Why buying a London property is probably one of the best investments you can ever make

As supply struggles to meet demand for homes in the capital, it looks like a London property is still one of the best investments out there, despite the ups and downs caused by periods of financial and political instability.

According to a chart released by Barclays, property prices in the capital dropped to a five year low in 2008/9, but in eight years have now risen to almost double what they were in the worst year of the credit crisis. 

Take a look at the Barclays house price chart in the Business Insider.

Charlotte Wilkins