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How has the pandemic shaped the future of the property market?

How has the pandemic shaped the future of the property market?

The recent stamp duty holiday did much to get the housing market moving, which was good news for buyers, sellers and estate agents. However, other processes have been slowed down considerably, and solicitors and conveyancers have had to make some big adjustments. I caught up with James Singleton from Fletcher Day to discuss the effect […]

Why move from London to Hertfordshire?

Why move from London to Hertfordshire?

Over the twenty years I’ve worked in the South East property market, I’ve noticed a strong trend in people moving both into and out of London. London’s an amazing city, but there comes a time in many people’s lives when they want a larger place to live, maybe with some outdoor space too. This might […]

Why buy property in an East London skyscraper?

Why buy property in an East London skyscraper?

I can’t help but feel excited at the new buildings springing up all over East London. The capital’s skyline has changed so much over the last ten years, with new tall office buildings springing up in the City, and residential and mixed-use developments arriving across the East End. Living in a tall building isn’t for […]

What tenants should expect from a property inspection

What tenants should expect from a property inspection

If you’re new to renting, you might be surprised to hear that your home is going to be inspected every six months. In fact, property inspections are a standard procedure listed in the tenancy agreement. They’re a great way of keeping communication open between landlords, tenants and estate agents. They protect the interests of landlords […]

Kingsland Road, Hackney – a new office for Dockleys

Kingsland Road, Hackney – a new office for Dockleys

Exciting times are ahead for Dockleys as we move to our new office on Kingsland Road in the London Borough of Hackney. Why move to Hackney? Everyone wants to live in Hackney. (Even the people who say they don’t secretly do.) It’s easy to see why: it combines a great location with a great atmosphere. […]