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.

Where to live in London: Hackney

23 August 2017

Hackney house prices have seen the greatest growth of any London borough, with interest growing in the area since 2000. See why Henry Wiltshire estate agents think Hackney is one of the best places to live in London – a cool postcode and a great location!

Proposed legislation will make all new build property in London freehold

10 August 2017

The government has announced plans to make all new build property freehold, not leasehold. The government is still consulting on the new plans, which are not yet law. However, the proposals have so far been welcomed by campaigners, home owners and estate agents alike.
Our London Estate Agents explain why.

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 ›

Fish Island – affordable housing in London’s East End

01 August 2017

Fish Island is East London’s newest property hotspot. This hip canal-side area is located just west of Stratford, and Henry Wiltshire’s Bow estate agents are fast becoming experts on this sought-after spot. This is a key regeneration area that also retains its historic character, and Carpenters Wharf to be Fish Island’s newest affordable housing development.