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Yeading: Enjoy peaceful city living in an up-and-coming area
Yeading offers a relaxing vibe for families and newcomers to the capital.

St John's Wood brings the village atmosphere to the capital
St John�s Wood offers a luxurious and relaxing London living.

Kings Cross offices among the greenest in the UK
5 Pancras Square has received an outstanding BREEAM rating.

Hanwell: A green, peaceful environment for Londoners
Hanwell offers peace and quiet in the UK�s loudest city.

Due Diligence when working with other people in property
When investing in property you can achieve more by working with other people instead of doing it on your own. However you need to be very careful when choosing who you work with. In this educational video Simon Zutshi will…

Mitcham Carnival announced for June
Mitcham Carnival offers an array of sports and entertainment options

Hammersmith and Fulham Council start Park consultation
Hammersmith and Fulham Council are seeking feedback regarding plans for Hammersmith Park.

Sutton Council announces Take Part Take Pride summer festival
Sutton Council is encouraging locals to interact more through the Take Part Take Pride festival.

New conservation areas planned around Waltham Forest
Conservation areas are being discussed near Lloyd Park and Bakers Arms in Waltham Forest.

Brent Council teams with Brent Housing Partnership in new project
Brent Council and the Brent Housing Partnership will launch a £40 million housing scheme.

New fitness centre set to open in Manor Park
Newham Council is helping locals get healthier with a new fitness centre.

Gardeners prepare for Islington In Bloom
Gardeners across Islington are hoping to showcase their horticulture for the city�s In Bloom campaign.

Barnet Council introduces new book scheme
Barnet Council�s Books on Prescription scheme aims to improve people�s understanding of mental health.

Tower Hamlets encourages mental wellbeing
Tower Hamlets is promoting the benefits of mindfulness.

Elephant and Castle : A great base for the capital
Elephant and Castle has options for all kinds of property hunters.

Camden reveals top green properties for Empty Homes Week
Camden Council is helping residents save money with green homes.

Altair reviews CityWest Homes
Altair has evaluated plans for housing provided by CityWest Homes.

London mini marathon records popular Hounslow turnout
A number of Hounslow youngsters raised money in this year�s London marathon.

Croydon eatery holds fun day
A Croyden restaurant is working to help food start-ups grow.

Twickenham: A well-connected and beautiful suburb
Despite being some way from central London, Twickenham is still a vibrant and flourishing town.

Creative talent appointed for College Green redesign
Plans to create a cultural quarter in Croydon are progressing.

Good dogs and owners to be rewarded in Epping Forest
Epping Forest is offering Kennel Club training for local dog owners.

Derelict site transformed into community garden
The new Angel Gardens have been partially opened in Enfield.

Bickley: Beverly Hills or budget?
Thanks to its wide range of housing choices, Bickley shows itself to be strong contender for house-hunters of all budgets.

Decision made on Biggin Hill Airport extended hours
Bromley Council approves additional operating hours for Biggin Hill Airport.

Headliners announced for Croydon Ambition Festival
Details of the upcoming Croydon Ambition Festival have been released.

Haringey composting cuts waste
Food waste in Haringey has been reduced by eight tonnes a week.

Hayes: Old-world charm in zone five
The modern and the historical combine harmoniously in Hayes, Bromley.

Ethical coffee consumption boosted in Hackney
Hackney has got behind Fairtrade Fortnight thanks to a local filmmaker.

Budget promises Brent Cross investment
Brent Cross will get a £97 million Overground station.

Registration opens for Surrey Youth Games
Epsom and Ewell Council urges young people to try new sports ahead of the Surrey Youth Games

Kingston reveals revised plans for Portsmouth Road
More segregated cycleways have been announced for Portsmouth Road.

Borehamwood: British Hollywood
Up-and-coming Borehamwood is a well-connected and pleasant commuter hub.

Wandsworth's young musicians sell out Albert Hall
Wandsworth schoolchildren perform successful Albert Hall concert.

Mortgages for first-time buyers fall
Housing market activity fell in January.

