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What are the advantages to banks being located in the City of London (the Square Mile)?

This question is about the City of London, i.e., the Square Mile, not greater London. There are an awful lot of international banks located in the City of London. What advantages are there to having ...
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How much can I negotiate asking price on London rentals?

I'm moving to London soon and I'm trying to figure out how much higher, roughly are rent listings than the final rent landlords are expecting. Let's take as an example a 1-bed flat in East London ...
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Are median London prices noticeable higher than the rest of the UK?

It is common knowledge that London prices are much higher than that of the rest of the UK. However, I have heard that this isn't strictly true; the prices of most typical purchases from food and drink,...
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How to bet against the London housing market?

A lot of people are talking about a property bubble in London and I was wondering: how could you short the property market and bet on a crash? Is there any obvious way? Basically, how could someone ...
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Roughly how much more is the average salary of London compared to the north and south?

As the title states, roughly how does salary in London compare to a job in the south (say, Bristol), versus a job in the north (say, Leeds)?