London House Prices Continue to Dwarf the Rest of the UK

  Although there have been numerous headlines, articles and TV reports on the slowdown in appetite for and price growth of central London property, the difference between the value of property in capital and the rest of the country has continued to expand. Recent data from L...

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Thinking about investing in property?

    Whether you’re just dipping your toe in the housing market or you’ve already started to build up your own portfolio, investing in property is still one of the smartest ways to make your money work hard for you.  Belgravia estate agent, Best Gapp says, “Even i...

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New Investment Hotspots? South East London Set for a Transport Boost

If you’re planning on investing in London property, it pays to know about upcoming transport plans and improvements. £220m investment in Beckenham, South Norwood and Lewisham The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is handing over a huge £220m for local transport and regeneration im...

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UK Councils’ Property Guardian Use Needs Standard Policy

A new house building drive is currently avidly supported by the Government. However, that’s not the only property-related work UK councils have to contend with. Protecting empty, council-owned properties, such as disused public buildings or blocks of flats awaiting demolition o...

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A Lack of Imagination Need No Longer Be a Barrier to Home Improvement

When it comes to home improvement and decorating some people can really picture what they want and work out the best way to achieve it. For others, though, it’s a lot harder and they just cannot visualise how a room will look with a new sofa in it, or decide whether or not a ce...

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Thinking about buying to let?

With the UK’s population expanding at an ever increasing rate (it’s anticipated that there will be over 70 Million of us by 2035) it’s always going to be difficult for property developers to keep up with demand. Bow estate agent, Peach Properties says “The buy to rent mar...

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The pros and cons of Equity Release schemes

Sometimes life has a way of surprising us with unexpected costs, no matter how careful we are with our money. An Equity Release scheme is an effective way to free up a little extra cash to deal with emergencies, and can also help with things like paying for treats like holidays a...

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All about Battersea

Historically a part of Surrey, Battersea’s origins date back to Saxon times when it was known as Badrices, or “Badric’s Island”. Today situated in the London Borough of Wandsworth, the area has been subject to what has probably been the most talked about regeneration proj...

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Estate Agents versus Property Auction Rooms

When it comes to buying a house, whether it’s as an investment or a home, purchasers need to make the best decision that works for them financially and personally. There are a number of options out there but the two most commonly used tend to be estate agents and property aucti...

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Property Funds re-open for Business after Initial Brexit Panic

The EU referendum was over a month ago, but the ramifications experienced by the financial markets are continuing – albeit amid less volatility. The UK’s property market was hit hard across the board. There are signs, though, that the initial panic has eased and business and ...

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