Joe Sandler Clarke

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London Blogger Claims It'd Be Cheaper For Him To Commute From Spain Than Live In His Own City

The cost of living in London has always been high, but recently it has been getting out of control, with real estate asking prices jumping a shocking 10% in October, for example.<p>This level of housing insanity has prompted some crazy solutions to the horrible expense of London life. For example, Sam …

London housing crisis: what can you do?

I've started scanning estate agents' windows again, not because I'm planning to leave Clapton, the east London neighbourhood I moved to from Homerton 21 years ago, but because I don't want to miss a landmark local event - the first home in my little patch of the capital to go on the market for a …

Hoping to buy your first home in London using Help to Buy? Think again

When the government's Help to Buy scheme was announced – which helps prospective buyers onto the property ladder through lowering the deposit requirements for homes worth up to £600,000 – many young Londoners thought this was their chance to get a foothold on the capital's prized property …

London house prices jump by £50,000 in a month

London's booming housing market is rising at an unsustainable rate, the UK's largest property website warned on Monday, with the average asking price of a home in the capital surging by more than £50,000 last month.<p>Such is the acceleration in the capital's property market, according to Rightmove, …

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Want cheap rent while volunteering? Become a property guardian

Jemima Foxtrot, 24, is an actress, an aspiring arts facilitator and lives on the Erno Goldfinger designed Balfron Tower estate, as a Dot Dot Dot property guardian. The social enterprise recruits occupants for temporarily empty premises, often earmarked for demolition or refurbishment, for an …

A former Shelter policy sage argues that the harm done by population transience in the capital can be lessened through housing measures that help families of average means to stay put<p>Robbie de Santos, until recently of Shelter, argues at Changing London for more housing help for London's middle …

Britain to tax foreign property investors as London housing bubble looms | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will impose a capital gains tax on foreign property investors from 2015 in a bid to allay fears that wealthy foreign buyers are inflating a London-led property bubble which is pricing locals out of the market.<p>A residential street is seen in Notting Hill in central London …

Buyers find average house price in Hackney, London, is £500,000

The average cost of a home in the east London borough of Hackney broke through half a million pounds for the first time in December, as the area recorded the biggest year-on-year leap in prices in England and Wales last year.<p>Figures from the Land Registry showed prices leaped by more than 17% in …