London house prices 'will rise'

An overwhelming majority of Londoners believe that house prices in the capital will continue to rise, according to a new YouGov poll.

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Boroughs where Londoners think house prices will rise

Londoners have predicted house prices in the borough of Kensington an Chelsea will rise more in the next five years than any other London borough, according to a new YouGov poll.

According to the figures:

  • Kensington and Chelsea - 44% put it in their top three, though it is already the most expensive, with an average house price of £1.5 million.
  • Westminster - 35% of Londoners picked it, which saw the greatest rise in average house price, a staggering increase of 35.6% in 12 months.

Other boroughs fared less popular:

  • The City of London - 29%
  • Richmond upon Thames - 20%
  • Hammersmith and Fulham and Kingston upon Thames - 10%
  • Islington - 8%
  • Wandsworth and Camden - 7%
  • Greenwich - 6%
  • Tower Hamlets - 5%
  • Hackney and Southwark - 4%
  • Harrow, Lambeth and Newham - 3%

And all other boroughs were below 2%.

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