Our guide to Battersea
Here we’ve tried to capture the best bits about Battersea for those of you considering making your home here. We’ve probably only touched on the re...View Full Details
London through a Lens – four films shot in Brixton
Brixton has been a hot destination for filmmakers for quite a while, with stars including Johnny Depp, Cara Delevigne, Billy Bob Thornton and James...View Full Details
Should I have a pet clause in the tenancy agreement?
It can prove a divisive issue, keeping pets in rental properties. Naturally, animal-lovers would relish the chance to have a furry friend in their ...View Full Details
New Brixton brew celebrates the EU's Four Freedoms
A new beer which celebrates the European Single Market has been created by Brixton’s Clarkshaws Brewery after a group of pro-EU south Londoners tur...View Full Details
Open House London gives us a glimpse inside Battersea's h...
A recent event, Open House London, has given us a glimpse inside some of Battersea’s architectural gems – buildings which are usually closed to the...View Full Details
A brief history of Battersea
Battersea is a vibrant area, with beautiful houses, green spaces and great schools. It's no wonder that so many people are looking to live and work...View Full Details
Yardie, Idris Elba’s directorial debut, brings Brixton in...
Movie icon Idris Elba has gone behind the camera for the first time with his directorial debut, Yardie, and the Londoner's efforts have been praise...View Full Details
Battersea Arts Centre; the phoenix from the flames…
Like the proverbial phoenix from the flames, the Grand Hall has risen again, and the doors are open once more, with evidence of the blaze retained ...View Full Details
Brixton talent on display at this month’s Design Trial
The Brixton Design Trial will spring to life later this month, when over 70 local artists, makers and organisations will come together in what is b...View Full Details
5 budget planning tips for buying a property
The average deposit for a first-time buyer in the capital currently stands at around £90,000. That's not an inconsiderable sum by any stretch of th...View Full Details
Foodies ready to flock to Battersea Park for tasty festival
Fun-lovin' festival-goers with an appetite for fine food are preparing to treat their taste buds at a three-day gourmet jamboree in Battersea Park....View Full Details
My new Battersea home was love at first sight, says rock ...
Have you spotted superstar musician Gordon Sumner popping into a Battersea High Street newsagent to pick up a morning paper yet?View Full Details
How Battersea has helped shape this wonderful World Cup
England expects that every man will do his duty! That was the battle cry from a signal sent by vice admiral Horatio Nelson from HMS Victory ahead o...View Full Details
Rapport Festival 2018 returns to Brixton for second year
Rapport Festival returns to Brixton this month, with a jam-packed schedule of live music, cinema, theatre, talks and debates and visual art with a ...View Full Details
Have property apps made things easier for buyers and sell...
A nationwide property survey commissioned by Vivo revealed that people consider selling a house to be the most stressful life event. You might be a...View Full Details
How Brixton has helped shape struggle of Windrush generation
The simple yet hugely impactful sentence served as a poignant reminder of a lifetime's struggle. The speaker, who gave his name only as Trevor, sto...View Full Details
First impressions: 5 ways to improve your property's facade
The old adage 'you never get a second chance to make a first impression' still rings true. And for an investor with a property to let, it is most c...View Full Details
Congregate Brixton 2018: Festival celebrating cultural di...
Congregate Brixton, a local community festival which celebrates the arts and the diversity of Brixton, is set to return this year.View Full Details
3 questions flat buyers in Brixton and Battersea must ask
Many property purchasers set their sights on buying a flat in Battersea and Brixton because both areas have excellent transport links, Ofsted-rated...View Full Details
4 tips for buying a mansion block apartment
Mansion block apartments have proved enduringly popular. With their stunning red-brick Victorian or post-Victorian exteriors, grand marbled hallway...View Full Details
Extent of Battersea Power Station's transformation into m...
Developers have revealed plans of how Battersea Power Station will look and be laid out once it opens, and the stage is set for it to become the 't...View Full Details
Selling and buying? Why it's best to use the same solicitor
Selling a property and buying a property simultaneously is a common situation to be in, as most people need to sell one property to finance the pur...View Full Details
Famous faces: who's called Brixton home?
