Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

Southall Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2018 3:43:56 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Southall - vibrant, diverse and closer to London than ever before

Southall is located in the London Borough of Ealing and is situated 11 miles west of Charing Cross, and around 6 miles north-east of Heathrow. Access to the M4 and M25 is just three and seven miles away respectively.

Southall has a population of approximately 65,000 and is multicultural. Southall Broadway is often known as Little India, due to its huge selection of restaurants, clothing, jewellery, spice shops and all things Indian. It has more festivals, processions and celebrations than any other town, due to the diversity of its residents cultures.

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Brett Alegre-Wood lends a hand to a University Student with his assignment about Woolwich SE18 Investment.

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2017 3:59:28 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Besides recording videos about property, one of the regular things, our Chairman Brett does, is provide comments to journalists, helps authors get their books out, and uni students with their assignments. Here's his latest Q&A about Woolwich investment and the changes that he's seen over the past 8 years of selling there.


1.Do you think Woolwich Arsenal is a hotspot for investment?

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Crossrail Hotspots: Best Areas to Invest

[fa icon="calendar'] May 11, 2017 1:09:43 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Crossrail Property Investment Opportunities

Crossrail has the potential to transform specific areas along its route. The economic impact is already being seen. Journey times across London and into key employment locations will be slashed, The need for more homes is boosting regeneration projects, particularly near Crossrail stations. Where's the best area to invest near Crossrail?

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Southall property set for Crossrail benefits & regeneration fund

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2016 12:30:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Southall investment growth kick-started by London mayor

A process that began in 2012 is transforming once out-of-favour Southall. sees the local authority, in consultation with local residents and businesses, has, through its ‘Big Conversation’ and ‘Southall Charter’, rewritten the rulebook on collaborative urban planning and regeneration.

Together with the positive effects of Crossrail, the Southall Opportunity Area Planning Framework (OAPF) will maximise the area’s potential for existing and new residents and businesses, and provide unequalled opportunity for early investors in Southall property.

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How will Crossrail 2 impact property prices?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 9, 2016 5:10:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Whenever there is major urban regeneration or infrastructure build, property investors get excited.

But are they right to be, and how will Crossrail 2 impact property prices? Is the development of new and faster public transport links enough to boost real estate values?

We’ve been doing a bit of digging, and have a few pointers for property investors who want to unravel the secret to successful investing in the age of Crossrail 2.

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Investors in Wembley property will be part of something huge

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2016 5:36:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The fundamentals are in place for sustainable rental demand and price growth

Urban regeneration has been proven time and again to boost property prices, and when that regeneration conspires with strong existing fundamentals the upward pressure on values is explosive. For investors in Wembley property, the future price growth (which has already outperformed similar areas) promises to be dynamite.

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Crossrail will make the UK’s top area for economic success even more successful

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2016 3:02:24 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Reading is historically known for the Three B’s; Beer, Simonds’ Brewery from 1785–2010; Bulbs, Suttons’ Seeds from 1837-1974; Biscuits, Huntley and Palmer’s from 1822-1976.

Today Reading is a commercial centre, with involvement in information technology and insurance. Surprisingly despite its proximity to London, Reading has a net inward commuter flow.

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Crossrail Property Hotspots: Royal Docks E16

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 25, 2016 11:53:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The impact of Crossrail on Royal Docks E16, East London

The £15 billion Crossrail project is on schedule for operations to commence in 2018.

This will bring enormous benefits to E16 with journey times between Liverpool Street and Custom House reduced to just 7 minutes.

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Wapping Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 13, 2015 4:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

From media fortress to desirable village

Wapping is superbly located on the River Thames in London’s Zone 2. It offers walkable access to London’s main business hubs in the City, Canary Wharf and London Bridge as well as the cultural neighbourhoods of Shoreditch, Whitechapel, Bermondsey and the Southbank.

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Maidenhead Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 11, 2015 2:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Crossrail will boost returns in England’s Silicon Valley

Located alongside the River Thames at its most picturesque, Maidenhead is a prosperous and affluent area in the beautiful county of Berkshire. 

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