The move shows that external investors still have confidence in the country's economy post Brexit.
Prices set to slide amid 'weaker prospects for confidence, household incomes and the labour market'.
Foreign investment into London declined 44% on-year to £5.28bn in the six months to 30 June.
National Housing Federation says affordable housing shortage and higher rents driving up housing benefit bill.
The 17th century Battersea House was worth £12m in 2011 and once belonged to the Forbes family.
LendInvest ranks university towns by rental yield with Sunderland, Manchester and Liverpool coming top.
Communities and Local Government Committee calls for cross-Whitehall strategy to end homelessness crisis.
Average UK house price rose by 8.7% over the year to June 2016, hitting £214,000.
Countrywide says buy-to-let rush before stamp duty hike saw the capital's rental supply rise by a third.
London Central Portfolio highlights Tower Hamlets and Battersea-Nine Elms 'mega clusters' as areas of concern.
Rightmove house price index shows fall in asking prices in line with average for summer slowdown despite Brexit.
Rics said new buyer enquiries dropped at the fastest pace since 2008.
Elizabeth Line will link Berkshire and Essex via central London and is inflating house prices near its stations.
A third of sellers cut prices by an average £25,000 but discounts 'not as high' as expected.
While some could last one month, a fifth told housing charity Shelter they could not even do that.
HomeLet says average UK rent rose 2.3% over the year to July 2016, reaching £779 a month.
TaxPayers' Alliance highlights cost of business rates, council tax and stamp duty in OECD table.
A brick wall has collapsed from a restaurant in Glasgow, partially destroying the building.
Halifax house price index shows slowdown, though it is 'too early' to blame poll.
BoE slashes base rate in half and boost stimulus as Brexit uncertainty weighs on UK economy.