Residential property & London house prices

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11 big facts about the £1.3 trillion buy-to-let boom

Fri, 21 Aug 2015

Buy-to-let is making a ton of money right now

Sky Pool, Embassy Gardens

Swim from one building to another – through the AIR!Video

Wed, 19 Aug 2015

The Nine Elms development just got serious

shocked man

£200k for a parking space?! (Almost)

Wed, 19 Aug 2015

How far would you go to secure a parking space for your house?


40% of homes sold under Right to Buy are being let out privately

Fri, 14 Aug 2015

The government’s Right to Buy scheme has come under fire after it has been revealed that 40% of all council flats sold under the scheme are now being rented out privately.

House Prices monopoly

The owners of a London ex-council flat made an 800% return when it was sold for £1.2m

Fri, 14 Aug 2015

The three-bedroom flat was bought for £130,000 in the 90s

1 bed property for sale in Coulsdon

London flats you could own for less than £100,000

Wed, 12 Aug 2015

The owning-a-London-home dream: the heart says yes, the bank account says no.

Hackney flat

Would you pay £1,000 a month to rent this one-bed Hackney flat in a “converted shed”?

Mon, 10 Aug 2015

Monstrous rent for a miniscule London home is a classic theme for the capital’s dysfunctional rental market.

Grumpy Cat

Unhappy hour: These are the UK’s most miserable places to live in

Thu, 6 Aug 2015

The not-so-coveted top spot on the list of the UK’s most miserable place goes to Barking and Dagenham.

Slums 1935

What?! Respected think tank actually calls for a return to SLUMS in Britain

Thu, 6 Aug 2015

We’ve probably passed the point where we can take the Adam Smith Institute seriously

London skyline sunshine

Foreign investors spend £1.8bn on London property in the second quarter of 2015

Mon, 3 Aug 2015

Foreigners’ land-buying spree is at its highest level since 2007

Renting a house

What you *really* need to earn to rent a one-bed in each London postcode

Fri, 31 Jul 2015

Planning to rent a house in London? Get ready to be depressed.

£3m council home

*Gulp* - This London council home is on the market for £3m

Thu, 30 Jul 2015

Council homes worth a whopping £3m? Only in London.


7 disgraceful stats about renting in London

Wed, 29 Jul 2015

It is cheaper to commute from Madrid each day than rent in Camden Town

Dirty money

Cameron: UK property will not be a “safe haven for corrupt money”

Tue, 28 Jul 2015

Property bought with “plundered and laundered” foreign money will be revealed

Primrose Hill garden sold for £1.2m

Not so garden-variety: A London garden has just been sold for £1.2m

Wed, 22 Jul 2015

This news story is not so garden-variety

Kensington Palace Gardens

Average house price in Kensington and Chelsea DROPS by more than £178,000

Mon, 20 Jul 2015

The wealthy borough recorded a decline of 7.2% in house prices in July

Notting Hill Property

Property rich list: take a look at Britain’s most expensive streets

Fri, 17 Jul 2015

The average value of homes on Thornwood Gardens in London is a staggering £8.7m. And this street came last on the list of Britain’s top 20 most expensive streets.

Carbon zero house Bridgend

Low-cost zero-carbon house defies chancellor's social housing policy U-turn

Thu, 16 Jul 2015

Budget building is Budget blow for Osborne

Kelly Hoppen, former Dragons' Den star and famous interior designer

Alan Sugar calls in former Dragon, Kelly Hoppen, to design £10m luxury St. James’s flats

Wed, 15 Jul 2015

Sugar and Hoppen team up for extravagant apartments in central London

Maine Tower

WOAH - 200 apartments in this London residential tower were sold out in LESS THAN 5 hours

Mon, 13 Jul 2015

To fathom just how hot London homes are, read this news story..

Empty home

We said we wanted more homes in London and it looks like we might actually get them

Fri, 10 Jul 2015

New rules announced by George Osborne this week mean there could be houses popping up all over the capital

London house prices

Which parts of London have seen a massive 20% house price rise?

Thu, 2 Jul 2015

It’s true – and it’s pushing young people away from the communities they grew up in

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A general view of One Hyde Park

9 crazy stats about One Hyde Park, the world's most expensive apartment block

Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Just how much money do you need to live here?

Foxtons smash

7 events that show Londoners love to hate Foxtons

Tue, 9 Jun 2015

Yesterday we told you that Foxtons charged a landlord £616 to repair a light fitting.


Foxtons charged a landlord £616 to change light fitting. Now it could face a £42m legal bill

Mon, 8 Jun 2015

Foxtons is under fire for allegedly charging a landlord £616 for repairing a light fitting in a flat.

£3.5m one-bedroom London home

Inside the world's most expensive one-bedroom home... would you pay £3.75m for it?

Tue, 2 Jun 2015

Price of the seven-bedroom Scottish castle where Mary Queen of Scots once lived in? £1.8m.

Chelsea Barracks

The curious case of Hyde Park Barracks scheme… who’s going to build the luxury flats?

Mon, 1 Jun 2015

The talk of Hyde Park Barracks being turned into one of London’s hottest luxury flats has been going on for years.

Property house flat keys buy rent

Why rent control is not the answer to London's housing problems

Thu, 28 May 2015

Karim Goudiaby, EasyRoommate CEO, on why we need a more liberal housing market for the future

Cameron construction hi vis hard hat

Cameron to make £12bn Right to Buy scheme central component of Queen's Speech

Tue, 26 May 2015

Controversial programme will force social landlords to sell property at major discounts