Tag: House Prices

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…


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…


20,700 houses and apartments sold in Brixton, Only 5.4% New Builds

5.4% of all Properties Sold in Brixton are New Builds

Brixton residents might be surprised that only 5.4% new builds were sold in Brixton, when new builds seem to be everywhere!

New development completed this year on the site of a former council office, which offers 94 new homes in the centre of Brixton, 40%…


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…


falling house prices

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…


Lambeth Property Prices At Year End 2017

At the end of the year, there is no harm in looking back. Whether you had a great year or a challenging time, looking back can give you some great memories and it can also spur you on to greater achievements. Whether you are looking to learn from your mistakes or keep doing things that…


Brixton Property Prices: November 2017

When it comes to making a move in the property market, it is always best to be as fully informed as you can. Making an informed decision is the best way to be confident about your next step. Whether you are looking to buy or rent, this is one of the biggest decisions you will…