London Rental Property News for Greenwich

Blackheath primary school to be totally rebuilt

Blackheath primary school to be totally rebuilt

A primary school in Blackheath is to be fully rebuilt to update the ageing buildings, some of which date back to the Victorian times. Invicta primary School will have all new buildings constructed to replace the older ones.

Read Article ... Published on 20th January, 2015

New Eltham: A friendly and vibrant London location

New Eltham: A friendly and vibrant London location

New Eltham is located in south London, falling across areas of both Greenwich and Bexley boroughs. It's not to be confused with Eltham, which is to the north-west of the area. It is a place that has a fair bit of history and a good mixture of amenities.

Read Article ... Published on 31st December, 2014

Greenwich getting connected to the Internet of Things

Greenwich getting connected to the Internet of Things

Greenwich has been selected as one of ten areas in the UK where the new Internet of Things network will be rolled out. The borough will see the new network installed next year, allowing a cost-effective way for objects to be connected to the internet.

Read Article ... Published on 15th December, 2014

Greenwich primary schools make the top 500 list

Greenwich primary schools make the top 500 list

Primary schools in Greenwich have been praised for being among the best in the country, it has emerged.

Read Article ... Published on 27th November, 2014

New Eltham: A thriving London district which is great for retail therapy

New Eltham: A thriving London district which is great for retail therapy

New Eltham is based in south-east London, and is based in the London borough of Greenwich. Parts of it also lie in Bexley.

Read Article ... Published on 7th November, 2014

Greenwich Council unveil new proposals for the borough

Greenwich Council unveil new proposals for the borough

Greenwich Council has unveiled its plans to make improvements to the borough.

Read Article ... Published on 9th October, 2014

Families 1sdt initiative yields positive results in Greenwich

Families 1sdt initiative yields positive results in Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich Council has announced plans to extend a scheme intended to provide intensive support to troubled families in the borough.

Read Article ... Published on 25th September, 2014

Greenwich schools ranked as best in the UK

Greenwich schools ranked as best in the UK

Greenwich primary schools have been rated as being among the best in the UK, according to new research.

Read Article ... Published on 15th September, 2014

New homes built in the Royal Borough of Greenwich

New homes built in the Royal Borough of Greenwich

A number of new homes are expected to be built for those over the age of 60 in Greenwich, it has been announced.

Read Article ... Published on 11th August, 2014

Plumstead: A diverse and green suburb in the heart of Greenwich

Plumstead: A diverse and green suburb in the heart of Greenwich

Plumstead is a large, multicultural district of south-east London located in the London borough of Greenwich.

Read Article ... Published on 20th June, 2014

Greenwich: New leisure complex set to re-shape Woolwich centre

Greenwich: New leisure complex set to re-shape Woolwich centre

The centre of Woolwich may get revamped with a brand new town centre, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 24th March, 2014

Greenwich: Council launches a new property scheme

Greenwich: Council launches a new property scheme

Private landlords in Greenwich have been invited to join a new letting scheme.

Read Article ... Published on 18th December, 2013

Series of new developments to take place in Greenwich

Series of new developments to take place in Greenwich

Greenwich Council has pressed ahead with plans for a new cinema and restaurant development which will be located in Eltham town centre.

Read Article ... Published on 28th November, 2013

Woolwich: A rich history and bright future

Woolwich: A rich history and bright future

Woolwich is an area of London that has a rich history, which is evident on almost every corner. Although it experienced a decline in earlier decades due to the closure of a few key businesses in the area, it has experienced a rejuvenation throughout the last few years. Woolwich is fast becoming one of the most sought-after places to live in capital, with plenty of reason.

Read Article ... Published on 30th September, 2013

Greenwich families scheme receives nationwide praise

Greenwich families scheme receives nationwide praise

A nationwide scheme to help turn around lives has received praise from the prime minister and a variety of other luminaries, with Greenwich's contribution coming in for particular praise.

Read Article ... Published on 20th September, 2013

Greenwich celebrate top A-level and BTEC results

Greenwich celebrate top A-level and BTEC results

Students across the Royal Borough of Greenwich are celebrating an increase in the number of top grades that have been awarded for A-levels and BTECs. A larger number of students received grades between A* and B this year in comparison to last, providing them with a strong foundation on which to build their future education or careers.

Read Article ... Published on 23rd August, 2013

Greenwich to host Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Greenwich to host Tall Ships Regatta 2014

The Royal borough of Greenwich has this Sunday (May 12th) signed an agreement that will see the district play host to the first Tall Ships event in 25 years.

