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Pop art at its best! Brixton graffiti king Tizer creates ...

18/10/19

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First past the post! Inspiring tale of hijab-wearing jock...

24/09/19

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Leaf a tip for the maid! Five-star hotel for plants opens...

16/08/19

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Not quite checkmate, but Battersea boys just a few moves ...

18/07/19

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Art of the matter! Brixton’s open-air arts fair set to be...

06/06/19

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Trendy spot with super-cool vibes? Head to Battersea Powe...

13/05/19

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How Brixton helped to shape the Van Gogh we love today…

08/04/19

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How planned Battersea Power Station ‘green bridge’ is cro...

08/03/19

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Brixton, centre of the universe for vegan cheese lovers!

25/02/19

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London through a Lens – four films shot in Brixton

05/12/18

Brixton has been a hot destination for filmmakers for quite a while, with stars including Johnny Depp, Cara Delevigne, Billy Bob Thornton and James...

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Should I have a pet clause in the tenancy agreement?

05/12/18

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 ...

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New Brixton brew celebrates the EU's Four Freedoms

06/11/18

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...

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Open House London gives us a glimpse inside Battersea's h...

10/10/18

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...

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A brief history of Battersea

09/10/18

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...

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4 steps to protect a tenant's deposit

04/10/18

By law, landlords are required to place a tenant’s deposit in a government-backed tenancy deposit protection scheme within 30 days.

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Yardie, Idris Elba’s directorial debut, brings Brixton in...

19/09/18

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...

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Battersea Arts Centre; the phoenix from the flames…

19/09/18

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 ...

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Brixton talent on display at this month’s Design Trial

13/09/18

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...

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Investing in Property: New Build vs. Conversion Flat

03/09/18

The price of a new build property is often much higher than that of an existing property.

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Welcome to Battersea’s Plantation Wharf

20/08/18

Dannii Minogue, a mysterious hermit and highly desirable homes…welcome to Battersea’s Plantation Wharf

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5 budget planning tips for buying a property

02/08/18

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...

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Foodies ready to flock to Battersea Park for tasty festival

27/07/18

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....

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My new Battersea home was love at first sight, says rock ...

02/07/18

Have you spotted superstar musician Gordon Sumner popping into a Battersea High Street newsagent to pick up a morning paper yet?

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How Battersea has helped shape this wonderful World Cup

02/07/18

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...

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Rapport Festival 2018 returns to Brixton for second year

11/06/18

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 ...

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Have property apps made things easier for buyers and sell...

06/06/18

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...

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How Brixton has helped shape struggle of Windrush generation

29/05/18

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...

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First impressions: 5 ways to improve your property's facade

14/05/18

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...

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Congregate Brixton 2018: Festival celebrating cultural di...

09/05/18

Congregate Brixton, a local community festival which celebrates the arts and the diversity of Brixton, is set to return this year.  

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3 questions flat buyers in Brixton and Battersea must ask

01/05/18

Many property purchasers set their sights on buying a flat in Battersea and Brixton because both areas have excellent transport links, Ofsted-rated...

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4 tips for buying a mansion block apartment

01/05/18

Mansion block apartments have proved enduringly popular. With their stunning red-brick Victorian or post-Victorian exteriors, grand marbled hallway...

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Extent of Battersea Power Station's transformation into m...

09/04/18

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...

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Selling and buying? Why it's best to use the same solicitor

02/04/18

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...

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New retailers announced for Battersea Power Station

06/03/18

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Famous faces: who's called Brixton home?

01/03/18

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...

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Digital conveyancing plans for Land Registry approved

07/02/18

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...

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How to jazz up a small outside space

02/02/18

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...

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5 end of tenancy cleaning tips

01/01/18

There's always a lot to think about and organise when moving home, not least the end of tenancy cleaning.

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Rent rises predicted in 2017, according to majority of le...

21/12/17

80% of letting agents expect rent rises in 2017 when a proposed ban on letting agents' fees comes into force. 

