As a Senior Reporter for one of the UK’s leading national newspapers covering stories across the capital and beyond, David Rivers needed a home well-connected to central London to keep an ear to the ground for the latest scoop. After 18 months of renting in a shared house in Streatham Hill, David was keen to
Londoners pay a premium of up to £245 per square metre for the privilege of living near parks and access to outdoor space, according to independent London estate agents Benham and Reeves. Purchasers wanting to reap the rewards of a healthy, active lifestyle should look to follow in the footsteps of first-time buyers Christopher Knowlton
Over 60, with no previous record of homeownership, Susan Weber, a nurse, though the chances of her getting on the property ladder were slim. Luckily, Hyde New Homes stepped in with a Shared Ownership offering that ticked all of the boxes – a three-bedroom property at the Amlets Place in Surrey, Cranleigh. Susan purchased her
According to the latest figures released by Halifax, the average age of the first-time buyer in the UK is 31, which stretches to 33 in London – the oldest in the country. Finbar O’Sullivan and his partner Faye Colley have defied those odds by purchasing their first home when both were 26. The couple saved
With no better feeling than crossing off a new year’s resolution, 38-year old Carmela Guarini was pleasantly surprised to find herself doing so sooner than anticipated. Back in January, Carmela set her main goal for 2019 as stepping onto the property ladder for the first time and with the help of leading housing association Peabody,
29-year-old actor Chris Leask says that shared ownership was the “only way” he was ever going to be able to buy his own place in London. Chris, who is currently playing ‘Everyone Else’ in the Comedy about the bank robbery at the Criterion Theatre, in London’s west end, says that as a single actor, there
With a fast-paced job in a tech start-up in the City, connectivity is crucial for Sandrine Lagrange, both in the workplace and at home. After 12 years of renting in Leytonstone, Sandrine was very familiar with East London and enjoyed a fast commute into work in an area buzzing with character. Keen to lay more
Shared Ownership turns a dream into a reality for many aspiring home owners, with high quality developments like Network Homes’ The Bureau, a collection of 33 contemporary one, two and three bed apartments situated in North London’s Colindale, Barnet, NW9, available on a part-rental, part-purchase basis.