Category: House Prices

Brixton Homeowners Sell Their Home 3% More Than the UK Average

The average homeowner in the UK moves every 20.2 years…

That average in the 1970’s and 80’s was around every 10 to 11 years; in the 1990’s it increased to the mid-teens (in terms of years) and in the early part of the Millennium, it dropped again to the low teens. When we had the Credit…


Brixton Property Market

Do We Have the Right Sort of Brixton Homes For the 21st Century?

Would it surprise you to know that in some parts of Brixton, predominantly prosperous areas with high proportions of mature residents, the housing crisis is not one of supply so much as dispersal of that supply? Theoretically, in Brixton there are…


19% less homes for sale in Brixton than a year ago

 

One of the key factors of the health of the Brixton property market is the number of properties for sale at any one time. The issue with housing is that when demand goes up, unlike with a chocolate bar factory, who can add a couple of hours overtime to increase supply/production to satisfy demand, it…


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London House Listings Hit Three Year High

While it is important to be aware that there is no one single factor that shapes the property market, it is good to know that not every factor has the same influence or power on the market. While Brexit is the influencing factor that the media focuses on, the current shape of the London and…


Brixton Landlords: Does Letting Fees Ban Affect You?

If you are a landlord, you know how challenging the market is. A lot of outsiders see rising rental fees and assume that landlords are making huge profits but of course, this is far from the full story. Having worked closely with many Brixton landlords, I know how difficult it is for landlords to meet…


Asking Prices In London Are Too High: Manage Expectations

There has been so much written and said about property prices in London that it is easy to see why many people have been left jaded or bored with the discussion. However, given the importance of property, it is natural that people retain an interest and want to be fully informed when it comes to…


London property

“First dibs” policy for London properties, locals can place an offer for houses before foreign investors?

Property in London is in significant demand.


Property Listings Grew In February 2018

There are many issues which need to be considered when reviewing the property market and listings but the availability of property matters. No matter whatever else is happening in the market or how many buyers have an interest in purchasing property, if there are not enough homes on the market, prospective buyers are going to…


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Are Developers To Blame For Lack Of Available Property?

There is no denying that many people are disillusioned with the property market in the United Kingdom these days. In the words of Theresa May, young people who are unable to purchase property have a “right to be angry”. There are many varied factors shaping the property market, but the Government has stated that developers…


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House Prices Falling: How Can Sellers Get Value?

While there was an unexpected rise in property prices in January of 2018, with the average home in England and Wales costing more than £300,000; it was a different story in London. London witnessed its biggest drop in property prices in close to a decade, with the fall being deemed to have been the biggest…