The value of trees in the London housing market

19 October 2017

Buying a property in an area with trees can deliver a good return on your investment, not just on the property but on the amount spent on maintaining the trees. Equally, trees have a positive environmental impact and increase biodiversity, and the value of the benefit to health is thought to run to thousands of pounds.

Help to Buy ISAs – how have they helped the London property market?

27 September 2017

Help to Buy ISAs were created in 2015 to support first time buyers. They’ve made buying property in London a realistic option, with over 1000 homes bought through the scheme in under two years.

See why Henry Wiltshires estate agents in London feel positive about the scheme.

Purpose built student accommodation brings billions to the London property market

12 September 2017

Purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) is now an asset class in its own right, and the market has seen real growth in the last three years.
The UK student property market is thought to be worth £46bn, and estate agents in London are seeing lots of interest in PBSA from overseas investors.

Student property in Bow includes accommodation in the former Olympic Village. Henry Wiltshire estate agents in Bow talk about the benefits of investing in student accommodation.

Do schools affect house prices in the London property market?

08 September 2017

According to new research from mortgage provider Santander, families are paying an average of 12% extra on property close to a good school.

Henry Wiltshire discuss why people investing in London property should consider the effect schools have on house market growth.