Residential property & London house prices

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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.

London home

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…

London property price tube map

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.

Thames fort

These are the nine most popular properties of 2014

Mon, 5 Jan 2015

We’re all guilty of it: surfing property websites for hot homes that we couldn’t afford to buy…

London property market 'has slowed down'

UK house price growth has slowed again

Tue, 30 Dec 2014

But it’s not all that dramatic, so don’t panic

Best and happy

Here are the 50 best places to live in the UK - only two in London

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

Bad news, Londoners – only two London areas are among the 50 best places to live in the UK.

Elephant and Castle - short

London house prices are dropping… but demand is mega

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

And now for some excellent or alarming news, depending on which side of the fence you’re on.

Which London area?

You won't believe which London borough is the least popular among homebuyers

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

Westminster, the borough of the rich and famous, has become the least popular London area to buy property in.

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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

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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.