a number of directions. The two key issues are the changes to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) and anxiety about the outcome of the referendum and Britain’s possible exit from the EU.
A recent discussion with David Ewington, Mortgage Broker at Enness Private Clients, brought out some interesting views and valuable insights.

Stamp duty

The way stamp duty … Read more ›

A new mayor for London – what will this mean for the housing market?

03 May 2016

With London’s mayoral election looming, Henry Wiltshire takes a look at the different candidates’ views on housing. As London grows ever bigger, and with a need for at least 50,000 more homes every year, not to mention affordable housing, property development is at the top of the agenda for both Labour candidate Sadiq Khan and Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith.

London under Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, London’s current mayor, has created a number of high-rise housing developments, using his mayoral powers to approve … Read more ›

Where to Live in London – Royal Docks, E16

28 April 2016

With regeneration in London’s East End going from strength to strength, Royal Docks is the capital’s newest area for development.

Docks and location

The Royal Docks comprise four historic shipping quays on the north bank of the Thames: Victoria Dock, Royal Albert Dock, King George V Dock and Pontoon Dock, located just east of Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs.

Business opportunities
The new Business Port is expected to attract many Asian companies and generate huge economic growth.

Chinese business district development company ABP … Read more ›

£500,000 goes a long way: why you should invest in London property

25 April 2016

£500,000 is now the average house price in London*. It can get you a family house in Zone 4, a three bedroom property in Hackney, a flat in a converted house in Clapham, or, if you’re seeking buy-to-let or a property investment, you can find convenient apartments near Canary Wharf.

“Even with the 2008 crash, London house prices have still successfully increased by nearly 50% over the last eight years”

Across the rest of the country, the average price is considerably lower, … Read more ›

Henry Wiltshire International Exhibit at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016

18 April 2016

Watch highlights from the Henry Wiltshire International exhibition at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016.
“Without a doubt this year’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi has been the best yet. We’ve seen a very large amount of footfall and interest with Henry Wiltshire’s international offerings” Andrew Covill – Henry Wiltshire Director