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07/11/2013 11:43 GMT | Updated 07/11/2013 11:58 GMT

10 London Property Facts That Will Make You Want To Cry

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House prices have continued to soar, with the average UK property now costing £171,991 on average, according to Halifax.

The skyrocketing prices have even greater effect in the capital, with central London parking spaces going for nearly twice the amount of an average UK home.

We've even seen the rare sale of a Brixton flat for just under £100,000. It was only so cheap because it was, as the estate agents admitted, "horrendous".

Politicians like Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes fearing homes in the capital could become a "commodity for the global super-rich".

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