Bremain – why London’s property market would be better off staying in the EU

09 June 2016

The 23 June is fast approaching, and Britons will have to make up their minds whether they’d rather be part of the EU or leave it behind.

EU property laws have imposed almost no restrictions on buying and selling in the UK. In spite of this, a vote to leave the EU would still have a dramatic effect on the property market. Henry Wiltshire’s Senior Sales and Lettings Manager Nicholas Spencer looks at what the EU referendum means for London’s property … Read more ›

Fish Island – a new focus for the East End

17 May 2016

Fish Island is located near Bow, just west of Stratford, and across the water from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, built for the 2012 games. The community is a wonderful mix, with artists and creatives buying property on Fish Island as well City workers looking to break from the corporate world when they get home.

Chloe Robinson, Branch Manager at Henry Wiltshire’s Bow Office, says, “London’s East End was once the capital’s industrial heart, with Fish Island playing an important part. … Read more ›

How to avoid gazumping – will new legislation help?

12 May 2016

If a house buyer has an offer accepted, and then another buyer comes along and makes a higher offer that the seller decides to accept instead, the first buyer has been gazumped. This is currently legal in the UK, but the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is calling for evidence that will help it redraft property-buying legislation to speed up the process and make gazumping a thing of the past.

The estate agent is obliged to pass on all … Read more ›

Tax and Legislation Seminar in Henry Wiltshire London, May 17th

09 May 2016

At Henry Wiltshire, we want to help our clients to stay informed so they can make the best choices and achieve their financial goals. With this in mind, we’re holding a seminar on tax and legislation changes on 17 May at 5pm – 7.30pm at our Nine Elms office. Entry is free and refreshments will be provided.