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London's next low emission bus zone will be in Brixton

18/12/17

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. 

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3 clever storage solutions for buy-to-let properties

13/12/17

Storage space is always valuable. Ample storage can encourage tenants to choose your property over another. If the provision for storage in your re...

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Autumn Budget 2017: little good news for landlords but fi...

06/12/17

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget speech on 22nd November, and there was some good news for most first-time buyers but precious...

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Where to go for Christmas Day dinner and New Year's Eve i...

01/12/17

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...

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Top tips for buying your first home in Brixton

13/11/17

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...

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Battersea Power Station's new River Bus service opens to ...

06/11/17

Battersea Power Station is now linked to the Thames River Bus after the service was extended to include the development.

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Why landlords in Brixton and Battersea need a reserve fund 

01/11/17

Landlords in Brixton and Battersea should be financially prepared for all eventualities. You never know when an emergency might arise with one of y...

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Fireworks events to light up sky over Brockwell Park & Ba...

20/10/17

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 ...

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How energy efficient is your buy-to-let property?

16/10/17

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...

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 55% of tenants remain in a property for five years or more

09/10/17

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...

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4 ways for buyers to cut costs and save money

02/10/17

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...

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Landlords advised to keep up to date with law changes

19/09/17

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...

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Our guide to 'Right to Rent'

11/09/17

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...

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Looking for capital growth? Invest near to cycle lanes

07/09/17

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....

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Meet me in Battersea Park: what to see and do

01/09/17

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...

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59% landlords still smiling, as buy-to-let confidence rem...

23/08/17

The buy-to-let market is still viewed positively by over half of landlords, regardless of the changes rolled out across the sector.

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Battersea by night: where to enjoy a drink with friends

14/08/17

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 ...

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Property market fluctuations fail to knock landlord posit...

09/08/17

Almost a third of private landlords remain positive about the property market, despite Brexit and recent tax changes, according to a new survey fro...

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Battersea Park retains Green Flag Award status

21/07/17

Battersea Park has retained its Green Flag Award status, the benchmark standard for public parks and green spaces in the UK. 

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Are long-term tenants more demanding than short-term tena...

17/07/17

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...

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Limited companies borrow more than individual landlords

12/07/17

The majority of buy-to-let lending went to 'company landlords' for the first time in the second quarter of this year.   

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Top tips for accidental landlords in Brixton and Battersea

03/07/17

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...

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Queen's Speech confirms letting fees ban for tenants

21/06/17

A proposed ban on letting agents' fees for tenants will go ahead after being confirmed in The Queen's Speech. 

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What the rates hike might mean for Brixton's small busine...

12/06/17

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...

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Battersea Power Station takes shape as iconic chimneys ar...

07/06/17

Battersea Power Station's four chimneys are being restored to their former glory three years after they were dismantled.

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Top 3 co-working spaces for freelancers in Brixton

01/06/17

The number of co-working spaces in London is on the rise. Freelancers, startup entrepreneurs, self-employed professionals, SMEs, and even employees...

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69% of landlords have a good relationship with their tenants

23/05/17

69% of landlords say they have a good relationship with their tenants, while 33% say they are good friends.

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Owner-occupier or long-term tenant. How the Brixton and B...

15/05/17

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...

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Expense of moving home underestimated most by London buyers

08/05/17

The majority of house buyers in London underestimate the amount it costs to move house, according to new research from Post Office Money. 

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What might the letting fees ban really mean for tenants?

01/05/17

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...

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Official consultation process begins on lettings fee ban ...

24/04/17

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.

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How investors can reduce their Capital Gains Tax bill

17/04/17

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...

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Landlords resort to mixed property investing to beat tax ...

10/04/17

Tax changes introduced this month are encouraging landlords towards mixed-use property in an attempt to minimise damage to their profits. 

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What the tax changes mean for second home buyers in Batte...

03/04/17

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...