London's streets are awash with blue plaques, each commemorating the life or work of a person of note. The blue plaque scheme has been in place for...View Full Details
Digital conveyancing plans for Land Registry approved
Plans to digitise some of the services HM Land Registry offers to its customers will start to be rolled out this year as it looks to simplify the r...View Full Details
How to jazz up a small outside space
Prospective tenants will rarely rent a property on the basis of its outside space, but a shabby, unkempt exterior will make them think that the ins...View Full Details
London's next low emission bus zone will be in Brixton
Cleaner air is coming to Brixton with the announcement that London's second low emission bus zone will be in this part of South London.View Full Details
3 clever storage solutions for buy-to-let properties
Storage space is always valuable. Ample storage can encourage tenants to choose your property over another. If the provision for storage in your re...View Full Details
Autumn Budget 2017: little good news for landlords but fi...
Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget speech on 22nd November, and there was some good news for most first-time buyers but precious...View Full Details
Where to go for Christmas Day dinner and New Year's Eve i...
Many pubs and restaurants are once again opening their doors on Christmas Day to rustle up a traditional feast for hungry punters. If you're pla...View Full Details
Top tips for buying your first home in Brixton
Brixton is the place to be. It has excellent transport links, markets and shops to die for, trendy street food, independent cinema, theatre, live e...View Full Details
Battersea Power Station's new River Bus service opens to ...
Battersea Power Station is now linked to the Thames River Bus after the service was extended to include the development.View Full Details
Why landlords in Brixton and Battersea need a reserve fund
Landlords in Brixton and Battersea should be financially prepared for all eventualities. You never know when an emergency might arise with one of y...View Full Details
Fireworks events to light up sky over Brockwell Park & Ba...
Lambeth Fireworks and Westworth Kemp have announced this year's firework display at Brockwell Park, and it's set to be a spectacular event for all ...View Full Details
How energy efficient is your buy-to-let property?
Energy efficiency is no longer an optional extra for landlords. From April 2018, it will be illegal to rent out property with an Energy Performance...View Full Details
55% of tenants remain in a property for five years or more
55% of tenants in the private rented sector remain in the same property for five years or more, showing that most tenants stay put in the longer te...View Full Details
4 ways for buyers to cut costs and save money
Selling a property is rarely a straightforward process. Having an estate agent you can rely on can make a great deal of difference in both giving y...View Full Details
Landlords advised to keep up to date with law changes
Private landlords are being advised to be aware of changes to legislation affecting the buy-to-let sector, thereby avoiding the risk of receiving a...View Full Details
Our guide to 'Right to Rent'
You own a property. You want to let it. Someone turns up and says they want to rent it. At first glance, that’s it. Job done. Surely you have the r...View Full Details
Looking for capital growth? Invest near to cycle lanes
An increasing number of people are leaving the Tube and train behind to hop on bikes to commute to work, and buy-to-let investors should take note....View Full Details
Meet me in Battersea Park: what to see and do
Does any other park in London compare to Battersea when one considers the variety of attractions on offer? We'd say no. But then, admittedly, we're...View Full Details
59% landlords still smiling, as buy-to-let confidence rem...
The buy-to-let market is still viewed positively by over half of landlords, regardless of the changes rolled out across the sector.View Full Details
Battersea by night: where to enjoy a drink with friends
As Battersea estate agents, we are often asked by people thinking of moving here what the place has to offer. They know about all the regeneration ...View Full Details
Property market fluctuations fail to knock landlord posit...
Almost a third of private landlords remain positive about the property market, despite Brexit and recent tax changes, according to a new survey fro...View Full Details
Are long-term tenants more demanding than short-term tena...
American film maker F. C. Rabbath talked recently about a project he is working on in which those who run the world decide they’ve had enough of hu...View Full Details
Limited companies borrow more than individual landlords
The majority of buy-to-let lending went to 'company landlords' for the first time in the second quarter of this year.View Full Details
Top tips for accidental landlords in Brixton and Battersea
A slower sales market can often lead to a rise in the number of 'accidental' landlords. Some people inherit a property which they don't intend to l...View Full Details
What the rates hike might mean for Brixton's small busine...
The rise in business rates has hit London particularly hard, and it isn’t difficult to understand why. Business rates were last set in 2010, and th...View Full Details
Battersea Power Station takes shape as iconic chimneys ar...
