London Property

House Selling Now Spooky Thanks to New Regulations

Jeremy Raj | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Jeremy Raj

Selling your house? Be careful if you omit to mention the common knowledge that it's haunted. But more on that later. The off-cited legal principle of caveat emptor - 'let the buyer beware' - may be about to receive a knockout blow.

Cable: UK Housing 'Much More Unaffordable' For Average Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has warned that a lack of new housing has led to the property market becoming "much more unaffordable" for average Britons. The busine...

London And Rest Of UK House Price Gap 'Widest It's Ever Been'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

London house prices have leapt by 18.2% annually, widening the gap between property values in the capital and those in the rest of the UK to the large...

Estate Agency's Changing - Or Will It?

Adam Day | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK
Adam Day

Amazing isn't it? One of the oldest industries in the country is finally on the brink of change. But will we actually see change in an industry that is ripe for disruption?

The (Not So) Secret Diary of a London First Time Buyer; Aged 34 1⁄4 - Part III

David Lewis | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Comedy
David Lewis

Slide bread in to (rented) toaster, open (rented) fridge, remove bland cheddar (stolen from housemate). Eat. Mother calls mid-snack inquiring about sealed bid results. I relay grim news. "Oh my Gawd, Dave! I can't believe it went for seventy-thousand more than advertised!" Believe it mum...

It's An Utter Tip But This London Flat Sold For The Asking Price In Less Than A Week

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

There’s a whole industry of advice on how to lure people into buying your house. Keeping it spotlessly clean and in perfect repair are the obvio...

LOOK: Insanely Expensive Mayfair Flat Now On Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK

This £18 million Mayfair apartment in London's Grosvenor Square has come on sale, with the rare achievement of being the most expensive apartment per...

The (Not So) Secret Diary of a London First Time Buyer; Aged 34 1⁄4 (Part I)

David Lewis | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Comedy
David Lewis

Thursday, 30th Jan: 4.26pm - Punch in after strained chat about grandma's inheritance AKA my possible deposit. The flat hunt has begun after mother assures me I am in line for "a few thousand pounds" once probate is settled and late relative's house is sold...

Your Average Central London Flat Could Cost £36 MILLION By 2050

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

The average small central London flat will cost more than £36 million by the middle of the century, according to one of the biggest investors in "pri...

LOOK: Ridiculously Fancy Chelsea Pad On Sale For £28 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

London's housing market continues to stay pricey as the latest figures from Nationwide show that house prices lifted by 9.4% year on year in February ...

This Tiny Ex-Coach House Was Sold For HOW Much?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A former coach house in St John's Wood, north London, has been sold for more than £300,000 at auction - three times its asking price. The two-sto...

LOOK: £780,000 Per Year Could Get You This Amazingly Lavish London Pad

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

Audley House, a huge Grade II listed Georgian mansion, can now be rented for £15,000 per week, making it easily one of the most expensive rental prop...

Carney: I Can't Stop Soaring House Prices

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has warned that he cannot stop house prices soaring out of control as new figures show the average asking price has risen above £250,000....

LOOK: Hideously Lavish £90m Home With 21 Bedrooms Now On Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

London's property market continues to attract house-buyers with big wallets as a home in Mayfair has gone on sale that could lay claim to be Britain's...

LOOK: This £1m London Flat Is Smaller Than A Tube Carriage

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

London's notoriously expensive property market continues to thrive as a tiny flat in ultra luxurious Mayfair has gone on sale for £1 million. The ...

Unaffordable Housing Could Kill London

Brendan Sarsfield | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK
Brendan Sarsfield

London homeowners are now in the absurd position of "earning" more from their homes than their jobs, with the average London price leaping to just over £450,000, according to the National Housing Federation.

You'll Never Guess What's In The Roof Of This House

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Tech

Earlier this week we brought you the house with its own garden pub but this is one step up the 'ohmygodIwantoneofthose' scale. From the outside it'...

LOOK: Who Lives On London's Billionaires' Row?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

The Bishops Avenue, in Highgate, North London, has been dubbed "Billionaires' Row" for all the wealthy residents who live there. Local estate agent...

Look How Hideously Unaffordable London Property Is (GRAPH)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

London's property prices are continuing to soar higher and higher as the government fails to get enough new homes built to keep up with demand. In ...

Would You Buy This £2m 'Total Wreck' Of A Home?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A £2 million, three-storey villa off London's exclusive Kensington High Street has gone on sale, with one problem: even the estate agents admit it is...

House Prices Rose By HOW Much This Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

House prices in three-quarters of postcodes across England and Wales ended the year on average 4.4% higher than they were at the start, according to p...

House Prices Could Keep Rising Forever, Warns Forecaster

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

House prices could keep on rising forever as the rate of new houses being built remains sluggish, the Office for Budget Responsibility warned. OBR ...

Vaduz-on-Thames - Why I Hate Living in a Tax Haven

Charlotte Eagar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Charlotte Eagar

I had dinner with Boris Berezhovsky in 2007. He said to me, "Your socialist Gordon Brown has turned your country into Monaco. I had an English girlfri...

This Toilet Is On Sale For £150,000

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

The absurd world of London property took a further ridiculous turn this week with the news of a toilet on sale for £150,000. You heard. The r...

Could George Slap A New Tax On Foreign Property Buyers?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne is actively considering hitting foreign property buyers with new taxes in a move to stop house prices soaring in London. The Chancel...