East London’s City Farms – fun days out in the summer holidays

09 August 2017

There are many great things about raising your children in London – there’s so much diversity, so much culture, lots of different experiences to enjoy. Families buy property in London, enabling parents to work in the capital without a long commute, while children to benefit from all that London has to offer.

Urban Farms are just one of the many family things in E14 and Canary Wharf in the summer holidays. Find out more!

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.

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 ›

Announcing our newest office: Henry Wiltshire estate agent for Hayes and Harlington

12 June 2017

With the increased demand for property in UB3, UB4 and surrounding areas, Henry Wiltshire identified Hillingdon as the next key borough in which to open a branch.

West London is an area that has really benefitted from recent improvement to transport links, as we covered in our “Growth in the west London property market” article. With Crossrail plans approved, the area is expected to see an almost 30% rise in house prices between 2015 and 2020. The expansion of Heathrow also … Read more ›