London Property News: Renting
05 June 2015
Nine Elms is a district of London in the north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth between Battersea and Vauxhall. Within Nine Elms is central London’s last industrial district, described as largely derelict and in need of regeneration. Nine Elms is the final part of the South Bank – dubbed London’s ‘Third City’ – to be renewed and transformed. The area consists of 195 hectares of land on the South Bank of the River Thames, under a mile … Read more ›
18 May 2015
Renting has had an interesting history in the UK. Up until the late 1960s it was considered a normal option for people of all social classes, but after this time, due to a number of problems involving rogue landlords, it fell out of favour and was considered more downmarket and less desirable.
The total number of people renting across Britain has doubled in the last ten years or so up to almost five million. This is reflected in the pattern across … Read more ›
03 April 2015
A sure way to find out what’s good about the area is to ask Canary Wharf letting agents. Some Canary Wharf letting agents specialise in new builds, while others offer a wide range of property types. These are some of the key facts they can tell you about.
The area benefits from a direct and reliable tube link with the heart of the West End. Bond Street is only 18 minutes away, and the Jubilee line is one of the better … Read more ›
25 February 2015
Exciting times in Battersea & Nine Elms with 18,000 new homes to be built on London’s Southbank along with 25,000 new jobs being created once the project is completed in 2022. The Nine Elms area has already been compared to The Manhattan & Hong Kong of London, with the transformation of the South Bank skyline due to change dramatically over the next 7 years.
The confirmation of the American & Dutch Embassies relocating to Nine Elms gave the area a much … Read more ›
16 February 2015
As leading Canary Wharf letting agents Henry Wiltshire take a keen interest in letting market trends in London and more specifically in Canary Wharf.
The lettings market in Canary Wharf and the rest of London continues to be buoyant in 2015. Landlords typically receive six per cent rental yield per year and this is far more than you can earn through most banks or building societies so it’s a ‘No Brainer’ for UK based and overseas landlords. The proportion of UK … Read more ›
03 February 2015
Renting a home in Central London is a tricky business and it can be really hard to find something that adequately suits your needs. There are generally compromises to be made, and you need to decide just what you can compromise on. As with everything, there are changing trends in the letting market within London. So what do Canary Wharf letting agents say when asked which types of London homes are currently the most popular? Read on to find out.
Studio … Read more ›