Ideal time to invest in London’s Wandsworth residential property

Are you planning to acquire a buy-to-let or owner-occupier residential unit in London? Then, you should explore Wandsworth SW18, one of the most promising areas for regeneration in London with leading developers and housing associations venturing into the location.

The Wandsworth Regeneration plans include new developments aimed at creating better housing, transport, leisure pursuits and business opportunities in the borough. It is home to central London’s biggest regeneration area – Nine Elms on the South Bank – where a multi-billion-pound investment programme is transforming this largely industrial district into a brand new residential and business quarter.

Several developers are coming up with interesting schemes in Wandsworth. They include Winstanley and York Road estates; Roehampton Alton and Ram Brewery Development. The latest addition to the list is BRONZE, a unique development, by Strawberry Star Group, and it is set for launch on September 20.

Wandsworth has seen a significant transformation over the past 40 years into one of the most sought-after housing markets in the capital. As one of the fastest growing areas in London it has the highest number of postcode areas in which two or more properties were sold for £1 million for the first time, according to UK Land Registry data.

According to Foxtons, property prices in Wandsworth increased by 19.39 per cent over the last two years. The average property price in Wandsworth is now £764,396, a significant 29.5 per cent higher than the London average of £590,382. The Barclays UK Property Predictor has forecast a 5.56 per cent increase in prices of houses in Wandsworth with 31.1 per cent increased by 2021. Wandsworth has benefitted from a growing number of buyers looking south of the River Thames due to strong price growth in prime central London since the fiscal crisis.

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