06 Mar 2018 | in Blog
If you have bought your house expecting it to guarantee a place in your child’s local school, think again. In the white-hot London property market the battle over homes and the best schools is bloodier than ever. And the casualties are the families...
13 Feb 2018 | in Blog
Rightmove has just released its House Price Index and it makes for very interesting reading. It gives a national picture of house prices over the last few months and what’s been going on in the property market.
09 Feb 2018 | in Blog
Nearly two years ago, the additional 3% rate of stamp duty came into force on second homes, but we are finding that buyers are still unsure of whether it applies to them.
02 Feb 2018 | in Blog
You’re on the hunt for your next home and the latest house to come to market catches your eye on the property portals. It’s been listed for two days. It’s shiny and new.
30 Jan 2018 | in Blog
You can tell a lot about a person by the company they keep. Which is why we at Urban Village have teamed up with just the right sort: The Guild of Property Professionals.
11 Dec 2017 | in Blog
London house prices: going up, going down or staying flat? What does it all mean? The latest report from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), is here to help make some sense of it. Along with the latest research from Rightmove.
31 Oct 2017 | in Blog
What is actually going on in the property market? Are prices going up or staying put? And what does it all mean for you? If these questions are niggling away at you, you have come to the right place.
20 Oct 2017 | in Blog
Did you know that trees in urban environments not only improve the air quality and encourage the birds and bees, but also help to reduce stress, prevent illness and boost mental health?
20 Oct 2017 | in Blog
Good grafitti and urban art murals can boost an area, giving it an individual stamp of identity and allowing for a little artistic freedom of expression. Bad grafitti blights a neighbourhood, attracting even more ugly scribbles, vandalism and anti-so...
06 Oct 2017 | in Blog
Can you believe it’s been 30 years since Withnail and I put the spotlight on property in Camberwell? Then the area was synonymous with bedsits, squats, run down old boozers and, of course, the Camberwell carrot, from the infamous 1987 film. Now it’s...