Read Article ... Published on 14th May, 2013

Greenwich families get employment scheme

Greenwich families get employment scheme

Families in the London borough of Greenwich suffering from the dire employment situation will be relieved to hear the council has devised a solution to help them find work, allowing them to remain in the area where their children attend school and they have long-established ties.

Read Article ... Published on 22nd April, 2013

Greenwich crowned Council of the Year

Greenwich crowned Council of the Year

The London borough of Greenwich has rounded off a highly successful year by clinching the hotly-contested Council of the Year award, in recognition of a number of improvements the local authority has made to the area.

Read Article ... Published on 25th March, 2013

Greenwich child protection praised

Greenwich child protection praised

Families in the London borough of Greenwich will undoubtedly be pleased to hear their children are some of the safest in the capital, with educational authority Ofsted praising child protection services in the area following a two-week inspection.

Read Article ... Published on 30th January, 2013

London boroughs call for fixed river crossings

London boroughs call for fixed river crossings

Residents living in Greenwich and Newham could benefit from the installation of two new fixed river crossings if a campaign being launched by both borough councils is successful.

Read Article ... Published on 4th January, 2013

Greenwich's Charlton Lido gets £2m facelift

Greenwich's Charlton Lido gets £2m facelift

The Charlton Lido in Greenwich has been re-opened after receiving a £2 million facelift.

Read Article ... Published on 25th July, 2012

Greenwich town centre to be regenerated

Greenwich town centre to be regenerated

A 2.2-acre site in Greenwich town centre has been acquired as part of a regeneration scheme.

Read Article ... Published on 4th July, 2012

Greenwich housing gets £4.6bn investment

Greenwich housing gets £4.6bn investment

Some £4.6 billion is to be invested in the Greenwich area as part of a major refurbishment programme.

Read Article ... Published on 25th June, 2012

Greenwich Millennium Village gets planning permission

Greenwich Millennium Village gets planning permission

Planning permission has been granted for phases three, four and five of the Greenwich Millennium Village project.

Read Article ... Published on 10th April, 2012

Greenwich council tax frozen for fifth year in a row

Greenwich council tax frozen for fifth year in a row

People searching for flats in Greenwich may be comforted by the news that council tax is to be frozen in the borough for 2012-13.

Read Article ... Published on 9th March, 2012

Woolwich residents to be briefed on traffic plans for Olympics

Woolwich residents to be briefed on traffic plans for Olympics

People occupying flats to rent in Woolwich are being briefed by the council on traffic and parking management plans during the upcoming Olympic Games.

Read Article ... Published on 26th January, 2012

Greenwich to celebrate becoming royal borough

Greenwich to celebrate becoming royal borough

People in flats to rent in Greenwich are set to see various festivities and ceremonies taking place to commemorate the area becoming a royal borough for the first time.

Read Article ... Published on 19th January, 2012

New report shows strength of Greenwich primary education

New report shows strength of Greenwich primary education

Families seeking flats to rent in Greenwich will be encouraged by new government figures that further showcase the high educational standards upheld by the area's primary schools.

Read Article ... Published on 6th January, 2012

Greenwich primary schools see improved performance standards

Greenwich primary schools see improved performance standards

Families seeking flats to rent in Greenwich will be able to benefit from some of the best primary schools in the country, according to new official figures.

Read Article ... Published on 21st December, 2011

Greenwich named as one of world's top 10 destinations

Greenwich named as one of world's top 10 destinations

People seeking flats to rent in Greenwich will be moving to one of the most attractive cultural destinations in the world, according to a leading travel guide.

Read Article ... Published on 1st December, 2011

Greenwich: A leafy suburb not far from the heart of London

Greenwich: A leafy suburb not far from the heart of London

Greenwich, located in the SE10 postcode, is a great place for young people who want some greenery nearby, as well as easy access to the city of London.

Read Article ... Published on 18th August, 2011

Greenwich residents to gain free meals at new restaurant

Greenwich residents to gain free meals at new restaurant

Free meals are to be offered to people living in flats to rent in the London borough of Greenwich when a new restaurant opens in the area later this month.

Read Article ... Published on 16th February, 2011

Cable car and liner terminal headed for Greenwich?

Cable car and liner terminal headed for Greenwich?

Two new developments have been approved that could boost the attractiveness of flats to rent in the London borough of Greenwich.

Read Article ... Published on 1st February, 2011

Greenwich residents to benefit from EV charging points

Greenwich residents to benefit from EV charging points

Those living in property to rent in the London borough of Greenwich will soon notice charging points for electric vehicles being installed in their neighbourhoods.

