Fish Island – a new focus for the East End

17 May 2016

Fish Island is located near Bow, just west of Stratford, and across the water from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, built for the 2012 games. The community is a wonderful mix, with artists and creatives buying property on Fish Island as well City workers looking to break from the corporate world when they get home.

Chloe Robinson, Branch Manager at Henry Wiltshire’s Bow Office, says, “London’s East End was once the capital’s industrial heart, with Fish Island playing an important part. … Read more ›

Agency fees – clarity and transparency for landlords and tenants

21 April 2016

The new Consumer Rights Act introduced in October 2015 made it compulsory for lettings agents nationwide to publish their fees in a clear and upfront manner, offering landlords and tenants transparent information and enabling them to make informed choices. Where the fee is variable, estate agents must give the proportion or percentage from which it is calculated.

“Having our fees clearly displayed is better for everyone.”

The law was created to protect landlords and tenants from “hidden” charges. While it’s sad that … Read more ›

Fully managed lettings – can you afford not to?

15 April 2016

Some landlords choose to manage their properties themselves because they see it as the cheaper option, and a way to get a better ROI from their property. Unfortunately, the reality can be quite different, and many landlords find paying expert lettings agents to manage their properties saves a lot of stress, and can even be cheaper in the long run.

Here’s why you should choose the fully-managed option:

Fees are tax-deductible.

Whatever taxable income you make, you can subtract the cost of the … Read more ›

Why Property To Let in Nine Elms is Popular

24 July 2015

Nine Elms is a great place to live in London due to its fantastic location in Zone One, with excellent transport access. However, the industrial history of the area has significantly lowered its popularity. Nevertheless, Nine Elms has been improving lately due to massive regeneration. Read on for more information.

More Property to Let in Nine Elms Soon

01 July 2015

Developer Dalian Wanda Group has announced the contractors chosen to build a landmark development that looks set to create more property to let in Nine Elms.

CI-ONE has been chosen as the primary contractor on the project to build the One Nine Elms building after the work, worth £900 million, was put out to international tender. There has already been more than 12 months of work preparing the site, and construction work on the landmark development is now imminent. The project … Read more ›

Why Contact Vauxhall Estate Agents?

24 June 2015

Vauxhall, an area in the London Borough of Lambeth, was once known for being run-down, neglected and no-one’s first choice as a place to live. This is changing, however, and Vauxhall is set to be regenerated and transformed to become an ideal location for anyone wishing to move to London. The Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea (VNEB) regeneration is the largest regeneration area in central London, set to transform the area by 2030. As Vauxhall estate agents will tell you, now … Read more ›