Category: Local News

Brixton and Lambeth Council House Waiting List Drops by 2.2% since 2011

In 1979, more than 4 in 10 British people lived in a council house, yet today that figure is only 1 in 12!

According to Shelter 65% of families on the Council House waiting lists had been on those lists for more than a year and 27% had been waiting for more…


Only 43.3% of Brixton Households are Eco-friendly

Improving the energy efficiency of Britain’s 27.2 million homes, which are responsible for more than a quarter of the country’s CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions, is seen as key to tackling the issues of climate change, fuel poverty and our country’s energy security.

This is particularly important as in June the Government announced they…


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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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Brixton – Landlords Legal Update

Are you keen to be a landlord but not sure where or how to begin? Are you a landlord that is feeling overwhelmed with the volume of legislation you need to understand? Have you been left shocked at the targeting of landlords in recent years?


The Housing Health and Safety Rating System, Housing Act 2004

As a landlord, you will know that you have many regulations to follow. It is difficult for landlords to remain in touch with the latest regulations but a failure to do so can be costly for business. It is imperative that you follow health and safety regulations, and you’ll find that the Housing Act 2004…


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…


Brixton: June 2018 Activities

Summer is here and virtually everyone is looking for ways to make the most of the next few weeks. You don’t have to travel this summer to enjoy yourself because there are many brilliant activities taking place in Brixton this summer. At Brixton Property Blog, you will find plenty of examples of how brilliant the…


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Brixton Activities For May 2018

With May upon us, spring is finally here, and summer is not too far away. Given the challenging weather conditions that many of us have endured already this year, it is easy to see why many people and families are keen to find activities that will get them out of the house. If you are…


Brixton in Spring: Things To Do

One of the best things about Brixton is that there is no shortage of activities to enjoy in the local area. No matter what age you are or what you find of interest, Brixton is a thriving and bustling area that plays host to a strong community. Of course, with the weather finally improving, it…