Selling houses in London – should you choose the agent with cheapest fees?

19 January 2018

Most people selling property in London and the rest of the UK choose their estate agent carefully, and usually base their decision on the agent’s fees and valuation.

Some estate agents are trying to undercut the competition by offering staggeringly low rates, sometimes as low as 0.05%. While this rate seems attractive, it can often be a false economy that leaves sellers seriously out of pocket.

Why London house sales fall through, and how to make sure yours doesn’t

16 January 2018

Many people buying and selling property in London and the rest of the UK worry about the possibility of their house transaction falling through.

The main causes of sales falling through are survey results and long chains, but these issues can usually be avoided if you choose an experienced estate agent and you’re prepared to compromise on minor issues.

Top tips for buy to let in the London property market

10 January 2018

Investors in London’s buy-to-let market can achieve great returns. Understanding yield and capital growth will help investors create sound business plans, while choosing the right area and the appropriate type of property will ensure that your property is let promptly and does not stand empty between tenancies.

Show homes – choose the best London estate agent to market your development

08 January 2018

Show homes are an important element of selling property off-plan in London, but naturally include some features that will be different from the apartments that buyers eventually live in.

Experienced estate agents like Henry Wiltshire can highlight the consistent features, such as scale and finish, and help buyers choose the right optional extras for their needs and budget.

What are the most popular types of rental property in Bow, East London?

05 January 2018

For landlords to achieve the best return on their property investment in East London, it’s important to buy the right type of property for the area.

In Bow, one-bedroom flats make up 40% of the rental market, a statistic which gives buy-to-let investors a clear direction when choosing the type of property to buy.