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Transformation of London’s iconic Battersea Power Station

Embarking on a journey through time and innovation, London’s Battersea Power Station on the South bank of the Thames has emerged as a regeneration marvel from its coal-fired past. The Grade II listed power station building takes centre stage as it features all the latest additions of the 21st century while still retaining its classicArt …

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Invest in one of West London’s fastest-growing neighbourhoods at the exclusive launch of Royal Gateway

Situated in the heart of a mega-regeneration scheme worth £26bn, Royal Gateway is a brand-new development by Barratt London in the sought-after North Acton area of Ealing, West London. Just 11 minutes away from Bond Street in central London via a nearby Elizabeth Line station, this development will feature a collection of 300 stylish one, …

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How to negotiate a house price in the UK

Now that you’ve found the perfect property that meets your needs, wants and budget, it’s time to make the next move and lock in the selling price. This is a crucial stage in the deal as both parties are looking out for maximum value. As a buyer, you’ll want to acquire a rewarding investment at …

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Property market picking up as we move into the busy Spring season

The UK received further welcome economic news this month, as inflation fell again, dropping to 3.2% in March. Inflation has been slowly falling since late 2022, when it peaked at 11.1%. This figure was a little higher than some commentators had expected but the Bank of England is still expected to reduce interest rates later …

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Confidence in the UK property market continues to increase

Positive economic news continues to boost confidence amongst UK property buyers. Market stability is improving noticeably now that interest rates have remained steady since September. And as new mortgage deals at lower interest rates become available, we are seeing more enquiries from buyers, more offers being made and a greater level of activity in the …

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Transport is king: Surge in demand for properties close to a station in London

How far are Londoners willing to travel to reach their offices? This question is most relevant to working professionals when picking a neighbourhood and home in the UK capital. With the average commute to central London and the City, where most of the city’s businesses have set base, taking anything between 45 minutes to an …

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Economic data points to more positive outlook for the UK property market

February has seen leading mortgage lenders report statistics pointing to a more positive outlook for the UK property market in 2024. Halifax reported that house price increases in January were the highest for a year, thanks to mortgage rates continuing to ease. They stated that a typical UK home now costs an average £291,029 – …

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India gears up for exciting new London property launches

As the spotlight shifts to Mumbai and Delhi, property buyers in India’s financial and national capital will get an exciting opportunity to own a piece of high-quality real estate in the UK capital. Barratt London’s reputation as a regeneration expert, combined with the investment potential of their sought-after projects, led to the resounding success of …

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Top 10 tips for maximising your London property investment in 2024

The London property market ended 2023 on a high, witnessing a remarkable 12% year-over-year increase in rents, as reported by Rightmove. This promising trajectory seems set to continue into 2024, making it the perfect time for landlords to maximise their returns. To navigate this competitive market successfully, property investors in London can benefit from the …

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Positive indicators for the London property market in 2024

There’s no doubt that 2023 was a turbulent year for the property market, so positive house price growth in December has been welcome news. Halifax, the UK’s largest mortgage lender, reported that UK house prices increased for a third consecutive month in December – up by 1.1% in December, following a 0.6% rise in November …

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Top 10 London property hotspots that investors need to watch out for in 2024

London’s dynamic property market pulsates with a unique energy, blending history, opportunity, and constant evolution, exciting investors with the promise of new horizons and substantial returns. We take a look at the top 10 London property hotspots for 2024, where regeneration initiatives, exceptional transport links, and flourishing developments converge to create lucrative investment opportunities. Here …

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Watford: An emerging investment hotspot near London

Welcome to Watford, a vibrant town northwest of London, where history intertwines with modern convenience. Situated on the banks of the River Colne, Watford exudes charm and captivates visitors with its rich heritage. Located only 20 miles from central London, this commuter town in Hertfordshire is quickly emerging as an investment hotspot. Watford’s rise as …

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