As Noel Gallagher says he’s struggling to sell his Little Venice home, and Jamie Oliver and Ricky Gervais cut the prices of their north London pads, we find if there’s a price premium on properties with all star residents.
Most homeowners are unaware of the potential to sell the rooftop airspace above their homes for development, but building on top of existing buildings could unlock hundreds of thousands of new homes, says a developer.
More people could be helped out of the “homelessness trap” if they were given similar help to get into the rental sector as first-time buyers receive to get on to the property ladder, according to charity Crisis.
The choice of mortgages for people with only low deposits saved is at its widest in nearly eight years – and the average rates on offer have also plunged to record lows – a financial information website has found.
New research suggests that Camden homeowners are among the best insulated against interest rate rises and have some of the most manageable housing debt in the country thanks to greater average age and wealth of owner occupiers.
A transaction tax to raise £85million from prime properties bought by overseas investors is just one measure suggested by research calling for an overhaul of the property tax system to alleviate London’s housing crisis.
Primary schools, historic buildings, allotments and Hampstead Heath are among the publicly owned Camden sites that have been identified by the Mayor’s office as potential areas for housing development.
No your eyes aren’t deceiving you, but the property in question is a storage unit and it may well sell for more when it comes to auction in February according to James McHugh of McHugh & Co auctioneers.
No matter whether you count Twelfth Night as the 5th or 6th of January, Christmas is definitely over by today so it’s time to take down those decorations and dispose of the tree. If you can’t replant it for next year, here’s where to recycle your natural Christmas tree in north London
A leading affordable housing campaigner described the extended Help to Buy loan for Londoners as a “reckless, short-termist measure” in response to research into the potential uptake of the equity loan scheme
Property values in London are now nearly 48 per cent higher than their pre-economic downturn peak, reached in early 2008, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures. Average house prices have increased by 7.2 per cent annually, taking them to a new record of £531,000 on average.
They may be French national team mates but at their London clubs they’re arch rivals. So the news that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, 29, and Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 28, are close neighbours in a Bishops Avenue luxury development is worrying for devoted north London football fans.
Two homes on the same Hampstead Garden Suburb road exchanged with the same estate agent on the same date as new research suggests the number of property transactions to fall through dropped significantly over the summer.