Battersea Power Station's four chimneys are being restored to their former glory three years after they were dismantled.View Full Details
Top 3 co-working spaces for freelancers in Brixton
The number of co-working spaces in London is on the rise. Freelancers, startup entrepreneurs, self-employed professionals, SMEs, and even employees...View Full Details
Owner-occupier or long-term tenant. How the Brixton and B...
London’s rental market is changing. It’s too early as yet to say whether this will become a national trend or whether it will be largely confined t...View Full Details
Expense of moving home underestimated most by London buyers
The majority of house buyers in London underestimate the amount it costs to move house, according to new research from Post Office Money.View Full Details
What might the letting fees ban really mean for tenants?
What might the letting fees ban mean for tenants in England? What we really mean by this question is: will the planned letting agent fees ban for t...View Full Details
Official consultation process begins on lettings fee ban ...
A consultation on the ban on letting agents' fees for tenants has been launched as the government aims to cut a fair deal for renters.View Full Details
How investors can reduce their Capital Gains Tax bill
Paying tax is an obligation. Paying more tax than you have to is unnecessary. Buy-to-let landlords may feel they have been singled out by the gover...View Full Details
Landlords resort to mixed property investing to beat tax ...
Tax changes introduced this month are encouraging landlords towards mixed-use property in an attempt to minimise damage to their profits.View Full Details
What the tax changes mean for second home buyers in Batte...
If you plan on buying a second this year, either as a holiday home or as a property to let out, there are many things to consider. If you have capi...View Full Details
No mention of property in Spring Budget
The property market was not even mentioned in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Budget, let alone the words many in the industry were hoping to he...View Full Details
Tax changes increase appeal of commercial loans for landl...
The number of landlords planning to use commercial loans has increased by 9% since the tax changes were announced, according to research from the N...View Full Details
The best coffee houses in Brixton
Brixton's fortunes have changed in recent years. It's morphed into a foodie mecca, and now locals and visitors alike flock to this part of London i...View Full Details
How to make the most of your buy-to-let investment property
Why choosing a letting agent may be your best investment decision Buy-to-let is a little more problematic now than it has been previously. We’ve...View Full Details
Fancy a stroll? Our guide to parks in and around Brixton
The best way to explore any city is on foot. London is a sprawl of a city, so don't expect to be able to see much of it in the space of a day. Rath...View Full Details
Fun days out for families in Brixton
You don’t need to live in Brixton to have a great time there Looking for a family day out in London? Perhaps you've already crossed many of the ...View Full Details
Street market is key appeal for Brixton property buyers
London street markets have become a magnet for property buyers, and the same is true of those looking to buy in Brixton. Brixton has changed ra...View Full Details
Trinity Arms: we take a look at the newly-refurbished Bri...
In 2016, The Trinity Arms closed for a portion of the summer for refurbishment work. The pub’s owners put out a statement for the attention of thei...View Full Details
Turn your kitchen into a hub of creativity
The menus on offer from MasterChef winner Tim Anderson at his Brixton restaurant Nanban plus the Indochina cuisine served up by The Banana Tree in ...View Full Details
Our look back at the 2016 property market
The extra 3% stamp duty surcharge for buy-to-let investors and purchasers of second homes came into effect in April this year. The first three mont...View Full Details
Corpus Christi Catholic School Christmas Fair
Eden Harper is proud to be sponsoring the Corpus Christi Catholic School Christmas Fair this year. The fair will be held this Saturday 3rd December...View Full Details
Autumn Statement delivers a blow for buy-to-let landlords
The Chancellor doesn't plan to reduce or abolish the 3% stamp duty surcharge for investment properties nor lower stamp duty rates for properties pr...View Full Details
Chancellor urged to help buyers in Battersea and Brixton
Pressure is mounting on Chancellor Philip Hammond to give property buyers in Batterseaand Brixton a further boost by announcing a change to stamp d...View Full Details
How the Land Registry keeps track of property sales
Property buyers and sellers in Battersea and Brixton will benefit from the government’s decision to put its planned privatisation of the Land Regis...View Full Details
The best Christmas party venues in Battersea and Brixton
It may be days before the Affordable Arts Fair arrives back at Battersea Park, weeks until the annual fireworks display takes place on 5 November (...View Full Details
Cheaper mortgages for energy-efficient homeowners in Brix...
