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Dorchester Hotel puts 2,000 pieces of furniture up for auction

Need a new chandelier? The Park Lane hotel is selling over 2,000 items including sofas and curtains from its Promenade lounge

Jun 8, 2022
Property News

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

Jun 7, 2022
Property News

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

Jun 6, 2022
Property News

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

Jun 6, 2022
Renting

Huge rent hikes force London tenants out of homes in ‘chaotic market’

Londoners tell of having to move house after their landlords hit them with huge rent hikes

May 20, 2022
Renting

Top-end central London rents soar by nearly a third in a year

Strong demand combined with the ongoing supply squeeze has led to sky-rocketing rents in prime areas

May 17, 2022
Renting

Can my landlord put my rent up? Your guide to tenants’ rights

London is a gruelling place to be a tenant. Get clued up on your rights, from knowing when a landlord can hike your rent, to where to look for help

May 17, 2022
Renting

Longer tenancies and bills included golden tickets in rental surge

Renters are “terrified” they might have to move amid stiff competition for homes and soaring rents

May 13, 2022
Property News

Revealed: the number of homes for sale now in every London borough

Struggling to find a home to buy? New data shows Wandsworth and Barnet have the most properties for sale right now, while Barking & Dagenham has the fewest.

May 12, 2022
Property News

London developer to demolish half-built Hackney flats over safety fear

The £48 million scheme in Fish Island will be dismantled after builders found “potential structural issues” with its concrete frame

May 12, 2022
Property News

True scale of Russian-owned London property far greater than recorded

New analysis into offshore data shows there are 1,895 Russian-owned properties in London, over three times higher than official records show

May 11, 2022
Property News

Interest rates rise to 1% — here’s what it means for your mortgage

First-time buyers are being “clobbered on all sides” as interest rate hikes mean it will be harder to get a mortgage.

May 6, 2022
Property News

New record high for UK house prices — but have we reached the summit?

London‘s average house price is now £537,896 but “economic headwinds” are expected to calm the market by the end of the year

May 6, 2022
Property News

The London areas where you’re most likely to find a home with a garden

Croydon is London’s private garden hotspot but those wanting an inner-city oasis should hunt in Lewisham and Lambeth.

May 6, 2022
Property News

Art dealer Ivor Braka to swap gallery home for £60m mansion project

The maverick art collector is swapping his Cadogan Square home of 30 years for a Grade II- listed mansion across the road.

May 4, 2022
Property News

Compact first-time buyer flats for sale at 20% discount in Croydon

The first phase of cut-price homes in the 21-storey tower block are hitting the market with prices starting from £260,000

May 3, 2022
Property News

Hopeful buyers say lack of homes for sale worse problem than prices

Wealthier homeowners are not impacted by the cost of living crisis, but those looking under the 500k bracket have had to lower their budgets

May 2, 2022
Property News

London not on house price hotspot list — but which cities are?

New data from Rightmove shows that cities near coastal areas or countryside have seen the biggest leap in asking prices in the past 12 months

Apr 29, 2022
Property News

Number of homes to rent in every borough amid historic supply squeeze

As London’s supply crisis deepens these are the boroughs with the most rental properties on the market - and those to avoid

Apr 27, 2022
Property News

Rare floating home moored to River Thames island for sale for £545,000

The floating home on Taggs Island has tropical gardens and a large roof terrace.

Apr 26, 2022
Where to live

Revealed: the UK’s most expensive seaside towns

The South West dominates the list with “millionaire’s playground” Sandbanks in Dorset back in first place

Apr 16, 2022