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About our Expert - John East

John East

Land and New Homes Director at KFH

In 2001 John joined KFH, starting out as sales manager at the Blackheath branch. Four years later he moved to Surrey Quays and in 2009 was promoted to Land and New Homes director. John is now responsible for two branches which purely serve the land and new homes market in London. In his spare time, John enjoys playing badminton and acting and can often be found rehearsing lines for his annual Summer production.

All articles by John East

Demand for new homes in London grows

John East

While the population of London continues to grow alongside demand for new homes, the Capital faces the challenge of building more than 42,000 new homes per year over the next 20 years. This level of house building has been unseen since the 1930s …

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New homes launch South of the river

John East

The construction figures regarding new homes in London have been fairly lackluster over the past few years. 2012 saw only 20,300 homes built and although this figure increased slightly to 28,500 in 2013, it represents just over half of what is …

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Off-plan purchases see a resurgence, 40% are no sold off-plan in London

John East

Buying off-plan is seeing a resurgence. New homes are becoming increasingly sought after among both local and international investors and as result more buyers than ever are considering this form of property purchase. A few years ago, local buyers …

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