The European Energy Efficiency Mortgage initiative, launched by a consortium led by the European Mortgage Federation and European Covered Bond Coun...View Full Details
Extending the ownership of flats in Brixton and Battersea
The popularity of both Brixton and Battersea among young professionals, growing families and even students helps explain why the majority of proper...View Full Details
Open House in Brixton and Battersea
Brixton and Battersea residents are being offered the opportunity to take part in what is billed as the world’s largest showcase of architecture an...View Full Details
Your guide to leasehold homes in Brixton and Battersea
Why is the average sold price of semi-detached houses in Brixton over £1m, yet flats for sale in that cultural melting pot that has been described ...View Full Details
Property values up 55%
The value of homes in Brixton and Battersea are significantly higher than the London average, according to research by Lloyds Bank that reveals pro...View Full Details
New food festival offers taste of Brixton
Brixton’s independent food businesses are joining forces to promote the area’s exciting and diverse culinary offerings at a new festival that will ...View Full Details
4 ways property management gives landlords reassurance
Our management or rent collection service offers landlords reassurance The rising value of residential property in Battersea, Brixton and many oth...View Full Details
Country pursuits with an urban vibe in Brockwell Park
The Lambeth Country Show returns to Brockwell Park on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July to celebrate the very best of the city and countryside.View Full Details
10 outdoor swimming pools in reach of Brixton and Battersea
While the time of year you decide to sell a property in Brixton or Battersea has little effect on its value, we acknowledge that buyers become more...View Full Details
England beat Germany in Euro 2016 property battle
With just 9 days to go before the European Football Championships kick-off in France, new research reveals England will be semi-finalists – if the ...View Full Details
Beware the five-year rule when selling Right To Buy property
When can I sell my Right To Buy property? The owner of every home in Wandsworth and Lambeth purchased from a social housing provider under RTB legi...View Full Details
For Sale boards drum up interest in your home
Eden Harper maximises the exposure of every property we offer for sale or rent in Brixton and Battersea by listing their details on both Zoopla and...View Full Details
Homeowners benefit from Leicester City’s Premier League t...
What has an unlikely sporting triumph got to do with property values in Brixton and Battersea? More than you could imagine.View Full Details
New stress test for landlords in Brixton and Battersea
Both our Battersea & Brixton offices have benefitted from growth in the buy-to-let (BTL) market, with many investors finding properties through us ...View Full Details
Brixton Pound cash machine opens
Early versions of Brixton’s own currency featuring an image of David Bowie are selling for four-an-a-half times their face value. Brixton Pound ...View Full Details
How will Brexit affect property prices in Battersea and B...
It’s official! Battersea and Brixton residents live in the city the world’s largest travel website has named number one destination on earth.View Full Details
How long does it take to sell a house in Brixton and Batt...
Many factors dictate the time it takes to sell a property in Brixton and Battersea. These include the type of property, the current state of the m...View Full Details
What taxes do I pay when I sell a rental property in Batt...
The rental market in both Battersea and Brixton continues to grow in strength. But government measures to tax the income landlords can make from re...View Full Details
How much stamp duty will I pay in Battersea and Brixton?
Government attempts to cash in on the popularity of buy-to-let investments will not restrict the availability of good quality rental properties in ...View Full Details
How can I improve my EPC rating?
A hangover from legislation introduced when the average price of a home in Brixton was under £400,000 is giving everybody involved in the buying, s...View Full Details
Tributes to Bowie on show at Affordable Art Fair
Space Oddity singer David Bowie, who was born in Stansfield Road in Brixton, will be will be remembered at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea.View Full Details
How much does it cost to sell a property in Battersea?
From estate agent fees to EPCs, Eden Harper explains some of the key costs you'll need to budget for when selling a home in Battersea.View Full Details
It’s great talking up Brixton property but better to listen
US thought leader Bryant H McGill says that one of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Here at...View Full Details
Brixton literary agency promotes exchange of create ideas
A literary management company and arts consultancy dedicated to building the careers of bestselling authors and creative leaders in their fields ha...View Full Details
New home sites cannot rival Brixton’s sense of community
It is estimated that London needs at least 50,000 new homes to be built every year if the capital is to provide the housing its current population ...View Full Details
World mourns death of Brixton legend David Bowie
Eden Harper would like to join the many stars from the world of entertainment in paying tribute to music genius and former Brixton resident David B...View Full Details
4 Battersea restaurants to visit on Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is one of the most popular days for dining out all year. Restaurants can expect their tables to be busy, and they can expect those ...View Full Details
2015: A year to remember
Before we wish Eden Harper’s vendors, buyers, landlords and tenants a very happy festive period, we’d like to take this chance to look back on a ve...View Full Details
How will the local property market perform in 2016?
