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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 […]

A recent survey conducted by Z/Yen global finance centres index puts London firmly in the top spot of world financial centres. Extending its lead over closest rival, New York, to remain and indeed cement its position is the world’s most attractive financial centre. The gap between London and New York is the widest it has […]

Location: 33 Geraldine Road, London SW18 2NR Date: Saturday 4th November 2017 Time: 11:00 – 15:00 You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 33 Geraldine Road, London SW18 2NR on Saturday 4th November 2017. Open house commences at 11am and concludes around 3pm. ABOUT THE PROPERTY   £2,000,000 Wandsworth 5 […]

Location: 1 Lambourn Road, Clapham, SW4 0LX Date: Saturday 7th October 2017 Time: 10:00 – 15:00 You are warmly welcome to attend our open house event being held at 1 Lambourn Road, Clapham, SW4 0LX on Saturday 7th October 2017. Open house commences at 10am and concludes around 3pm. About the Property £1,700,000 Clapham, Wandsworth 4 […]

Market Update: Stamp duty receipts sharply higher despite fall in transactions. Market resilient. Average UK property prices rise.   Prime Central London property offers a safe haven asset class, attractive yields versus cash, the opportunity for long term capital growth at a significantly lower price point than in recent years and at a very substantial […]

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