Thinking Property – Investing in London from Overseas

17 September 2016

London is one of the largest and most dynamic cities in the world and has the most robust and transparent property market in the world.  With soaring demand in both the commercial and residential markets and a consistent lack of supply in the housing market, it will always be the safe place to invest in.

Overseas Investors
Overseas investors have been taking advantage of the property market in London for years and have become the larger shareholders of commercial property and “trophy … Read more ›

Invest in London property: Night Tube plans create rise in outer borough rents

19 August 2016

Londoners out on the town this weekend will be the first to take advantage of the Night Tube, the all-night London Underground service running on Friday and Saturday nights on the Central and Victoria lines. In the autumn, the Night Tube will extend to the Piccadilly, Northern and Jubilee lines.

Until now, people living in London’s outer boroughs have had to fork out for expensive taxi fares or endure hour-long journeys by night bus to get home after midnight. Residents of … Read more ›

UK Property market reassured as Theresa May offers new stability

21 July 2016

As well as the impact on the financial markets, Brexit has brought about a lot of political instability. David Cameron’s resignation left the opportunity to become Prime Minister open to other members of his party, leaving EU negotiations on the back burner while potential leaders alternately campaigned and withdrew.

Ultimately, all other Conservative leadership candidates having withdrawn, there was no contest over who was to become the next Prime Minister. Rather than prolong the uncertainty and instability any longer, Theresa May … Read more ›

Aldar HQ – a new office for Henry Wiltshire Abu Dhabi

21 June 2016

The Abu Dhabi team are moving into their new office. But this isn’t any old office move: they’re taking up residence in the stunning Aldar HQ building, designed by MZ Architects.

Andrew Covill, Director at Henry Wiltshire Abu Dhabi, is really excited about the move:

“Henry Wiltshire buy and sell residential property in stunning buildings and great locations around the world. I feel that working from Aldar HQ in Abu Dhabi shows how much we value ground-breaking architecture and I’m sure it … Read more ›

Henry Wiltshire International Exhibit at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016

18 April 2016

Watch highlights from the Henry Wiltshire International exhibition at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016. Cityscape Abu Dhabi is an annual premier event in the Real Estate industry that was held this year from 12th April to the 14th April 2016 at the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

“Without a doubt this year’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi has been the best yet. We’ve seen a very large amount of footfall and interest with Henry Wiltshire’s international offerings” – Andrew Covill, … Read more ›

New UK tax plan: wise investors avoid April’s stamp duty hike

05 April 2016

1 April 2016 saw the anticipated rise in UK stamp duty come into practice, after a month of frantic property purchasing with landlords and investors fighting to complete before the deadline. Under the new rules, all second properties, whether owned by UK residents, non-doms, expats or other nationals will be subject to an additional 3% SDLT (stamp duty land tax) liability. One of the main impacts of the new law is reduced purchasing power for landlords, who will now be … Read more ›