Or so you might think if you read this story in the Evening Standard, which suggests that Lewisham Deptford and Lewisham East have a “higher than average” chance of experiencing negative equity. The story rates the chances in Lewisham West as being “average”.
Luckily they then qualify the risk somewhat:
It [the credit company behind the story] estimates that if prices fell by 20 per cent, 20,000 households in London would be in negative equity.
The analysis was done by the same company which brought us the press release that proves men are more likely to lie on their CV than women.