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From Gasworks to Mayfair: the Rise of Nine Elms

17/03/17

Why the development of Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station are good for all residents

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No mention of property in Spring Budget

13/03/17

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...

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Tax changes increase appeal of commercial loans for landl...

08/03/17

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...

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The best coffee houses in Brixton

01/03/17

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...

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Tax changes could lead to rent hikes

20/02/17

Rents could increase by as much as 30% as a result of tax changes to the buy-to-let sector, according to a leading economist. 

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How to make the most of your buy-to-let investment property

13/02/17

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...

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Tunnelling for Northern Line extension gets underway in M...

06/02/17

Tunnelling work for the Northern Line extension begins next month, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced.

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Fancy a stroll? Our guide to parks in and around Brixton

01/02/17

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...

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Number of first-time buyers at highest levels since 2007

25/01/17

There were more first-time buyers in 2016 than in any other year since 2007, according to Halifax. 

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Fun days out for families in Brixton

16/01/17

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 ...

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Street market is key appeal for Brixton property buyers

13/01/17

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...

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Trinity Arms: we take a look at the newly-refurbished Bri...

03/01/17

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...

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Turn your kitchen into a hub of creativity

19/12/16

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 ...

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House price increases in London linked to 'hipster hotspots'

12/12/16

Hipsters and young professionals are behind house price rises in certain parts of the capital.

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Our look back at the 2016 property market

05/12/16

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...

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Corpus Christi Catholic School Christmas Fair

01/12/16

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...

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Autumn Statement delivers a blow for buy-to-let landlords

25/11/16

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...

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5 reasons to list your home in November

14/11/16

Christmas promises to be a wonderful time for anyone selling property in Battersea or Brixton.

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House price increase in Brixton down to good restaurants

08/11/16

House price rises in Brixton have increased in line with a rise in the number of destinations offering great food. 

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Chancellor urged to help buyers in Battersea and Brixton

01/11/16

Pressure is mounting on Chancellor Philip Hammond to give property buyers in Batterseaand Brixton a further boost by announcing a change to stamp d...

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How the Land Registry keeps track of property sales

24/10/16

Property buyers and sellers in Battersea and Brixton will benefit from the government’s decision to put its planned privatisation of the Land Regis...

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The best Christmas party venues in Battersea and Brixton

10/10/16

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 (...

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Cheaper mortgages for energy-efficient homeowners in Brix...

05/10/16

The European Energy Efficiency Mortgage initiative, launched by a consortium led by the European Mortgage Federation and European Covered Bond Coun...

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Apple in Battersea Power Station move

05/10/16

Apple has announced plans to create a new London headquarters at BatterseaPower Station

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Extending the ownership of flats in Brixton and Battersea

19/09/16

The popularity of both Brixton and Battersea among young professionals, growing families and even students helps explain why the majority of proper...

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Open House in Brixton and Battersea

13/09/16

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...

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Your guide to leasehold homes in Brixton and Battersea

09/09/16

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 ...

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The lowdown on what a homebuyers survey involves

30/08/16

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Property values up 55%

18/08/16

The value of homes in Brixton and Battersea are significantly higher than the London average, according to research by Lloyds Bank that reveals pro...

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4 food and drink events in or near Brixton and Battersea

10/08/16

The residents of Battersea and Brixton have some of London’s most talked-about restaurants on their doorstep.

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New food festival offers taste of Brixton

20/07/16

Brixton’s independent food businesses are joining forces to promote the area’s exciting and diverse culinary offerings at a new festival that will ...

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4 ways property management gives landlords reassurance

18/07/16

Our management or rent collection service offers landlords reassurance The rising value of residential property in Battersea, Brixton and many oth...

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Country pursuits with an urban vibe in Brockwell Park

04/07/16

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.  

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10 outdoor swimming pools in reach of Brixton and Battersea

03/06/16

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...

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England beat Germany in Euro 2016 property battle

01/06/16

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 ...

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Beware the five-year rule when selling Right To Buy property

17/05/16

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...

