The latest homes and property news with Amira Hashish

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The latest homes and property news with Amira Hashish
15th October 2014

MPIM Property Fair

A property fair in London today is controversy today.

Protesters are arguing that millions of Londoners need affordable housing but local authorities are knocking it down and replacing with luxury flats.

Councilors from Lambeth and Southwark likely to be protesting against Boris who is due to attend.

Paul Robeson Hampstead home for sale

The second story is of the Hampstead home of singer, actor and famous civil rights activist Paul Robeson is for sale.

The Show Boat star, whose rendition of Ol' Man River wowed critics, lived in the blue plaque property during the show's original run in London between 1929-1930.

Listed at £6.25 million with Goldschmidt and Howland, it is located directly opposite Hampstead Heath and has six bedrooms.

Rent TOWIE's modernist mansion

And lastly, The Only Way is Essex is back on our screens on new channel ITVBe.

The BAFTA Award winning cast are always up for a party and the Oxted home in which they filmed Mario Falcone's birthday event in February is available to rent for celebrations.

Split across three levels with six bedrooms, a 55ft open plan glass sided kitchen, cinema lounge and swimming pool, it is little wonder this modernist mansion, which belongs to couple Tony and Nicky Maude, caught Falcone'seye.


Michelle Williams to sell her home

Hollywood actress Michelle Williams is selling the home she once shared with the late Heath Ledger.

The Blue Valentine star bought the Brooklyn townhouse in 2005 but has spent less time there in recent years.

The four-storey property has six bedrooms, a rooftop garden with a waterfall, a wood-burning fireplace and 12-foot ceilings.

Williams has decided to list the New York pad for £4.6 million.

Pathe Soho building to open its doors

If only the walls of 109 Wardour Street could talk.

Once the home of the UK outlet of Pathe films, the movies of icons including Richard Burton were produced in the Art Deco building.

Royals were frequent visitors, with footage of Lord Mountbatten and Queen Mary still treasured pieces of Pathe memorabilia.

The cameras may have stopped rolling but glamour prevails and the characterful property has been given a new lease of life in the form of 15 lofts with two penthouses.

Listed with CBRE Residential, prices start from £1.85 million.

The flats are almost ready to view so it is a very good time to register your interest.

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