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Warner flats drive surge in Waltham F...

Warner flats drive surge in Waltham Forest house prices

Land Registry have released fresh house price data, revealing some striking trends in annual house price increases.  Their “heat map” vividly reveals the difference in rates of increase for London boroughs relative to the surrounding provinces. However, one borough stands out amongst the others –  the London Borough of Waltham Forest has shown price increases […]

Register your property

Production of your “Title Deeds” has long been accepted as proof of ownership of property. In the past, prior to any centralised record of property ownership, safekeeping of these Deeds was vital to ensure you could successfully sell, transfer or otherwise change the ownership of your property. However, since the late 1980s it has become […]

May 2012 Land registry data analysed

The Land Registry price paid dataset for May 2012 has now been released, showing all transactions submitted to the Land Registry during that month. Once again, we’ve extracted the records for the IG8 Woodford Green postcode area and present the data below, in ascending order of transaction date.  The data includes transactions submitted during May, […]

What’s been selling in Woodford...

The Land Registry has released it’s “Price Paid Data” for April 2012, and we have carried out analysis of the data to isolate all those property transactions taking place in the Woodford Green IG8 postcode. We set out the transactions below, sorted by transaction date.  Please note that the transactions may have completed before April […]

Our membership of ALEP

Reflecting our increasing focus on Leasehold Enfranchisement work, we are delighted to announce we have been accepted for membership of ALEP – the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners. The criteria for membership of ALEP includes providing evidence of substantial recent work in this area and two references from clients/professionals.  These criteria ensure that only professionals […]

Sorting out your short lease – ...

Many of our leaseholder clients do not think too much about the term of their lease until they find out they have a problem.  This can happen either when trying to sell their flat, or perhaps when re-mortgaging. Some mortgage lenders will not lend on leases with less than 70 years remaining, whilst some are […]

Interest rates remain low, buy-to-let...

Interest rates remain low, buy-to-lets grow

The Bank of England have announced the decision of the Monetary Policy Committee to keep the base rate at 0.5%, the same level since March 2009. Inflationary pressures led some commentators to speculate a rate rise may happen sooner rather than later, but an unexpected contraction in the economy for Q4 2010 appears to have […]