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London property prices: residential & commercial

Battersea Property

Crazy cost of London living: you pay TWICE as much rent as rest of UK

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

The London property market has escalated to new heights of ridiculousness, as new research reveals that residential rent in the capital is twice as expensive as in the rest of the UK.

George Osborne

Cool it, Carney: Osborne gives Bank new powers to take heat out of housing market

Fri, 13 Jun 2014

Sure, it’s set to be the most scorching day of the year today.

Homerton garage on sale for £375,000

This run-down garage in Homerton is on sale for £375,000

Mon, 9 Jun 2014

As garages go, it’s not the prettiest. A shabby set of double doors at the front, a flimsy-looking roof and some peeling white paint on the sides.

Battersea Power Station

£500m in five days: Nearly all homes at Battersea Power Station sold already

Thu, 8 May 2014

Had hopes to buy a home at Battersea Power Station? Over 200 people have beaten you to it.

£300m mansion in Knightsbridge

Number of London homes sold for £1m+ doubles

Thu, 1 May 2014

Last year, a whopping one in four London homes was sold for at least £500,000, according to new data released by Nationwide.

Prime London property

Prime central London property “to see first price drop in six years”

Mon, 7 Apr 2014

Could the London property bubble be showing its first signs of deflating? Estate agent Savills is forecasting the first price crop in prime central London property in more than half a decade.


London homes sold for average 99.3% of asking price

Mon, 31 Mar 2014

Home-sellers in London are receiving 99.3% of their asking price on average, according to new research from Hometrack.

Kensington House5

Average London house price at massive record high

Mon, 17 Mar 2014

The average asking price of a home in London now stands at £552,530, an all-time high, according to Rightmove’s data.

The Bishop's Avenue

London average home price hits £541,313, up 11.2%

Mon, 17 Feb 2014

Did somebody say bubble? The asking price for an average London home has shot up to £541,313, up 11.2% over the past year, according to data from Rightmove.


There IS a London housing bubble forming & average home will cost £600,000, says EY

Mon, 3 Feb 2014

There have been endless conflicting reports over this one, as we know you know, but EY (formerly Ernst & Young) is now saying it believes the London property market is showing “bubble-like conditions”.

London property

Yorkshire house prices grow 22x faster than London as UK prices balloon

Mon, 20 Jan 2014

UK house prices are growing at their fastest rate in almost seven years, according to property company Rightmove, but those in London are starting to level out after a few years of explosive growth.

Rocket taking off

House prices to grow 8% next year, but only 6% in London - Rightmove

Mon, 16 Dec 2013

House prices across England and Wales could increase by up to 8% next year, property website Rightmove is forecasting.

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London house prices actually FELL in November

Mon, 18 Nov 2013

Well it’s the first time we’ve written a story like this is in quite some time – asking prices for London houses dropped by 5% in November, according to Rightmove.

Money, wealth, funds

London house prices grew 9.4% in one year - government

Wed, 13 Nov 2013

In case you hadn’t noticed, London house prices are having a bit of a moment.

London home for sale

London needs 50,000 new homes annually - or businesses will suffer

Tue, 12 Nov 2013

London needs 50,000 new homes a year– the equivalent of 18 Olympic Villages – or the capital’s economy and businesses will suffer, according to a new report.

Osborne Autumn Statement

End of the London bubble? Osborne eyes tax on foreign property owners

Fri, 1 Nov 2013

Chancellor George Osborne has refused to deny that he will introduce a capital gains tax on the sale of second homes owned by overseas investors.

Ladbroke Grove flat

London house prices "to grow 35% by 2018" – is this a bubble or not?

Fri, 25 Oct 2013

Bubble? What bubble? Yes, we know that all the London house prices news seems to contradict itself every other day, but its Friday, so let’s focus on the good news – “good news” if, that is, you’re a London property owner.

Prime London property

London house prices grow "unsustainable" 10% in October alone

Mon, 21 Oct 2013

London house prices leapt up by a whopping 10.2% in October alone, increasing the average London house price by more than £50,000, to £544,232.

