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Updating Monopoly to today's London house prices

There's been plenty of movement in the last 80 years between Old Kent Road and Mayfair

Tenant arrears down by £6 million

But average rent in England and Wales is 3.5% higher than in May last year

Saving for a home deposit could now take up to 30 years

Monthly rents predicted to hit £800 within two years

Crest looks to build on success – and avoid bubble

Crest Nicholson has played down fears of a new boom in property prices in its maiden results since a triumphant return to public markets in February.

UK house prices up 2.6% in the last year

Prices paid by first-time buyers 4.7 per cent higher

Average home asking price hits £250,000 as confidence picks up

Average property asking prices have climbed above a quarter of a million for the first time, amid signs that the positive outlook in London has spread to every region.

The Business Matrix: Monday 17 June 2013

Buoyant mood among capital's small firms

House prices hit record high

London drives increases as average house price reaches £233,000 mark, beating the high point of the last property boom

Mortgage lending up 5%

Remortgaging and first-time buyers responsible for continued rise

First-time mortgage lending 'down'

Mortgage lenders have insisted that first-time buyer activity is strengthening, despite new figures showing that lending to this sector dipped for the first time since the start of the year.

Home sales at three year peak

House prices predicted to rise nearly 30% over next five years

Second steppers in Scotland more reliant on Bank of Mum and Dad than first-time buyers

More than two thirds of second steppers are struggling to find a suitable or affordable property

Homebuyers pile into purchase scheme

About 4,000 buyers have seized on the Government's Help To Buy initiative, introduced in the last Budget, to snap up new homes in the past two months alone, the Home Builders Federation said yesterday.

First-time buyer numbers rise 15%

Report shows that the average price of a home bought by first-time buyers was up 2% in April

House prices up by 0.4%

The May figures represent the fourth consecutive monthly increase

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