Residential property & London house prices

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

Monster housing market graph

3 graphs that show what a monster the housing market is becoming

Wed, 20 May 2015

It’s the overgrown creature we’re still feeding and doing nothing to control.

Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani with the Queen

The Qataris just bought a £40m Mayfair mansion - what else do they own in Britain?

Tue, 19 May 2015

In April, they snapped up Claridge’s, The Berkeley & The Connaught

House floating on the Thames

Have you spotted the quaint blue house floating on the Thames?

Mon, 18 May 2015

Its blue, has a back garden and is floating on the Thames… if you like quirky homes then this home at Number 1, The Thames, will definitely float your boat.

The Shard

Is the Shard *really* empty? Take a look at its tenants

Fri, 15 May 2015

The Shard is pretty much the marmite skyscraper of the capital. You either love it or hate it.

London home

Woah! Average London home to be worth £1m by 2030

Fri, 15 May 2015

Average price of a London home today is £490,000

Prime Minister David Cameron

5 things David Cameron MUST do for the London property market

Mon, 11 May 2015

Property pundits speak out

Renting a house

Britain's most expensive places to rent a home outside London

Fri, 1 May 2015

Thought London was the only expensive place to rent a home in Britain? Think again.

No 1 Palace Gate

Fancy buying a £30m flat with views of Buckingham Palace?

Fri, 1 May 2015

You can’t live in Buckingham Palace, but this is pretty close

Canal barge houseboat London home

London has just 43 affordable homes, and some of those are houseboats

Wed, 29 Apr 2015

80% of the UK’s houses are out of reach for average earners

Carrington Street Car Park

London's oldest car park might become £500m luxury complex

Tue, 28 Apr 2015

London’s oldest car park could be converted into a £500m luxury complex boasting flats, private members’ clubs and art galleries.

The Mellier in Mayfair

Are these London's largest flats?

Mon, 27 Apr 2015

Take a look at pics of The Mellier in Mayfair

Miliband builder

Labour pledges to end stamp duty for first-time buyers

Mon, 27 Apr 2015

Miliband takes on housing issues

Mansion millionaires row bishops avenue tax

Miliband’s mansion tax misery: 120,000 will have to revalue homes

Mon, 20 Apr 2015

Latest research indicates British homeowners could spend £110m on revaluations

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley

Billionaire Mike Ashley stumps up £200m for luxury development in London

Mon, 20 Apr 2015

Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley has invested £200m in developing a £900m luxury home development in Chelsea.

Homes property housing market houses

Here's what could cause a “real housing crisis”, according to surveyors

Thu, 16 Apr 2015

The prospect of mansion taxes and the changes to stamp duty are impacting housing sales in the run up to the general election.

South Quay Plaza

Here's what the UK's tallest residential building is going to look like

Thu, 16 Apr 2015

Where is the UK’s tallest residential building? In London, of course.

Rich money fistpump

The top 10 lavish home improvements for multi-millionaires

Mon, 13 Apr 2015

Home improvements for most of us mean a quick trip to B&Q to buy a new kitchen sink or, if we’re feeling rich, installing a new conservatory.

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Tiny home let in 40 minutes

Check out the tiny London flat that was let in 40 minutes

Mon, 9 Mar 2015

Keen renter paid £10,000 up front to call dibs on the property

Businessman on the beach with laptop

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?

Homes property housing market houses

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

Rich money fistpump

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