Jamie Oliver teaches Tower Hamlets to cook
Jamie Oliver has launched a new collaboration with Tower Hamlets Council to get parents cooking.

Outdoor classes open for Bushey children
The historic Bushey rose garden will be the site of nature lessons for local children.

Twickenham wins funding for two-year arts initiative
A range of touring performances and a new Music and Drama Festival has been awarded funding.

Barking: Up and coming
Major investments mean that Barking is poised to transform into London�s next big thing.

Harrow wins £31.3 million for regeneration
Harrow Council to conduct ambitious housebuilding programme.

Wandsworth to spend extra £2.3m on sport and leisure
Wandsworth Borough Council has committed to further spending on the area�s sport centres.

Design team announced for Walworth Town Hall and Newington Library
Council buildings damaged by fire are a step closer to a revamp.

Bush Hill Park: Affordable luxury
As an up-and-coming area with plenty of affordable housing, Bush Hill Park is an increasingly popular place to live.

Winchmore Hill: Mansions off the green
Winchmore Hill is an elegant and desirable village in north London.

More arts spaces made a priority for Hammersmith and Fulham
Residents have pushed for a more comprehensive arts programme at a town hall meeting.

First-time buyers hit hard in London
London house prices have risen far ahead of wages, a charity reports.

Beckenham town centre's £3.2m regeneration moves forward
A major project is set to bring new life to central Beckenham.

Totteridge: A taste of LA luxury
The upmarket area of Totteridge still retains a charming village sense of community and historical appeal.

Islington rolls out 'Apprentice Army'
With 33 new apprentices, Islington is boosting council services and youth employment.

Park Royal: Business with pleasure
Best known for its business connections, Park Royal is also a great place to live.

New leisure centre to open in Barking
A £14 million leisure centre will open in Barking this month.

Southwark Borough Market celebrates its millennium
The Borough Market in Southwark is set to mark its 1,000th anniversary with a series of special events.

Epping Forest freezes council tax
Council tax stays steady in Epping Forest for fifth consecutive year.

Survey finds 89% of residents happy with Hertsmere Council
Hertsmere residents are overwhelmingly satisfied with the area, a survey reports.

Sidcup: A historic and elegant London suburb
With its connectivity, affordability and local beauty spots, Sidcup is an attractive option for commuters.

Haringey approves Alexandra Palace restorations
A unanimous vote means that an ambitious proposal to refurbish the Alexandra Palace in Haringey is one step closer to reality.

New green space proposed in Stanmore
Harrow is competing to transform Stanmore Marsh into a ecological haven.

Wandsworth forms street clean-up team
Efficiency savings mean Wandsworth Council has launched a new and improved group to keep the streets clean.

Richmond upon Thames has most active residents in England
Over half of Richmond�s residents exercise at least once a week, a survey shows.

Redbridge Council launches equality commission
Redbridge�s Fairness Commission wants to help make services in the borough equal for everyone.

Chingford: A wonderful woodland suburb
Chingford shows it has plenty to offer Londoners - not least a few surprises.

Hammersmith and Fulham students ace GCSEs
Students in Hammersmith and Fulham have had a successful exam season.

Property Investors Network Glasgow Scotland Launches
BAILIE PHILIP BRAAT TO LAUNCH FIRST GLASGOW-BASED PROPERTY INVESTORS NETWORK EVENT Event launch: 24th Sep, 6-9PM, Glasgow Thistle Hotel The Property Investors Network (pin) has today announced that Councillor Bailie Philip Braat, director of the West Scotland Loans Fund and…

Property Investors Network Edinburgh Scotland Launches
PROPERTY INVESTORS NETWORK COMES TO EDINBURGH Event launch: 23rd Sep, 6-9pm, Cairn Queensferry Hotel The Property Investors Network (pin) has announced the launch of the very first Edinburgh pin meeting, a high profile networking event for property investors. Founder of…

How to help your children get their foot on the property ladder
In the Mail on Sunday You magazine last weekend, there was as article about a lady who felt that she had to sell her family home in South London to provide her 23 and 25 year old kids with sufficient…

