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Inside Wood Green’s ‘magical’ mushroom house now up for sale for £350k

Retts Wood and her family are selling their hand-renovated Mushroom House for £350,000 — but there’s a catch: an annual ground rent of £12,500 and cash buyers only.

<p>The Islington home of British artist Sue Dunkley goes up for sale</p>
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Islington home and studio of ‘forgotten gem’ 1960s artist on sale

A major exhibition of the artist’s work at London’s Mayor Gallery is also in the pipeline

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Crackdown on holiday lets urged as London’s second home tally soars

Alarm sounded as official figures show many boroughs have seen huge rises in registration of domestic properties as non-primary residences since 2019

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‘Prince William plans to build social housing? Great, someone should’

Neither developers nor government are buildng enough housing — might the royal family be the ones who finally step up?

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‘Nurturing’ design for care leavers’ housing wins architecture prize

Helping Hands, which addresses the need for temporary homeless accommodation and support services, was announced as the winner of the 2023 Davidson Prize at Tuesday night’s award ceremony.

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London house prices fall in real terms amid mortgage chaos

The spring price bounce has quickly turned into an earlier-than-usual summer slowdown, Rightmove said

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How to close your street to traffic for child-friendly play hours

The past decade has seen a revival in 1970s-style “playing out”, as kids reclaim our roads. Here’s a guide on which London boroughs are on board and how to do it yourself


£22m Hampstead mansion listed for sale for the first time in 92 years

Split into two adjoining homes and a coach house, the estate boasts a total of 11 bedrooms and seven bathrooms in a leafy corner of the capital

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Free launderette to help north London estate tackle mould and damp

A free, community launderette is being piloted on the Andover Estate in Holloway, which aims to help combat damp and mould.


London’s share of international super-prime property market drops

London’s super prime market was hit by interest rate rises and the Truss mini budget, according to a new report

Buying & Mortgages

100% mortgages: ‘not the quick fix first-time buyers are hoping for’

Buying a house with no deposit could be a risky move, especially at a time of economic uncertainty

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Empty homes worth £20bn in London: how many are in your borough?

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan describes vacant property figures as a “scandal” and demands more powers from ministers to tackle the growing issue

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Revealed: the most and least expensive cities to buy a first home

Rightmove analysed 60 major urban locations across Britain to reveal the most and least expensive cities for would-be homebuyers

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Here’s what a solo buyer must earn for a home in each London borough

The London housing market poses a serious challenge to single first-time buyers — so your first step is to get clued up on the affordability criteria

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Unexpected spike in London house sales as movers defy rising costs

London property sales were 10 per cent above average for May despite soaring interest rates, falling demand and pressure on prices

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One in nine homes listed for sale has previously been rented out

Ex-rental properties can be around a quarter cheaper to buy typically than homes which have been lived in by owner-occupiers.

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Here’s how long you need to keep a home to make a return on investment

Londoners will make a return on their investment in less time than the rest of the country, new research shows.

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Unmortgageable London home sells for £691,000 after fierce bidding

Cash buyer has a major project on their hands after beating off competition to land this rundown Ealing property, starting with tackling the back garden

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Five Elizabeth line areas with average property prices under £400,000

Five areas along the route where prices remain well below the London average

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The average cost of a UK home jumped £11,000 in the year to March

Data from the Office for National Statistics revealed a 4.1 per cent annual increase in the price of a home


‘Perfect homes and gardens reek of desperation — embrace imperfection’

A more laid-back approach to gardens, and weeds in particular, is all the rage. Why not embrace the trend indoors, too?

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10 homes along the Elizabeth Line — all under the £535k London average

London’s shiniest line has sparked new life into neighbourhoods east and west. These homes near Elizabeth Line stations all come in under the capital’s £535,160 average property price


Elizabeth line rents have ‘spiralled out of control’ since it opened

In an ironic twist, agents report that the opening of the Elizabeth line has made commutes harder for priced-out renters forced to move further away from stations

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Green belt housing: crucial for London or start of LA-style sprawl?

Labour’s pledge to allow more development on the green belt could see London expand dramatically, say planners, builders and policy experts

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Surprise late spring surge boosts London house prices

Confidence is slowly returning to a market nine months after it was knocked by the mini Budget

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London flats may be demolished as cladding work reveals collapse risk

When the Croydon block’s cladding was removed, it became clear that the concrete frame was failing and the building was at risk of collapse

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Best in show: 10 London homes for sale with Chelsea-worthy gardens

London homes for sale with gardens to brag about, including three spaces designed by Chelsea Flower Show medal-winners

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Italian ‘mushroom house’ on sale for third of London flat price

The property is part of Smurf Village: a collection of mushroom-inspired houses in northern Italy.

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Comment: ‘we need greener cities, let council estate residents garden’

The Greenwich residents’ garden fight shows we don’t treat council residents and leaseholders with the same respect as other homeowners

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Game-changer or disaster: what will Renters Reform Bill mean for you?

The long-awaited Renters Reform Bill has finally landed – but who are the winners and losers of biggest shake-up since the Housing Act 1988?

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High-speed to hell: Londoners stuck in ‘unsellable’ homes by HS2 delay

As HS2’s Euston branch stalls, devastated residents call for urgent action as their house prices tumble amid noise, dust and unfinished building work


Comment: ‘Will the Renters Reform Bill finally fix our rental crisis?’

The rental sector needs urgent reform, but the promised legislation has not yet materialised.

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Estimated 700,000 households missed rent or mortgage payments in April

Anyone who is struggling should seek free debt advice and reach out to their mortgage provider or landlord for help

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UK house prices fell by £1,000 month-on-month in April

The typical property value fell by £995 month-on-month and some further downward pressure on house prices should be expected this year, Halifax said.
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Money laundering and care needs: why are so many London homes empty?

Who owns the capital’s tens of thousands of uninhabited properties? And amid an affordable housing crisis, how can we get them back in to use?

Celebrity homes

All the King’s homes — from Clarence House to cottages in Transylvania

It’s not all fairy-tale castles — the King’s property portfolio includes a farmhouse in Wales and cottages in Transylvania

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London first-time buyer monthly mortgage payments rise £363 in a year

New research reveals the true impact of rising interest rates on those looking to join the property ladder in the capital

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Set for a street party: 10 London homes for sale on no-through roads

Cul-de-sacs and sealed-off streets are a boon for the bunting brigade in summer — and gratifyingly quiet the rest of the year


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Luxury homes on the cusp of recovery as sales in outer London slump

House price growth in central London may overtake the outer boroughs for the first time in almost 10 years