Vauxhall’s Street Food Garden – SW8’s best kept secret

03 August 2017

It’s easy to see why Vauxhall is so popular – the area is undergoing a great deal of regeneration and is fast becoming one of the best places to live in London.
Vauxhall’s Street Food Garden is one of the area’s best kept secrets. Popular events like this have helped make SW8 one of the most vibrant postcodes in the capital.

The regeneration is a real success story, and homeowners are benefiting from a great return on their property investments. New … Read more ›

Capping deposits – what does it mean for the London rental market?

02 August 2017

The Queen’s Speech in June proposed to ban tenants’ fees, but another proposal from the Queen’s Speech is likely to hit out at landlords, which could also lead to a rise in rents. This is the decision to cap tenants’ security deposits. Find out more about what this means for both landlords and tenants.

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 ›