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Barnet continues to grow in popularity

Barnet is one of the most highly populated Boroughs in the whole of London and has ambitious plans to create thousands of new homes and jobs within the next fifteen years. The area continues to be very popular with all kinds of residents because of the fantastic diversity in terms of homes. The tree lined streets and good transport links also add a great deal of value. Continue reading

The happiest Borough in London

Every year Rightmove compiles a list of the happiest Boroughs in London, surveying local residents across the city to see what they feel about their area. This time they asked 17,000 people for their opinions on 12 key factors. These included things like how safe they felt, what amenities they had access to, and what kind of regeneration work was ongoing in the area. Continue reading

An inner suburb with improved staying power

Honor Oak in the London Borough of Lewisham is proving to be very popular with commuters who work in the City and Canary Wharf. From the inner suburban area they can reach London Bridge via the Overground in 15 to 20 minutes. Travellers to Canary Wharf can change to the Jubilee line at Canada Water and reach their destination in under 20 minutes. Continue reading

A special landscape for a wonderful town

Ham is one of the most amazing towns in not just the Borough of Kingston Upon Thames, but the whole of London. It has a unique style due to the geographic location in a curve of the river. There are lush green meadows leading to this stretch of riverside, giving the area a really great country feel. To the east is the sprawling Richmond Park too. Continue reading

The attractions in north London neighbourhood South Tottenham

South Tottenham is an area worth looking at if you are considering the investment properties Haringey has to offer. It is a location that provides some excellent value for money in comparison to its neighbours. There is also good potential for redevelopment in the area in the future, especially if the long running planning battle for a Wards Corner Edwardian property and an indoor market is resolved. Continue reading

Dalston became a gentrification hotspot

Dalston has been the focus of gentrification since the financial crisis, becoming an enclave for city workers looking to get more for their money. The area is in north London, close to more expensive Islington and Stoke Newington. Between 2009 and 2014 the average price of a home in the area rose by 59%, not far behind the figure for Central London. In the three years since prices have gained 12.3% at a time when many prime areas have lost some ground. Continue reading