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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 […]

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 […]

Self-build in Japan: the Osaka House Project

Self-build in Japan: the Osaka House Project

Don’t worry – I’m still selling and renting property in East London! But a former client of mine has embarked on a very exciting house building project in Osaka, and I’ve been avidly following his blog and reading about all the developments. Tom and I first met in 2010 when he was buying a flat […]

Dockleys goes to Cannes for the MIPIM 2019 property expo

Dockleys goes to Cannes for the MIPIM 2019 property expo

March 2019 will see the thirtieth MIPIM conference in Cannes. MIPIM is the property market’s major international exhibition, with over three thousand exhibitors and countless visitors. Who is going to MIPIM 2019? This year, the big attraction is the opening address from Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary General of the UN. Exhibitors include a company that […]

Why buy new-build property in East London?

Why buy new-build property in East London?

Dockleys have been working with a number of developers recently to sell new build property in East London. There are many reasons why newly built houses and flats appeal to buyers, from practical matters like brand new boilers to more emotional ones like being the very first person to live there. In this blog, I’ll […]