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New research has revealed that there has been a rise in the number of landlords in the UK who are planning to purchase their next property through a limited company. The research from Foundation Home Loans conducted in September 2019, shows that almost two thirds of landlords intended to purchase future properties through a private […]

There are few feelings more gut-wrenching and few experiences are more expensive than having the property you were about to exchange on suddenly be pulled from under you. When a seller decides to accept an eleventh hour offer from a new party. Gazumping might be less common in this day and age, but it still […]

Recently, many high street estate agents have come under attack for overvaluing properties in order to attract more stock. In a slow Prime Central London property market, it is easy to see why. Research conducted by The Guardian claimed that some estate agent chains are overvaluing properties by up to 25% in order to get […]

In the current political climate, coupled with recent regulatory and tax changes in the last few years, many UK-based buy-to-let investors are sitting and waiting for a change in the winds. Conversely, overseas buyers are viewing the present market conditions as an ideal time to acquire UK property, and particularly in London according to James […]

July 2019 marked the highest level of private tenants experiencing rent rises on record according to ARLA Propertymark’s latest PRS report. The trade body for letting agents reported that 63% of its members saw landlords increasing rents in July. In fact, year on year, the number of tenants facing rent increases is up. Increasing from […]

With many of our colleagues and clients enjoying their summer holidays, London is refreshingly quiet during August, with less traffic, more parking spaces and easy restaurant bookings! It is also a time of year when we have many international visitors and we have certainly found an increase in international buyers looking for family homes and […]

Whatever your reasons for looking to buy a London property, whether it be your dream home, an investment opportunity or a holiday getaway, the fact remains, it can be a complicated, drawn out and overwhelming process. What most buyers are unaware of is that they don’t have to go through it alone. Increasingly, buyer’s agents […]

When it comes to selling your home, the process can be difficult enough without the added issues of actively turning buyers off. These things may sound like common sense, but all too often they are overlooked or forgotten about. So, here at Walton Estates we thought it would be a good idea to list out […]

Recent research carried out by the property portal Zoopla has thrown new light on the habits of renters across the UK. The survey suggests that renters are generally quite flexible when it comes to the location of the property, but there a wide number of things on which they were simply unwilling to compromise. The […]

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 […]

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