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Boosting London's Housing Options

(0) Comments | Posted 23 July 2013 | (10:24)

London's cost of housing is well known - but there is one product, if there was more of it, that remains remarkably affordable.

Intermediate housing accounts for just 1.3% of London's housing stock at the moment. It includes a whole range of different financial products but all do the same...

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Chinese Investment Deal Marks New Era for Royal Docks

(0) Comments | Posted 3 June 2013 | (13:15)

London's Royal Docks were once the centre of enterprise in the capital, a gateway to markets in the UK and beyond. Over the years many attempts have been made to kick-start a resurgence of the capital's waterways but while Canary Wharf boomed the Docklands remained stubbornly empty.

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It's Time to Recognise the Vital Role That Renting in the Capital Plays

(11) Comments | Posted 14 January 2013 | (23:00)

News that the most recent census results found more people renting in London than owning their own homes is not entirely unexpected. Even in the days when it was possible to get a 100% mortgage, when the housing market was more buoyant, private renting doubled in the capital.

There...

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