Read Article ... Published on 28th January, 2011

Greenwich news: LOCOG confirms Olympic ticket sales

Greenwich news: LOCOG confirms Olympic ticket sales

Sports fans living in property to rent in the London borough of Greenwich have been told when they can buy tickets for the 2012 Olympic Games - which will be held almost on their doorsteps.

Read Article ... Published on 17th January, 2011

People living in flats to rent in London could head to jazz festival

People living in flats to rent in London could head to jazz festival

Tenants occupying flats to rent in the London Borough's of Greenwich, Barnet, Newham, Lewisham and Lewisham will all have the chance to get involved with the London Jazz Festival, which starts today (November 17th).

Read Article ... Published on 17th November, 2010

Artwork to be viewed by people in flats to rent in Greenwich?

Artwork to be viewed by people in flats to rent in Greenwich?

People living in flats to rent in the London Borough of Greenwich may wish to visit an event showcasing work by over 100 artists.

Read Article ... Published on 4th November, 2010

NLA energy-saving tips could benefit tenants in flats to rent in Greenwich

NLA energy-saving tips could benefit tenants in flats to rent in Greenwich

Tenants and landlords of flats to rent in the London Borough of Greenwich may be able to cut down on their heating bills if they follow five tips suggested by the National Landlords Association (NLA).

Read Article ... Published on 22nd October, 2010

Could flats to rent offer alternative for first-time buyers?

Could flats to rent offer alternative for first-time buyers?

Flats to rent in the London Borough of Greenwich could be a solution for the many first-time buyers struggling to get on to the housing ladder.

Read Article ... Published on 5th October, 2010

Economic uncertainty 'may increase popularity of flats to rent'

Economic uncertainty 'may increase popularity of flats to rent'

Economy uncertainty means many people in the UK could still be looking for flats to rent in the London Borough of Greenwich.

Read Article ... Published on 1st September, 2010

Construction worries could encourage some to rent flats in London

Construction worries could encourage some to rent flats in London

More people may be thinking of looking for property to rent in the London borough of Greenwich after one expert predicted that the building industry may suffer greatly as a result of significant government spending cuts.

Read Article ... Published on 9th July, 2010

Home builders 'need flexible planning policy'

Home builders 'need flexible planning policy'

First-time buyers need the government to define its planning policy to allow greater flexibility in wider home construction.

Read Article ... Published on 10th June, 2010

Charlton: Rent a property in a London village

Charlton: Rent a property in a London village

Background

Read Article ... Published on 1st June, 2010

'Not good old days yet' for UK housing market

'Not good old days yet' for UK housing market

First-time buyers have been warned that despite improving conditions in the housing market, potential pitfalls lie ahead.

Read Article ... Published on 25th May, 2010

First-time buyers 'will see little difference from election'

First-time buyers 'will see little difference from election'

Forecasts for first-time buyers appear to remain bleak, despite an increase in the stamp duty threshold offered by Chancellor Alistair Darling.

Read Article ... Published on 12th April, 2010

London museums to reopen to the public after redevelopment

London museums to reopen to the public after redevelopment

Four museums across London are reopening their doors to the public after extensive renovations and visitor-friendly addition to the sites.

Read Article ... Published on 19th March, 2010

Brits 'struggling with energy bills'

Brits 'struggling with energy bills'

Following the coldest UK winter in three decades, many Britons got an additional chill when they received their energy bills for these months, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 11th March, 2010

2010 - The year of renting

2010 - The year of renting

As property prices rise in the UK, the philosophy of many Britons is changing, as more people come to the conclusion that rented accommodation can still be a home.

Read Article ... Published on 9th March, 2010

Do Londoners know their neighbours?

Do Londoners know their neighbours?

The hit Channel 4 series Friends has been popular with people in the UK for well over a decade now, but just what was the secret to their friendship?

Read Article ... Published on 5th March, 2010

Rental tenants 'to benefit from green strategy'

Rental tenants 'to benefit from green strategy'

People renting a home who are concerned they do not have the power to invest in improvements designed to make it more energy efficient may be pleased to hear the details of a new government green strategy which was announced yesterday (March 2nd).

Read Article ... Published on 3rd March, 2010

Banks 'need to start lending'

Banks 'need to start lending'

Lending for mortgages by UK high street banks has fallen, it has been revealed - which could see more people continuing to rent until buying becomes more affordable.

Read Article ... Published on 1st March, 2010

OFT letting agent ruling 'welcomed'

OFT letting agent ruling 'welcomed'

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced a new ruling against one letting agent which it believed was charging landlords an unfair sum.

