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Property Prices In Forest Hill

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Chaz
Joined 28-03-2005
Posted on Tuesday, 28 March, 2006 - 10:42 pm:   

Good evening and welcome.

My point is simple: It's been three long years since I moved to this leafy glade affectionately known as 'the village' as the first step to fiscal freedom and world domination and I have to say, things ain't quite panned out as planned. Oh sure, we have Forest Hill Day and there's a new aquarium on the way and a new flower shop has opened and all that, but what about the sponduliks?

When are we gonna make some serious wedge, suffice to park up the speedboat I won on bullseye a few years back?

I thank you.
Hilltopgeneral
Joined 24-03-2004
Posted on Tuesday, 28 March, 2006 - 11:28 pm:   

Well, they are supposed to be starting work on the East London Line... I know we've heard that one before but it does look as if it might be for real this time.
If it gets a good start and looks as if it will be finished 2009 then perhaps there'll be some movement next year.
Been fairly flat from about 2-3 years across most of London.
House price rises are no use though unless (a) you are moving, (b) your place has gone up more than elsewhere...
Johnnyb7
Joined 29-03-2005
Posted on Thursday, 30 March, 2006 - 05:38 pm:   

Chaz, are you still singing with Dave?
Jalapeno
Joined 13-10-2005
Posted on Thursday, 30 March, 2006 - 06:21 pm:   

Johnny: b good
Fh1
Joined 01-04-2006
Posted on Saturday, 01 April, 2006 - 02:38 pm:   

I have been looking to buy in the area for the past 6 months (now nearly completed) and have seen the average price indicator for a one bed flat go from 145,000 to 151,00 on the find a property website. The website is not entirely accurate but this does show a definite upward movement of sorts in the house prices.

I can not see how the East London will not lead to a growth in house prices. The area, the investment (i.e. the new Sainsbury's) and the the new transport links definitely make this an upcoming part of London!!!!
Hilltopgeneral
Joined 24-03-2004
Posted on Saturday, 01 April, 2006 - 05:41 pm:   

Have just been down the town centre on this glorious afternoon and amidst the less attractive shops we really do have some crackers - one which does a particularly good line in organic baked goods and two others doing ladies' and gentlemans' clothes. Fingers crossed they do OK and are here to stay.
Things are picking up I think. For SE London, surely the most unfashionable quadrant of the city, FH is relatively hip and whilst in the shadow of E Dulwich is glacially cool in comparison to Catford, Sydenham, Lewisham or Brockley. May the renaissance continue!


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