London sales transactions at lowest ever recorded volume pre-election
London sales transactions are at an all-time low, according to the latest Land Registry data analysis by Portico London estate agents. The data shows there were just 55 transactions in the whole of the Westminster borough in February this year*, the lowest ever number recorded by Land Registry open data, and 60% lower than in February 2009 immediately after the...
Hydronic Heating
Without any doubt, the issue of global warming has become one of the major concerns for the entire world. The weather has been changing on a constant basis and it calls for a long lasting, effective, and affordable solution. We can lower down the wastage of energy in many ways by including efficient heating systems. In this regard, the...
With first-time buyers prepared to save for more than five years to get on the housing ladder, opportunity knocks for landlords who make their properties available to home-sharers looking to reduce their living costs. A study of 40,000 non-homeowners aged between 25 and 40 by mortgage lender Halifax reveals that they are prepared to save for an average of 5.35...
We’ve all heard it: buying a house is one of the most stressful things you can do. And if you’ve done it, you know it’s true. But if you’ve ever decided to go a step further and renovate or extend your new home, you’ll know that this a whole new level of stress. The idea of creating a dream space...
It’s crucial in today’s climate that estate agents have strong online presences. According to a survey by eMoov, Britain’s largest online estate agent, 67 per cent of homeowners will now research properties online when looking for a new home. Broken down, 75 per cent of these people were over the age of 50. While younger people also researched online, they...
Property hotspots of 2017
Property investing was always about the location, ensuring the right property was purchased in the right market would go a long way to reaching profit. With trends changing and the very best investment locations changing month by month, FJP Investment has decided to list some of the best locations for property investment in the UK in 2017. If you are...
Whether you’re planning on selling your home in the next year or later in the future, you’ll want to ensure that you do everything in your power to get the best price for it. The obvious things to do to your home to prepare it for sale include sorting out the garden, remodelling the bathroom and kitchen and toning down...
Selling a property isn’t as straightforward and quick as it used to be. These days, there are a number of things sellers need to do before they can proceed with a sale. If you’re thinking of selling your home, here you’ll discover the top things you need to consider before putting it on the market. Getting an Energy Performance Certificate One...
A consultation paper about banning property letting fees has been released by the Department for Communities and Local Government (LCLG) and could spell savings for those looking to rent. Over the past ten years the private rental sector has almost doubled and along with that has come unscrupulous behaviour from landlords and hidden costs from some letting agents and is...
The Scotland of tourist brochures is often a place of wide open spaces, mountains, glens and lochs.  This is all true, but there is also a population of some 5 million people, all of whom need a place to live and many of whom need a place to work as well.  Employment in Scotland is focused on certain key...

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