Read Article ... Published on 25th February, 2010

More letting agents 'looking to renovation'

More letting agents 'looking to renovation'

Britons looking for houses and flats to rent may increasingly find they are able to choose from a selection of older buildings to make their new home.

Read Article ... Published on 24th February, 2010

Could buyers cut out estate agents?

Could buyers cut out estate agents?

A new ruling designed to update existing legislation could allow more online estate agents to compete in the property market, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 22nd February, 2010

'More innovation needed' in house selling

'More innovation needed' in house selling

There needs to be more innovation when it comes to the buying and selling of homes, it has been asserted.

Read Article ... Published on 19th February, 2010

Mortgage lending 'off to slow start'

Mortgage lending 'off to slow start'

It is likely mortgage lending will increase throughout 2010, but in the opening months sales are off to a slow start, it has been claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 18th February, 2010

Could time be running out for tenants to use boiler scrappage?

Could time be running out for tenants to use boiler scrappage?

Tenants hoping to achieve lower energy bills and reduced carbon emissions by taking part in the boiler scrappage scheme may wish to get their skates on, as demand is proving high.

Read Article ... Published on 15th February, 2010

Government 'recognises importance of renting'

Government 'recognises importance of renting'

The government now recognises the important role the private UK rental sector plays in filling the housing gap, it has been claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 12th February, 2010

Could DIY suffer as more people rent?

Could DIY suffer as more people rent?

As increasing numbers of people are choosing to rent their home rather than climbing the property ladder, the DIY industry may suffer, it has been asserted.

Read Article ... Published on 10th February, 2010

House prices rise 'despite cold weather'

House prices rise 'despite cold weather'

House prices in the UK continued to rise again in January, despite the freezing weather causing buyer interest to fall.

Read Article ... Published on 9th February, 2010

Private rented sector 'essential to economy'

Private rented sector 'essential to economy'

A new consultation document has this week been announced by the government which will focus on the role the private rental sector should play in the UK's housing market and the economy as a whole.

Read Article ... Published on 5th February, 2010

House price rises 'disappointing'

House price rises 'disappointing'

The average price of houses across the UK is predicted to rise by more than six per cent this year, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 3rd February, 2010

Land registry: House prices increasing

Land registry: House prices increasing

House prices in England and Wales continued to increase at the end of last year, which may mean the majority of UK properties continue to be unaffordable for many consumers.

Read Article ... Published on 1st February, 2010

Could changes to shared houses decrease supply?

Could changes to shared houses decrease supply?

The government has proposed new local powers will be introduced to control the spread of high concentrations of shared rented homes and to tackle incidents unsafe and substandard accommodation run by bad landlords, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 29th January, 2010

Property prices 'double in ten years'

Property prices 'double in ten years'

As the UK economy comes out of recession, many Britons may feel house prices are cheaper than they have been for some time following the property market crash.

Read Article ... Published on 27th January, 2010

London residential property 'performing well'

London residential property 'performing well'

Landlords in the UK have been encouraged to consider investing in the prime residential London property market, which has performed well in terms of investment in the past.

Read Article ... Published on 25th January, 2010

Greenwich: Get in the middle if things in Greenwich

Greenwich: Get in the middle if things in Greenwich

Background

Read Article ... Published on 22nd January, 2010

Brits 'rely on credit as recession rumbles on'

Brits 'rely on credit as recession rumbles on'

It may seem to many as though the UK has been stuck in recession for ever, but although the economy has in fact just been in this status for 362 days, many people are still struggling.

Read Article ... Published on 20th January, 2010

One in ten landlords 'plan to buy'

One in ten landlords 'plan to buy'

In the first quarter of 2010, one in ten landlords are hoping to buy a residential investment property to add to their portfolio, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 20th January, 2010

Property asking prices 'increase'

Property asking prices 'increase'

Just a few weeks into 2010, property asking prices have already increased by an average of 1.2 per cent, new research has found.

Read Article ... Published on 19th January, 2010

'Forget loyalty' for a better deal

'Forget loyalty' for a better deal

With the January sales now well underway, consumers have been advised not to automatically be loyal to their current financial service provider when looking for the best monetary deals.

Read Article ... Published on 14th January, 2010

How to keep rats at bay

How to keep rats at bay

The ongoing cold snap the UK has been experiencing has not only seen many Britons choosing to spend more time sheltering indoors, but also large numbers of vermin, it has been warned.

Read Article ... Published on 13th January, 2010

Winter fuel bills 'will rise'

Winter fuel bills 'will rise'

Britons who have chosen property to rent in London as a means of saving money during the credit crunch may be glad they did so, after it was revealed fuel bills may be slightly higher this winter.

