The average rent in Richmond area has grown 6% plus since last year

The average rent in Richmond area has grown 6% plus since last year

The London rental market has continued to rise over this past year, despite the cost of living challenges. Indeed, the average renting household in London (1.25 people) already spends 40.4% of…

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The average rent in Richmond area has grown 6% plus since last year

The average rent in Richmond area has grown 6% plus since last year

The London rental market has continued to rise over this past year, despite the cost of living challenges. Indeed, the average renting household in London (1.25 people) spends 40.4% of t…

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What’s happening in the rental market right now?

What’s happening in the rental market right now?

The rental market has been exceptionally busy in recent years. There have been lots of headlines about the high demand for rental homes, and lots more people looking to move than there were ho…

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Rental market news, and five top tips to help you secure a rental property

Rental market news, and five top tips to help you secure a rental property

What’s happening with the current rental market?  If you’re looking for a new home to let, you may already have first-hand experience of how busy the market is right now. In …

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Richmond is one of the capital’s most family-friendly boroughs

Richmond is one of the capital’s most family-friendly boroughs

When it comes to property, especially London property, a lot of the time the focus is on the boroughs that perform the best for investors. Whether it’s postcodes that yield the…

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The Booming Rental Market

The Booming Rental Market

Here at Major Son & Phipps, we’ve been experiencing record highs with the number of potential renters after each rental property that we list and consequently, increasing rents. …

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The rise of middle-aged renters surges

The rise of middle-aged renters surges

The number of middle-aged households who are renting privately has almost doubled in the space of 10 years, rising from 691,000 in 2011 to 1.18 million in 2021, with many set to remain in rent…

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Rental growth rises to more than 12%

Rental growth rises to more than 12%

For the past 12 months, rental growth has gone from an annual rate of less than 2% in July 2021, to a huge 12.3% today, and it is out-pacing earnings growth in all regions across the UK. The r…

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Spring Clean: Five Top Interior Trends 

Spring Clean: Five Top Interior Trends 

Have you just moved house? Or have you been looking to put your stamp on your place for a while? We spotlight the latest five top trends for your home this season...  Bring the o…

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Why Schools Are a Major Factor for House Hunting Families

Why Schools Are a Major Factor for House Hunting Families

For families looking to move home, the catchment areas for the best schools have long been a priority. There is often a lot of competition for apartments or houses within a specific area of a …

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An All-Time High for the Lettings Market

An All-Time High for the Lettings Market

The private rental market continues to thrive with leading membership body for property agents ARLA reporting that the number of prospective tenants registering at branches was the highest fig…

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Pandemic Price Climb

Pandemic Price Climb

London house prices are up 1.9% and houses are the most sought-after in the Capital and beyond, according to new research. As anyone who is looking to buy a house right now might know, hous…

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A further boost to the property market: 95% mortgages launched today

A further boost to the property market: 95% mortgages launched today

With Rightmove reporting that homes are currently taking just 45 days to sell – the fastest ever reported by the portal – further incentive has been given to the property market wi…

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Our Response to Covid-19

Our Response to Covid-19

It’s 1 March and there is definitely a spring feeling in the air at Major Son & Phipps. With reports of a possible extension to the current stamp duty reduction and the arrival of sp…

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Richmond is voted the happiest place to live six years running

Richmond is voted the happiest place to live six years running

Today, 18 January, is Blue Monday, a name typically given to the third Monday of the first month of the New Year. It is called this as it is said that by this date many people will have broken…

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We are open

We are open

With England on its fifth day of a second national lockdown – it started on 5 November – business is very much as usual at Major Son & Phipps, albeit with additional Covid secu…

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The London property market sees record highs

The London property market sees record highs

The number of enquiries for sales and lettings has reached an all-time high in recent months, according to Major Son & Phipps. Activity has increased considerably after restrictions wer…

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