Posts by Heaton & Partners

Why electric cars & London’s new ULEZ are set to drive a quiet revolution for property prices

As the world’s first Ultra-Low Emissions Zone comes into play in London today, we return to the view of buying agent Ed Heaton, who argues that savvy investors with a long-term view could do well to look at properties near busy roads. The rise of quieter, cleaner electric vehicles could be the engine of price acceleration in many such currently blighted locations, delivering significant localised improvements over the coming decades…

Street Views: International buyers in Prime Central London

The proportion of overseas purchasers in PCL is at a six-year high, according to new research out today, accounting for over half of the homes sold in the capital’s top postcodes. These kind of headline figures only tell part of the story – and sometimes much, much less – so here’s how some of London’s top buying and selling agents have been reporting things on the ground…

Talking Heads: Prime country market trends & observations

Specialist prime country market experts Jess Simpson, Ed Heaton, James Mackenzie, Robin Gould & Harry Gladwin fill us in on what’s really been happening on the ground over the last 12 months, and the themes we should be keeping an eye out for in the year ahead…

What would a ‘no deal’ Brexit mean for the prime property sector?

As former Housing Minister Dominic Raab gets to the business end of negotiations with the European Union, we ask a panel of senior players in the prime resi industry about what effect – if any – Brexit will have on the high-value property market, and what their businesses are doing to prepare…

Why electric cars are set to drive a quiet revolution for property prices

Savvy investors with a (very) long-term view could do well to look at properties near busy roads, says top buying agent Edward Heaton. The rise of quieter, cleaner electric vehicles could be the engine of price acceleration in many such currently blighted locations, delivering significant localised improvements over the coming decades…