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Get wet and go wild in Battersea Park

16/05/16

Battersea Park will become London’s first family-friendly aqua obstacle course on Sunday 7 August when Splash Fest opens.

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For Sale boards drum up interest in your home

09/05/16

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...

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Homeowners benefit from Leicester City’s Premier League t...

05/05/16

What has an unlikely sporting triumph got to do with property values in Brixton and Battersea? More than you could imagine.

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New stress test for landlords in Brixton and Battersea

25/04/16

Both our Battersea & Brixton offices have benefitted from growth in the buy-to-let (BTL) market, with many investors finding properties through us ...

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Brixton Pound cash machine opens

18/04/16

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 ...

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How will Brexit affect property prices in Battersea and B...

11/04/16

It’s official! Battersea and Brixton residents live in the city the world’s largest travel website has named number one destination on earth.

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London property values up 13.5%

04/04/16

Property prices rose by more than 14% in both Battersea and Brixton in the 12 months to February, according to the latest official data.

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How long does it take to sell a house in Brixton and Batt...

22/03/16

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...

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What taxes do I pay when I sell a rental property in Batt...

21/03/16

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...

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How much stamp duty will I pay in Battersea and Brixton?

21/03/16

Government attempts to cash in on the popularity of buy-to-let investments will not restrict the availability of good quality rental properties in ...

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What the Budget means for landlords in Brixton and Battersea

17/03/16

Landlords in Brixton and Battersea have been dealt a blow by Chancellor George Osborne’s latest Budget.

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How can I improve my EPC rating?

07/03/16

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...

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Tributes to Bowie on show at Affordable Art Fair

01/03/16

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.

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How much does it cost to sell a property in Battersea?

22/02/16

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. 

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It’s great talking up Brixton property but better to listen

22/02/16

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...

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Asking prices up as demand for homes hits fresh high

15/02/16

The asking price of homes coming on to market have jumped 2.9% to hit a new record.

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Brixton literary agency promotes exchange of create ideas

01/02/16

A literary management company and arts consultancy dedicated to building the careers of bestselling authors and creative leaders in their fields ha...

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New home sites cannot rival Brixton’s sense of community

18/01/16

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 ...

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World mourns death of Brixton legend David Bowie

11/01/16

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...

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4 Battersea restaurants to visit on Valentine's Day

08/01/16

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 ...

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2015: A year to remember

21/12/15

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...

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House prices set to hit record highs in 2016

14/12/15

The value of homes in the UK are due to rise £46 a day throughout 2016.

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How will the local property market perform in 2016?

07/12/15

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...

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Brixton, what's on this week?

01/12/15

Founding members of the Madchester music scene, up-and-coming magicians, grime and garage heavyweights plus Britain’s own first lady of dance music...

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Tenants to pay for government attack on landlords

25/11/15

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...

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Why it pays to rent a home in Brixton

23/11/15

Two pieces of recent research shed light on why demand for rental property in Brixton is outstripping supply.  As letting agents in Brixton and ...

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Hot properties in Brixton

09/11/15

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Work on new town hall to start in New Year

09/11/15

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...

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Get ready for a Royal Night Out in Battersea Park

02/11/15

Tickets are still available for this year’s annual fireworks display in Battersea Park.

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The best Halloween events in Brixton

26/10/15

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 ...

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Property market hotter than summer of 76

12/10/15

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Brixton Rec to gain listed status?

28/09/15

A volunteer group is aiming to safeguard the future of Brixton Recreation Centre by applying to give the community facility listed building status....

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Five-star reviews are good for you, trust us

18/09/15

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...

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BAC plans new theatre space

14/09/15

A production is being developed for a new theatre space at the heart of Battersea Arts Centre’s old town hall.

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New Brixton venue is top of the pop-ups

07/09/15

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...

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What’s on in Brixton

01/09/15

The Hart Work exhibition launches at Upstairs at the Ritzy on 1 September and runs until 5 October. The gallery of images and text, which is free t...

