Rent Prices Rising

Rent Prices Rising 2018

To begin, rent prices rising is on the cards for 2018.

At least that is the prediction.

Forecasts for the months ahead have been provided by companies like NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark.

As a result, agents will be affected by the rental market with the 0% fee structure being imposed.

The Property Investor Today website suggests such claims.

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Rent Prices to Rise for 2018

Rent Price Rising Predictions

Consequently, the rise of rent has an effect on the property market.

What kind of effects might this prediction cause?

First of all, David Cox, chief executive of ARLA Propertymark reckons this will have a positive effect on the rental market through planned, government regulations.

Which regulations? One being control of the rental market through estate agents.

Analysts believe that this will make the rental market stronger and more professional.

For first time buyers, there may be a positive outcome.

Due to these regulations, there might be stamp duty relief for first time buyers as well.

Ultimately, there is no certainty of how the rise of rent will affect the UK property market in 2018.

In conclusion, there are predictions that the rent prices will rise in 2018 making the rental market stronger and more professional.

How will this affect landlords, agents and tenants?

We will have to wait and see how this all pans out.

More statistics can be found on the Property Investor Toady website regarding this topic.


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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Hyde Park

First of all, it is that magical time of the year, and Winter Wonderland adds to the magic.

The Christmas season is here, and it is time to celebrate in style.

One of the biggest Christmas events in London, Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, is now in full swing.

And what makes it even better?

It’s free to visit this magical experience!

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Winter Wonderland Hyde Park 2017

Celebrate Christmas in Style

There are various attractions and things to do at the magical park, that you may not be able to do it all in 1 day.

Not to worry though. Hyde Park is inviting everyone of all ages.

This year, the annual event started on the 17th of November 2017 and it ends on the 1st of January 2018.

There is still plenty of time to visit this wonderful experience and book tickets to the several attractions on offer.

The Attractions include:

  • Ice skating
  • Bar Hutte
  • Magical Ice Kingdom
  • Cinderella on Ice
  • Bar Ice
  • Zippos Christmas Circus
  • Cirque Berserk
  • The Sooty Christmas Show
  • Giant Observation Wheel
  • Santa Land
  • Various Rides & Games


To conclude, you have until the 1st of January 2018 to experience this magical Winter Wonderland located in Hyde Park for all to enjoy.

There are loads of attractions and things to see, do and enjoy during the festive season.

Visit this website for more details.


Private Property Value

Private Property Value Exceeds £6 Trillion.

First of all, the private property value has definitely risen over the last decade or so.

This is obvious, especially in London, as property prices have gone up exponentially over the last 15 years.

This information was provided in a previous post about House Price Growth.

According to Property Investor Today, it states the following:

“The total value of privately owned properties in the UK has increased by £1.94 trillion over the last decade, surpassing £6 trillion for the first time.”
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The Value of Private Property Increasing Since 2007

Private Property Value Stats

In regards to statistics, the average house price in London has increased by £349,629 to £579,761 since 2007.

That is a 71% increase!

Furthermore, the stock of privately owned properties in the capital since 2007 has grown by a quarter of a million.

That is a 10% increase.

According to Russell Galley, the managing director of Halifax, he says:

“While more than a fifth of total property wealth is in London, lower levels of owner occupation reflect a major barrier to the property ladder with a far greater number of people renting where house prices are at their highest.”

Stats Across the UK

The overall housing value in southern England has risen over two and a half times faster than the north since a decade ago.

That is 65% and 25% respectively.

Some 76% of private housing across the UK belongs to owner occupiers.

Overall, there has been a steady increase in the UK.

Will it continue to rise and affect variables in the property market? Stay tuned to find out.


In conclusion, although there is currently a slight decline in the property values across the UK,  since 2007, there has generally been an increase of value in the property market.

Reduced Asking Prices

Reduced Asking Prices Create Demand

First of all, there has been a wave of reduced asking prices in prime central London areas.

As a result, this has created a demand in buyers looking at areas like Belgravia.

This comes from the source on Property Investor Today.

“According to the Knight Frank report, buyer sensitivity to property prices remains high, while some figures highlight the nature of demand in Belgravia.”

This demand will clearly be from interested people who have the money to buy in such prime London locations.

Nonetheless, it is the right time for people to look at these areas to see if they can purchase a good property deal.

You may not see a reduction on every property listing, but there are some reductions to be found.

Happy property hunting!

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Reduced Price

Asking Prices Reduced in Central London

It seems like Belgravia appears to be an area with a quality of housing stock.

As a result, this is driving the demand in the area.

This is according to Stuart Bailey, head of Knight Frank’s Belgravia office.

Hence, the attraction of buyers looking in these areas where asking prices have been reduced.

In conclusion, asking prices have been reduced in prime central London areas like Belgravia. This is attracting a demand for buyers.

Read the entire article about this topic on the Property Investor Today website for more detailed information.

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Print Festival Tower Hamlets

Print Festival Tower Hamlets

To start it off, the holiday season is upon us, and a print festival in Tower Hamlets may be for you.

Tower Hamlets Council are advertising the event on their website.

The free event will take place on Friday, the 17th of December 2017 between 11am and 6pm.

East London Printmakers is hosting the event.

The exhibition will be at the The Art Pavillion near Mile End Park.

The art community will be excited to see the works of the various artists on display.

Art can bring different cultures, races and religions together, and this event will be no different.

It is a time for everyone interested in art to appreciate the various works on exhibit.

Even if art is not a passion, it is always nice to look at different styles of art that artists create with passion.

Bring a friend or three to view these works of art created by passionate artists.

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Festival of Print

Print Festival Exhibition

The Festival of Print 2017 will be celebrating the work of over ninety print makers from East London.

Furthermore, affordable limited edition prints of these artists will be showcased at the exhibition.

The host, East London Printmakers, offers opportunities for the public.

These services include public access to their studios, and tuition.

Visit the ELP website for more information about the host of this event.

Print Festival Venue

Host:  East London Printmakers

Venue:  The Art Pavillion

Address:  Mile End Park, Clinton Road, E3 4QY

Date: Friday, the 17th of December 2017

Time: 11am and 6pm

To conclude, those fascinated with print are in for a treat at this exhibition of print during the festive season.

You will be happy you did.

View the Tower Hamlets Council Website for more details about this Festival of Print 2017.

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