Category Archives: South London

Are Part Buy-Part Rent Schemes a Good Thing?

Part Buy-Part Rent schemes often referred to as ‘Shared Ownership’, the approach being that a share in the equity of the property is purchased with the inhabitant paying rent for the balance to housing association, local authority or in some … Continue reading

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The London borough of Newham has announced it is to be the first council to require compulsory licensing of all private landlords from January 1, 2013. The licensing scheme will cover an estimated 35,000 private tenancies, representing one in three … Continue reading

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Could renting get you moving?

Most homeowners are dependent on selling their existing home if they choose to move, although selling a property is easier said than done in today’s economic environment. The difficulties in selling a home are forcing some of those determined to … Continue reading

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Value your home on your own….

The UK property sales market is more challenging today than it was in the high volume sales period that peaked in 2007. Today it can be frustratingly difficult at best, if not impossible to gain mortgage finance and this is … Continue reading

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Private Landlords Urged To Invest In Private Rental Property Situated in University Towns

University towns are a safe bet for private landlords looking for a new investment opportunity and now is the best time to buy. The news comes as the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) reveals buy to let mortgage approvals increased … Continue reading

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A market snapshot from Miles Meacock of Strutt & Parker

A focus on Notting Hill Notting Hill is defined by an eclectic mix of people, a broad range of property and a density of wonderful private communal garden squares found nowhere else in the Royal Borough. Its popularity is down … Continue reading

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New Green Deal Is A Great Deal For Private Landlords

UK buildings have long been inefficient – in 2009 they were responsible for 43% of the country’s total emissions with an estimated 4.1 million households expected to be in ‘fuel poverty’ this year. Homeowners and tenants the length and breadth … Continue reading

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