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Art at heart of bid to boost Brixton’s economy

25/08/15

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...

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London to get 100,000 new riverside homes

18/08/15

London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced that 100,000 new homes will be built on the Thames waterfront by 2020.  

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How to keep your children entertained this summer

10/08/15

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...

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Battersea dogs get teeth into Queen's Club's balls

05/08/15

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s plea for old tennis balls has been answered by the organisers of one of London’s top tournaments.

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New £5 note for Brixton

23/07/15

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...

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Backlash from the property sector over Chancellor's cutti...

15/07/15

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...

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Upgrade digital skills in Brixton

06/07/15

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.

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A look at Bon Marche's fascinating history

02/07/15

News and listings site Brixton Buzz has released an intriguing photo blog about Bon Marche: the department store in Brixton.

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Designs for new park in Battersea unveiled

23/06/15

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...

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Battersea animal charity in tennis ball appeal

16/06/15

Tennis fans buying new equipment in preparation for Wimbledon are being asked to donate their old balls to Battersea Cats & Dogs Home. The call ...

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Eden Harper announces support for Brixton Windmill's Flou...

10/06/15

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...

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Price of a London home will top £1m by 2030

18/05/15

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...

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Property market gets its mojo back

11/05/15

The feel-good factor has returned to the property market in Battersea and Brixton following the Conservative Party’s surprise victory in the genera...

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Conservative victory will benefit property market

08/05/15

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...

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Battersea summer news and events roundup

24/04/15

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...

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Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair returns to Batterse...

13/04/15

Find unique finishing touches for your home when the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair returns to Battersea Park from 21 to 26 April

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Fundraisers pull out stops to restore Battersea Arts Cent...

07/04/15

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...

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Superrich individuals battle with institutional investors...

04/04/15

Purchasing top-notch commercial properties in London is more competitive than ever with superrich individuals prepared to pay hundreds of millions ...

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More London homeowners join golden postcode club

31/03/15

The number of UK postcode areas where property prices average more than £500,000 increased 20% last year to reach 172.

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Younger borrowers cash in on rising property values

26/03/15

An increasing younger borrowers are turning to lifetime mortgages after the Mortgage Market Review made it harder for them to secure lending.

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First-time buyers gain cash help from government

20/03/15

Chancellor George Osborne used his final Budget Day speech on Wednesday to introduce a savings scheme that will reward first-time home buyers with ...

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Building on Battersea Power Station’s architectural heritage

11/03/15

Everything you need to know about Battersea Power Station

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Battersea’s historic lodge gains listed building status

27/02/15

Here at Eden Harper, we're always keen to demonstrate our support for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.  

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Carney considers base rate cut

16/02/15

The Bank of England's base rate could fall below its historic low figure of 0.5%, governor Mark Carney has hinted.

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Why Battersea Park is drawing the crowds

13/02/15

Battersea Park has something for everyone. Whether you're into sports, culture, the arts or wildlife, this beautiful open space is the perfect plac...

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Eden Harper supports Battersea Dogs & Cats Home campaign

05/02/15

World-famous animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has launched a crackdown on the cruel practice of backstreet dog breeding.

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Lambeth residents face 1.99% council tax rise

05/02/15

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.

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Which political cat do YOU want to be Purr Minister?

19/01/15

Cat-owning MP's have teamed up with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and put their political pussycats up as prospective 'Purr Minister' aspirants.

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Are YOU prepared for the new stamp duty thresholds?

05/01/15

We recently wrote about how stamp duty reform topped the agenda for home owners in the UK according to a survey.

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A year in property

22/12/14

2015 is almost upon us and is likely to be an incredibly eventful year in property.

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Where to find the best Christmas trees

15/12/14

Are you leaving it late to put up your Christmas tree? Or is the tree in your living room not looking its best?  

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Will minimum space standards price people out of the market?

11/12/14

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...