As estate agents with our finger on the pulse of the Battersea and Brixton property market, this is the time of year when we are often asked whethe...View Full Details
Brixton, what's on this week?
Founding members of the Madchester music scene, up-and-coming magicians, grime and garage heavyweights plus Britain’s own first lady of dance music...View Full Details
Tenants to pay for government attack on landlords
Buy-to-let investors who will have to pay the 3% hike in stamp duty announced by Chancellor George Osborne this week can offset the higher purchase...View Full Details
Why it pays to rent a home in Brixton
Two pieces of recent research shed light on why demand for rental property in Brixton is outstripping supply. As letting agents in Brixton and ...View Full Details
Work on new town hall to start in New Year
When Brixton Town Hall reopens in late 2017, a £135m project to transform the Grade II-listed building and turn nearby Olive Morris House, Hambrook...View Full Details
The best Halloween events in Brixton
Don’t look now, but there’s something standing just behind you… No! Don’t turn round. Just keep reading, act naturally, pretend it isn’t there and ...View Full Details
Brixton Rec to gain listed status?
A volunteer group is aiming to safeguard the future of Brixton Recreation Centre by applying to give the community facility listed building status....View Full Details
Five-star reviews are good for you, trust us
Who doesn’t like a little praise now and again? Here at Eden Harper, we work hard to ensure our clients receive the best possible service and their...View Full Details
New Brixton venue is top of the pop-ups
Call it Brixton’s hottest new foodie destination. Call it a container community with a conscience. Just don’t call POP Brixton the new Boxpark (the...View Full Details
Art at heart of bid to boost Brixton’s economy
The walls of the former Bon Marche department store will be covered by 10 jumbo canvases next month when the London Design Trail makes its way to B...View Full Details
How to keep your children entertained this summer
With an ever-increasing number of young families setting up home in Battersea, parents in this corner of south-west London have particular reason t...View Full Details
Battersea dogs get teeth into Queen's Club's balls
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s plea for old tennis balls has been answered by the organisers of one of London’s top tournaments.View Full Details
New £5 note for Brixton
A special edition £5 note designed by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller has been launched. But the psychedelic paper money can only be spen...View Full Details
Backlash from the property sector over Chancellor's cutti...
Leading property experts have criticised George Osborne after he announced in last week's Budget that tax relief for buy-to-let landlords will be s...View Full Details
Upgrade digital skills in Brixton
The digital sector is growing faster than London’s economy as a whole and will continue to for the next decade or so, according to research.View Full Details
Designs for new park in Battersea unveiled
Impressive designs for Battersea Power Station's new six-acre pubic park have been unveiled. The latest images show that the park, which was de...View Full Details
Battersea animal charity in tennis ball appeal
Tennis fans buying new equipment in preparation for Wimbledon are being asked to donate their old balls to Battersea Cats & Dogs Home. The call ...View Full Details
Eden Harper announces support for Brixton Windmill's Flou...
Eden Harper is delighted to be supporting Brixton Windmill's 'Flour Power Fund', which is looking to raise money in a bid to get the windmill grind...View Full Details
Price of a London home will top £1m by 2030
The average London property will set buyers back more than £1m by 2030, according to new analysis that reveals the capital’s population will increa...View Full Details
Property market gets its mojo back
The feel-good factor has returned to the property market in Battersea and Brixton following the Conservative Party’s surprise victory in the genera...View Full Details
Conservative victory will benefit property market
The Conservative Party’s general election victory not only lifts the threat of a mansion tax being imposed on the owners of homes worth £2m or more...View Full Details
Battersea summer news and events roundup
South West London is one of the best places to live in London. Ok, this is just our opinion – and of course we’re slightly biased – but we’ve go...View Full Details
Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair returns to Batterse...
