Gravesend, crossrail and london resort at swanscombe

David Lawrenson of LettingFocus explains why he is investing in Gravesend and Northfleet ahead of the London Resort Holdings opening and the extension of the Crossrail (Elizabeth Line). Gravesend, Crossrail and London Resort At Swanscombe One of the main ways I outperformed in making money in residential buy to let property was by simply buying into areas that were going […]

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Wrong Housing, Wrong Investment and Bad Mortgage Lending

Thamesmead encapsulates a lot of what has gone wrong with housing over the years – from poor local planning, to bad mortgage lending to yet worse property investment decisions by amateur investors says David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com A few weeks’ ago I had cause to visit Thamesmead where my boy was playing in a kids’ football match. I mention the […]

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Westfield Stratford CrossRail and Hot Locations

I was recently quoted by “The Independent” newspaper in connection with whether Stratford was a potentially good place to buy and let. The article is entitled “East London First Out of the Blocks” if you want to look it up online. In the piece I said that the key drivers of any area – the things that make a place […]

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