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Stamp duty reform top of agenda for homeowners

02/12/14

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....

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Battersea Northern Line extension set to go-ahead

17/11/14

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...

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A look at how Brixton has transformed over the years

11/11/14

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...

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Ritzy staff win battle to keep jobs

03/11/14

Staff at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton have won their campaign to save up to 34 of 93 positions that were under threat. 

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Celebrate the story of Guy Fawkes at Battersea Park

28/10/14

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...

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Get yourself along to the Battersea Park Poppy Run this F...

20/10/14

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...

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Halloween Fancy Dress to Impress

13/10/14

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...

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Prices continue to boom in London rising by near three pe...

07/10/14

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...

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How the Scotland vote could affect London

24/09/14

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...

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Could a “Yes” vote in the Scottish referendum further boo...

17/09/14

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...

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Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair

11/09/14

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...

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Our pick of the best restaurants in Battersea

27/08/14

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Where Wandsworth and Lambeth sit in table of UK house prices

23/08/14

UK house prices are an ever-popular topic of conversation, particularly in Battersea and Brixton where property values have grown by more than 10% ...

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Five AWESOME Brixton music events you must not miss!

19/08/14

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...

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Get yourself along to Brixton Splash Festival This Sunday!

30/07/14

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...

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Best pubs and bars in Brixton Village

22/07/14

Brixton Village is known for its eclectic, vibrant atmosphere and is fast becoming the place for budget eating and drinking in South London.  He...

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Photos of the luxury Battersea Power Station apartment ha...

15/07/14

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...

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Close up: The Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

09/07/14

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£300 million apartment block set to replace fine art ware...

01/07/14

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...

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Homes in Battersea and Brixton remain hot property

23/06/14

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...

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Kelly Hoppen tells first-time buyers to “quickly” get on ...

16/06/14

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...

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A history of Windrush Square

09/06/14

Brixton is famous for its large multi-ethnic community, vibrant street markets and culturally enriching atmosphere. A large percentage of the popul...

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95 percent of Phase 2 Battersea Power Station homes sold

14/05/14

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.

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A close up of Brixton Academy

09/05/14

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...

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Three bed properties make you £729 a day, say statistics

02/05/14

Three bedroom properties in popular parts of Central London are earning nearly eight times the median salary for Londoners.

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A close up of Battersea Arts Centre

24/04/14

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...

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London House Prices at 20 percent above 2007 peak

15/04/14

House prices in London have grown at almost two times the rate of the UK average since January.

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Why Brixton is the place of choice for young Londoners

24/03/14

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...

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Budget 2014: Osborne announces new house building scheme

19/03/14

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...

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Battersea Park Events

10/03/14

Situated on the south side of the Thames, Battersea Park truly caters for everyone. With a lake for boating; ponds; art at the Pump House Gallery; ...

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Phase Two of Battersea Station development announced for May

05/03/14

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...

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Asking prices for UK homes rise at highest rate in seven ...

20/02/14

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...

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Why you shouldn’t miss out on this year’s Affordable Art ...

18/02/14

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...

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Battersea Gas Tower demolition to make way for new homes

10/02/14

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Average property in London to hit £600,000 in four years

05/02/14

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...

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Make sure YOU don't get caught out when interest rates ri...

30/01/14

New research has shown that households with the national average mortgage of £180,000, would struggle to meet repayments if interest rates were to ...

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Five best restaurants in Battersea

22/01/14

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 ...

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Interview with Emma Hopkinson – Battersea’s Lettings Mana...

20/01/14

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...

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London comes out top for overseas property investors

13/01/14

London is the favourite city for overseas property investors, a study has found. The UK capital even beat last year’s winner, New York.

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Best places to shop for Christmas in Battersea

19/12/13

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...

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Great ideas for Christmas shopping in Brixton

05/12/13

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...

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It’s confirmed: Foreign buyers WILL have to pay Capital G...

05/12/13

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...

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4 excellent Christmas party venues in Battersea

28/11/13

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...

