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.
The Brexit vote may have been a blessing in disguise, lowering property prices for overseas investors and attracting more foreign buyers to the London property market than ever before, resulting in growth of over 18%.
Asian investors continue to make up the largest group, closely followed by Germans.
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.