Londoners pay £27,000 premium to live near the tube

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Londoners face sky-high house prices to live close to a station, a new report has revealed.

A special report conducted as part of Nationwide's house price index has found home buyers face a £27,000 premium to purchase a house less than 500 metres from a station, compared with a similar property 1,500 metres from a station.