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In a revolt against the high prices and domination of the market by online portals Zoopla and Rightmove, estate agents are backing a new listings company set to launch on January 26.

Onthemarket.com, going live on January 26, has been created by Agent's Mutual as the first 100% agent-owned and agent-controlled property site open only to full-service, office-based estate and lettings agents.

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Thousands of leaseholders across Tower Hamlets have been hit with "extortionate bills" as high as £40,000 for works to their properties.

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If property really is all about location, this penthouse apartment is certainly hard to beat. Daphne Guinness' former home at 42 King Street, overlooks central London tourist hotspot Covent Garden.

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The National Association of Estate Agents has provided a few simple tips on how to make a home stand out in the property market during the winter months.

Unveiled: Luxury penthouse in SE1 priced at £8.9m

By Rob Virtue on January 17, 2015 9:27 AM |

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The largest penthouse in SE1 is for sale. The property at Benbow House offers 4,600sq ft of space and has bright and luxurious exterior with floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the Thames and central London.

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Peabody is offering to pay stamp duty on a host of properties this weekend. The initiative from the housing group means purchasers can save up to £18,900.

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Londoners are increasingly looking outside the capital for new homes.

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After an extremely exciting FA Cup third round replay triumph against Everton, Sam Allardyce had full of praise for hero Adrian, after the goalkeeper's spot kick sealed a 9-8 penalty shoot-out win.

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Housebuilding in the south east has seen strong growth but industry experts warn of a deepening skills shortage.

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Anyone looking for an investment abroad should look towards Spain for 2015 as its tourist industry continues to grow, says one developer.

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Bankers are seeking an escape from the hectic pace of the City and Canary Wharf when they decide to buy a new home.

That's according to Landview Properties' founder Scott Franklin, whose team has fielded a large number of enquiries from finance professionals interested in the Asquith, Spencer Park scheme.

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Anna Kind will bring 20 years' experience in premium real estate to the Johns & Co team after she was appointed director of lettings.

The specialist luxury property agent, which has an office and property management services at New Providence Wharf, has experienced significant growth since its launch in 2013.

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Greenwich borough has recorded the biggest rise in house prices in 2014, according to research from Halifax.

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East Londoners looked on as the demolition of post-war housing at Bow's Leopold Estate signalled the third phase of its regeneration.

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House price growth is lagging in London, putting it behind five other cities in the UK, according to the most recent Hometrack survey.

The rate of house price growth in London has slowed by two-thirds in the last quarter of 2014, compared to the 12 month average (0.5% compared to 1.4%) for Edinburgh, Glasgow, Southampton, Bristol and Birmingham, which are now all registering higher inflation than the capital.