Great Daffodil Day Hampstead 2014

Author: Admin - Date: 26th March 2014

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A big thank you from the organizer, the Rotary Club of Hampstead to all involved including Oliver's Hampstead branch for its Pond Street premises used on 15 March 2014.

To get involved with future events please contact Ben Lewis or John Zucker.

To contact Oliver's branch on Pond Street NW3 and get the latest news on properties available to rent or buy in the area please contact Hampstead.


Property News

Author: Admin - Date: 17th March 2014

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Ahead of the Budget statement due on Wednesday 19 March, the Chancellor George Osborne is in the news and so are the popular property hashtags such a:s “Help to Buy”, “building the country”, ”need for more property”, “ city re-developments”, “new homes” plus a  newly coined term  “garden cities”.
The Chancellor intends to set up an urban development corporation to kick-start a new garden city at Ebbsfleet in the Thames estuary near Gravesend which will see 15,000 new properties built.  Ebbsfleet is a stopping point on the high-speed line (HS1) from St Pancras to France. Plans for a new town emerged in 1996, 2007 and as recently as 2012, when the government and local councils agreed with the developer, Land Securities, to build 22,000 houses.
The Chancellor confirmed that the government would extend the Help to Buy scheme for the new-built homes for the rest of the decade.  Getting Britain building is the way to boost economic stability and resilience - said the Chancellor during his BBC Andrew Marr Show interview.

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Oliver’s Lettings News: Four bedroom Nash terrace house to rent in Regent’s Park NW1

Author: Admin - Date: 13th March 2014

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A stone’s throw from the leafy spaces of Regent’s Park, this splendid, newly refurbished, bright and elegant four bedroom Nash terrace house awaits tenants.  Available now via Oliver’s Lettings Primrose Hill. + 44(2) 7722 5054

primrosehill@oliverstown.com


Great Daffodil Appeal 2014 in Hampstead this Saturday, 15 March

Author: Admin - Date: 10th March 2014

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The Great Daffodil Appeal 2014 comes to Hampstead this Saturday, 15 March 2014
Join us all for a day of fundraising for our local Marie Curie hospice in Lyndhurst Gardens, Hampstead. Come along to Oliver’s branch on Pond Street NW3 to meet and support our collectors who are volunteering for the annual Great Daffodil Appeal 2014 in the Village and surrounding area.
Oliver’s Estate Agents’ office in Hampstead will be open on the day and work as a base for the fundraising team.
The Great Daffodil Appeal is Marie Curie’s flagship annual fundraising appeal. Every March, millions of people across the UK show their support for our work, simply by giving a donation to wear a daffodil pin.

For direcions to the fundraising hub see Here
 

Oiver's Hampstead 5 Pond Street, NW3 2PN

 


House prices & Property News

Author: Admin - Date: 7th March 2014

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The UK house prices are up 7.9% compared with a year ago according to the latest report from Halifax.  This is the strongest annual increase since October 2009.
Yet again, the report has triggered concerns and warnings from business industry analysts confirming  the wide spread “property bubble” fear.  Also, many more seem to agree that the “By to Let” has fuelled the demand and pushed the prices up and further out of people’s reach.
The situation is getting more dangerous as housing supply is failing to meet demand notably in the London and south east.

For the full Halifax House Price Index see here

For the list of properties available with Oliver's Sales see here or contact us on 020 7284 1777.


Home purchase landing in the UK hit a six years high

Author: Admin - Date: 26th February 2014

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The British Bankers Association's report about home loans hit the headlines yesterday stating that the British banks last month approved the highest monthly level of mortgage landing since September 2007.
Almost 50,000 approvals for new homes worth £8billion got the go-ahead last month, a 6% increase on December 2013.
Compared with January 2013, the number of mortgage approvals made to home buyers last month was 57% higher.  Meanwhile, 22,972 approvals worth £3.6 billion were granted for re-mortgaging which is 51% increase compared with the same month last year.
At the end of this uplifting mortgage news it’s worth mentioning that the new business lending in the UK, according to the British Banker’s Association (BBA), continues to fall.  

See the full BBA report here

Contact Oliver's Sales for the lates properties available to buy in N & NW London on  020 7284 1222 or email info@oliverstown.com 


London House Prices

Author: Admin - Date: 19th February 2014

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London house prices are up 12.3% in the 12 months to December ’13 and are accelerating – according to the Office of National Statistics’ official figures published yesterday.
The average house price across the UK is £250,000 while London’s average sale in December came in at % £450,000. The average London home price is now 20% higher than at their peak before the credit crisis of 2008. Between November ’13 and December ’13, the UK house prices rose by 0.9%

To find out what property to buy in NW1, NW3, NW5, N7, N19... contact Oliver's Sales: 020 72841222 or email us info@oliverstown.com


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London Property News

Author: Admin - Date: 18th February 2014

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Ed Miliband’s comment published yesterday in the Evening Standard warns that “London’s position as a global business capital is in danger unless hundreds of thousands of new homes are built”.
The Labour leader highlights the lack of affordable flats and houses in the Capital which “are vital to ensure firms have the young professionals and skilled workers they need to expand”.
Action against property firms sitting on prime land as well as reduction of empty homes owned by absentee foreign investors are both part of his plan aiming to tackle the current housebuilding crisis.

For the full article published in the Evening Standard see here:


Spotlight on NW5: Bartholomew Estate Conservation Area

Author: Admin - Date: 17th February 2014

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Well behind Kentish Town Road is this quiet leafy backwater, known as the Bartholomew Estate Conservation Area.  A remarkably compact and well preserved Victorian residential area of Kentish Town where little has changed over the last 150 years.  The area remained as farmland right up until the mid 19th century, when development was undertaken by three landlords: Christ Church College Oxford, Dartmouth Family Estate and St Bartholomew Hospital. Street names to watch out for properties are:  Patshull Road, Bartholomew Road, Gaisford Street, Caversham Road, Lawford Road and Bartholomew Villas.

Bartholomew Villas - Just added to Oliver’s Sales is this charming one bedroom garden flat.
For more details contact Oliver’s Sales Kentish Town Tel: 020 7284 1222 or email Oliver's Kentish Town.

 


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Oliver’s Sales News: watch out for this one bedroom garden flat just added to Oliver’s Sales

Author: Admin - Date: 12th February 2014

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This one bedroom garden flat has just been added to Oliver’s Sales, Kentish Town.
Located in the sough after Bartholomew Estate Conservation Area NW5, this charming apartment has its own entrance and direct access to the rear garden. Contact Oliver’s Kentish Town for more details:  020 7284 1222, kentishtown@oliverstown.com


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