Find unique finishing touches for your home when the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair returns to Battersea Park from 21 to 26 AprilView Full Details
Fundraisers pull out stops to restore Battersea Arts Cent...
Battersea Arts Centre has been handed a £1m renovation grant after fire ripped through the venue in March destroying about 30% of the first and sec...View Full Details
Superrich individuals battle with institutional investors...
Purchasing top-notch commercial properties in London is more competitive than ever with superrich individuals prepared to pay hundreds of millions ...View Full Details
Younger borrowers cash in on rising property values
An increasing younger borrowers are turning to lifetime mortgages after the Mortgage Market Review made it harder for them to secure lending.View Full Details
First-time buyers gain cash help from government
Chancellor George Osborne used his final Budget Day speech on Wednesday to introduce a savings scheme that will reward first-time home buyers with ...View Full Details
Why Battersea Park is drawing the crowds
Battersea Park has something for everyone. Whether you're into sports, culture, the arts or wildlife, this beautiful open space is the perfect plac...View Full Details
Eden Harper supports Battersea Dogs & Cats Home campaign
World-famous animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has launched a crackdown on the cruel practice of backstreet dog breeding.View Full Details
Lambeth residents face 1.99% council tax rise
Lambeth residents will see their council tax bills rise by 1.99% in 2015/16 as the local authority bids to reduce its deficit by £1.8m.View Full Details
Which political cat do YOU want to be Purr Minister?
Cat-owning MP's have teamed up with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and put their political pussycats up as prospective 'Purr Minister' aspirants.View Full Details
Will minimum space standards price people out of the market?
A proposal to introduce minimum space standards for new-build homes that has won government support could push up the price of starter homes in Bri...View Full Details
Stamp duty reform top of agenda for homeowners
Stamp duty reform is the most important issue for those looking to move home, with nearly a third of those surveyed wanting the tax to be scrapped....View Full Details
Battersea Northern Line extension set to go-ahead
The extension of the Northern Line to Battersea has been approved and construction is set to start in spring 2015, with the aim to open the line by...View Full Details
A look at how Brixton has transformed over the years
If you'd have asked someone 10 years ago what they thought of Brixton, they'd probably have mentioned drugs, parties and young, cool people. And of...View Full Details
Celebrate the story of Guy Fawkes at Battersea Park
Whether you call it Bonfire Night, Fireworks' Night or Guy Fawkes' Night, this British tradition dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 when Cath...View Full Details
Get yourself along to the Battersea Park Poppy Run this F...
The Poppy Run is a popular national event that all the community can take part in. This is the 5k run's third year and aims to raise money and awar...View Full Details
Halloween Fancy Dress to Impress
Have you got your hands on a ticket for one of the many hot Halloween parties that are taking place in Brixton at the end of the month? Wherever yo...View Full Details
Prices continue to boom in London rising by near three pe...
House prices continued to rise in August, with the Land Register confirming that the average UK home hit £177,824 – an increase of one percent over...View Full Details
How the Scotland vote could affect London
We’ve had a dramatic few weeks – but finally the results are in and the Scottish have voted to stay part of the Union, with 55-45 percent in favour...View Full Details
Could a “Yes” vote in the Scottish referendum further boo...
If the Scottish people vote for independence on the 18th of September, property prices could boom, Rightmove has said in its monthly house price su...View Full Details
Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair
Held three times a year, the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair is a specialist event for those looking for very unusual English and European an...View Full Details
Where Wandsworth and Lambeth sit in table of UK house prices
UK house prices are an ever-popular topic of conversation, particularly in Battersea and Brixton where property values have grown by more than 10% ...View Full Details
Five AWESOME Brixton music events you must not miss!
Brixton is well known for its great vibe, street life, eclectic markets and of course its music events. The home of famous clubs such as The Fridge...View Full Details
Get yourself along to Brixton Splash Festival This Sunday!
The Brixton Splash Festival pays tribute to Brixton and its multicultural community. Now in its ninth year, the festival is free and open from midd...View Full Details
Best pubs and bars in Brixton Village
Brixton Village is known for its eclectic, vibrant atmosphere and is fast becoming the place for budget eating and drinking in South London. He...View Full Details
Photos of the luxury Battersea Power Station apartment ha...
