The property market is set for a strong
start in 2016, according to the Evening Standard, thanks in part to
Interviewing a property agent, the
newspaper reported that January could be the strongest month
outside of the summer for property activity.
The agent was quoted as saying, "Come
January, households will be picking up where they left off on big
life decisions - be this downsizing, starting a new job, relocating
overseas or even separating and moving out of the marital
When this happens, family homes tend to
transform from houses to flats, introducing people to a minefield
of leasehold property that they may not have previously
encountered. It's important, therefore to know that their new
home will be managed and maintained with the same care they had
lavished on their house.
With any block, the key is to understand
clearly what responsibilities the leaseholder has and which areas
the landlord covers. This can be simplified by having a
managing agent that takes care of everything relevant.
Another factor for newly-single people to consider is the length of
the lease; this an area in which we work closely with the owners of
leasehold properties to ensure a lengthy tenancy that won't affect
the market price when they find their next partner and move on…
Whatever the circumstances that take you to
a block property, we're always happy to discuss ways of making the
communal aspects of your home more enjoyable, cost-effective and
efficiently run. Call us on 0845 456 8775 to find out
Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2016.