DOWNSELL ROAD
Price: £239,995
This two bedroom Victorian cottage would make an appealing starter property for young professionals. It has been recently redecorated in soft neutral colours and boasts a compact but pretty garden. Ideally located for commuters on the Stratford/Leyton border, with no less than five rail or tube stations under a mile away. Contact: Jason Joseph at Keatons on 020 8534 7788 or go to www.keatons.com.

LETT ROAD
Price: £795,000
Fancy having a front row seat for the 2012 Olympics in your living room? A brand-new energy-efficient development at the heart of Stratford is able to promise just that. This plush three-bedroom apartment is packed with top-of-the-range fittings and eco-friendly touches (each flat has a dedicated cycle rack). Contact: Currell New Homes on 020 7226 6611 or go to www.currell.com.

PORTWAY
Price: £475,000
A commanding family home with five bedrooms and many period features including sash windows, high ceilings and original fireplaces. Rooms are exceptionally spacious, and many boast views of nearby West Ham Park. Kids in particular will relish the proximity to the park, which has tennis courts, a cricket square and several football pitches. Contact: Jason Joseph at Keatons on 020 8534 7788 or go to www.keatons.com.