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Our top five gorgeous property renovations
11 Sep 18

We love a property with an interesting past and here at Portico we have some intriguing properties on the market right now. So why not explore these stunning properties around London and snag yourself a home with an interesting story today!

1. Highbur...


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Top 10 London high streets to live near
3 Sep 18

When you've just moved to London or are looking for a new area, it's hard to know if you're near the places that are important to you. Whether it's what parks you're near, what markets are closeby or how good the transport links are, we're here to he...


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8 Great British Bake Off Ready Kitchens
29 Aug 18

It's that time of the year again where we've been hit with baking fever! The tent is up, the contestants hand-picked and Noel and Sandi are cracking the baking puns (and there's my first one, you're welcome). As an end-of-week treat, we've pulled tog...


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10 first-time buyer properties under 400,000
21 Aug 18

Is 2018 your year to get on the property ladder? We've got some great properties available to buy around London, so wherever you're looking to get your first property, explore these top 10 finds and see where the right area might be for you.

1. Acton,...


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8 space saving tips for small homes
13 Aug 18

Living in London, you can sometimes find yourself with a lack of space and an influx of ‘stuff’. But worry not, we’ve got eight handy tricks to help you fit the furniture you need in the home you’ve got and to help you store your stuff away so neatly...


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Understanding Tenant Referencing
31 Jul 18

When you’re looking to rent a new property, there are some checks it’s important for you to understand so you can make sure you hit the criteria before you start your search. If you’re renting through an estate agent like Portico then the Paralegal t...


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5 best areas in London for a village feel
25 Jul 18

Living in London gives you all the perks of being close to a city – excellent transport links and shops, amenities and eateries on your doorstep. But sometimes it’s nice to feel like home is somewhere a little quieter with more of a community feel. S...


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5 quirky properties on the market right now
18 Jul 18

We love to find a quirky property nestled in a nook or cranny of our hometown, London, and have we found some treats for you today. If you fancy a home with an interesting story or which you'll be dying to take your friends back to, look no further! ...


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10 first-time buyer properties under 500,000
10 Jul 18

Looking to get on the property ladder? There's plenty of great properties out there to fit to everyone's needs and everyone's price ranges. We've gone on the hunt to find our ten top properties, ideal for first-time buyers, which are under £500,000 a...


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10 tips to buying your perfect home
18 Jun 18

When it comes to buying a home, this is probably the most expensive purchase you’re ever going to make, so you definitely shouldn’t rush it or go into it half-heartedly. To help you, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 tips so read on and see if ...


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8 Best Areas to Live in London Near a Good Market
11 Jun 18

London is an incredible place to live but when you’ve first decided to move down, it’s difficult to know where the best place is to live, in order to be close to the places you’ll love. Last month we explored areas of London close to gorgeous parks a...


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8 steps to decorating your new home
30 May 18

When you’ve just bought your new home, you’ll undoubtedly be extremely excited to get in, decorate and make it your own. As exciting as this time may be, it’s really important that you stop, answer some logical questions and know exactly what you wan...


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Our Portico Places offers May 2018
23 May 18

Each week we bring you our new Portico Place signups and this week we’re bringing you an extra-special treat, we’re going to round up our top deals from our existing Portico Places, just for you! So sit back, relax, and enjoy these fantastic offers a...


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5 best areas to live in London near a park
8 May 18

Are you looking to move to London or elsewhere in London to try to be nearer to some green spaces? Check out some areas of London we’d recommend if you want to be close to a park. You can have the best of both worlds, with the bustle of Central Londo...


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10 Great First Time Buyer Properties
19 Apr 18

If 2018 is your time to get on the property ladder, there are loads of great properties on the market at the moment. But London is a big city, so if you're wondering where you should be looking to buy, here's some of our top picks in areas all around...


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10 ways to make your rented property feel like home
10 Apr 18

Even if you’re just renting a property, it’s important it feels like home. There’s loads of ways you can add your own touch and make it a little more cosy without making changes to the existing flat or breaking the bank. Why not try one of our top 10...


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10 Biggest FAQs When Buying a Property
4 Apr 18

Thinking of buying your first property and don't know where to start? Fear not, we can help you there! From understanding the process, to who you need to pay and when, see our 10 most asked questions for people climbing onto the property ladder today...


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Spotlight: Moving to Camden
26 Mar 18

Looking to move to Camden? Whether you're just moving from another area of London or you're moving in from another country, here's all the local info you need to make sure you can find your way around easily.

Transport links:

You can purchase tickets f...


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5 Gorgeous Gardens on Portico
20 Mar 18

Spring is on its way and being able to spend long afternoons relaxing in the garden is edging closer and closer to reality! In anticipation, we've complied a collection of properties we've spotted here at Portico recently. Check out their gorgeous ga...