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Things to do in Brixton

16/11/13

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...

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Brand new flat for rent in the heart of Brixton

12/11/13

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...

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A historical close up – The Ritzy

11/11/13

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...

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Queen visits Brixton

06/11/13

The Queen and Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to the Ebony Horse Club stables of Coldharbour Lane in Brixton last week. The community riding centr...

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Meet Elizabeth – Our superstar negotiator based in Brixton

29/10/13

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...

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New Champagne bar set to open in Brixton

23/10/13

Brixton’s set to get its first champagne bar as the area moves further towards gentrification. After the estate agents, Foxtons, opened on Brixton ...

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A historical close up - Brixton Windmill

20/10/13

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...

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Five reasons why Brixton Village should become YOUR eatin...

15/10/13

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...

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Our guide to Brixton

10/10/13

Thinking of moving to Brixton? On the blog today we’re giving you a round-up everything you need to know about the area. The last two years have se...

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Stamp duty in London

07/10/13

Stamp Duty – What are the alternatives? Stamp duty has been in the news a lot recently – and with good reason.

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Cheaper mortgages for homeowners in Brixton and Battersea

05/08/13

The Bank of England has opened the door to lower cost mortgages after cutting its base rate to 0.25%.

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London tops Euro 2016 property price league

14/06/13

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...

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A brief history of Battersea Park

26/05/13

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 ...

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What mayor’s property pledges mean for Battersea and Brixton

23/05/13

New mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s pre-election pledge to tackle the capital’s housing crisis was key to his resounding victory.

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New Brixton theatre gets James Bond’s backing

08/02/13

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 ...

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What’s on in Brixton 25-31 January

25/01/13

A seven-day celebration of independent music venues throughout the UK starts today at The Windmill Brixton when post-punk regulars Sleaze, Billy Pr...

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A look at what 2015 has in store for the property market

15/01/13

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....

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House Prices Trends 2014

06/01/13

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...

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Landlords face income tax trap

02/09/12

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 ...

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UK house prices soar in August, according to Nationwide f...

01/09/12

Property prices in the UK soared much faster than expected in August, data from Nationwide has shown.

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Iconic chimney at Battersea Power Station dismantled in f...

20/08/12

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.

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Best places to watch the World Cup in Battersea

26/06/12

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...

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How landlords in Battersea and Brixton can calculate thei...

15/06/12

The buy-to-let market in Battersea will continue to provide landlords with healthy returns because tenants value the area’s spacious Victorian home...

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Average value of homes in Lambeth jumps 11.9%

02/06/12

The average value of a home in Lambeth is now £534,304 after rising 11.9% in the 12 months to April.

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Why Battersea is a brilliant place for family days out

08/04/12

Battersea is undergoing a true renaissance at the moment, with the Power Station being redeveloped and the area’s close proximity to fantastic scho...

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First-time buyer numbers highest in 12 years

29/01/12

The number of first time buyers has recorded a 22 percent annual increase on 2012 - the largest level of growth since 2001.

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Rogue Agents ripping off clients by overcharging for basi...

17/12/11

Mystery shopper research carried out by The Happy Tenant Company has discovered that some letting agencies are making massive profits by overchargi...

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Top architect set to help design Battersea Power Station ...

31/10/11

Internationally famous architect, Frank Gehry, is set to design residential buildings as part of the £8 billion redevelopment of London’s Battersea...

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Our guide to Battersea

03/10/11

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...

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Professionals flock to Battersea for the lifestyle and lo...

03/06/11

Career-minded 25 to 44-year olds graduates are most likely to settle down in South West London, according to Lloyds Banking Group.

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A sneak preview of new Battersea Power Station homes

02/04/11

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...

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Will foreign investors have to pay Capital Gains Tax?

25/11/10

Could foreigners end up being subject to Capital Gains Tax (CGT)? Potentially, under ideas being floated by the Chancellor, George Osborne. Soaring...

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