With the internet potential buyers scour online property sites. As long as your home is on one of these, all buyers will see it. You can also find extensive data on historical sales to decide what valuation is appropriate. The role of expensive high street estate agents appears less clear.
Despite London's housing crisis being one of the black marks on Boris Johnson's mayoral legacy, the key to making housing in our capital more affordable is straightforward and widely agreed - to increase supply and ensure this supply is genuinely affordable to your average person.
We have plenty of land - despite what some people will tell you. As a nation, we can afford to make the investment which puts people back to work, is good for the economy and which delivers great homes. It will take time but it is possible. So why are we not building?