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.

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!