Increased Crossrail services boost Hayes property market

28 July 2017

The key to London’s success is its integrated transport network, which enables workers to live in a different part of London from where they work without losing out on quality of life. Transport links are an important element when it comes to choosing and pricing rental property in London, particularly in Hayes and west London which will soon benefit from Crossrail.

Family Summer Festival at Canary Wharf – great events for parents and kids

27 July 2017

The Family Summer Festival is a great example of the community events organised by Canary Wharf and just one of the reasons why E14 is one of the best places to live in London.
Free theatre, music and dance events will be held throughout the summer holidays in E14. Community events are part of Canary Wharf, with regular outdoor concerts and exhibitions throughout the year.

Buy, sell and rent London property remotely: get the most out of virtual tours

14 July 2017

Virtual reality is a great asset to people looking to buy, sell and rent property in London. It’s become particularly popular among people buying flats and apartments in Royal Docks, with many people moving from the provinces and abroad in order to take up new jobs in the UK capital.

Virtual reality allows potential buyers and tenants to tour a property with an experienced estate agent without leaving their desks. This is a huge advantage if work or travel costs prevent … Read more ›

Banning lettings fees – what does this mean for tenants renting property in London?

11 July 2017

The idea of abolishing lettings fees was first introduced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in his Autumn Statement last year. At the time, ARLA (Association of Residential Lettings Agents) hoped to persuade him to cap fees instead of banning them altogether. Sadly, the property sector’s pleas seem to have fallen on deaf ears. All three parties pledged to ban fees for tenants in their recent election manifestos, and June’s Queen’s Speech confirmed that the ban would go ahead.

Why did all the … Read more ›

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 ›

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 ›