The home of design in London

Clerkenwell has a very interesting history. Once a hotbed for activism, it became a champion of design and creativity. Traditionally the area was home to a number of talented craftsmen, including watch and clock makers, printers, and book binders. It is now host to an annual design week that celebrates creative people from the UK and around the world. Continue reading

Understanding caveat emptor

At Finefair we work hard to assist buyers of all shapes and sizes, including those looking for the best investment properties Harrow has to offer. As part of our service we provide all kinds of support and advice. We can also go on to handle management and letting, focusing on continuing to deliver the best for our clients. Continue reading

Tottenham is driving growth in Haringey

Haringey has enjoyed very attractive growth in house prices over the last year according to the Land Registry Price Index. One of the driving forces behind this is the development going on in Tottenham. The area is being regenerated around White Hart Lane and Tottenham Hale. This is also attracting more independent shops, bars, and restaurants. Continue reading

Fulham’s house sales are on the rise again

As a highly rated lettings agent Hammersmith and Fulham investors can rely on, we do whatever we can to ensure that our client’s requirements are met. Whether they are looking to take advantage of one of the capital’s hotspots, or landlords seeking out an effective guaranteed rent scheme, we work alongside them to maximise their potential for making profits. Continue reading

The last decade has transformed Hackney

Hackney has transformed beyond recognition in the last decade. In 2007 it had a bad reputation and was avoided by the majority of investors. This left prices affordable, lagging behind the London average. The affordability attracted a huge number of artists and other creative types looking for cheap homes and studio spaces in the late 80s, throughout the 90s, and following the turn of the Millennium. This influx was the catalyst for the big change. Continue reading

Anticipating a boost for Plumstead

Plumstead is becoming one of the most popular areas in Greenwich. It is enjoying new developments with Crossrail arriving and a potential development that will create 900 new homes. On top of this there are two popular Commons and more open spaces at Shrewsbury Park. The local schools are highly rated, making the location excellent for families. Continue reading

Enfield’s favourite super suburb

Hadley Wood in Enfield, North London is situated just a short distance to the south of the Hertfordshire border and the beautiful countryside. It has grown into a super suburb that combines the best elements of town and country. The area is home to a tennis club and celebrated golf course, both very popular with residents. Trent Country Park is fantastic for walking and is home to plenty of wildlife. The two local primary schools are good and most private schools provide bus services. Continue reading

Hanwell retains excellent potential

When Crossrail was announced investors started looking at areas along the route where they could invest in properties and stand a great chance of making a healthy return. Transport links can add some of the highest premiums to homes so this was a sound strategy. The anticipated rise in prices has occurred in many areas but there are others that retain plenty of potential. Continue reading