Rent check changes from 1st July that all landlords need to know

  While the London rental market is booming thanks to the imminent relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions and the subsequent return of overseas tenants and students, there is one major change to rental rules that landlords must be aware of.   Following Britain’s departure from the EU, Right to Rent requirements for EEA (European Economic Area) … Continued

Advice for viewing a London property virtually

  As the UK finds itself in the depths of a third national lockdown, fortunately the property market has been allowed to remain open. However, with viewings in London being kept to a minimum and heavy restrictions in place, many agencies are offering virtual viewings as an alternative to in person viewings. This has proven … Continued

London property predictions for 2021

  Over recent years, London has felt the full force of economic and political uncertainty when it comes to the property market. Despite this, a strong undercurrent of demand, particularly in the prime sector, as well the relentless gravitational pull from across the world when it comes to job opportunities, has always underpinned the property … Continued

Best places in London to purchase a buy-to-let during the stamp duty holiday

  With many permanent London residents choosing to house-hunt elsewhere post lockdown, house prices in London have fallen despite the national market boom. However, lower house prices in the capital is far from bad news. Combined with the stamp duty holiday until March 2021, that has just under six months left at the time this … Continued

Four post-lockdown property trends in London

  As the property market begins to gain momentum as lockdown measures are eased, here are four key trends that we anticipate to see over the coming months.   A boom in people buying – particularly properties under £500k   Following the announcement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak that all buyers in the UK will be … Continued

The Future of the Commercial Property Market | London Building Surveyors

The impacts of Covid-19 on the London commercial property market are yet to be full understood. While many people have been able to work from home over the past few months, offices are now beginning to reopen, and employees are slowly starting to filter back in, as are shops, – albeit in very different environments … Continued

Navigating the London property market post Covid-19 – London Building Surveyors

After months of suspension, England’s property market is finally open again, following the government’s recent announcement that estate agents can reopen and house viewings and appraisals can resume. Up until now, house viewings have been strictly virtual, something, which like much of the ‘new normal’, has taken some getting used to. Virtual viewings have been … Continued