Different people will have different needs when looking at the best places to buy property in London. But one criterion that will be on most people’s list is affordability. London is one of the most expensive cities in the world to buy property. Prices are pushed high by investors competing for the best homes in the most popular areas. When looking at the best places to buy property in London you will need to start outside of the city. Take a map of London and check out the suburbs on the outskirts of the city and even towns further afield.
If you’re a first time buyer
Croydon is quite simply one of the best places to buy property in London, especially for first time buyers. The area has been transformed into a buzzing business and entertainment hub. It is attracting big business and huge amounts of investment. As a result, it is a popular place to buy property. Its superb transport links into Central London attracts commuters and the entertainment available on your doorstep means you don’t really need to head into Central London for a good night out.
Inspired Homes have a number of new build developments completed or underway in Croydon that are perfect for first-time buyers. Find out more here.
If you’re a young couple
When looking at the best places to buy property in London, Sutton is a popular choice. This London suburb is full of charm and character and has a real community feel. Young couples are attracted to Sutton by the short commute into Central London, the green open spaces and its closeness to airports and transport links to the South and beyond. If you’re a young couple with plans to start a family in the near future, then Sutton will also appeal. It has some of the best schools in London and one lowest crime rates in the capital.
Take a look at Inspired Homes development, Sutton Court.
If you’re a young professional
If you’re a busy young professional working all hours in the city, then you will most likely want a break from city life at the weekends and after work. If you are looking for a contrasting work/life balance, then Epsom is arguably one of the best places to buy property in London (well, just outside London!). A famous race course, an abundance of parks and woodland, weekly markets, a villagey feel with traditional pubs and restaurants, Epsom has everything you need for a chilled out, stress-free home life.
Check out Inspired Homes development in Epsom, Rutland House