There are just a few of the 254 apartments left in London’s Battersea Power Station – and now investors can get a peek at what their money has boug...View Full Details
£300 million apartment block set to replace fine art ware...
A warehouse which has stored masterpieces by famous artists such as Picasso and Klimt will soon be knocked down and turned into a £300 million apar...View Full Details
Homes in Battersea and Brixton remain hot property
As Britain decides whether to remain in the EU or not, politicians, business leaders and the media would have you believe that the once-in-a-lifeti...View Full Details
Kelly Hoppen tells first-time buyers to “quickly” get on ...
A warehouse which has stored masterpieces by famous artists such as Picasso and Klimt will soon be knocked down and turned into a £300 million apar...View Full Details
A history of Windrush Square
Brixton is famous for its large multi-ethnic community, vibrant street markets and culturally enriching atmosphere. A large percentage of the popul...View Full Details
95 percent of Phase 2 Battersea Power Station homes sold
Some 95 percent of the 254 homes in Phase 2 of the Battersea Power Station project have been sold within the first week of sales.View Full Details
A close up of Brixton Academy
The Brixton Academy is famous for hosting an array of incredible rock acts since it opened in 1983. Officially known as the O2 Academy, Brixton, it...View Full Details
Three bed properties make you £729 a day, say statistics
Three bedroom properties in popular parts of Central London are earning nearly eight times the median salary for Londoners.View Full Details
A close up of Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea is fast becoming one of the most sought-after locations south of the river to live. With the ongoing regeneration of the area, plus excel...View Full Details
Why Brixton is the place of choice for young Londoners
During the past 30 years, Brixton has seen a revolution in terms of how it’s viewed by property buyers. Its vibrance and energy has seen it transfo...View Full Details
Budget 2014: Osborne announces new house building scheme
George Osborne has pledge half a billion pounds of finance to small house building firms and extended the Help to Buy scheme until 2020, in a bid t...View Full Details
Phase Two of Battersea Station development announced for May
Phase Two of the famous Battersea Station development will be launched in May and interest in the homes is strong, with those interested in snappin...View Full Details
Asking prices for UK homes rise at highest rate in seven ...
Property website Rightmove has said that UK asking prices for homes rose at the quickest pace in more than six years over the past 12 months, regar...View Full Details
Why you shouldn’t miss out on this year’s Affordable Art ...
It’s that time of year again - yes, The Affordable Art Fair in Battersea is back. The UK capital’s friendliest affordable art fair hosted at Batter...View Full Details
Average property in London to hit £600,000 in four years
London property prices have increased at more than double the rate of the rest of the UK during the past year. The average house price in the UK ca...View Full Details
Make sure YOU don't get caught out when interest rates ri...
New research has shown that households with the national average mortgage of £180,000, would struggle to meet repayments if interest rates were to ...View Full Details
Five best restaurants in Battersea
It’s 2014 and time to treat yourself in the cold dreary month of January. What better place than a lovely restaurant in Battersea? From Italian to ...View Full Details
Interview with Emma Hopkinson – Battersea’s Lettings Mana...
Emma Hopkinson never planned to be an estate agent. But now she’s hooked! We spoke to her about the industry and why she loves working for Eden Har...View Full Details
London comes out top for overseas property investors
London is the favourite city for overseas property investors, a study has found. The UK capital even beat last year’s winner, New York.View Full Details
Best places to shop for Christmas in Battersea
Battersea is a massively popular and bustling area situated between two commons, in fact this is the place to be over the Christmas period – you ca...View Full Details
Great ideas for Christmas shopping in Brixton
Ok it’s that time of the year again. Yep, get your credit card out; you’re going shopping! And not for yourself either, for the mass of nieces, cou...View Full Details
It’s confirmed: Foreign buyers WILL have to pay Capital G...
