Hot homes: south-east London for less than £250,000

We take a property tour south of the river to find good-value homes in Camberwell, riverside Bermondsey and Rotherhithe, arty Deptford and New Cross, historic Greenwich and leafy Sydenham and Dulwich
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First-time buyers should start their home search this weekend at the Affordable Homes Show at the Oval cricket ground. It focuses on south London and its great-value areas in zone 2 and on the fringes of zone 1.

The free event is a great place to question the experts, discover the best developers, and come to grips with the buying process for part-buy and low-cost home ownership opportunities in some of London’s most affordable postcodes.
£249,950: one-bedroom flat at St Giles Tower, Camberwell SE5
A second-floor apartment in a former workhouse conversion with a large double bedroom and a balcony running the entire length of the flat.

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