The London rental market – July 2020

We are starting to see rental demand in London pick up and our teams at our 16 London lettings branches are working hard, liaising between landlords and applicants to ensure new tenancies can be agreed. Of course, it is clearly a tenant’s market now. With a lot of stock coming onto the market recently, there …

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The London property market – June 2020

The housing market has re-opened and in the first two weeks since restrictions were eased, we have seen growing numbers of enquiries from renters looking to move home. Of course, the rental market we are seeing now is very different to how it was pre-lockdown. There is a lot of housing stock coming onto the …

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The London property market update – May 2020

We continue to work hard for our clients, offering full support and updates for tenants and landlords throughout the Covid 19 pandemic. While our offices are closed, each has a full-time member of staff working from home who can be contacted either by their usual email address or office telephone number. Our property management, accounts …

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The London property market update – April 2020

The Covid 19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is presenting us with serious challenges but we are working hard to maintain as normal a service as possible to both tenants and landlords during these uncertain times, while operating within the government’s guidelines.

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Some positive news from London

There seems to be little good news at the moment but London is an incredibly resilient city and no more so than now. There are some really positive actions being taken, both by the UK government, our fantastic NHS and individuals coming together as a community. So, this seems like a good time to share …

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Covid-19 update from Benham & Reeves London

The situation in the UK is increasingly difficult without any idea when normality will return. However, as a business we are doing everything we can to maintain our service levels. Challenges facing us are: The Government has advised that people should work from home Some people are self-isolating, whether that is because they are sick, …

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The London rental market – March 2020

The London rental market has been facing a number of challenges recently and the last few weeks have seen rental demand soften a little in some areas. This is due partly to the usual pause during the February half term school holidays and also due to concerns about coronavirus. This is causing a slowdown in …

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The London rental market – February 2020

It will come as no surprise to our landlords that we are continuing to see demand soar for rental accommodation in London. Most of our clients have been seeing their properties let within a couple of weeks of coming to the market at most, with voids between tenancies minimal.

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The London rental market – January 2020

Nearly all of our London lettings branches had a hectic December, with rental demand from applicants remaining high at what is usually a quiet time of year. This strong market has continued into 2020, with enquiry levels quickly picking up again in early January. With demand strengthening already, most our branches continue to see lower …

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The London property market 2019 – a year in review

There is no doubt about it: demand for rental properties in London has been incredible this year! At the beginning of 2019 we could not have imagined how strong demand would be. This is clearly good news for our landlords, the majority of whom are experiencing only the very shortest voids. This will be helping …

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The London rental market – November 2019

Demand for rental accommodation in London remains quite literally, phenomenal! Many of our London lettings branches have completely run out of rental property stock recently and this has presented us with quite a challenge as try to keep up with demand from good quality, professional applicants. And while there are several new residential developments completing …

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The London Help to Buy Scheme – taking the first step on the property ladder in London

Buying your first home in London is often believed to be beyond the reach of many young professionals – and it certainly isn’t easy. But a sluggish property market, softening house prices, low mortgage interest rates, discounts from developers and the London Help to Buy scheme – mean that this could be the best opportunity …

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