Can’t Afford A House In London? Blame The Hipsters

Despite a general plateau in London’s property market, prices in London’s gentrification hotspots are soaring. According to property website Zoopla, house prices in Dalston have risen by a massive 60 percent in the last five years, with Shoreditch not far behind with growth at 58 percent in the same period. Stockwell, Stoke Newington and Tooting have also enjoyed booming growth - all over 50 percent.

For analysis of the statistics, see whatmortgage.co.uk’s article here; or to check price trends in your area, see Zoopla’s guide here, and type your area into the search box

- Charlotte