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Staying home: how the coronavirus will effect my tenancy

We are currently living in an unprecedented time, as announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. It is absolutely vital that we must all stay home to beat the coronavirus, save lives and save the NHS. As scary and as boring…Read more
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Can I Bring My Dog? Changes to tenancy pet bans

There are more young people and families renting than ever before – and for longer durations in life. It is well documented that a pet can significantly increase a person’s wellbeing and mental health, and yet only around 7% of…Read more

Property Boom in Post Brexit: What’s causing it?

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It appears Brexit has kick-started a housing boom in the UK. This is most apparent in the capital, according to The Telegraph. The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020 and is now in a transition and negotiation…Read more
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Section 21 has been served its own eviction notice

Currently, landlords can use a Section 21 notice to evict their tenants after a fixed term tenancy (with a written contract) ends or during a tenancy with no fixed end date (a ‘periodic’ tenancy). The landlord uses this to begin…Read more
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There’s No Place Like Home: New landlord legislation

The Fitness for Human Habitation Act came into force for tenancies in England last year. From March 2020, the grace period no longer applies. The landlord legislation applies immediately to all tenancies. So here is a quick guide for landlords,…Read more

Micro-homes: Meet Pocket Living

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Pocket Living, creators of micro-homes in London, could be one property developer to watch this year. Set up to help young first-time buyers get a foot on the property ladder, they provide compact homes at (at least) 20% less than…Read more
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Ram Quarter: Wandsworth brewery now bedrooms

The historic Young’s Brewery site in Wandsworth has been restored and transformed into 713 new homes. Ram Quarter consists of ten contemporary apartment blocks which sit alongside the Grade II listed brewery complex, offering both residential and commercial space. “A…Read more
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Selling Property 2020: Are things looking up?

Last year was an uncertain season for the property market, with “Brexit” being the buzzword on every seller, buyer and agent’s lips. Now, a new year, and a month after the Conservatives landslide win, selling property in the UK is…Read more

Tech Trends of 2020: First looks

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With a date like 2020, surely this is the year for bold innovation? Let’s have a look at a few top tech trends set to be making headlines this year. Bendy screens Think sophisticated flip phone… We had a not-so-successful…Read more
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London Property: Most-viewed house of 2019

As we come to the end of 2019, let’s take a look at one stand-out London property of the year. Among four mansions in the list of most-viewed houses stands a comparatively modest terrace property in Hackney. On the outside,…Read more
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