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The average London house price is expected to exceed £700,000 by 2020.
East London is the coolest part of London, according to Savills.
London residential property advice
For years prime central London property has been likened to gold dust attracting rich tycoons with gazillions buying up property in Mayfair, Belgravia, Chelsea and Kensington.
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You’re probably just as accustomed as I am to having four chefs, a 24-hour chauffeur and a spa therapist at your complete disposal, so I’m sure you’ll join me in saying a big fat “pretty average holiday” to Richard Branson’s Verbier ski lodge.
Which one would you buy?
London residential property advice archive
From the man who told the BBC that “Goldman Sachs rules the world”…
Marilyn Stowe, Senior Partner, Stowe Family Law, explains all
Forget your postcode prejudices and invest in these up and coming London hotspots
The founder of Seven Investment Management says we shouldn’t rush to push RBS to the market
The former City of London Corporation planning chairman shares his secrets about London’s evolution
Check out NatWest’s London Borough Comparison Tool to see which boroughs are most expensive to live in and which have seen a drop in prices
Companies should shoulder the responsibility of affordable living, argues our controversial columnist
London Central Portfolio Limited founder’s inaugural column about why Vince Cable and the doomsayers have got it wrong
From Shoreditch to Croydon, London’s skyline is changing fast
Could one of these be your next home?
Every year the ugliest new UK buildings get named and shamed in the Carbuncle Cup prize, and this year is no different.
Stop being overly optimistic
Young professionals are moving outwards and creating demand for cheap homes
Sarah Beeny, Host of Property Ladder, founder of Tepilo.com and founder of MySingleFriend.com, on why going on house building binge is crazy
As Wimbledon kicks off we look at the houses serving up sport in style
Here’s the new property hotspot
Jacuzzis, large terraces and panoramic views of London just for starters
The best of London’s clever and quirky homes
Which stations win in this Tube stop lottery?
Harrods and The Shard were just the beginning for the mega-rich emirate…
The mind-boggling reality of London property prices
We love being the playground of the international elite, but have we gone too far?
If it’s a home with a history you’re after then you should dive in and buy this nine-storey Kennington property.
They don’t appreciate as quickly as period houses but the market is mad for them!
How London got its latest property hot spot
Why are London’s richest on a digging spree?
From warehouse parties to closing pubs…
It’s an ultra-luxury South London rental pad for the Beck-pack!
Which one of these posh pads would you like to buy?
We take a tour of London’s tallest skyscraper
From renting villas in France to investing in a hot property, take a look at the apps that would get you your dream home at the touch of a button
Where should you be sinking your money?
Sales of luxury London homes down 50% as Osborne gears to unveil further tax reforms
UK house prices have just dropped for the fourth month in a row. There’s no question the property market has been struggling to stay above water for the past five years. But the big question is: what is the longer-term forecast: gloom or growth? Or is a sluggish recovery the best we can hope for? Does property still stack up as an investment in this climate?
The luxury mansions that would put even One Hyde Park to shame
Can the shadow chancellor really fund these houses using the 4G cash?
Why scaremongering about an empty homes crisis in London is rather like the Essex Lion scare
The new skyscrapers set to tower over London Subscription
The Shard and Cheesegrater are so passé. Check out the London skyline of the future
Buying a home is never a simple process, understanding some of the basics of UK property buying systems will help to make the process easier
No one likes the thought of growing old. But what we often forget is the many benefits of having a few more miles on the clock. Bagging a cheaper home insurance deal is just one of the many silver linings.
Discover hot new areas, make yourself more attractive to mortgage lenders, shorten the chain
One in four of the apartments lies empty. Can One Hyde Park really be called a good investment?
Over the next few days we will be publishing exclusive extracts from Confessions of an Estate Agent by Rosalind Russell. Short, snappy and hilarious, these excerpts collated by Russell are guaranteed to brighten your day. You’ll never look at estate agents in quite the same way againWednesday, 2 May
Got some serious multimillions burning a hole in your bank account and looking for a new crash pad? Laugh in the face of stamp duty with these uber-luxurious homes, on the London property market this week
An area once dominated by council estates and disused warehouses is now home to galleries, trendy eateries and Europe’s tallest skyscraper - is it time to invest?
Our property writer bemoans west London’s “image uplift” and the increasing loss of Chelsea’s edge
Does the internet serve buyers well? And has it pushed down standards amongst estate agents?
Mead on property: Want to live in central London? Get ready for your loaded landowner to rip you off
If you want to live in central London, the chances are you’ll be living in a building where the freehold is owned by one of the major landowners – the Howard de Walden Estate, the Duke of Westminster, Lord Cadogan et al.
Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson unveil new strategies
Should squatting be a criminal offence or can it have a positive impact?
Britain may be nation of shopkeepers, but London prefers the buy-to-let market
If cash isn’t found to build affordable homes in the capital, fed-up commuters will seek work closer to home