Read Article ... Published on 11th January, 2010

Homes 'still not affordable for first-timers'

Homes 'still not affordable for first-timers'

Purchasing a new home has yet to become an affordable option for first-time buyers, one sector commentator has claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 8th January, 2010

Could tenants benefit from boiler scrappage scheme?

Could tenants benefit from boiler scrappage scheme?

Britons living in or looking for flats to rent in Blackheath or elsewhere in London may wish to find out if their landlord has recently upgraded their boiler.

Read Article ... Published on 6th January, 2010

Tenants admit 'renting gives them more freedom'

Tenants admit 'renting gives them more freedom'

Britons are increasingly adopting a more European mentality when it comes to home ownership, new research has found, with growing numbers of people now realising the benefits of renting.

Read Article ... Published on 5th January, 2010

Britons 'need to budget in 2010'

Britons 'need to budget in 2010'

Families in the UK now have more expendable income available to them than they did during 2008, it has been asserted, but taking care to budget is still advisable.

Read Article ... Published on 30th December, 2009

Property market 'still under pressure'

Property market 'still under pressure'

Property prices in the UK, along with the economy, are still continuing to be hard hit and this trend is likely to continue into the near future, one sector commentator has asserted.

Read Article ... Published on 22nd December, 2009

Property prices 'will continue to rise'

Property prices 'will continue to rise'

Property prices will continue increasing in the UK in 2010, one sector commentator has asserted.

Read Article ... Published on 18th December, 2009

Landlords 'feeling comfortable about 2010'

Landlords 'feeling comfortable about 2010'

The majority of UK landlords are feeling confident about the state of the buy-to-let market, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 16th December, 2009

Tenants 'should get winter-proofing'

Tenants 'should get winter-proofing'

The UK has seen the winter weather arrive over recent days and with more cold snaps forecast, Britons have been advised that now is the time to ensure their homes will be well protected from the elements.

Read Article ... Published on 14th December, 2009

Long-term mortgages 'could be cheaper'

Long-term mortgages 'could be cheaper'

The cost of the average two-year fixed-rate mortgage deal has reduced by the largest weekly amount since the beginning of the year, new research has found.

Read Article ... Published on 10th December, 2009

'Get covered' this Christmas

'Get covered' this Christmas

November, December and January is typically a time for an increase in the number of break-ins it has been revealed, which may mean that purchasing home contents insurance is a wise move this Christmas.

Read Article ... Published on 8th December, 2009

Is stamp duty relief just a 'sticking plaster'?

Is stamp duty relief just a 'sticking plaster'?

An early day motion has been raised in parliament, stating that the current stamp duty relief on properties valued at £175,000 or less should be extended past its December 31st deadline.

Read Article ... Published on 4th December, 2009

Do borrowers understand cost of mortgages?

Do borrowers understand cost of mortgages?

Lenders have significantly increased the number of short-term mortgage deals on offer, while long-term mortgage deals have also increased from last year, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 2nd December, 2009

Private rental sector 'need government support'

Private rental sector 'need government support'

As it increasingly becomes key to the UK's future housing strategy, it is important that the private rental industry receives support from the government, one group has urged.

Read Article ... Published on 30th November, 2009

More Britons 'worried about finances'

More Britons 'worried about finances'

The financial concerns of Britons have started to have a negative impact on their health, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 27th November, 2009

Rural England 'needs more affordable housing'

Rural England 'needs more affordable housing'

More needs to be done to ensure that affordable housing is available in rural England, one sector commentator has claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 25th November, 2009

Thousands of private houses 'lying empty'

Thousands of private houses 'lying empty'

The number of private properties in England which have been lying empty for a period of six months or more exceeded 300,000 in 2008 for the first time in five years, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 23rd November, 2009

House prices 'could rise 5%'

House prices 'could rise 5%'

A five per cent rise in house prices during 2010 "looks possible", it has been claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 20th November, 2009

Landlords 'encouraged to boost energy efficiency'

Landlords 'encouraged to boost energy efficiency'

As impact on the environment becomes an increasing concern for many Britons, people looking for flats to rent in Eltham or another part of London may prioritise choosing a home which has positive green credentials.

Read Article ... Published on 18th November, 2009

Can tenants reduce their energy bills before winter?

Can tenants reduce their energy bills before winter?

While Britons may have opted to choose flats to rent in Blackheath or another part of London as it is cheaper than buying a new home, the thought of winter energy bills may be adding to their money worries.

