Residential property & London house prices

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London’s tax haven homes: Tens of thousands of properties owned by shady foreign organisations

Wed, 4 Mar 2015

Is London the world’s leading money-laundering destination?

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Slowest house price growth in 18 months sparks slump fears

Mon, 2 Mar 2015

Bad news for those already on the property ladder but good for everyone else…

Home discounts

Cameron's big discount: 20% off new homes for first-time buyers

Mon, 2 Mar 2015

Will the PM’s plans work?

House price drop

For the first time, more people own homes outright than have a mortgage

Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Home-ownership has plummeted among young people in the past decade

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London estate agents made £1.1bn in fees last year - which boroughs did they earn most in?

Wed, 18 Feb 2015

Warning: If you don’t like estate agents then you’re not going to like this news story

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Why are 100 British landmarks getting re-named? (Hint: to please the Chinese)

Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Want to buy a suit? Head to the “Tall, Rich, Handsome Street”.

Great Britain's Ben Ainslie celebrates on the podium after winning the Gold medal in the Finn class sailing in Weymouth, during day nine of the London 2012 Olympics.

Biggest gainers & losers in London property, by borough

Mon, 16 Feb 2015

It looks like property is making a comeback.

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London has lost more than 8,000 social homes in a decade

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

New report documents the changing face of the capital

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11 awesome space-saving ideas for your teeny-tiny London flatVideo

Mon, 9 Feb 2015

Make the most of what you got

Kelly Hoppen

Why are Kelly Hoppen's neighbours angry? (Hint: basement battles)

Wed, 4 Feb 2015

Former Dragons’ Den star Kelly Hoppen has upset her neighbours.

The Shard

Harrods, Canary Wharf, now British Airways: Here's what Qatar owns in the UK

Fri, 30 Jan 2015

You won’t believe how many British assets the oil-rich emirate holds stakes in


Foxtons hit by property slump – but rental market remains strong

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Foxtons’ shiny glass-fronted offices have become symbolic of London’s gentrification over the last decade.

Sharing a room

Skyrocketing rents are making single Londoners share rooms

Mon, 26 Jan 2015

If you’ve ever rented a room in London you’ll know that finding an affordable room to rent here is like winning a million-pound lottery.

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Want to buy your first London home? You’ll need to save for 30 years

Fri, 23 Jan 2015

No typos there, you read that right.

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

Why has Christian Candy’s plan for building luxury flats been rejected?

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Christian Candy’s plans to build a seven-storey luxury apartment block in Holland Park have just been turned down by Kensington & Chelsea council.

Largest penthouse in London - Benbow House

Inside London's largest penthouse, yours for £8.9m

Wed, 14 Jan 2015

Stump up £8.9m and you can buy London’s largest penthouse which is the size of five three-bed semis.

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UK homes are now worth £5.7 trillion

Tue, 13 Jan 2015

Now here’s a stat to make you choke on your coffee…

Chesham Place

Glencore billionaire spent £3m in stamp duty on £46m London flat

Thu, 8 Jan 2015

Glencore boss Telis Mistakidis must be thanking his lucky stars he didn’t wait any longer to purchase his new pad.

Rollercoaster economy inflation

London house prices “to drop 3%” in 2015

Wed, 7 Jan 2015

What goes up…

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There is not a single London home on the market for under £100,000

Wed, 7 Jan 2015

Unless you go shared ownership, are retiring or can pay in cash

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Home run! First-time buyers at seven-year high

Tue, 6 Jan 2015

They’re back, and they’re armed with deposits.

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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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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.

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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

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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.

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