Category: Buying & Selling
This fabulous 1920’s four-bedroomed semidetached house, situated in the heart of Twickenham, has a wealth of character and charm with scope for improvement in some areas. The rear garden is west facing and has a patio area, lawn at the rear with an old brick wall at the far end which was the original orchard
In today’s blog we look at the monthly round up of High Street Price Toppers for July. Price Topping is the age-old tactic of overvaluing a property to get the seller to sign a contract with the High Street agent which locks them in for a long period. Later, the agent will then usually advise
If you spot an empty or derelict property and report it to youspotproperty.com they will give you a £20 voucher now and 1% of the purchase price if it is eventually sold by the owner. They get in touch with the owner and try and aide the selling process. In the five years of their
In periods of economic uncertainty the rental market tends to do well so it might be worth considering buy-to-let as an option. This interesting article from www.thisismoney.com gives you ten tips for buy-to-let investors and includes everything from researching the market to shopping around for the right mortgage.
The Thames has been described as London’s “forgotten highway”, but a new initiative aims to turn the river into a key transport artery, serving up to 100,000 homes being built in riverside districts during the next decade. Read more in this interesting article from Evening Standard Homes & Property. We have seen a renewed interest in
Although just 5 per cent UK of homes are currently sold online (around 50,000 properties), by 2020 this is forecast to rise to 50 per cent. High street estate agent Savills has recently taken a step into the digital world with a £16million investment in online hybrid rival YOPA. Like Edward Giles Online, YOPA is a
“Real estate markets always prefer certainty,” says Stephen Solomons of law firm Blake Morgan. “The last few months have led to a slowdown in transactions. Now we know the result we expect to see the real estate markets pick up rapidly.” We have seen exactly this response at Edward Giles Online. Since the Brexit result
As referendum day nears and polls show a shift towards ‘leave’, Sally Hamilton in examines how a Brexit outcome would affect eight key personal finance issues including your property. Property sales and price rises have already stalled due to uncertainty about the outcome of the referendum. This will only worsen if the nation votes to
Nothing boosts the value of homes more than a major transport upgrade, and Crossrail is already proving a huge catalyst for regeneration. Since Crossrail’s 2008 approval, house prices around the stations are said to be up 20 per cent on underlying capital growth in London and the South-East. Read more in this fascinating article from Evening Standard’s Homes &
The online estate agent industry is growing rapidly with Purple Bricks announcing recently that it has grown by 445% in the past year. Just like Edward Giles Online they offer a quality service and innovative technology, whilst giving customers the option to save a small fortune in fees if they show prospective buyers round themselves.