London Property News: Buying
12 June 2017
With the increased demand for property in UB3, UB4 and surrounding areas, Henry Wiltshire identified Hillingdon as the next key borough in which to open a branch.
West London is an area that has really benefitted from recent improvement to transport links, as we covered in our “Growth in the west London property market” article. With Crossrail plans approved, the area is expected to see an almost 30% rise in house prices between 2015 and 2020. The expansion of Heathrow also … Read more ›
08 June 2017
Henry Wiltshire has for some time had Hayes on its radar. Bordering the Home Counties to the west of London, it would be easy to think of it as just another outer-borough dormitory town. In fact, it’s an area that’s seen phenomenal growth since the plans for Crossrail were first aired, and is now benefiting from the proposed expansion of Heathrow too.
Harry Singh, the branch manager at new Hayes office, says, “We’ve already seen growth in the Hayes property market, … Read more ›
16 March 2017
With London’s housing stock at a critical level, more and more people are purchasing new build properties or even buying off-plan. This is largely a straightforward process, but it is important to be aware of how it differs from other types of property purchase.
13 February 2017
January 2017 has seen the first Friday the Thirteenth of this year. The next one’s coming in October, so if you’re of a superstitious turn, you might want to plan your wedding, sea voyage or house purchase accordingly.
There are many ideas about why thirteen is an unlucky number. Some think it’s a reference to the Last Supper, which had thirteen people round the table. This idea has continued down the centuries and is now found in Western culture as a … Read more ›
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.
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 ›