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Who says that property market in London is sluggish?

Thursday, 24 August, 2017

Who says that property market in London is sluggish? When you look at the unbelievable increase of 5 percent in the national average price as compared to the previous year, it is hard to believe really on the so-called ‘slow down’ in the market. Yes, the real estate market has once again proved that it […]

Not only house prices but rents also show an increasing trend in London

Tuesday, 22 August, 2017

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you get a phenomenal return on your investment at much faster pace than you expected? Yes, indeed nothing can be more exciting than it. According to property geeks who have been following the economic trends for quite some time, the scenario of rents and property prices looks pretty good. It […]

Bearish trend seems to prevail in the London’s real-estate market

Friday, 21 July, 2017

Do you think the effects of Brexit will be long-lasting in the UK? Well, they are certainly. You can see the market scenario even today after a considerable time has passed after Brexit, the trend looks to be bearish. Property rates have been tumbling at quite a fast rate as compared to the massive crash […]

Looking for a property in London, mind these aspects!

Friday, 14 July, 2017

Well, it is certainly a difficult thing to rationalize the property market of anywhere. Especially, places like London which are always on the radar of property buyers, local and global factors put a tremendous impact. You talk to anybody in London (native or immigrant), and the discussion will ultimately come to the properties and property […]

Should your property buying decisions get influenced by political instability?

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

An unexpected result of the general elections, a planned move to change the economic standpoint of the country or change in the international political scenario; should such factors affect your decision of buying a residential flat or commercial place? Well, the majority of people would answer affirmatively. Yes, socio-political circumstances do put an influence on […]

Post-election scenario of realty sector in the UK

Friday, 16 June, 2017

Well, the results of the elections have been declared, and the situation seems to be further difficult because of coalition chaos. However, real estate experts feel that there has been a clear-cut correlation between the general elections and transactions happening in the real estate market. Just before the elections, there is always a dip as […]

Building Survey on a mid-terrace house in Truro

Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

We recently undertook a Building Survey on a mid-terrace house in Truro. The property was probably built around 1900 and was of brick and stone construction with double pitched man-made slate covered roofs. The property had a typical two storey rear tenement which had a brick side elevation with a brick and stone gable end and […]

Understanding about penalty clauses in the tenancy agreement

Friday, 19 May, 2017

When you want to earn money by renting your property to a tenant, it is equally important to know about the penalty clause while drafting the tenancy agreement. A penalty clause is applicable for tenants if they breach the terms and conditions of the agreement in some way or other. While drafting the agreement, you […]

Mitigate the risk well when you invest in properties in London

Monday, 8 May, 2017

  Temperament of property investors covers the whole spectrum ranging from risk avoiders to risk takers. Well, it depends on the depth of the pocket and the readiness to accept the loss. One can’t compel someone to become adventurous and take greater risks in anticipation of high returns. It is the reason; one should consult […]

Investing in real estate is much more than buying a property

Monday, 24 April, 2017

When people decide to buy a property, they don’t have any specific thought about investment. In spite of the fact that it has been one of the most lucrative options today, most of the people look it from the perspective of buying a home, apartment or villa. Property experts think differently. As per them, you […]