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Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Second Property in South West London

20.09.2022

Second home ownership is on the increase, according to recent figures. Three quarters of a million people in the UK now own a second home, up by 30% since the millennium. It’s easy to see the app...

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10 of the Best Places to Live in South London

05.09.2022

South London is a great choice for anyone looking at property in the capital. Generally, you’ll get more for your money than north of river, and there’s a wealth of neighbourhoods to choose from -...

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How Much Does it Cost to Sell a House in South London?

15.08.2022

It can be an expensive business if you are considering selling a house in Croydon, Lambeth, Wandsworth or anywhere in South London. Several costs and expenses ...

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A Dog Day Afternoon

10.08.2022

Dog Day Afternoon, one of the great films of the 70s, starring the wonderful Pacino and Cazale playing Sonny and Sal, a pair of dysfunctional ne’er-do-wells who botch a bank robbery on a hot summer...

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Attention all landlords: Let’s Talk About Lets!

07.07.2022

We spend a lot of time discussing the housing market in these missives, and by that, I mean the sales market. And I guess that’s understandable for, as a nation dedicated to the notion of homeown...

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What is a Mortgage Valuation and How Does it Work?

04.07.2022

If you are applying for a mortgage to buy your new home, you need to know about the valuation survey your lender will carry out to check that the property is worth the price you’ve agreed to pay. ...

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How Long Does it Take to Sell a House in South West London?

20.06.2022

For most sellers, speed is of the essence. Maybe you need to find a buyer quickly so your own offer will be accepted on a dream home, or you have another pressing deadline, like a job or school applic...

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Wandsworth Property Market – chicken or egg? 

06.06.2022

“Half of all £1m+ UK house sales are in London…with Wandsworth leading the pack at 11%. (Ken and Chel 2nd at 9%).” So said a City A.M. headline the other day. ...

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What is the Difference Between Freehold and Leasehold

06.06.2022

If you’re buying property in South West London, especially a flat or maisonette, you will usually do so on a leasehold basis. To anyone new to house hunting, the differences between buying leasehold...

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The Ten Best Independent Schools in South West London

16.05.2022

If you’re thinking about independent secondary schools for your child, London has some of the most prestigious in the UK. According to The Times’ Parent Power schools guide, half of the country’...

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Where are the Best Places to Live in Kent?

03.05.2022

Sevenoaks in Kent has topped this year’s Times’ best places to live in south east England listing. The coastal town of Deal makes it into the top five too. Both are great places to live, but if yo...

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