One of our strategic business initiatives at Benham and Reeves has been the positioning of branches in some of the most sought-after property developments in London. Having nurtured long-standing links with major UK property developers such as Barratt London and St George, we recognise that new build apartments offer a convenient lifestyle option and being on-site enables us to provide an on-the-spot-service to both buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants.
New build apartments and houses are a far cry from the misguided urban planning efforts of yesteryear. Even smaller developments routinely feature the combination of outstanding architecture and amenities that is essential for attracting high-quality residents and healthy rental yields. Low maintenance and proximity to transport links are also major plus points for most of these new apartments.
Resale properties that are a few years old also make a good investment. These still benefit from the quality build and location and often come with a rental history making it easier for investors to know exact yields and rental which can be achieved.
Whether you are looking to buy off-plan or want to buy something 1-2 years old in a new development, talk to us, we will be able to introduce you to great investment properties, some of which will not even be available via portals or other agents.
We’ve talked a lot recently about the growing shortage of good rental stock in London. A major factor contributing to this is that tenancy renewals are at a high at the moment so stock is simply not coming back onto the market. In some areas, renewals are running at 90%! But why? A few years ago, a tenant might have moved to a new rental property simply because they fancied a change...