Be More, Achieve More with Simon Zutshi interviewed by Chris Cooper
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Budget pension reforms to have profound effect on housing market
The death knell for annuities sounded by George Osborne in the budget has already pension companies bemoaning the decision, but it has to be welcome as liberation for those with that good old substance called common sense. For those of…

pension provisions
PRESS RELEASE 27th February 2014 Over 40% of landlords relying on property as sole means for retirement, survey reveals A survey of independent landlords has shown over 40 per cent are putting their trust wholly in property as their means…

Panorama’s House Price Bubble – Full of Hot Air!
Will the Government’s new Help to Buy scheme cause a housing bubble? This was the question posed on last night’s BBC Panorama on prime time TV. Who knows what effect this will have. In a recent survey by the property…

No cost property training webinars
The property investors network, no cost, educational webinars are a fantastic way for you to learn about successful property investing from the comfort of your own home or office over the Internet. We host regular, live property investing training webinars…

Part time property investor or full time property investor?
I was at a property event yesterday (attending as a delegate) when during one of the breaks, another delegate on our table asked everyone if they were full time or part time property investors? I must admit, I had to…

Council Tax instalment period extended
Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles, has announced that from 2013 taxpayers can choose to pay their Council Tax over 12 months rather than 10. The move will lower the average band D instalment by around £24 per month for 10 months of the year. The Government is also providing support to help local authorities in England […]

Brits optimistic on 2013 house prices
More people expect house prices to rise than fall over the coming twelve months, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker. Thirty-eight per cent of respondents are expecting to see the average UK house price increase in 2013, while only 18% anticipate a decline. However, sentiment over buying and selling points to subdued […]

Southend sees biggest annual house price rise
Over the past year, Southend has recorded the biggest rise in house prices among major UK towns and cities, according to new research from Halifax. The average selling price of a Southend dwelling leapt 14.8% from £172,782 in 2011 to £198,418 in 2012, with Basingstoke taking second place (+14.7%) and Halifax noting that both towns […]

House prices up 1.5% year-on-year
New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show UK house prices increasing 1.5% in the 12 months to October, with he annual rate of gain down from a 1.7% in September. The year-on-year rise reflects growth of 1.8% in England and 2.8% in Wales, offset by house price falls of 2.2% in Scotland […]

Rightmove: 2013 to see 2% rise in house prices
Homeowners coming to market in December cut their asking prices by an average £7,772 (or 3.3%), according to Rightmove, with the firm registering the largest monthly fall in new sellers’ ambitions to date. However, asking prices have actually increased 1.4% over the past 12 months, with the average gap between final asking price and sold […]

Deposits continue to thwart first-time buyers
More than one in four potential first-time buyers say it will take them ten years or more to raise a deposit, while just over a quarter are hopeful of accumulating enough cash to secure their first home in three years or less. According to the Building Societies Association (BSA), deposits remain a major issue for […]

House prices up 3.3% on the year
House prices in England and Wales climbed by 0.2% in November, compared to October, marking a second consecutive monthly increase (October +0.2%) and giving an annual rise of 3.3% (October +2.5%). According to latest research from LSL / Acadametrics, November also saw a 5% rise in transactions compared to a year earlier, with the average […]

House prices to rise 2% in 2013
UK house prices will increase 2% over the next 12 months, while the cost of renting will rise by around 4%, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which expects “slight” improvements in the economy to be reflected in the housing market. In addition, transactions could jump just over 3% to 960,000 next […]

Census reveals 7% drop in home ownership
Homelessness charity, Shelter, has been studying the latest UK census data from the Office of National Statistics which show that homeownership has fallen for the first time since records began 60 years ago. Since 2001, homeownership overall has fallen by 7% while the proportion of homes owned with a mortgage has dropped by 15%. According […]

Revival in housing market confidence
Confidence in the UK housing market revived in November, according to the latest survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Enquiries from would-be buyers increased across most of the country, having grown steadily since the end of the summer. That being said, demand remained at an historically low level and on the supply […]