Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

Chertsey Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2016 8:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Within the top commuting borough of Surrey

Chertsey is located in the Runnymede Borough of Surrey, just 18 miles south-west of central London. It’s just inside the M25 and a mile south of the M3 motorway, it has a direct railway station making it a superb location for travel to the city. Heathrow Airport, the UK’s busiest airport, is only ten miles away.

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Woking Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2016 3:43:47 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The second most desirable commuter town in the UK

Woking has recently been voted as the second most desirable commuter town, by  Plus, the website found the average commuter in Woking spent over £1,000 less a year on travel costs, than those commuting at the top rated area of High Wycombe. These are two big reasons why commuters are flocking to Woking, providing a significant buy-to-let opportunity.

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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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Crawley Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2016 5:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A new growth hub at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond

Crawley is a New Town in West Sussex with a population of over 100,000. It’s situated 28 miles south of Charing Cross and 18 miles north of Brighton. Crawley is not currently as affluent as its highly sought-after neighbours. Horsham and East Grinstead are where well-heeled commuters traditionally rent properties. However, all this is changing with the regeneration of the town centre. An extensive £3m project aims to create a dynamic growth hub at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond and is due to complete by 2017.

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Maidstone Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2016 5:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Well connected for business and a great place to invest

Maidstone is in the county of Kent, also known as ‘the Garden of England’. It is situated around midway alongside the M20 Motorway linking London with the Channel Ports of Dover and Folkestone. Additional connections to the M2 and M26 Motorways mean that travel to London, the M25 London Orbital Motorway and the rest of the country is easily achievable.

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Bracknell Forest Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2016 4:58:07 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Berkshire’s popular commuter borough

Bracknell Forest has an excellent and frequent rail service. As a result it’s now a major commuter centre with its residents travelling in both directions, westwards to Reading and eastwards to London. 

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Milton Keynes Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2016 5:30:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A rapidly expanding town with the fastest UK growth

Designated as a new town in January 1967, Milton Keynes was designed with the intention to become a city in scale. The site was chosen specifically as it is equidistant from London, Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford and Cambridge. With the intention that it would become a major regional centre and be self-sustaining.

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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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Property Investment Guide Dartford

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Property Investment Guide - Dartford, bridging the counties

Dartford lies in a valley and the River Darent flows through the town centre. On Dartford’s eastern edge is the superb Bluewater Shopping centre, it has been called Europe’s largest, most innovative shopping centre with impressive statistics of over 300 brands and 28 million visitors annually and with 50 restaurants and bars and 13,000 free parking spaces, there is plenty of room for everyone.

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Guildford Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2015 12:29:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The best economic prospect outside London

Guildford the county town of Surrey is an affluent area. And according to a recent survey by UK Vitality Index it has the best economic prospects outside London.

The results rank each location in six categories: most productive, fastest-growing, most entrepreneurial, best educated, greenest and most affluent. Guildford ranked in first place for driving economic growth and as the area with the strongest and most robust economy, offering businesses and investors opportunity for development, expansion and growth.

Guildford’s main attributes were listed as its high level of affluence, low levels of unemployment and high-status educational offering.

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