Read Article ... Published on 16th November, 2009

Repossession forecast cut

Repossession forecast cut

Last year's projection from the Council of Mortgage Lenders, which estimated that 75,000 homes would be repossessed in 2009, has been amended to just 48,000 properties, it has been revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 13th November, 2009

Number of properties for sale 'has increased'

Number of properties for sale 'has increased'

An increased number of properties are being put on the housing market, according to new research.

Read Article ... Published on 11th November, 2009

Pre-winter jobs for tenants

Pre-winter jobs for tenants

As the cold weather approaches, winter could pose a number of threats to properties, including the possibility of central heating breaking down or water pipes freezing and bursting.

Read Article ... Published on 9th November, 2009

Could lack of housing supply mean less choice?

Could lack of housing supply mean less choice?

With new research revealing that there are now five house-hunters to every property currently on the market, Britons may find that there is not much choice when it comes to finding their dream home.

Read Article ... Published on 6th November, 2009

Should tenants get covered?

Should tenants get covered?

As the winter weather draws in, many people renting a home may be quick to turn up their central heating.

Read Article ... Published on 4th November, 2009

Tenants 'should check homes are fire-safe'

Tenants 'should check homes are fire-safe'

Almost half of UK households do not have a smoke alarm installed in their property, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 2nd November, 2009

London house prices 'on the rise'

London house prices 'on the rise'

The September data from the Land Registry's House Price Index has revealed that property prices in the UK are continuing to rise steadily, which could mean that becoming a homeowner is out of reach for some Britons.

Read Article ... Published on 28th October, 2009

Britons 'spending big to entertain at home'

Britons 'spending big to entertain at home'

As Britons attempt to save cash by going out less, 57 per cent of paid-for entertainment is now consumed inside the home, new research has found.

Read Article ... Published on 27th October, 2009

Property market 'could recover in 18 months'

Property market 'could recover in 18 months'

If the housing market continues to grow at the same rate which has been recorded over the last six months, it will still be 18 months before it is fully recovered, one sector commentator has predicted.

Read Article ... Published on 21st October, 2009

'Unprecedented demand' for London property

'Unprecedented demand' for London property

Britain's commercial property market has seen the largest rise in capital growth since June 2006, according to a recent report.

Read Article ... Published on 19th October, 2009

London property buyers 'need to earn £93,000'

London property buyers 'need to earn £93,000'

A salary of more than £93,000 is required if Britons hope to choose London as the base in which to buy their first home, even if the property is an average price, one sector commentator has claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 15th October, 2009

Londoners 'most concerned about climate change'

Londoners 'most concerned about climate change'

Across the UK, it is the people residing in the capital who are the most concerned about the impact climate change may have on future generations, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 13th October, 2009

Blackheath: Village living in Blackheath

Blackheath: Village living in Blackheath

Background

Read Article ... Published on 13th October, 2009

Mortgage lending 'unlikely to grow'

Mortgage lending 'unlikely to grow'

Northern Rock, Woolwich and Abbey have all cut their rates by up to 0.6 per cent in response to HSBC extending its own 1.99 per cent deal.

Read Article ... Published on 9th October, 2009

Unemployment 'making things difficult for buyers'

Unemployment 'making things difficult for buyers'

Record levels of joblessness are having a significant knock-on effect for many first-time buyers, one sector commentator has claimed, which may mean more people decide to continue renting.

Read Article ... Published on 5th October, 2009

How can tenants make homes greener?

How can tenants make homes greener?

As the credit crunch rumbles on, Britons may find that flats to rent in Eltham or another borough of London are an affordable alternative to taking on a mortgage.

Read Article ... Published on 1st October, 2009

Taking a lodger 'may affect insurance'

Taking a lodger 'may affect insurance'

Homeowners may risk invalidating their home insurance if they do not inform their insurers they are sub-letting their properties or taking in lodgers, it has been claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 24th September, 2009

Rental market 'stabilising'

Rental market 'stabilising'

New research has revealed that the rental market is showing signs of stabilising, it has been reported.

Read Article ... Published on 18th September, 2009

Property expert 'happy to rent'

Property expert 'happy to rent'

House prices are reported to be rising again in the UK, however, a property professional has questioned whether or not these increases will be sustainable.

Read Article ... Published on 17th September, 2009

Stamp duty 'unrealistic'

Stamp duty 'unrealistic'

Stamp duty needs to be "readjusted" to a level that will only tax higher earners, one sector commentator has claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 11th September, 2009

Government measures too little too late?

Government measures too little too late?

