First private family rentals approved in Greenwich

An innovative private rental scheme is set to create a strong sense of community for family renters in Greenwich, while new rental options across London offer fair contracts, free wifi, yoga classes and porters.

Whose responsibility is the overgrown hedge and broken

A developer who went bust owns the access paths to new houses built in front of our home. The hedge on his land is wildly overgrown, overrun by rats and there is also a broken down fence. Who should maintain this area now – the residents of the new houses or the council?

Easter house hunt: London's new homes launches to watch

In a bid to impress buyers, London's latest new home developments are offering more imaginative living spaces. Discover the flats fitted out with affordable furniture for first-time buyers, and the family houses with flexible floor plans...

Bloomsbury comes to Docklands

A new neighbourhood of 3,385-homes is heading to Docklands based on Bloomsbury's old-fashioned design principles, with a high street and marketplace, garden squares and parks.

Can a developer make us exchange contracts?

The developer of our new-build house is putting pressure on us to exchange contracts, but the house has been delayed and our mortgage agreement expires soon. What happens if we exchange and our mortgage offer is not renewed?