Residential property & London house prices

Boris glasses

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.

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.

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.

Cameron crying

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.

St John's Wood mansion

This is what's hurting the London property market

Tue, 18 Nov 2014

Talks of London homes being hit by a mansion tax are causing a “subduing effect on buyers”, according to Savills.

18 Carlton House Terrace in St James

London house prices see worst drop in four years - despair, rejoice, hold tight?

Thu, 13 Nov 2014

Well, the half of you Londoners who rent your homes will probably be happy at today’s news.

Crowds in front of Buckingham Palace in London wave flags as Queen Elizabeth II makes an appearance on the balcony for her Diamond Jubilee celebrations

The 10 most expensive homes in the world revealed

Wed, 5 Nov 2014

If you had the money, which one would you buy and why? Leave your comments below…

Where to buy property in London

Which is the UK's most unaffordable city? (Hint: It's not London)

Tue, 4 Nov 2014

You must be pretty bored hearing people banging on about how living in London digs a bottomless hole in your pocket.

Developers Nick (left) and Christian Candy (right) with their partners Holly Valance and Emily Candy

Candy brothers want to buy the Financial Times

Mon, 3 Nov 2014

If you thought the Candy brothers, the men behind Knightsbridge’s One Hyde Park apartments, are all about expensive property then you’re wrong.

Sting

Sting snaps up luxury apartment at Battersea Power Station development

Fri, 31 Oct 2014

“Love at first sight” – that’s how Sting described the luxury flat at the Battersea Power Station redevelopment that he’s just snapped up.

Hampstead home Bishop's Avenue

London is the world's most expensive city for luxury new-build homes

Tue, 28 Oct 2014

London is officially the most expensive city in the world for luxury new-build property, according to CBRE.

Cambridge University

Which city has seen the fastest growth in house prices? (Hint: It's not London)

Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Admit it Londoners, you’re pretty smug about how the pricetag of your property is a national obsession.

Battersea Power Station

Check out the lush new roof garden that’ll be on top of Battersea Power Station

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

It’s going to be one of London’s largest roof gardens – a space more than 350 metres long full of interlacing garden walkways, mini forests of birch trees and free-standing hammocks. There’s even a fitness deck.