Although the government has "woken up" to the reality that some people are having problems meeting their mortgage payments, it is "too little too late" for some, one sector commentator has suggested.

Read Article ... Published on 11th September, 2009

Final year students 'may need help'

Final year students 'may need help'

Students are increasingly feeling under financial pressure as they approach their final year of university, new research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 11th September, 2009

Should parents buy children a property?

Should parents buy children a property?

Interest rates on buy-to-let mortgages can be quite high, a writer has recently claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 9th September, 2009

More young people 'choose to rent'

More young people 'choose to rent'

More young UK professionals are opting to rent a property, rather than buy one, it has been suggested.

Read Article ... Published on 4th September, 2009

Affordable mortgages 'may not be answer to property slump'

Affordable mortgages 'may not be answer to property slump'

News that affordable mortgages are coming to the market may not be enough to provide an answer to the ongoing housing market slump, one sector commentator has claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 4th September, 2009

'High-end tenants' searching the market

'High-end tenants' searching the market

The private rented sector has a number of high-end tenants searching for property at the moment, it has been suggested.

Read Article ... Published on 27th August, 2009

Finalising a rental agreement

Finalising a rental agreement

There are a number of processes involved in finding property to rent in London or flats to rent anywhere in the UK, but the final actions can be some of the most important.

Read Article ... Published on 19th August, 2009

Property prices hikes predicted

Property prices hikes predicted

Flats to rent in Hammersmith or property to rent in Blackheath may prove to be among the more viable living options for young professionals in the coming years, as house prices are set to increase again.

Read Article ... Published on 11th August, 2009

NLA supports move to give tenant more rights

NLA supports move to give tenant more rights

The National Landlords Association (NLA) backs the latest government proposals to give tenants more rights when their landlords default on mortgages.

Read Article ... Published on 7th August, 2009

Greenwich Comedy Festival draws nearer

Greenwich Comedy Festival draws nearer

People living in property to rent in Eltham will be among the Greenwich residents looking forward to the borough's big comedy event next month.

Read Article ... Published on 5th August, 2009

Arla reveals the rental generation

Arla reveals the rental generation

Today's 18 to 30-year-olds have been described as a "generation of renters" in a new study by the Association of Residential Letting Agents (Arla).

Read Article ... Published on 4th August, 2009

Charlton plan Eltham charity walk

Charlton plan Eltham charity walk

A charity walk with Charlton Athletic Football Club could give prospective tenants the chance to see some property to rent in Eltham that is located in the lesser known areas of the town.

Read Article ... Published on 27th July, 2009

Comedy Festival in Greenwich

Comedy Festival in Greenwich

A number of Britain's leading comedians are set to take to the stage in Greenwich later this year, it has emerged.

Read Article ... Published on 29th June, 2009

Renters 'favoured' in recent months

Renters 'favoured' in recent months

It would seem that residents of property to rent in Greenwich and Southwark, as well as people living in other letting residences in London and the UK, have benefited from being in a strong bargaining position in recent months.

Read Article ... Published on 22nd June, 2009

Smart meters in focus

Smart meters in focus

All properties in the UK, including flats to rent in Shoreditch and property to rent in Eltham, will have energy smart meters installed by 2020 if the government meets the targets it has set itself.

Read Article ... Published on 18th June, 2009

Bigger landlord firms 'provide reliable service'

If bigger property rental institutions squeeze out smaller private landlords, tenants of property to rent in Docklands and flats to rent in Eltham - as well as residents of other rented homes across the UK - will receive a more reliable service.

Read Article ... Published on 10th June, 2009

'FTBs face continuing obstacles'

First-time buyers in London and the rest of the UK face "continuing obstacles" when trying to get on the property ladder, it has been suggested.

Read Article ... Published on 2nd June, 2009

Chance to discuss property in Greenwich

Those who live in property in Greenwich have the chance to discuss any pertinent issues they have this weekend.

Read Article ... Published on 6th May, 2009

Mortgage support 'failing to protect homeowners'

Families struggling to pay their mortgages in the current economic climate are not being helped by a government initiative, the Liberal Democrats have argued.

Read Article ... Published on 1st May, 2009

Children living in property in London targeted by sporting campaign

A new campaign has been unveiled, with the aim of getting more children in London involved in sport.

Read Article ... Published on 28th April, 2009

Children living in property in London targeted by sporting campaign

A new campaign has been unveiled, with the aim of getting more children in London involved in sport.

Read Article ... Published on 28th April, 2009

Women's safety 'to be improved' in London

Women living in property in Greenwich and across London are to have their safety addressed by a new campaign in the capital.

