When over 3,000 people were moved from the Heygate Estate in South East London to make way for regeneration, housing campaigners regarded it as the latest example of a pocket of a major city being gentrified. This figure is among the statistics that designer Herwig Scherabon has visualised in attempting to give meaning to numbers which can often feel vague and difficult to g

6 striking infographics which give meaning to the numbers behind gentrification

The east London borough of Havering tops the list of boroughs with the fastest house price growth this year, with the average cost of buying rocketing by £40,000 over the past 12 months. An 11.4 per cent increase has taken prices to an average of £392,000. The borough, which is home to Romford, has hugely benefited from the 'Crossrail effect', with the new station set to open in its main town at the end of 2018.

Revealed: the 10 London boroughs with fastest-growing house prices

UK house prices up by in a year - with prices continuing to rise after Brexit vote

From yuppies to yummy mummies, and scumble glazing to polished concrete, it’s not only London’s skyline that has changed almost beyond recognition in the past 20 years. 1. HOUSE PRICES In 1996, London was just coming out of the recession-before-last. The average home cost £79,000. Today prices have jumped 518 per cent to an average £488,908.

How London's property market has been transformed in 20 years

Banks facing fresh inquiry into how they manage rows

Capital increasingly ‘another country’ as more than half postcodes now have average house prices above that figure

London homebuyers likely to need at least £500,000

Tens of thousands of London homes deemed 'long-term vacant'

The hottest property market outside London in 2015? Margate

The hottest property market outside London in 2015? Margate

The hottest property market outside London in Margate

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London house prices rise less than UK average for first time since 2008

Mortgage lending falls as nervous owners wait to see effect of Brexit

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House prices fall in London amid a general slowdown across the UK

House prices fall in London amid a general slowdown across the UK

House prices fell in London between September and October, as growth slowed across the country, pulled down by a lack of affordability and a general uncertainty in the market.

Rents in outside are rising faster outside London than in the capital for the first time since 2010

London's Generation Rent can breathe a sigh of relief as rents fall

Rents in outside are rising faster outside London than in the capital for the first time since 2010

Foxtons and rivals fall after government rental fee ban

Estate agents shares slump after government fees clampdown - business live

Foxtons and rivals fall after government rental fee ban

Letting fees can vary widely between agencies.

Will rents go up if unfair letting fees are banned?

Renters paid more than owners for same property over past five years Renting somewhere to live used to be cheaper than buying but the soaring cost is now forcing couples to share with other tenants, a study has found Parasite landlords.

Tiny room

No internet, no lounge, no fire escape: memories of my first terrible flat

The Worst Room: Would you rent these teeny tiny nightmare rooms?

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Number of home owners in their late twenties falls by almost a third

London house prices rebounded in May, rising to a record as buyers and sellers defied the usual trend of holding off on property transactions before an election.

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