Prime property growth

Five in six London home-buyers to pay £7,500+ Stamp Duty in 2018

Fri, 23 Aug 2013

Five in six London homes bought in 2017-18 will incur the 3% Stamp Duty rate by 2017/18 – or even higher rates.

Mulberry Mews, Islington

Two in three London homebuyers pay £7,500+ stamp duty

Tue, 6 Aug 2013

Ouch – data out today shows that almost two thirds of London house sales are subject to the higher-rate stamp duty of 3%. The higher rate kicks in on houses valued at £250,000 or more, meaning a tax of at least £7,500.

Pont Street flat

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

Mon, 29 Apr 2013

The mind-boggling reality of London property prices

Kensington car parkling space

Kensington parking space on sale for £275,000

Tue, 9 Apr 2013

If we have been in a frenzy about ever-rising London property prices and the insatiable thirst from foreign buyers for London luxury abodes, we apologise.

House on Mount Street

London house prices and sales in January at highest level since 2008

Mon, 21 Jan 2013

London house prices have seen their biggest New Year surge since 2008, according to a survey released today by real estate agents Rightmove.

Diwali, Trafalgar Square, London

Is May correct? Are immigrants really guilty of pushing up house prices in London?

Tue, 18 Dec 2012

Do property experts and businesses agree ?

£300m mansion in Knightsbridge

Tory push to raise mansion council tax bands

Mon, 12 Nov 2012

Chancellor George Osborne came under pressure from Tory MPs again today to raise the highest rate of council tax.

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London property prices to rise by 25% in five years

Fri, 9 Nov 2012

There is seemingly no end in sight for rising London property prices as UK estate agent’s Savills forecast they will rise a further 25% in the next five years.

Property prices, where to invest in 2012

Luxury London property prices rise in September

Mon, 24 Sep 2012

Luxury London property price rise in September with a year on year increase of 10%

Property signs in London

London rental rates soar ahead of UK average

Wed, 15 Aug 2012

Rental rates in Greater London have soared much faster than the rest of the country over the last year to reach record levels, according to research.

London property market 'has slowed down'

London property market 'has slowed down'

Mon, 30 Jul 2012

UK house prices have fallen for the first time in seven months as the London market begins to slow down, research has shown.

London's average house prices hit record levels

London's average house prices beat record £400k mark

Fri, 13 Jul 2012

Average house prices in London have smashed through the £400,000 mark in the last year with some boroughs recording their highest ever values, a report has shown.

House is sold in Fulham - James Max says stamp duty should be abolished

London's housing market stagnates despite price increases

Tue, 10 Jul 2012

London’s housing market showed signs of slowing down in June despite being the only UK region to report rising prices, according to a survey.

London property

London only region to see house price rises above inflation

Mon, 18 Jun 2012

London is the only region in the country where house prices have risen ahead of the rate of inflation since 2007, according to a new study.

Traffic in Central London

Central London property prices soar 40 per cent over five years

Fri, 15 Jun 2012

Property prices in some central London boroughs have increased by more than 40 per cent over the past five years, according to a survey.

London property

Osborne’s confusing Budget leads to drop in house sales

Tue, 12 Jun 2012

House sales in London have dropped by more than 40 per cent in the last five years, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).

Fourteen bedroom house in Mayfair

London property is worth £1 trillion

Wed, 6 Jun 2012

London property is worth a whopping £1 trillion in total, according to new research by But it’s pipped to the title of richest region by the South East, where property stacks up to some £1.6 trillion.

London property

Luxury London property prices 'could halve if euro zone breaks up'

Thu, 31 May 2012

The price of luxury central London properties could plummet if the eurozone breaks up and the safe haven appeal of sterling diminishes, according to a report.

London property

London house prices drive up national average

Mon, 28 May 2012

A supply and demand imbalance helped London’s housing market outperform the rest of the country during May, a study has shown.

