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Providence Tower Docklands By Ballymore

Located on a bend of the River Thames opposite the Millennium Dome, New Providence Wharf is a mixed-use development providing residential, hotel, and leisure uses. In line with an increasing demand for facilities to serve Canary Wharf workers, the project will enliven and regenerate the area. Providence Tower embodies everything

Hong Kong Smart Property Expo June 2013

So what a busy few days it has been for our team in Hong Kong but we are delighted to announce that they have arrived back to the UK safely and have crashed back to reality. The busy days are not about to stop just yet however. With the long

Investing In Property In London

Is Investing in London Property a safe bet? The short answer is YES! Over the past decade, MyLondonHome have been heavily involved in the London Property Market and have first hand experienced the sharp increase in Property Prices in Central London; especially in comparison to the rest of the UK

Hong Kong We’re Off Today

The day has finally arrived; in just a few short hours, three MyLondonHome explorers will travel 6,000 miles to represent us on the international property stage. It has been a busy few weeks of preparation, planning but thankfully no panic. Team MLH have been as organised as ever to ensure

Staging For Sale

Whether you are selling or letting your property, presentation is key! Whilst some Vendors and/or Landlords still think it is acceptable to show their clutter-tastic homes to prospective buyers or tenants, the majority of us know (thanks to Phil Spencers: Secret Agent) the benefits of a thorough de-clutter and fresh

Investing In London Property From Abroad

As a new investor, you may be wondering where is best to invest. The short answer is London. With central London property price averages close to £1m, London is high on the list of the world’s most expensive cities to invest but prices remaining strong make it all the more

Hong Kong 1 Week To Go

With just one week to go, there is a sense of excitement in the air at MyLondonHome towers as the team are making final preparations for Hong Kong 2013. The SMART Property & Lifestyle Expo is Hong Kong’s most exciting property event so it is no wonder Team MLH want

Hong Kong Property Show 2 Weeks To Go

Are you ready for SMART Expos? With only two weeks to go until Team MLH jet off to Hong Kong, the last minute preparations are underway to make sure we are ready! The brochures have been ordered, business cards translated into Cantonese and the stand is on its way… well

You Cannot Beat A Real Valuation

A number of the property portals provide quite detailed price history information, and some even go as far as detailing the full marketing history and are bold enough to suggest a value. Now this may be absolutely fine outside of London or in the suburbs with row after row of

Central London Property Market Facts And Stats

As Managing Director of an Award Winning central London Estate and Lettings agency, I am often asked to provide my opinion on the property market, on our industry and the future of housing in London. It is quite a subject and one that clearly I am fascinated with. It is

Top Tips To Avoid Condensation In The Home

As Property Managers, we deal with a variety of maintenance issues on a daily basis. As the winter weather sets in, condensation becomes more of an issue with tenants and the same questions are asked; How is it caused? Who is responsible? And how can it be avoided? Many of

Vince Cable Takes Home Buying Back To Dark Ages

Many years ago, when I was involved with corporate agency, the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 finally put paid to devious descriptions, flowery over embellishments, rushed (and often over zealous) measurements and agents not researching lease lengths, fixtures and fittings and garden boundaries. These past 20 years, the vast majority of

Landlord Registration

Newham Council has become the first Local Authority in England to require private landlords to prove they are a fit and proper person. This highly controversial scheme could see fines of up to £20,000 for those that fall foul. The councils scheme will cover approximately 35,000 private tenancies. Penalties for

Winning A Possession Hearing

A landlords nightmare – a possession hearing. How do you win the quick and easy way? I had an interesting experience yesterday, I attended court with my Head of Property Management – it was a possession hearing as we had a tenant who had not been paying their rent. It’s

Property Investment As The Ultimate Pension

This week I had reason to revalue an apartment in Shad Thames, a gorgeous two bedroom on the river that my client had bought from me back in 2005. The thing that has really struck me is that the value has doubled in 7 years, almost to the penny. Doubled

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