Category Archives: Property News

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Make or break?

Some pros and cons…

On 23rd June 2016, Britain’s inclusion in the European Union will be put to a public vote. The run up to this has seen an increasingly murky and mucky political fight with both sides making outlandish claims. So what are we to believe and what will the vote mean for Britain’s economic status and property market?  Continue reading

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Properties of the week

Torriano Cottages, Kentish Town

£950 per week (£4116.67 pcm) Tenants fees apply

A stunning, newly refurbished, four bedroom, two reception room house arranged over two floors. Located on a private road, the property is within easy walking distance of Kentish Town Underground Station and The French School.

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Safe as houses

The 6th to 10th June sees SAFEagent week in the UK. It’s an important consumer protection scheme that is rarely given the profile it deserves so here’s a recap on its purpose and benefits and why Property Divas is a proud member.

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Could this new broom bring a property boom?

The mayoral race this year was dominated by the issue of housing. Four years ago, when voters were faced for the second time with a choice between Boris Johnson and Ken Livingston, jobs, crime and transport were all higher-ranked concerns; but in 2016, it is housing which unequivocally tops the agenda of the average Londoner.

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Property of the week

Torriano Cottages, Kentish Town

£950 per week (£4116.67 pcm) Tenants fees apply

A stunning, newly refurbished, four bedroom, two reception room house arranged over two floors. Located on a private road, the property is within easy walking distance of Kentish Town Underground Station and The French School.

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Properties of the week

St. John’s Wood Road, St John’s Wood

£575 per week (£2491.67 pcm) Tenant fees apply

A bright and spacious two double bedroom apartment, situated on the 2nd floor of a modern purpose built block with lift and porter and ideally located for both St Johns Wood High Street and St Johns Wood Underground Station.

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Properties of the week

Fellows Road, Belsize Park

£1,050 per week (4,550 pcm) Tenant fees apply

A spectacular, architect designed, duplex apartment located within a short walking distance of Swiss Cottage and Belsize Park which has been finished to the highest of specifications.

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What the Budget brought for property owners

April 2016 has brought two things: rain showers and a stamp duty rise on second (or more) properties. In fact, the Chancellor’s March Budget has marked significant changes for the property market as a whole so let’s recap what homebuyers and landlords can expect of the year ahead.

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Property of the week

Greenhill, Hampstead

£645 per week (£2,795 pcm) Tenant fees apply

A spacious, newly refurbished two double bedroom apartment located in the heart of Hampstead and set in a fabulous, much sought after secure mansion block with porterage, lift and off-street parking.

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A bittersweet budget

On March 16 this year, Chancellor George Osborne shared his Budget plans for the UK. Based on weaker than expected growth (2 per cent compared with 2.4 per cent predicted in the autumn statement) the Budget heralded a continuing raft of austerity measures and cuts in public spending that have proved controversial. Continue reading

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Property of the week

Woronzow Road, St John’s Wood

£895 per week (£3878.33 pcm) Tenant fees apply

A stunning, recently built detached two bedroom, two bathroom cottage arranged over two floors with a front patio and off-street gated parking.

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Record low fixed-mortgage rates

With the new MCD coming into force next week – first of many changes heading for the industry this year – the mortgage market remains in limbo as far as rates are concerned. Lenders have continued to tighten their criteria amid the ongoing price war, causing borrowers to either fix their mortgage ahead of upcoming changes or sit tight until speculation turns into certainty. Continue reading