Residential property & London house prices

10ft wide house

Nothing to see here – just a 10ft-wide house on the market for £800,000

Mon, 8 Feb 2016

Someone walled up the gap between two houses and put it on the market, as you do in London

House Prices monopoly

House prices soar to £500,000 in more than half of London areas

Thu, 4 Feb 2016

London is “another country”, as house prices surge ever upwards

House prices on a pile of prices money

An entire generation is “priced out” of the housing market

Wed, 3 Feb 2016

New mayor needs to help young people

Airbnb cool place

6 epic Airbnb destinations

Thu, 28 Jan 2016

You would not believe some of the places you can stay

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Monopoly! The prices on the classic Monopoly board no longer reflect reality. Here's the bitterly expensive truth

Thu, 28 Jan 2016

Do not pass go, do not collect £200, and you can forget about the free parking, this is 2016 for chrissake


Road to riches? Why your street name could be adding thousands to the value of your house

Wed, 27 Jan 2016

The name of that bit of road outside your house has a big influence on overall value

Cameron electioneering

Dear Mr Cameron, here's why your plan for "sink estates" is completely WRONG

Mon, 18 Jan 2016

Ben Radstone and Nick Kalms, on lessons from Broadwater Farm Estate

Skinny Shard

The £1bn "Skinny Shard": Why is this London skyscraper getting so much hate?

Wed, 13 Jan 2016

It’s been called “ugly”, “phallic” and an “ego trip” – London’s tallest skyscaper, the Shard, has had truckloads of criticism.

Empty homes

Landlords rejoice as government votes down rule requiring them to provide homes fit for human habitation

Wed, 13 Jan 2016

Mould on the walls can stay, according to the government

Housing market illustration

How much money do first-time buyers need to buy a home in Britain?

Mon, 11 Jan 2016

If your New Year’s resolution for 2016 is to save a deposit then this news story might just make you want to give up.

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The meteoric rise in house prices in 2015 – in one graph

Thu, 7 Jan 2016

The cost of an average UK property soared to £208,000 in December 2015, Halifax’s new housing report has shown.

Woolwich Pier

Where to buy property in London in 2016 and 2017

Wed, 6 Jan 2016

The capital’s sizzling property hotspots

9-bedroom detached home in Hampstead

Mind-boggling property stat - value of UK homes rose by £1.4bn EVERY DAY in 2015

Wed, 30 Dec 2015

The total value of the UK’s 28.6 million homes rose by around £1.4bn every single day for the past year, according to Zoopla.


The most popular properties for sale in Britain revealed

Tue, 15 Dec 2015

Britain is a nation obsessed with property porn, with many of us lusting over palatial homes with grand staircases, gigantic pools and cinema rooms among other bells and whistles.

Victoria Road

Property Rich List: These are Britain's MOST EXPENSIVE STREETS

Fri, 11 Dec 2015

No drumroll necessary – the most expensive street in Britain is in London

David Beckham's childhood home in Leytonstone

Help to Buy isn’t enough help to buy in London

Fri, 11 Dec 2015

Research shows most people can’t use the scheme

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Greenwich peninsula

The £8.4bn London urban village you need to know about

Fri, 20 Nov 2015

London is set to get an £8.4bn mini-village on the Greenwich peninsula as part of what has been branded “Britain’s largest regeneration project run by a single developer”.

Carrington Street Car Park

London car parks could be converted into residential developments worth £1.3bn

Tue, 17 Nov 2015

In London we’re desperately in need of more residential space.

Housing market illustration

Will you be one of the 350,000 households pushed out of the housing market by 2020?

Mon, 16 Nov 2015

Thanks to rising property prices some people will not be able to afford to rent or buy


Foxtons billionaire Jon Hunt in bitter battle with French government over mega-basement

Wed, 11 Nov 2015

Foxtons’ billionaire founder Jon Hunt wants to turn his mega-basement into a museum for his collection of vintage cars - but the nearby French embassy isn’t happy.

Renting a house

London’s rental ridiculousness in one graph

Tue, 10 Nov 2015

This one chart shows how much we’re paying in rent compared with our regional neighbours

Bloomsbury basement sold

Empty London basement with no planning permission sold for £150,000 to mystery buyer

Sun, 8 Nov 2015

Bloomsbury plot expected to become luxury basement

Rich money fistpump

A company has just raised a world record breaking £1,311 per SECOND through crowdfunding

Thu, 5 Nov 2015

And it’s not one of the well-known platforms

Galliard Homes

This is what happens if you sell affordable London homes on a first-come first-served basis

Thu, 5 Nov 2015

Think you’re desperate to buy your first home in London?

London property bubble

Should I still invest in buy-to-let?

Wed, 4 Nov 2015

Financial planning expert Martin Stewart explains

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