Five great reasons why buying now could be your smartest decision

Despite the current climate, the London property market remains a strong investment opportunity. But it’s not just about investment – there are so many other reasons why now’s a good time to buy with us.

1. We’re helping London be an even better place to live

Our vision is to help make London an even better place to live and when you choose us, you are choosing a market-leading residential developer, with over 35 years’ experience building new homes in the Capital.

We are one of few developers that can deliver everything from state-of-the-art apartments and penthouses in City of London to complex mixed-use regeneration schemes in Hendon.

  • We provide homes for Londoners. In fact, over the last 10 years, we’ve delivered over 14,400 homes across the Capital
  • Barratt Developments PLC was a pioneer of the show home, the first house builder to use television advertising, the first to offer easy financing for the first-time buyer and the first to introduce Part Exchange deals for people looking to move home

2. The UK's most recommended housebuilder

Every year since 2010, we* have been awarded the maximum of 5 stars from the Home Builders Federation.

We're the only major national housebuilder to achieve this, and it's all thanks to our homebuyers, over 90% of whom would recommend us to their friends or family**.

You receive a quality, brand new home

  • When you buy with us, you can be sure you're getting a high-quality home with lower running costs and less repairs

We offer London Help to Buy on many developments

  • With interest rates at a low, now could be a great time to buy with the London Help to Buy scheme

Make your move easier with Movemaker

  • Following independent valuations, we’ll agree a fair market value for your home
  • An estate agent will then manage viewings and enquiries – we’ll even pay their fees

Putting you at the heart of everything we do

  • Our customer experience managers are available to look after you from the moment you buy your new home
  • If you are overseas, we have an international desk to help you with a dedicated team of Sales Advisers who are fluent in Arabic, Russian, Turkish and Chinese

3. Peace of mind in your new home

Not only does every Barratt London home come with a ten-year structural guarantee from the NHBC, it also comes with a two-year fixtures and fittings warranty^.

That means, if something goes wrong in the first two years, we’ll put it right – giving you added peace of mind from the moment you move in.

4. The right economic climate in our investor friendly Capital

London is world-renowned for its stable and transparent political and legal structures, and a world-leader in financial services, banking, insurance, foreign exchange and bond trading. 

  • No restrictions on foreign buyers
  • No ‘wealth taxes’ – property is freely transferable
  • London offers an open social structure – it’s an easy move
  • London is home to some of the finest schools and universities in the world, making it an attractive choice

And for overseas investors looking to purchase a property at a competitive price, the more affordable sterling has created an opportunity to make significant savings now.

5. Security of bricks and mortar

Investors are increasingly looking for international opportunities to invest other than bond and equity markets which can be unpredictable.

  • London has proven its resilience, bouncing back from the recession
  • The huge property shortage and rising demand is predicted to continue

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*We are the only major national housebuilder to be awarded this award 10 years in a row. “we” refers to the Barratt Developments PLC group brands including Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

**Based on HBF star rating scheme from 2010 to 2019 derived from the NHBC national new homes survey at eight weeks ( over 90% of Barratt Developments PLC group customers would recommend our brands to a friend. Barratt Development brands include Barratt London, Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

^First two years covered by Builder Warranty & NHBC Guarantee or similar. Years three-ten covered by NHBC insurance or similar. Full exclusions and limitations can be found on the NHBC website. Available on virtually all of our developments.