Read Article ... Published on 22nd April, 2009

Consumers 'delaying purchase' of property in London

Many Britons do not believe that house prices will rise in the near future, research has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 16th April, 2009

Mortgage approvals 'likely to fall'

Britons are likely to continue to struggle to obtain finance for the purpose of buying a home, an expert has warned.

Read Article ... Published on 6th April, 2009

'Great time' to be renting property

The current economic climate makes this an ideal time to be renting property, it has been suggested.

Read Article ... Published on 27th March, 2009

Fear of price falls 'putting buyers off'

The need to pay a large deposit is putting many people off entering the property market, it has been observed.

Read Article ... Published on 18th March, 2009

No chance of scrapping stamp duty, says expert

There is little chance of the government abolishing the stamp duty for those choosing to purchase homes, it has been argued.

Read Article ... Published on 13th March, 2009

Mayor plans celebration of London

A month-long celebration of the past, present and future of London is to be held in June, the mayor has announced.

Read Article ... Published on 2nd March, 2009

Scores up as Greenwich pupils eat healthier, research shows

Pupils at schools in Greenwich have been benefiting from improved test scores as a result of changes to meals, it has been found.

Read Article ... Published on 4th February, 2009

Greenwich council leader proposes tax freeze

Residents of the London borough of Greenwich could be set to benefit from a freeze in council tax.

Read Article ... Published on 28th January, 2009

Transport secretary outlines plans for improvement

Those living in London could be set to benefit from access to new high-speed rail travel to Scotland and the West Midlands.

Read Article ... Published on 15th January, 2009

DLR extension opens ahead of schedule

An extension of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) has been opened in the London borough of Greenwich.

Read Article ... Published on 13th January, 2009

Further house price fall predicted

House prices in the UK will continue to plummet next year, it has been predicted.

Read Article ... Published on 29th December, 2008

London house buyers 'opt to rent' while market slows

Potential house buyers in London are choosing to enter the lettings market as the property sector remains depressed in the capital, a new survey has revealed.

Read Article ... Published on 9th December, 2008

Greenwich schools to receive early funding boost

Schools in Greenwich are to benefit from an announcement in the pre-Budget report that funding will be brought forward.

Read Article ... Published on 25th November, 2008

BAA in £230 million Crossrail deal

Crossrail has agreed a £230 million funding deal with the British Airports Authority (BAA) to help develop the service.

Read Article ... Published on 4th November, 2008

London stations in new safety drive

A number of rail stations in London will become safer due to extra manning at night, it has been announced.

Read Article ... Published on 3rd November, 2008

Greenwich Olympic venue 'to be confirmed'

Confirmation that the 2012 Olympic equestrian events will be held in Greenwich Park is expected to come today, it has been claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 22nd October, 2008

Clipper service 'proving popular'

Those living in the borough of Greenwich are enjoying using the Thames Clipper service, it has been reported.

Read Article ... Published on 15th October, 2008

Canary Wharf development given go-ahead

Tower Hamlets council has given the green light to a new development at Canary Wharf.

Read Article ... Published on 10th October, 2008

Study backs Greenwich for Olympic equestrian site

The original decision to hold the 2012 Olympic equestrian events in Greenwich have been backed by a government-sponsored study, it has been claimed.

Read Article ... Published on 9th October, 2008

Housing targets 'could be held back by crunch'

The government's plans to build three million new homes in Britain by 2020 are on course to fall well short barring large-scale government intervention, it will be claimed today.

Read Article ... Published on 19th September, 2008

Olympic boroughs to get new gyms

Those thinking of moving into the London Olympic host boroughs are being offered the prospect of having more facilities to keep fit with.

Read Article ... Published on 15th September, 2008

Tower Hamlets home to London's best park

Tower Hamlet's expansive Victoria Park has been named "London's Perfect Park" by Time Out magazine.

Read Article ... Published on 5th September, 2008

Londoners believe Olympics will improve city

More than 70 per cent of Londoners believe that the 2012 Olympic Games will be beneficial to the city, a survey has shown.

Read Article ... Published on 4th September, 2008

Urban development project for Greenwich

The London Borough of Greenwich will shortly be the site of a major urban regeneration scheme.

Read Article ... Published on 3rd September, 2008

Olympics on target to bring new jobs

Preparations for London's 2012 Olympic Games look to be on target in their efforts to regenerate several east London boroughs.

Read Article ... Published on 1st September, 2008

London property prices plummet

Those selling homes in London have seen thousands cut off their asking prices due to the current economic downturn.

Read Article ... Published on 18th August, 2008

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