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5 steps to buying your first home
5 Mar 18

Buying a property for the first time can be a daunting process, but so long as you have the right knowledge and know the rules you have to follow, it's a straightforward process. Below, we've consolidated the main things you need to prepare and consi...


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Our top 10 kitchen picks on Portico right now
27 Feb 18

A great home is nothing without a great kitchen and we love nothing more than a good kitchen here at Portico, and we know you do too! So, from Hammersmith, to Camden, to Leyton, come with us on a journey around London as we explore these gorgeous kit...


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10 things to check on a property viewing
21 Feb 18

Moving into a new property is an exciting time, whether you're renting or buying, but the excitement can soon fade if you don't ask some valuable questions before you sign on the dotted line.

Here at Portico, we want your home moving experience to be ...


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Top 10 properties in London for first-time buyers
13 Feb 18

Thinking of getting on the property ladder in 2018? London has many pockets of areas which are perfect for first-time buyers, so we've scouted out where you should be looking and the prices you can expect there. Explore our top 10 first-time buyer pr...


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Top 5 reasons to rent through Portico
7 Feb 18

Moving to London is an exciting time - there's tons of beautiful areas with big personalities, you have access to all the shops, restaurants and pubs you need and, with the introduction of the 24 hour tube lines at the weekend, it's time to get to wo...


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Find your new home this year
10 Jan 18

An Englishman’s home is his castle – or so the saying goes.

Home ownership has long been a great British aspiration, providing financial security.   For many, it is seen as a natural step towards a more prosperous and stable future. 

Yet is owning a ...


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Top 10 Properties To Rent
6 Dec 17

If you're looking for somewhere new to live, scroll down to view our top 10 rental properties currently on the market.

One ticks all your boxes? Give us a call on 0207 099 4000 to arrange a viewing.


1 bedroom, 1 bathroom | St James Drive, Wan...


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You Have To See Inside This Converted Church
4 Oct 17

Heavens above! Someone has converted a Grade II listed Victorian church into an award-winning home - and it's now on the market to rent. Let's take a tour...


If Heaven Was A Place On Earth...

In 1890, when Queen Victoria was our reigning mona...


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20 Top Student Rentals in London
26 Jul 17

If you're going to be starting university, a work placement or an internship in London - the city of opportunity! - you'll need somewhere to live.

We’ve picked out 20 top student rentals in London, from studios up to 6 bedroom properties, and many...


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5 of the Best London Restaurants for Alfresco Dining
6 Jul 17

It's finally warm enough to eat outside - so London, let’s make the most of it!

From a hidden gem under the arches near Bethnal Green station, to sun-soaked Shoreditch courtyards, here's our pick of our five favourite restaurants in the capital to...


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Latest Rental Properties
21 Jun 17

The rental market moves fast! Have a scroll and keep up-to-date with our latest rental properties that have just come to market.

If you’re interested in arranging a viewing, give us a call on 0207 099 4000.


1 bedroom, 1 bathroom | Landor Road...


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New Development in Camden
7 Jun 17

After a new rental property in the heart of London?

We’ve just taken on a set of stunning warehouse style apartments, (1 beds, 2 beds and 3 beds and penthouses), in an exclusive development in NW1.

The Anello Building is a new scheme of 22 loft...


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This Month's Hottest Rental Properties
11 Apr 17

Looking for a new pad in the capital? We’ve picked out some fantastic properties currently available to rent - scroll down to view the list! If you’re interested in arranging a viewing, give us a call on 0207 099 4000.


1 bedroom, 1 bathroom | Cr...


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The Average Cost of Renting In Each London Borough
4 Aug 16

Our latest rental report has revealed that rents have remained fairly stable post Brexit, and the average rental price for a two bedroom property in London now stands at £1,785 a month.

From the most affordable to the most expensive, here are the ...


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This Week's Top Rental Properties
17 Jun 16

Looking for a new London pad? Well, you're in luck, because we've compiled a list of fantastic rental properties, and they’re all available now!

If one of the properties ticks all your boxes, give us a call on 0207 099 4000 to arrange a viewing!

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Becoming a Portico tenant
1 Dec 15

Looking for a London pad? Finding the perfect property to rent may seem like quite a daunting task, but enlisting the help of a good agent will make it a walk in the park.

Here's everything you need to know about the Portico letting process...


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Right to Rent Checks: What do they mean for landlords and tenants?
22 Oct 15

The roll-out date of the government’s right to rent scheme in England has been announced as 1st February 2016.

From that date, all private landlords letting property in England will be required to check the immigration status of prospective tenant...


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Moving Home Checklist
16 Sep 15

You’ve unpacked the last box and found the kettle. Phew! But don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet; the work isn’t over!

Whether you’re a first-time tenant or a dab hand, here’s our checklist of things you need to do once you’ve moved into your ...

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