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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 […]

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 […]

I’m self-employed – will I ever be able to own property?

I’m self-employed – will I ever be able to own property?

It’s a common misconception that lenders won’t give mortgages to people who are self-employed. In fact, that’s not strictly true. Many lenders will consider lending to self-employed borrowers – you could be closer to owning property than you think. I’m not a mortgage broker so everything in this blog is based on my own experience. […]

Selling a leasehold property – what you need to know

Selling a leasehold property – what you need to know

If you own leasehold property and want to sell it, it’s important to understand about leases before you start. In this blog, I run through the key things you need to know about selling leasehold property What’s the difference between freehold and leasehold? If you’re lucky enough to own freehold property, it’s all yours until […]

Why move to Leytonstone, E11?

Why move to Leytonstone, E11?

As some of you will know, Dockleys is marketing a new development in Leytonstone on behalf of the Heritage Estate Group. Leytonstone is an area that’s becoming increasingly popular with people in their twenties looking to move out of central and inner London. It offers good value for money, as well as a tranquil atmosphere, […]