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Richmond faces huge homeless bill

The maximum allowed in benefits falls short of the cost of renting in London’s richest borough and the steep rise in the number of families needing help with accommodation will result in job cuts to make up the funding gap, warns the council.

Diary of an estate agent: Totteridge

A north London estate agents prepares to celebrate its 35th birthday and a vendor strikes it lucky with a surprise find in his aunt's loft...

Covent Garden's hip new hexagon flats

Originally a BT exchange and offices, this sixties Covent Garden tower has been split into 46 luxury apartments - with full-height windows and balconies to maximise views.

Diary of an estate agent: Battersea

The much-anticipiated third phrase at Battersesa Power Station has potential buyers flocking to the show apartment while a trip to Mexico turns into a frantic working holiday...