Picadilly Circus

Why is London the best city in the world?

2016 has been a turbulent year for London as a global city. Londoners watched the UK vote to leave the European Union in June and wondered what the impact would be on their city. A report by accounting giant Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) published…
What does Brexit mean for London Property? UJ_Flying

What does Brexit mean for London property?

Challenging times ahead... The London sales market has been quiet in recent weeks whilst the rental market has continued to gain some momentum. Although we have decent levels of stock on our books, we’ve barely seen any movement in sales…
six pitfalls of using an online estate agent, sale board

The six pitfalls of using online estate agents

Online estate agents have been making headlines recently with many promising to save property sellers thousands of pounds compared to using a traditional agent. However tempting saving a substantial fee might sound, especially when you have…
St Quintin Estate

How to choose an estate agent – six key things to consider

It’s so important to choose the right estate agent but with so many around how do you know which one is right for you? Many people make their decision based on the fees the agent charges however choosing an estate agent with a lower fee is…
Inkerman Terrace

What the budget means for London property

After the bombshells dropped during last year’s Autumn Statement, George Osborne’s March 2016 budget was a little less dramatic for those involved in the London property market. So what does the budget mean for for London property? This…

How the 3% Stamp Surcharge on second homes may affect London Property

The Chancellor George Osborne took us all by surprise when he announced an extra 3% Stamp Duty surcharge on second homes and Buy-to-let purchases in his Autumn Statement this week. The changes, due to come into force in April 2016 will significantly…

How to sell your house fast

Its a simple question: how can I sell my house fast? And the answer is quite simple too. We all know that most buyers tend to forge their opinions about a property within a few seconds of stepping over the threshold so it is absolutely vital…

Headline Mortgage Rates – It's Not Always About The Cheapest

Andrew 'Monty' Montlake is a Director of Coreco, one of the top Mortgage Brokers in London and broker to many of our clients. Monty was voted "Mortgage Personality of the year 2008", "Best Press Spokesperson" in 2011 and is the current holder…
The Budget 2015 affect the London property market

How does the Budget 2015 affect the London property market?

In yesterday's budget, George Osborne announced measures to reward working people and it was these changes that garnered most of the headlines. Amongst the policy changes were several tax changes that affect the London property market and our…
London Property Market

How the London property market will benefit from the Conservative victory

Whichever way you decided to vote in last week's election, one thing is for sure; a majority Conservative government has proved to be a good result for the London property market. Why? Confidence drives markets and the overriding sentiment…