The London rental market – September 2020

Demand for rental properties in London continues to grow and many of our branches are very busy at the moment. With many of us ‘staycationing’ this summer rather than going overseas on holiday, people have more time on their hands to search for their new home.

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The London property sales market – September 2020

London is experiencing a real surge in demand for homes, as buyers take advantage of the current Stamp Duty holiday as well as historically low interest rates, both of which are contributing to the current boom in activity in the housing market.

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Invest in the West: Warple Lofts breathes fresh space into Acton

A History of Commerce High specification renovation projects like Warple Lofts are part of the reason why Acton is ready to step out of the shadow of its more well-known neighbours. Another crucial factor is the advent of a super-fast rail connection that will revolutionise travel and put the population of this smart West London …

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The London property sales market – August 2020

Demand for homes increases We are seeing a noticeable increase in enquiries from potential buyers, both owner occupiers and investors, as lockdown continues to ease. Lockdown forced most buyers to put their plans to buy a property on hold, creating pent-up demand which is now being released and so demand continues to grow. There is …

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West London’s latest regeneration hotspot at Southall Waterside

A pioneering new development The industrial pioneers of West London always built near water and that historical dividend is now paying off for property developers in the form of exciting new regeneration hotspots like Southall Waterside. Constructed on reclaimed commercial land, the apartments here overlook a one kilometre stretch of the Grand Union Canal as …

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Government brings in temporary Stamp Duty reductions for property purchasers

The government has reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for property purchases in England and Northern Ireland. This is a temporary measure and applies to property purchases between July 8th 2020 and March 31st 2021. What will purchasers pay? Purchasers completing on a property (a main residence) valued at up to £500,000 will …

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New Phase at White City Living, London’s regeneration hotspot, bursting with investment potential

Two years ago, in West London’s Zone 2, the transformation of the old low-rise commercial units into the White City Living development created a microhousing boom that helped kickstart a brand new W12 neighbourhood just north of Shepherd’s Bush. The first phase rollout of these high specification apartments was an instant hit with investors who …

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The London property sales market – July 2020

Since restrictions were lifted on the housing market in May, we’ve seen enquiry levels from buyers jump to above pre-Covid 19 levels. Currently, we’re receiving 7.5% more enquiries than in February. Well known property portals have also been reporting strong demand with Zoopla, for example, also reporting dramatic increases in enquiries in May, both for …

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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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