LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Balham

06/08/2015

Tenant leaves without notice, and Landlord claim fails

A claim made by the Landlord last month against the tenant as they moved out of the property without any notice, fails. 

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Balham

06/08/2015

Buy To Let mortgage restrictions on the way?

The Bank of England says excessive lending to fund buy to let purchases could pose a risk to the financial well-being of the country and it hints this may have to be addressed by financial tools to limit BTL mortgages.

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Balham

06/08/2015

Buy To Let tax blow delivered by George Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that mortgage interest tax relief for buy-to-let homebuyers are to be restricted to basic rate of income tax, currently 20%.

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Balham

20/07/2015

Martin & Co Report of the rental market

This report reviews the UK's private rental market to assess the opportunities available to private investors, with a particular focus on Martin & Co's experience across our London region.

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Balham

16/04/2015

Pension Reforms - What do they mean to you?

This year new rules come into play that, for the first time, will allow those over 55 to access the cash in their pension pots. But what has this got to do with the housing market? Potentially, quite a lot. It means that people can now use their pensions to invest in the buy-to-l...

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Balham

15/04/2015

Balham becomes London's number one property hotspot

With property prices increasing by as much as 21% in 2014, Balham has outshone common high-performing locations such as Kensington, Riverside and Holland Park to become London's number one property hotspot.

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Balham

14/04/2015

Nine Elms - What's all the fuss?

The Nine Elms Development is a significant attempt to rejuvenate one of central London's most under-utilised areas. Here, we outline development plans, and encourage you to invest in the area.

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Balham

10/10/2013

Q&A Government Help to Buy Mortgage Scheme

The government says that its Help to Buy scheme will assist people across the UK trying to get on the housing ladder who can afford mortgage repayments but are struggling to raise a deposit. What is the scheme? The first phase started in April in

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Balham

01/10/2013

YOUR PROPERTY IN SAFER HANDS

Renting a property can be a risky business and in a recent survey, one of Landlord’s biggest fears was having a Tenant in their property that will not leave. An eviction can cost over £800, so having a specialist company to manage this process, free of

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Balham

25/03/2013

Is Streatham Hill the new Clapham?

After speaking to property professionals over the past few months, there seems to be an overwhelming sense that people are getting bored of the recession, with putting their lives on hold, and not knowing where is best to put their money. People are now

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Balham

19/03/2012

Rent rises 'could be restricted'

Where house prices have dipped in recent years, rent prices have been on the rise, with levels in the capital during October 2011 1.8 per cent higher than their previous peak in March 2008, according to research carried out by Knight Frank. And with

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Balham

07/03/2012

Follow the 'golden rules' of letting

Choosing an area for investment and adhering to the 'golden rules' of letting property are essential for landlords looking to benefit from the rental sector, according to David Lawrenson from LettingFocus.com. While house prices in Britain are

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