Beware of the Broad Brush

Currently, there are many doom and gloom stories regarding where the property market is going to go in the next few years. 

A Royal Deal

We are currently going through the paperwork on a deal we have placed. There is an imposed time pressure by the seller.

We are on the verge of closing a deal in Battersea. The property is a freehold house, which requires modernisation. The property is surprisingly small, given the quoted resale price of £1.2M. But there again, I don’t know the market on the other...

We have just exchanged on one probate property and completed on another. The question we need to ask ourselves is what to do with each property. Do we sell them on or do we keep them? 

There are only two ways to make money in property. One is in the increase in price, where you make the bulk of the money; and the other is on the yield. The general principle is, as you get closer to central London the growth is skewed more...

There are three types of motivated sellers in the market. The distressed, the divorced, and the dead. People in these categories must sell, due to their circumstances. They do not have the luxury of choice.

Finally, we exchanged on a small deal in South East London. The property is a three bedroom semi, about 30 seconds away from the new Crossrail, which means it will take only 11 mins to reach Canary Wharf and 25 mins to reach Bond Street. This...

We have been researching an area in South East London, for which we have compiled an 18 page report. In short, we think property in this area will grow massively over the next five years. Crossrail is coming into the area in December this year,...

Last week, I took the trouble to go down to Battersea to check the local environment of a small deal we are about to do, on behalf of our client.

We are currently going through the paperwork on a deal we have placed. There is an imposed time pressure by the seller.



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