25th September 2017
East London’s residential scene is transforming at a rate of knots, with areas such as Shoreditch emerging in what is being considered a ‘new wave of Prime property’, as the investment focus moves away from traditional Central London locations to the enterprising hotspots of the future. Nestled on Curtain Road, Galliard’s mammoth mixed-use development, The Stage, is an archetype of what’s set to be a brand new era for this part of the capital.
20th July 2017
Europe’s youngest city has seen impressive redevelopment in recent years, cementing Birmingham’s status as a cultural hub, business centre and investment hotspot. The next 10 years show even greater promise with new public realms, commercial space, residential quarters and HS2.
3rd July 2017
The UK property market has seen a Stamp Duty increase, a Brexit referendum, the start of mortgage tax relief reductions and an election in the last 18 months. There’s a lot more to consider now than just the typical cost, location and revenue potential of a second property.
3rd July 2017
In 2017, we’re seeing the start of mortgage tax relief reductions, along with Brexit talks and a new coalition government to boot. As ever, the UK property market is being faced with challenges, but its resilience is still proving incredibly strong.
11th April 2017
Best known as the headquarters of London's global financial centre, Canary Wharf has become one of the capital’s most popular addresses for residential property investment. Here we list 10 of the most compelling reasons to invest in Canary Wharf.
10th April 2017
In 2012 the Canary Wharf Group stimulated the shaping of future developments to encourage companies in growth sectors including technology to locate their companies in Canary Wharf.
3rd March 2017
Whilst the areas within direct proximity of Crossrail stations are naturally experiencing the biggest boosts, experts are finding that hotspots are emerging in the surrounding towns and villages, proving to be attractive destinations for London commuters.
15th November 2016
Since the fall of the pound after Brexit, investors from the Middle East have not hesitated to jump at the prime investment opportunities being offered by the British capital.
26th October 2016
With ballooning property prices dominating Central London, investors are now looking to the more attractive and affordable residential districts in the city’s outer zones. Here’s why Zone 4 is becoming the new hotspot on London’s property market radar.
14th October 2016
It is not a secret that buying a new home is one of the most important things you will invest in in your lifetime, which means that choosing the location for your property cannot be a rushed decision; it must be deliberated very carefully.
14th October 2016
It is clear to see that there is an exciting future ahead for the housing and construction industry. The incredible advances in technology will change our environment and quality of life for the better, making the UK a better place to live.
22nd September 2016
Ever heard of the saying ‘small things come in the best packages’? When it comes to studio apartments, less really is more because even though they are a smaller option for a living space, they come with plentiful advantages.
21st September 2016
After all of the commotion that the London property market has experienced over the past year, including the rise in Stamp Duty tax and Brexit, it is no wonder that the housing market came to a slight standstill. However, Asian investors have used this opportunity to their advantage...
30th August 2016
London is already considered as one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking cities on the competitive world stage, and the Night Tube is yet another initiative designed to drive and maintain its status as a 21st century global leader.
12th August 2016
The decision to leave the EU has no doubt created an air of uncertainty in the property market, with many predicting an economic downturn, however experts say that figures indicate that there is certainly a ‘correction’ to the UK property market, but hardly any sign of a crash.
9th August 2016
Essex has a winning combination of the desirable key features required for a thriving residential market, and as a result has a lot of potential for those looking for a profitable venture. These desirable factors include location, transport, infrastructure and development.
11th July 2016
When it comes to the most favoured cities in the world for the super-rich, New York and London are without a doubt the top two candidates. But once again, London has beaten the Big Apple to the top spot...
11th July 2016
The vast majority of people might stray away from investing or property searching for their new home near one of London’s airports. But in fact, it would be a very wise move as areas surrounding airports have recently developed into built-up urban areas...
3rd June 2016
Slough’s reputation as an underdog in the property market is a fragment of the past as it is now the third most popular rental hotspot in the United Kingdom, closely behind Reading and Southampton
5th May 2016
The DLR mainly covers areas within Zones 2 and 3 – the areas investors are increasingly looking to for more affordable properties to add to their portfolios, with many regeneration schemes adding to the appeal. Take a look at the investment hotspots along the DLR, and the Galliard homes currently available.
4th May 2016
One of the most important decisions that a person will make in their lifetime is the decision to get onto the property ladder. The current ever-growing property prices can be intimidating and quite frankly, just plain scary, but if the proper precautions are taken it is well worth it and will without a doubt outclass any other kind of investment that you could make.
18th April 2016
The convenience and excellent connections that Canning Town station has to offer brings an average footfall of 8.71 million people per year, a figure which is due to increase significantly over the next five years due to major regeneration plans in the area.
24th March 2016
Tastes have changed when it comes to buying property as wealthy buyers no longer desire large houses in the countryside with winding staircases and acres of land, they are after lavish London pads with stylish interiors, hotel-style facilities and incomparable city views.
24th March 2016
Home to the UK’s fourth largest international airport and boasting a flourishing economy with an ever-expanding business population, Luton is one of the most productive towns in the UK – most prominently known for its significance in the motor, aerospace and pharmaceutical industries.
14th March 2016
At Galliard Homes we recognise the regeneration potential of Crossrail areas and their ability to act as a catalyst for greater capital growth. Read our guide on Crossrail property hotspots and discover key areas for property investment.
