Residential property & London house prices

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.

Union jack money flag pounds coins

Exodus! One third of wealthy Londoners "to leave London in next five years"

Mon, 20 Oct 2014

Almost one in three wealthy Londoners are planning to leave in the next five years, according to a report by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.

Ineos Grangemouth refinery energy gas shale fracking

Energy bills don’t add up: Spending on electricity and gas soars as consumers use less

Fri, 17 Oct 2014

An energy crisis is on the horizon as the UK is paying more than ever for electricity and gas despite using less.

Radical Housing Network protests to #StopMIPIM & #BlockBoris

In pictures: Protestors gather to #BlockBoris at massive property conference in London

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Housing justice protestors have surrounded Olympia to campaign against MIPIM, the world’s biggest property conference.

London house prices sale

Is the London housing market finally slowing?

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

Housing demand in London is down for the fifth consecutive quarter and surveyors expect prices will fall over the next three months.

Thames fort

Who just spent £400,000 on this abandoned fort in the Thames?

Wed, 8 Oct 2014

Number 1 the Thames, is a pretty snazzy address, and one lucky buyer has just snapped it up for what is comparatively, a pittance.

Mayfair

Mayfair flats sold for record £5,100 per square foot

Tue, 23 Sep 2014

Four homes with spectacular view over Green Park have been sold for an average value of £5,100 per square foot.

Old Oak Common

Mega new transport hub could transform London’s Old Oak. This is why it's an area to watch...

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Old Oak is set to emerge as a newly thriving London area within a few years, if government and Transport for London (TfL) proposals come to fruition.

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Council housing in London with an axe over it

Yet another survey suggests London house prices are cooling

Thu, 14 Aug 2014

We all knew it had to happen sooner or later.