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This is why Boris Johnson might go to jail

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

“Now what on earth has London Mayor Boris Johnson done to deserve jail?” You might be wondering.

House price drop

Big price drop: London homes lose £30,000 in a month

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

Average asking prices in all of London’s 32 boroughs have seen a drop.

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London is NOT the world's most expensive retail market

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

Hong Kong boasts the most expensive retail space in the world, it has been revealed.

Grosvenor Crescent

Britain's most expensive streets revealed - how many in London?

Fri, 12 Dec 2014

How expensive is a home on Grosvenor Crescent, the most expensive street in Britain? So expensive that Cheryl Cole’s £16m fortune will fall short for buying a typical Grade II listed house on that street.

New Scotland Yard

New Scotland Yard sold for £370m (a mere £120m ABOVE the asking price)

Tue, 9 Dec 2014

The Abu Dhabi Financial Group has bought New Scotland Yard for a massive £120m above the original asking price of £250m, it has been announced.

London mansion property homes - short

Who’s paying £1m+ a year to rent in London?

Mon, 8 Dec 2014

Quite a lot of super-rich people, it seems…

UK's billionaires

Britain's richest property billionaires revealed - but what do they own in London?

Fri, 5 Dec 2014

The total wealth of the 250 wealthiest property investors in Britain is a whopping £218.3bn – that’s more than Facebook’s market cap, the value of

Battersea Power Station pink floyd cover

Welcome to Malaysia Square - Battersea Power Station’s new public space

Tue, 2 Dec 2014

From Sting to Boris, everyone loves the new luxury development that is Battersea Power Station.

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Which London boroughs saw house prices rise by more than David Cameron’s salary?

Thu, 27 Nov 2014

Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea, the boroughs of the rich and famous, saw house prices rise by more than Prime Minister David Cameron’s £142,000 annual salary.

Unhappy woman

One in three rented homes "not fit to live in" and problems rising

Wed, 26 Nov 2014

More people than ever are battling problems with private landlords in the UK, according to Citizens Advice, as one in three homes do not meet the government’s decent home minimum standard.

Bond Street

The world’s most expensive shopping street is NOT in London – where is it?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014

That’s right – despite boasting rents worth $1,216 a square foot a year, London’s Bond Street is not the most expensive shopping street in the world.

RSS feed for Recent London property news

Recent London property news


Wimbledon: Home is where the court is! Six great properties with tennis courts

By Simona Sikimic

As Wimbledon kicks off we look at the houses serving up sport in style

The Bezier

Sneak peek inside Tech City’s extravagant new £5.75m penthouses

By Simona Sikimic

Jacuzzis, large terraces and panoramic views of London just for starters

London property price tube map

London's first ever property price Tube map revealed

By Simona Sikimic

Which stations win in this Tube stop lottery?


How much of London Qatar REALLY owns - in pictures

By Sophie Hobson

Harrods and The Shard were just the beginning for the mega-rich emirate…

123 Victoria Street office

London’s best offices revealed

By Simona Sikimic

Where can you find the smartest working areas in the capital?

Pont Street flat

Check out these ONE-BEDROOM London flats on sale for UP TO £7m

By Sophie Hobson

The mind-boggling reality of London property prices

Saif Gaddafi with Carmen Electra

Shocking: Four dictators with London homes

By Simona Sikimic

We love being the playground of the international elite, but have we gone too far?

Water Tower in Kennington

London's weirdest home? Water Tower converted into £6.5m pad

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

If it’s a home with a history you’re after then you should dive in and buy this nine-storey Kennington property.

Roman House, City of London

Should London’s flirtation with luxury new builds become your love affair?

By Simona Sikimic

They don’t appreciate as quickly as period houses but the market is mad for them!

shoreditch main

Sneak peek inside Shoreditch’s new development plans

By Simona Sikimic

Shoreditch could be getting a mega makeover in 2014

Posh and Becks at Award event

Becktastic! David and Victoria move into £20m London pad

By Simona Sikimic

It’s an ultra-luxury South London rental pad for the Beck-pack!

Fourteen bedroom house in Mayfair

Top 10 property apps to find your dream home

From renting villas in France to investing in a hot property, take a look at the apps that would get you your dream home at the touch of a button

Notting Hill Property

Revealed: London’s top 15 property hotspots

By Simona Sikimic

Where should you be sinking your money?

London skyline

Exclusive: Why London's prime property market is in gridlock

By Simona Sikimic

Sales of luxury London homes down 50% as Osborne gears to unveil further tax reforms

Investor insight

UK house prices - gloom or growth ahead? Video

UK house prices have just dropped for the fourth month in a row. There’s no question the property market has been struggling to stay above water for the past five years. But the big question is: what is the longer-term forecast: gloom or growth? Or is a sluggish recovery the best we can hope for? Does property still stack up as an investment in this climate?

Heath Hall

Inside London’s £100m+ homes

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The luxury mansions that would put even One Hyde Park to shame

Ed Balls unveiled his housing plan at Labour's annual party conference

The mystery of Ed Balls' plan for 100,000 new houses

Can the shadow chancellor really fund these houses using the 4G cash?

Artist’s view of the new public square, looking toward the new Haymarket block from the junction of Norris Street and St Alban’s Street

£450m make-over in pipeline for St James's

By Gabriella Griffith

Source: Make Architechts/The Crown Estate Artist’s ...

Chatsworth Road market

Postcode en vogue: Is Clapton really worth investment?

By Rebecca Hobson

Outperforming schools and bargain Victorian conversions. When did Hackney’s backyard become its star attraction?

An aerial view of London houses

An empty houses scandal in London? Balderdash

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Why scaremongering about an empty homes crisis in London is rather like the Essex Lion scare