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Inside London’s electric car charging point postcode lottery

The number of electric cars registered in London increased by 60 per cent last year, but the public infrastructure is not keeping up

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London house prices hit record high but signs of a slowdown on horizon

Price growth continues to show signs of slowing amid “perfect storm” of record inflation, rising rates and the cost of living crisis.

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Comment: ‘We need rental reform to end housing discrimination’

All private renters need reforms, but some need them more than others as new report shows

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Revealed: the London postcodes where tenants spend the least on rent

In South London areas like Croydon and Sutton tenants spent around 20 per cent of their salary on rent, compared to 77 in the city centre

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The five west London Crossrail areas with the lowest house prices

House-hunters wanting to live on the Crossrail route should target their search in these west London hotspots

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How spotting a derelict home could earn you cash

Despite the housing crisis the number of empty homes is rising in the UK, and one property developer wants the public’s help to find out where they are

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House prices now forecast to go higher than expected this year

The housing market is still struggling with a lack of supply, meaning agents think prices will take longer to ‘come back down to earth’

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Entire east London mansion block to be auctioned off for £7.5m

The late Victorian building in Bethnal Green is the largest lot in the area to ever go under the hammer, according to auctioneers

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How London house prices have changed in six years since Brexit vote

London has seen the slowest growth of all UK regions since the Brexit vote six years ago.

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Inside modest cottage thought to be Kate and William’s Windsor home

As the Cambridges prepare to relocate to the Windsor Estate, see how their reported new home compares to Kate’s past properties

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Art Deco south London home saved from demolition now Grade II-listed

A local developer wanted to demolish the Herne Hill house but as a rare example of a 1930s ‘ideal home’ showhouse it now has been given listing protection by Historic England

Buying & Mortgages

Mortgage repayments get more expensive overnight as Bank hikes rates

Putting yet more pressure on households struggling with the cost of living, mortgages are getting progressively more expensive

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Grandmother of 10 ‘stunned’ to win £3.5m dream home with £10 ticket

Susan Havenhand, 71, said she and her husband feel like they are ‘waiting to wake up’ after winning the Cotswolds property through Omaze.
Buying & Mortgages

How will the latest interest hike impact your mortgage?

Interest rates have risen again, meaning millions could be set for higher mortgage costs. How much will your monthly payments increase?

Buying & Mortgages

What is Right to Buy — and what are the new changes?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to extend the Right to Buy scheme to housing association tenants.

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‘Years into the cladding crisis, our flat may still be dangerous’

Stuck in an unsellable one-bedroom home, Zoe Bartley tells Ruth Bloomfield how her family of five and two pets are coping.

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Comment: ‘We need more action not words for building safety’

The Building Safety Act comes into force later this month, but the government’s timeline gives another 12 to 18 months of legislation and transition.

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Five years after Grenfell: Are London’s tower blocks any safer?

On the fifth anniversary of the fire that killed 72 people, millions are still affected by the building safety crisis and anger is mounting at the slow pace of change

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Rare ‘shipbuilder’s mansion’ in Rotherhithe for sale for £4.7 million

Overlooking the Thames, the carefully restored Georgian home with an octagonal glazed cupola is the only shipbuilder’s house and dry dock left in the area

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Water mill home listed for sale for the first time in 180 years

In addition to the converted water mill, the Bucks estate for sale has a two-bedroom windmill in the garden

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Right to buy ‘unlikely to work in London’ given sky-high housing costs

Property experts are questioning whether the Government’s new right to buy plan will work for families living in even the cheapest areas across London.

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John Lewis reveals the locations of its first new-build rental homes

The retailer announced Bromley, West Ealing and Reading as the first sites for its plan to build 10,000 new homes.

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What age do first-time buyers typically get on the property ladder?

People trying to get on the property ladder are being faced with rising house prices and mortgage rates

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House prices hit record high in May but market shows signs of cooling

An imbalance between supply and demand for properties remains the primary reason driving the climb in house prices.

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Two of London’s green cabbie shelters given listed protection

The iconic Victorian shelters were built as refuges for London’s horse-drawn cab drivers and are still used today as as pitstops for black taxis

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Seven-year high in first-time buyers using family help to buy a home

Last year 46 per cent of UK first-time buyers had help from a family member and market forecasters say that figure is expected to rise

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Camden Highline: final designs revealed for London’s £50m new sky park

Inspired by the New York highline, the project will turn disused railway viaducts into an elevated park if approved by Camden Council

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Off-market sales soar in London amid fierce competition for homes

A record 23 per cent of sales in the capital were agreed off market in the first five months of 2022 as buyers seek to beat the ‘stock starved’ market

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The Elizabeth line stops with greatest house price growth

Londoners who bought on Crossrail’s top stops are enjoying record price growth as the Elizabeth line finally opens.

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The cheapest places to buy a house or a flat along the Elizabeth line

The cheapest locations are all on the east and south-east London sections of the Elizabeth line, in key areas with average houses under £500,000 and flats under £250,000. Here’s where to start your search.

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Three metre-wide skinny house in Hackney on sale for £1.3 million

This converted coach house is priced more than double the London average per square foot

Gardening

Winning Chelsea garden blooms again as public ‘pocket park’

A Chelsea Flower Show gold medal-winning garden is set to bloom again, this time as a public ‘pocket park’ in south London.

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Sir Laurence Olivier’s childhood home for sale in Surrey commuter town

The legendary English actor spent the first three years of his life in the four-bedroom house.

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Beach hut price rises £10k in a year — these are the new hotspots

Prices have jumped more than £10k in a year, with hotspots including Felixstowe in Suffolk.

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Buying off-market no longer just for super rich as sellers hold back

One in five London homes are now sold outside of traditional channels. Here’s what you need to know about buying off-market.

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Homes with gardens come at average £64,000 premium across the capital

The highest premium for private outdoor space is found in Kensington & Chelsea where homes with gardens are priced £166,000 higher than those without.

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800-year-old riverside area is Crossrail’s 10-year house price winner

Crossrail’s 10-year house price growth winner. Here’s what you should know about the south-east London neighbourhood undergoing a £1 billion transformation.

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‘I mourned the Astoria a decade ago but maybe Crossrail’s worth it’

Crossrail’s opening is a new era for London, even if we lost treasured venues along the way

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The best-value property hotspots within 1km of Elizabeth Line stations

New research reveals the best-value areas within one kilometre of London’s Elizabeth Line stations.