• London Mayor announces investigation into foreign property ownership

    London Mayor announces investigation into foreign property ownership

    Sadiq Khan, the recently appointed Mayor of London, has today announced an investigation into foreign property ownership across London. Amid concerns that foreign investment is pushing London house prices far beyond the reach of first-time buyers this investigation is promised to be the most thorough and wide reaching ever undertaken”. So, what is this investigation

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  • Jeremy Corbyn and the UK property market

    Jeremy Corbyn and the UK property market

    Fresh from his emphatic leadership election win Jeremy Corbyn has been waxing lyrical about his plans for the future. Under his leadership the Labour Party will be pushing for an array of employment regulation changes, massive investment in the UK manufacturing industry as well as welcoming visitors from overseas. Over the next few days we

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  • Should you follow holiday let trends?

    Should you follow holiday let trends?

    While many people concentrate on the domestic buy to let market there is a blooming market in holiday lets. The one major drawback is that the vast majority of holiday lets are unlikely to be in demand for 12 months of the year – with potentially up to three months a year when they may

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  • The psyche of successful property investor

    The psyche of successful property investor

    Looking back in hindsight it is often quite easy to spot a “successful” property investment but achieving the same result in real-time is not as easy. While many property investors will have you believe they have nerves of steel and they don’t feel the adrenaline pumping round their body when signing a massive deal, do

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  • Positive signs as Kingfisher seek new head office

    Positive signs as Kingfisher seek new head office

    UK retail giant Kingfisher has been revealed as the mystery buyer on the lookout for a 300,000 ft.² new head office in the City of London. Law firm Cushman and Wakefield has been given the task of finding a potential new headquarters despite the fact that the company recently took on an extra floor at

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  • London estate agent offering inducements to homeowners

    London estate agent offering inducements to homeowners

    A London estate agent has started an innovative scheme whereby homeowners will be paid a cash sum if they allow their property to be valued. They will also receive a further cash sum if they decide to put their property on the market for rent or for sale. The initial £50 payment will be complement

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