Hooray! It's that time of year again. No, we're not talking about Christmas time, although of course that looms largely in our minds. Yes, Chancell...View Full Details
4 excellent Christmas party venues in Battersea
Christmas is here and it's time to organise your Christmas party. Stressful? Certainly. Fun? Most definitely! Overall, the Yuletide knees-up is a f...View Full Details
Things to do in Brixton
From a celebration of Caribbean culture to a gig featuring a selection of female-fronted bands, Brixton has an eclectic mix of events going on this...View Full Details
Brand new flat for rent in the heart of Brixton
Eden Harper are delighted to announce they’ve a new flat for rent right next door to Brixton Village. The apartment’s in a brand new development, w...View Full Details
A historical close up – The Ritzy
This week’s close up is going to examine one of Brixton’s most famous landmarks - yes, it’s The Ritzy! A brilliant local cinema for residents, with...View Full Details
Meet Elizabeth – Our superstar negotiator based in Brixton
One thing I like about my job is working with wonderful people - I’m very lucky. Ajaye has lots of experience and I learn a lot from him. He is als...View Full Details
New Champagne bar set to open in Brixton
Brixton’s set to get its first champagne bar as the area moves further towards gentrification. After the estate agents, Foxtons, opened on Brixton ...View Full Details
A historical close up - Brixton Windmill
This week’s close up’s going to take a look at Brixton Windmill. Many people are unaware that this very urban, cool part of London is actually home...View Full Details
Five reasons why Brixton Village should become YOUR eatin...
If you’re a Londoner, love good food and are always out and about looking for exciting new dishes and ingredients to savour, you’ll probably have a...View Full Details
London tops Euro 2016 property price league
England will win the Euro 2016 championships – if the football tournament was decided on the cost of residential property in each of the 24 finalis...View Full Details
A brief history of Battersea Park
Boasting 200 acres of green space, Battersea Park is well known for hosting events such as The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, as well as for ...View Full Details
What mayor’s property pledges mean for Battersea and Brixton
New mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s pre-election pledge to tackle the capital’s housing crisis was key to his resounding victory.View Full Details
New Brixton theatre gets James Bond’s backing
Former 007 actor Pierce Brosnan is fronting a drive to raise £2m to complete the funding needed for a new theatre in Brixton. Ovalhouse Theatre ...View Full Details
What’s on in Brixton 25-31 January
A seven-day celebration of independent music venues throughout the UK starts today at The Windmill Brixton when post-punk regulars Sleaze, Billy Pr...View Full Details
A look at what 2015 has in store for the property market
We've already written about 2014 and the major factors affecting the property market. 2015 is, by all accounts; set to be an equally eventful year....View Full Details
House Prices Trends 2014
It’s been a very interesting year for the housing market. From Help to Buy, to the introduction of Capital Gains Tax on foreign buyers, to the deba...View Full Details
Landlords face income tax trap
Landlords with rental homes in Battersea and Brixton could fall into an income tax trap when selling their buy-to-let properties, according to the ...View Full Details
Iconic chimney at Battersea Power Station dismantled in f...
The south west chimney at Battersea Power Station is being taken down in the first stage of the demolition of London’s most famous landmarks.View Full Details
Best places to watch the World Cup in Battersea
England may be out of the World Cup, but there are still plenty of reasons to watch the football. It’s a great excuse to drink, to check out the cr...View Full Details
How landlords in Battersea and Brixton can calculate thei...
The buy-to-let market in Battersea will continue to provide landlords with healthy returns because tenants value the area’s spacious Victorian home...View Full Details
Why Battersea is a brilliant place for family days out
Battersea is undergoing a true renaissance at the moment, with the Power Station being redeveloped and the area’s close proximity to fantastic scho...View Full Details
Rogue Agents ripping off clients by overcharging for basi...
Mystery shopper research carried out by The Happy Tenant Company has discovered that some letting agencies are making massive profits by overchargi...View Full Details
Top architect set to help design Battersea Power Station ...
Internationally famous architect, Frank Gehry, is set to design residential buildings as part of the £8 billion redevelopment of London’s Battersea...View Full Details
Professionals flock to Battersea for the lifestyle and lo...
Career-minded 25 to 44-year olds graduates are most likely to settle down in South West London, according to Lloyds Banking Group.View Full Details
A sneak preview of new Battersea Power Station homes
A preview of the 254 new homes set to go up for sale at Battersea Power Station has unveiled prices for the first time. They range from £800,000 fo...View Full Details
Will foreign investors have to pay Capital Gains Tax?
Could foreigners end up being subject to Capital Gains Tax (CGT)? Potentially, under ideas being floated by the Chancellor, George Osborne. Soaring...View Full Details