Virtual Reality: new technology for the London property market

03 January 2017

Buyers can view properties in their own time, from anywhere in the world.
Sellers can reach more potential buyers, not just those who have time to view the property in person.
Free to both buyers and sellers; available through laptops and mobile devices.

Henry’s Choice Awards – Outstanding London Properties of 2016

22 December 2016

2016 has been a great year for Henry Wiltshire, and we’ve successfully sold and rented some exceptional living spaces. From penthouses in Nine Elms to family houses in Clapham, we’ve chosen the best homes from the past year.
See what we have chosen as Best Interior Design, Best Up-and-Coming Area, Best Value, Most Luxurious and more.

London property market sees more rentals than sales

26 October 2016

Since the beginning of 2016, estate agents have noticed a reduction in house sales and an increase in rentals. This is because there is an increased desirability for renting, as well as fewer homeowners choosing to sell, although prices continue to rise. The expense of living in London and the problems of job instability are all playing their parts, but changes to stamp duty laws and the uncertainty of Brexit have an equally important role.

The appeal of renting

There’s been a … Read more ›

Brand new Royal Docks estate agent opens next to Pontoon Dock offering property sales, letting & management services

20 September 2016

Henry Wiltshire’s newest branch opened in Royal Docks in August. 13 September saw its official opening, and a well-attended launch party put the office firmly on the map.

The launch party

Sales and Lettings Manager Jas Samra is in charge of the Royal Docks office. He was delighted to welcome guests from the development and property investment sectors at the launch party last week. There was also a great turnout from the other Henry Wiltshire offices, with staff from the Hong Kong, … Read more ›

London property market: understanding freehold and leasehold

31 August 2016

When potential buyers scan a website for properties, they tend to look for price, location and number of bedrooms. However, they should also look for the information that tells them whether the property is freehold or leasehold, as this will give them an idea of the true cost of their future home.

98% of new build property sold in London in 2010 was leasehold, compared to just 43% in the rest of the UK.

According to the Land Registry, 98% of new … Read more ›

The Tower, St George’s Wharf, SW8

11 July 2016

Visitors to Vauxhall can hardly have missed as one of Nine Elm’s newest skyscrapers. The Tower at St George’s Wharf stands right on the bank of the Thames, commanding attention and drawing the eye to one of the most desirable addresses in South London. Designed by Broadway Malyon and completed in 2014, the Tower is now filled with 223 luxury apartments, many of which have been bought and sold through Henry Wiltshire.

If you like facts and figures, you might be … Read more ›