I vividly recall a conversation I had with a work colleague in early 2013 about buying a property in Tooting. He at the time was trying to convince me that it was a good idea because in his opinion Tooting would be the next place on the Northern Line to see a big rise in prices, but after a few brief visits I just couldn’t imagine myself living there. I don’t very much like telling him that he’s right, but on this occasion I have to admit he was! Oh how I wish I could turn back time!
Ah, beautiful Balham! How you (and my opinion) have changed over the past few years. As young families and thirtysomething professionals, finding themselves priced out of Clapham, head further down the Northern Line to seek slightly cheaper property so Balham has come of age. Read more