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TOP 5 TIPS FOR TENANTS MOVING IN 2018

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

Top 5 tips for tenants moving in 2018: how to secure your dream rental home and get the best possible deal Are you planning to move in 2018? If you’re renting, here are the top 5 things to think about and get the most of the current London rental property market.  Tip #1: Start your […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: SWISS COTTAGE

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Swiss Cottage has a strong reputation as a safe, family friendly neighbourhood.  A stone’s throw from Regent’s Park, Primrose Hill and Hampstead Heath, it also boasts a range of local, independent shops and restaurants, and offers a variety of cultural and leisure activities.  These all contribute to making it an attractive neighbourhood, with a character […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: CANARY WHARF

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Canary Wharf, located in Greater London, is highly regarded as a commercial centre. The 97-acre area has over 1.5 million square metres of retail and office space. Being the second largest financial district, it has some of the tallest and most spectacular buildings to be found in Europe. In fact, the skyline is a sight […]

When viewing a property, there are a number of things that you will want to check.  After all, this is the opportunity for you to evaluate if it meets your requirements and if you need the landlord to make any changes to the property as part of your offer (e.g. repairs, add or remove furniture, etc.). […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: CAMDEN TOWN

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Camden Town is arguably one of the best-known areas of London. It is a bustling borough in the north west of London, alive with creativity and inspiration. It features boho chic music venues around the area. There is always something happening, which makes it a hotspot for tourists and residents alike.Although its residential base became […]

4 WAYS TO NEGOTIATE A BETTER RENT

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

Exclusive ‘Sherpa’ hacks – from our in-house tenant concierge, Octavian.  Found your dream property and eager to sign that tenancy agreement?  Make sure you get the best deal and don’t leave any money on the table. Tip #1: Keep your cool Even if you are standing in virtually the best property on the planet that fits your budget, […]

What you need to know about the tenancy deposit: average amount, how to know if it’s protected, how to get it back.A landlord is entitled to request a deposit from his or her tenants. This deposit is designed to help cover any unforeseen costs that may occur. For example, rent arrears, property damage, and more. […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: SHOREDITCH

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Shoreditch has been known as an entertainment area since the 16th century. It has a wide range of bars, eateries, nightclubs and art galleries that serve a high number of residents within the community.  Known as one of London’s more ‘hipster’ areas, it’s a great neighbourhood for young professionals.   It is divided between three areas: the […]

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: MARYLEBONE

February 25, 2019 | In The Neighbourhood | No Comments

Marylebone’s old-world atmosphere, trendy and curated shops, along with its combination of traditional English pubs, world cuisine restaurants and organic food stores make it a much beloved neighbourhood.  If you can afford the higher rents, it’s got a lot to offer for students, young professionals and families alike.  Marylebone is an area in the West […]