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A Happy & Healthy 2019 from the Team at Walton Estates 2018 has been a challenging year for many of our colleagues in the property industry with some of the big names suffering catastrophic falls in their share prices (Countrywide down over 90% in their share prices), London transaction volumes are down and the market […]

If you’ve had your house on the market for some time, it can be very frustrating to not know why it isn’t selling. It has often been the belief that a property will sell itself, but this simply isn’t the case, to give you some guidance, we thought we’d list five reasons that might effect […]

Can you still make a return on buy to lets in prime central London? Typically rental yields in the prime central market are among the lowest in the UK, but there are still plenty of places where a good return can be made in the heart of London. Recent data from Knight Frank reveals that […]

Location: Brodrick Road, London, SW17 7DY Date: Saturday 15th September 2018 Time: 11:00 – 14:00 You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 86 Brodrick Road, London, SW17 7DY on Saturday 15th September. Open house commences at 11am and concludes around 2pm. About the Property £2,500,000 Wandsworth, London 5 beds, 4 baths […]

Location: 1 Lambourn Road, Clapham, SW4 0LX Date: Saturday 8th September 2018 Time: 11:00 – 14:00 You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 1 Lambourn Road, Clapham, SW4 0LX on Saturday 8th September. Open house commences at 11am and concludes around 2pm. About the Property £1,700,000 Clapham, Wandsworth 4 beds, […]

Speculation is growing that the government could be about to announce three year tenancies for private renters. It is a scheme long-favoured by the government and the Sun newspaper has recently stated that a decision could be made within days. This comes despite the fact that there is presently a formal consultation process underway with […]

A number of factors have recently effected the property sector, higher taxes, more stringent mortgage rules, political and economic uncertainty and so on. This has made the buy-to-let market less attractive to existing and potential landlords. But the reality is that property is still a solid and stable long-term investment. With savings rates from banks […]

In a surprise announcement UK house prices experienced an unexpected rise in July with a 3.3% rise within the month compared to a 1.8% rise in the previous month. This resulted in the average UK house price hitting £230,280 – the highest ever. The figures, released by The Halifax, were accompanied with a statement from […]

Political journalists and commentators have recently been suggesting that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, may introduce increased stamp duty charges on buy-to-let properties in the forthcoming Autumn Budget set for delivery in November this year. Government insiders suggest the possibility is credible and there is some substance to the rumours. Opposition within the housing market has […]

Location: Baskerville Road, London SW18 3RS Date: Saturday 5th May 2018 Time: 11:00 – 15:00   You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at Baskerville Road, London SW18 3RSon Saturday 5th May 2018. Open house commences at 11am and concludes around 3pm.   About the Property     Baskerville Road […]

Location: 98 Wrentham Avenue, London, NW10 3HG Date: Saturday 28th April 2018 Time: 11:00 – 15:00   You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 98 Wrentham Avenue, London, NW10 3HG on Saturday 28th April 2018. Open house commences at 11am and concludes around 3pm.   About the Property   […]

At Walton Estates, we have seen an encouraging start to the year. Viewing activity has increased with several of our properties going under offer including a penthouse in Islington at over £3 million, a flat in Pimlico and a three bed flat in Chelsea. Other properties which have been on the market for some time […]

The London borough of Merton has seen the biggest price rise in London over the past year. The borough, located in South West London and including Wimbledon and Mitcham has seen an overall price rise of 9.8% from December 2016 to December 2017. The average price of a house in the area is now £534,000. […]

January 2018 saw a surprise uptick in UK house prices with a 3.2% rise within the period, which is now at a 10 month high. The average house price in the UK reached £211,756 according to data from Nationwide. This represents the highest average value ever recorded by the Building Society. The suggestion is that […]

Probably the most frequent question we are asked is; When will the government reform the penal Stamp Duty rates applicable to property purchases which has caused a plunge in the level of transactions and property activity across the country? The short answer is, not for a long time. Especially, given that Stamp Duty revenues have […]

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