London Property News: Renting
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 ›
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 ›
07 July 2016
New research shows that as many as one in six couples sleep in separate bedrooms. It’s not that relationships are on the rocks, nor is it a new method of contraception. Modern lives have become more hectic, meaning that sleep is not only more necessary but also more hard-won. After a hard day of client negotiations and meetings, the last thing anyone needs is a snoring partner keeping them awake. Many sleep therapists recommend sleeping alone for a better night, … Read more ›
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 ›
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.
The new Business Port is expected to attract many Asian companies and generate huge economic growth.
Chinese business district development company ABP … Read more ›
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 ›