Covent Garden

Diary of an estate agent: West End

August might be our quiet season but we still have plenty of viewings and offers including off-market apartments, a hi-tech flat perfect for a gadget geek and two lucky children who get a flat each in Covent Garden near their respective colleges.

Diary of an estate agent: Fitzrovia

Asking price offers and best and final bids are in this week, as well as a couple who find the perfect penthouse for cocktails on the roof terrace.

New homes: Covent Garden

New developments have been launched near the lively Piazza including The Russell, The Beecham, The Strand and 190 Strand.

The deposit boom amid the gloom

Home buyers are now able to buy flats and houses in London with a much lower start-up deposit, thanks to the Governement's Funding for Lending, Newbuy and shared-ownership schemes