Archive for August, 2010

Aldgate Property for Sale Guide

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Property and homes differs in this region east of the City. You could find Aldgate luxurious properties and flats in the South near to the Thames, Aldgate house to rent or Aldgate house for sale could be found in the several renovated storehouse office buildings in-between and beautiful Georgian properties could be found in the lanes off Brick Lane to the north.

The area has seen steady development over the past ten years since several empty office buildings have been renovated into to residential buildings. Current developments around the Alie Street, Prescot Street, Back Church Lane and The Minories lane, has further added to the Aldgate flats and improved the level of excellent quality accommodation.

Property Prices in Stratford, London

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The hosting of the 2012 Olympics in London is great news for the city and for the UK. The main Olympic Park will be situated close to Stratford and as a result the surrounding area is seeing large scale regeneration and it is predicted that the Olympics will have a positive impact on transport links, urban gentrification and the local economy. Unfortunately so many positive aspects can have some fallbacks, as urban gentrification progresses a rise in property prices can often follow, which in turn can cause local property taxes to rise which can result in some residents having to move out of the area.

Property prices are also likely to rise in the area which can mean that some properties and areas can become too expensive for some people. Coupled with the current difficulties with the banks, which has made it difficult for some people to take out mortgages, individuals with low incomes or indeed contractors (without a steady income) may find it difficult to move to the area. Contractors and the self-employed in particular often find it difficult to take out mortgages due to the nature of their employment status as it can be difficult to prove a regular income; in this case mortgages for contractors are best achieved using the help of contractor specialists.
On a positive note though gentrification can often bring lower crime levels and new business to areas, so I believe the impact will ultimately be beneficial for the Stratford area. The regeneration of Stratford and the forthcoming Olympic Games will be beneficial for London as a city and a celebration the whole world can share in.

Barbican Home and Property Guide

Friday, August 27th, 2010

From a technical point of view, the barbican is a term which is used for a structure. It is a noun which means a building’s outpost and it can also refers to a fortified gateway, where the guards stay in order to watch over the entire city. This was actually the watch towers during ancient times however as the time passes, these watch towers became smaller and grew into barbicans. Nowadays Barbican is also the name for the estate found in the City of London. People who are into the business and commerce, particularly finance would surely love the home or property in the Barbican Estate.

New Labour in order to rule us for the next four

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

The new government would listen to all our problems and would make our lives improved in ways which we could not only imagine and things could only become better. I’m just chattering pointlessly, on purpose, since if I had said the word Home Information Pack then you would, quite truly, have stopped reading at least twenty seconds ago. But please bear with me; you are really going to be amazed. I know about pop music and had a record shop twenty years ago on the Fulham Road. I had also worked for D&G for more than twenty three years and I’m having quite knowledge about property as well. We (professionals) have tried several ways to advise the Labour Housing Ministers (which is not experts) regarding how to improve our industry on several occasions, however to no benefit.