Oakwood Estate Agents Blog

The latest local news, advice and inspiration from Oakwood Estate Agents property experts…

Selective Licensing in Hackney (What You Need to Know)

A licensing scheme for private landlords is being introduced in Hackney. The scheme, known as Selective Licensing is to force rogue landlords to clean up their acts and reduce anti-social behaviour. The manager of Oakwood Estate Agents, Andy Loizou tells us about the new scheme. When will Selective licensing and Additional HMO Licensing become a legal […]

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7 Tips to Help Increase the Value of Your Home

Deciding to sell your home can be both exciting and stressful and in most cases, your primary concern is how to maximise the value of your property so that  you can achieve the full asking price. In this article, we provide 7 tips to help increase the value of your home. Extension: Expanding your living […]

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Tips to Quickly Make Your Home More Saleable

If you’re planning on selling your home it is important you achieve the best price possible. In order to do this, you must be willing to make some small adjustments to improve your chances of achieving the price you are asking for. We’ve put together a short but powerful list of home improvement tips guaranteed […]

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Market Review Second Quarter 2018

As we move into the month of June and inch closer to the end of the second quarter, I felt it important to provide my clients and potential buyers with a clear overview of the current property market. Oakwood Estate Agents has been trading from the trendy, hustle and bustle of Stoke Newington in the […]

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A Brief Introduction to Clissold Park

Clissold Park is an idyllic and historical space, set within the trendy, hustle and bustle of Stoke Newington in the London Borough of Hackney. Clissold Park is one of Hackney’s best-loved green spaces and remains central to the local community, having hosted many important events and celebrations over the years. In 2011 Clissold Park and […]

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Top Tips for First Time Buyers

Since the global economic slump of 2008 many people have found obtaining a mortgage to be a gargantuan task, but none more so than first time buyers, who have needed to amass great amounts of cash to meet lenders stringent affordability tests and large deposit requirements. In this article, we provide a number of tips, […]

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What is the Difference Between Online and Traditional High Street Estate Agents?

In recent years the process of selling your home has become a little complicated. Historically you would market your property through a local estate agent and you’d choose one based on the number of sold boards they had in the surrounding area or on the size of their advert in the local gazette. However according […]

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