Random Questions: Living in london (finding somewhere)


Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 14:41
Bump'd. Details on p4. Smiling
Homer
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23926 posts since 8/5/03

17 Oct 2009 14:49
those are the best places to look
MrPlatinum
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8939 posts since 24/2/04

17 Oct 2009 14:59
Agreed, i found my new place that way. Move in on Monday, can't wait.
xos
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1073 posts since 5/12/03

17 Oct 2009 14:59
findaproperty
Homer
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23926 posts since 8/5/03

17 Oct 2009 15:00
MrPlatinum wrote: Agreed, i found my new place that way. Move in on Monday, can't wait.

same area as before ?
MoB
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36889 posts since 31/8/04

17 Oct 2009 15:00
MrPlatinum wrote: Agreed, i found my new place that way. Move in on Monday, can't wait.

Where you moved to?
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 15:06
ah fair play, will just keep looking at those then…
seenmy
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6589 posts since 17/6/06

17 Oct 2009 15:15
gum tree is nigerian scammer central so just beware,anything that involves any kind of western union etc bank transaction is a deffinate scam,infact nearly everything I have ever tried to do on gumtree has resulted in somone trying to pull a scam,so I wouldnt even bother with it.
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 15:24
cheers seenmy, after searching on there it's become quite easy to tell what's real and what's fake, but yeah i'll take extra caution.
MrPlatinum
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8939 posts since 24/2/04

17 Oct 2009 16:17
@ Homer and MoB

Other side of Brick Lane, closer to Bethnal Green tube but basically the same area. Almost took a place on Fieldgate Street, was sure I'd end up being your neighbour if I did Laughing out loud
loom
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1444 posts since 2/6/07

17 Oct 2009 16:23
I don't know if it applies to London, but I've used globrix.com for my last move.

Once you've searched you can choose to view results in map format, and I just found that and the general ease of use to be the best I've come across.

And I think in my whole 3 months of searching I came across one scammer and it was ridiculous - he said the property could only be viewed from the outside and that he would only fly over to view it with me if I paid one months rent deposit in case 'I' was a fraud!

Good luck
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 16:37
cheers will check that site out. Just an arse as i need to find somewhere this week, so unfortunatly something will have to compramise.
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 16:59
clapham common/clapham south, how nice/nasty is this of a place to live? Never been there, but some decent looking propertys and not far into centre.
jimm
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1558 posts since 22/11/04

17 Oct 2009 17:12
Clapham is full of neo-Fulhamite young professionals who have no interests other than of continuing their University lifestyle of getting smashed at the weekend at generic chain bars.
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 17:16
Is that good or bad? I love several drinks and partying, but the yuppie chain bar bit turns me off it.
MoB
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36889 posts since 31/8/04

17 Oct 2009 17:18
full of aussie cunts too.
Best
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9867 posts since 21/10/05

17 Oct 2009 17:19
clapham is full of cunts, fact

the location isn't that good either

north of the river ftw
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

17 Oct 2009 17:24
Hmm, where is better then.. hard trying to find somewhere in a decent area, only guessing where's decent..
Skinny
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883 posts since 17/9/09

18 Oct 2009 11:19
What's clapton like… /any reccomendations on decent places, young person, social etc.
jimm
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1558 posts since 22/11/04

18 Oct 2009 11:56
I don't really know Clapton that well, but I would consider living in Dalston or Stoke Newington which are about the same distance out and roughly the same in rent but have a lot more going for them. They say Dalston is the new Notting Hill after all.