Tag: Brixton Property Blog

32.9% of Brixton and Lambeth homeowners are mortgage free

How Many Brixton Homeowners Have Paid Their Mortgage Off?

The Government’s Annual Housing Survey is 50 years old this year! 

It has taken a snap shot of the UK’s property market every year since 1969 and in the recently published report for 2018, it wasn’t a surprise that owner occupation is still the most predominant…


New iPhone11 or mortgage deposit?

The money to buy a new iPhone11 represents just over an eighteenth of a Brixton first-time buyers mortgage deposit

Many mature readers of this Brixton property market blog will remember buying their first home as 20 or 30 somethings, probably in Brixton many years ago, yet read the newspapers now and feel it is…


Property values in the Brixton area are 4.5% lower

Brixton Property Market Update Summer 2019

With record low interest rates at 0.75%, low unemployment rates of 3.8%, and decent mortgage availability, Brixton buyers have a lot going in their favour, aside from the perceived political uncertainty. Even those with low deposits – there were 224 mortgage deals available on the day…


Brixton OAP’s are sitting on £581.3m of equity

41.1% of Brixton OAP’s own their own home … and they are worth £581.3m

Yes, that number is staggering isn’t it ….

Of the 2,708 households in Brixton where the head of the household is 65 years or older, an astounding 1,113 (or 41.1%) of those are owned, which is far below the national average…


Are Brixton Builder’s Constructing the Wrong Type of Property?

The British housing market has never been so newsworthy.

Every other day, there is an article in the newspaper or online about impending house price drops, house price rises, building on green belt, mortgage rates up/down, first time buyer affordability and the woes of being a buy to let landlord, to mention but a…


Lambeth Rental Yields: What To Expect

If you are looking for good area in London, you’ll find that Lambeth has a lot to offer especially Brixton with Tube still in zone 2! This means that many young professionals and families are looking to buy or rent in this area, and it is the demand for rental property that helps to drive…


7 Questions You Should Ask Landlords / Letting Agents

It is obviously very important that landlords vet tenants and know exactly who they are letting into their property. However, tenants should also make sure that they find out about their landlord before committing to living in a property. There is a lot to be said for the tenant / landlord relationship and this means…


The Boxing Day Bounce: Ready To Sell Your Home?

Did you know that on Christmas Day in 2015 Rightmove hit a record of over 31milion views, rising to 44m on December 30?

There are many things to look forward to over the festive period and hopefully there is something that you are keen to enjoy. A lot of people like the period between Christmas Day…