14th March 2016
Having already been deemed a world city and a Super City, London has been ranked as the most innovative city for the second year in a row, making it very clear that the capital’s immense presence on the global stage is only set to gravitate towards further success.
15th February 2016
For the UK as a whole, investment in student housing surged from a net worth of £500 million in 2010 to £3.8 billion over the first half of 2015, with £1.5 billion being exclusive to London; paving the way for an exciting, prosperous future in the years ahead.
18th January 2016
The list of benefits when living in Haywards Heath is endless; Haywards Heath railway station is one of the biggest assets and in the area and is something that commuters are tempted by as journeys into London take just over 40 minutes.
18th January 2016
East London’s Tech City is a cluster of technology companies stretching from Old Street roundabout, also known as Silicon Roundabout, to the Olympic Village in Stratford. It is the third largest technology start-up cluster in the world after San Francisco and New York City.
23rd December 2015
The Canada Water Master Plan, headed by British Land and Southwark Council, is set to transform the area into a landmark destination with a brand new town centre, making it a hub for the local community with a variety of stores, restaurants, cafes and green spaces to enhance the location’s leisure and entertainment appeal.
27th November 2015
The list of advantages about investing in South London is endless; Galliard Homes is proud to present a number of impressive developments in various areas throughout South London and this guide will tell you everything you need to know about why they are property investment opportunities not to be missed.
25th November 2015
London’s owner-occupiers and investors looking for fantastic value accompanied by regenerative appeal should no doubt opt for Zone 2 destinations, which will more than likely pay dividends later on with the likes of Crossrail driving their success forward.
24th November 2015
London has now surpassed other city giants such as New York and Hong Kong in the Prime property league and is now also home to more than 40% of the globe's biggest companies, with the north of the capital certainly proving to be a popular destination.
20th October 2015
With easier, faster and more comfortable journeys from London Overground stations comes an increase in property prices and the desirability to venture out of the centre - fantastic news for prospective investors.
8th October 2015
Offering exceptional riverside living with easy access to the City, and anticipated projects such as Crossrail adding to its appeal, Wapping is set to become the Dockland's new luxury hotspot, promising to be a fantastic residential investment.
29th September 2015
The City of London is the host of various highly anticipated regeneration programmes which is due to cause an impressive growth to the economy as a result of new property and business opportunities. Read this and find out why London's growth is due to outstrip the rest of the country.
8th September 2015
Amongst the popular cultural attractions, fine dining and global business headquarters are an impressive selection of top universities, not only in the UK but in the world. This guide will answer all of your questions about these prestigious establishments and let you know about some luxury properties that are conveniently close by.
30th August 2015
Deciding where to live in London can be tricky, though inevitably you will end up claiming that your area is the best. To ensure that your statement rings true, this article will outline the rise and fall of contrasting locations in London and where is ideal for you to choose to establish roots.
21st August 2015
The spotlight on property is constantly changing its focus; however the W1 postcode has always maintained an element of desirability. Marylebone itself has recently spiked as a striking location for property development and this focus can be broken down into what defines a property spotlight…
17th August 2015
The West End is full of advantages from the highly anticipated introduction on Crossrail in 2018, to the never ending shopping and dining choice. This is the place to look if luxury apartments is what you are after and Galliard Homes have got you covered with developments such as The Chilterns and Hanway Gardens.
21st July 2015
Enclosed by Tottenham Court Road, Oxford Street, Great Portland Street and Euston Road, Fitzrovia has a little bit of Soho, a little bit of Marylebone and a little bit of Bloomsbury, all of which it borders, but Fitzrovia W1 has long been overlooked in favour of its glossy neighbours. Until now…
10th June 2015
The property spotlight is constantly changing its focus however, one area which has remained a constant for property investment is the London Docklands incorporating Canary Wharf. Read our guide to find out why we consider the London Docklands a major property investment hotspot for 2015.
9th June 2015
Galliard Homes has a long established history of developing property in riverside locations which began in the 1990s following the revival of the London Docks. We have always regarded London’s riverside locations as key areas for capital growth and believe that such locales will forever attract homeowners and tenants.
16th April 2015
New statistics from The Land Registry House Price Index have revealed that the average property price rise in London stands at a healthy 13%, with the average London house price at £463,872. As it stands, we at Galliard is developing 12 developments in 8 London boroughs that are performing above average in terms of like-for-like price rises.
19th March 2015
Here at Galliard Homes, we’re delighted to announce the launch of our new apartment scheme in Oval, London. The Printworks development is ideal for first-time investors due to its pricing, anticipated yields and the buoyancy of the local lettings market.
16th March 2015
Established as the 11th most expensive city in the world, and with property prices at an all-time high, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that London is a costly place to live. We at Galliard Homes' are here to provide reassurance and opportunities for those searching for a starter home in London.
27th June 2013
Considering property purchase in the UK or London? Find out all you need to know right here - your Galliard guide to buying a property in the UK
27th June 2013
Property investment is big business, and, if done properly can quickly become highly lucrative. It involves the purchase of a property, typically one that is still being built, with a view to enhancing it and either selling it on or leasing it out in order to gain a return.