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 ›

Property for Sale in Vauxhall SW8

22 August 2016

Vauxhall is in central London, on the river just South of Westminster and Chelsea. Henry Wiltshire’s sales manager at Nine Elms, Omar Jumaili, is thrilled to be selling properties in Vauxhall.

“The Vauxhall area is a great place to live and work,” says Omar. “Investors are recognising the benefits of buying property in SW8, while those buying homes are choosing Embassy Gardens next to the new US Embassy  and the other new developments. This is a fantastic area of London – … Read more ›

Reduced Bank of England base rate: what this means for mortgages

05 August 2016

Thursday saw the reduction in the Bank of England’s base rate to 0.25%, a move made to cushion the UK against a post-Brexit recession. We were interested to know what effect this would have on the mortgage market so we contacted David Ewington at Enness Private Clients to find out more about the current financial climate. See what he had to say.

Pan Peninsula, Canary Wharf

02 August 2016

The Pan Peninsula is located on the Isle of Dogs, E14, in the heart of London’s Docklands…and just round the corner from Henry Wiltshire Canary Wharf. Flats in the development are available for both sale and rent – it’s both a fantastic investment opportunity and a great place to live.

When the Pan Peninsula opened in 2009, it brought a new style of building to London’s Docklands. The development comprises two towers of different heights which are colourfully lit at night … 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 ›