London property market: understanding freehold and leasehold

31 August 2016

When potential buyers scan a website for properties, they tend to look for price, location and number of bedrooms. However, they should also look for the information that tells them whether the property is freehold or leasehold, as this will give them an idea of the true cost of their future home.

98% of new build property sold in London in 2010 was leasehold, compared to just 43% in the rest of the UK.

According to the Land Registry, 98% of new … Read more ›

Property for Sale in Vauxhall SW8

22 August 2016

Vauxhall is in central London, on the river just South of Westminster and Chelsea. Henry Wiltshire’s sales manager at Nine Elms, Omar Jumaili, is thrilled to be selling properties in Vauxhall.

“The Vauxhall area is a great place to live and work,” says Omar. “Investors are recognising the benefits of buying property in SW8, while those buying homes are choosing Embassy Gardens next to the new US Embassy  and the other new developments. This is a fantastic area of London – … Read more ›

Invest in London property: Night Tube plans create rise in outer borough rents

19 August 2016

Londoners out on the town this weekend will be the first to take advantage of the Night Tube, the all-night London Underground service running on Friday and Saturday nights on the Central and Victoria lines. In the autumn, the Night Tube will extend to the Piccadilly, Northern and Jubilee lines.

Until now, people living in London’s outer boroughs have had to fork out for expensive taxi fares or endure hour-long journeys by night bus to get home after midnight. Residents of … Read more ›

Exclusive London Launch of Luxury Manila Philippines development, Prices from £68,400

15 August 2016

Attend our exclusive launch event for the Luxury Manila S Residences development on Aug 24th & 25th in our Nine Elms office.
SMDC Premiers development in the middle of the Mall of Asia’s complex and entertainment city is right in the heart of all the action. With its stunning boutique hotel designed lobby’s, luxurious amenities, S Residences is the choice of successful and stylish individuals.

Reduced Bank of England base rate: what this means for mortgages

05 August 2016

Thursday saw the reduction in the Bank of England’s base rate to 0.25%, a move made to cushion the UK against a post-Brexit recession. We were interested to know what effect this would have on the mortgage market so we contacted David Ewington at Enness Private Clients to find out more about the current financial climate. See what he had to say.

Pan Peninsula, Canary Wharf

02 August 2016

The Pan Peninsula is located on the Isle of Dogs, E14, in the heart of London’s Docklands…and just round the corner from Henry Wiltshire Canary Wharf. Flats in the development are available for both sale and rent – it’s both a fantastic investment opportunity and a great place to live.

When the Pan Peninsula opened in 2009, it brought a new style of building to London’s Docklands. The development comprises two towers of different heights which are colourfully lit at night … Read more ›