First-time buyers rush to benefit from stamp duty holiday

First-time buyers rush to benefit from stamp duty holiday

Wed, 16 May 2012

London-based estate agents were among those to benefit from a rush of first-time buyers trying to beat the end of a stamp duty holiday.

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London property market to remain buoyant says CML

Mon, 23 Apr 2012

London’s property market can ride high on the feelgood factor generated by the Olympics and defy gloomy forecasts, it has been claimed.

Westfield Straford City

Property prices soar in Shepherd's Bush thanks to Westfield

Wed, 4 Apr 2012

Property prices in Shepherd’s Bush went up dramatically last year as Westfield shopping centre had a positive influence on the west London area, a survey has shown.

London property from above

London house prices fall 0.7 per cent in first quarter

Thu, 29 Mar 2012

House prices in London fell over the first quarter of 2012 as the first-time buyer stamp duty holiday concession came to an end, according to a study.

Stamp duty rise 'will hit London property market'

Stamp duty rise could threaten London's thriving property market say estate agents

Wed, 21 Mar 2012

George Osborne’s decision to apply a seven per cent stamp duty charge to homes worth more than £2m in the Budget has been criticised by a number of London-based estate agents.

Farm house on Victoria Park road

These houses cost more than £50,000 per WEEK to rent during the Olympics

Wed, 21 Mar 2012

The O Factor is driving the rents of London properties to Mars, here’s our pick of some of the most luxurious around…

London property

London property asking prices near all-time high

Mon, 20 Feb 2012

London property prices soared to within touching distance of their all-time high in February as demand from cash-rich buyers outstripped supply, a survey has shown.

A couple look at houses in an estate agent's window

First-time buyers rush to beat stamp-duty holiday

Tue, 14 Feb 2012

First-time buyers in the capital are faced with soaring house prices as they look to complete deals on properties before the end of the stamp-duty holiday on March 24, according to a report.

City job losses 'hit London rental rates'

Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Job losses and cutbacks in the City of London have caused residential rents in London to fall in January compared to the previous month, according to research.


London property rises despite falls across England

Fri, 10 Feb 2012

Greater London was the only region of England where house prices increased in December, according to a survey.

Camden Hill

Prime London property prices continue to rise

Thu, 9 Feb 2012

Prime central London residential property prices continued to increase in January, but homes in the City and City fringe areas also experienced growth, according to figures.

Property signs in London

House prices leap up 2.8 per cent in London

Tue, 31 Jan 2012

The average house price in the capital is now more than £345,000, the rise significantly bucking UK trend

London property

London's property market defies national slump

Mon, 30 Jan 2012

London continues to buck the national trend of falling house prices thanks to the Olympic Games and its reputation as a “safe haven” among overseas buyers, according to a study.

Central London rents finally fall

Tue, 24 Jan 2012

Rental rates in central London are finally beginning to drop after buy-to-let investors enjoyed a period of substantial growth, according to a property consultant.

Prime London property

£100bn of central London properties held in offshore tax havens

Mon, 23 Jan 2012

Super-rich property owners are costing the government billions in lost tax revenue

Rents soar in 2011 despite December falls

Fri, 20 Jan 2012

London rental rates fell in December but buy-to-let investors can look back on 2011 as a year when rents soared, a survey has revealed.

London property prices to flatline in 2012

Wed, 4 Jan 2012

House prices in the City of London went through the roof last year as City workers splurged and foreign buyers snapped up London property.

London house prices up 5.4% in 2011

Fri, 30 Dec 2011

A survey by Nationwide has revealed that London house prices rose by 5.4 per cent this year - the highest of any UK region.

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Millionaires' row? More like £5m for London's most expensive street

Thu, 29 Dec 2011

Campden Hill Square boasts London’s priciest houses

Greek investors 'look to London safe haven'

Fri, 11 Nov 2011

Greek investors seeking a safe haven from the debt crisis are increasingly looking to buy up property in London, according to estate agents.

City job and bonus cuts 'could hurt house prices'

Wed, 9 Nov 2011

Job cuts and falling bonuses in the City could cause house prices to drop in London, according to a report.