Commuter Guide - Your guide to commuting to London
The Commuter Guide is the leading househunter’s website for anyone moving out of and wanting to commute to London. It provides essential information on house prices, best towns and villages, railway routes, journey times, ticket prices and train frequencies.
It is a first port of call for those who want to redesign their lives, find the rural idyll yet stay within commuting distance of London. Here you can check out affordability, and get an idea of communities, shops, societies and landscape.
Kent, Hampshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire? Just click on a London station or county and let the countryside roll out before you, line by line, station by station, village by village.
Town life is more fashionable than country life. People are choosing to buy townhouses in top commuter towns rather than village houses because they want to save on petrol, stay close to shops, be able to meet friends for coffee. The cappuccino culture is being felt way beyond London. Continue reading
London agents are saying that the gap in house prices between London and the country has never been wider. Their advice is that 2013 is the year to make your move and capitalise on the difference before the market recovers and prices in the country start to go up. Continue reading
The desire to swap the city for the countryside remains as strong as ever in spite of the economic downturn. Either we become tired of city life, our children reach school age or we decide we want to improve our quality of life. But the recession and the widening gap between prime and secondary markets, posh and less posh, has made a difference. Continue reading