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 ›

Agency fees – clarity and transparency for landlords and tenants

21 April 2016

The new Consumer Rights Act introduced in October 2015 made it compulsory for lettings agents nationwide to publish their fees in a clear and upfront manner, offering landlords and tenants transparent information and enabling them to make informed choices. Where the fee is variable, estate agents must give the proportion or percentage from which it is calculated.

“Having our fees clearly displayed is better for everyone.”

The law was created to protect landlords and tenants from “hidden” charges. While it’s sad that … 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

Fully managed lettings – can you afford not to?

15 April 2016

Some landlords choose to manage their properties themselves because they see it as the cheaper option, and a way to get a better ROI from their property. Unfortunately, the reality can be quite different, and many landlords find paying expert lettings agents to manage their properties saves a lot of stress, and can even be cheaper in the long run.

Here’s why you should choose the fully-managed option:

Fees are tax-deductible.

Whatever taxable income you make, you can subtract the cost of the … Read more ›

New Mayfair Office completes our Capital-Wide Coverage

22 February 2016

Henry Wiltshire International is delighted to announce the extension of its London agency coverage with a new office opening in Knightsbridge. Located on Basil Street between Knightsbridge and Sloane Street, the super-prime location adds to the estate agency’s growing network of branches across the capital including Canary Wharf, Nine Elms, Bow, Royal Docks, and Hayes & Harlington.

The office marks Henry Wiltshire’s first prime central London presence in line with the company’s continued expansion of its London residential coverage.