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HOUSE PRICES SURGE: STAMP DUTY HOLIDAY PROPELS UK PROPERTY PRICES TO FASTEST RISE IN FOUR YEARS

UK house prices have risen by 5 per cent in a year - the fastest rise seen since September 2016.

LONDON HOUSE PRICE FORECAST: CAPITAL EXPECTED TO LAG BEHIND REST OF COUNTRY UNTIL 2025 AS BUYERS RELOCATE

The forecast points to house price rises in the capital over the next five years but expects them to fall way behind the rest of the...

 
 
 

GREEN HOMES GRANT: APPLICATIONS FOR THE £5,000 HOME IMPROVEMENT SCHEME VOUCHERS OPEN TOMORROW

Applications for the government scheme open tomorrow.

LANDMARK CONVERSIONS: ICONIC FORMER COMPANY BUILDINGS ACROSS LONDON BEING TRANSFORMED INTO HUNDREDS OF NEW HOMES

Transformed landmark company headquarters of yesteryear are a good reason to work from home.

 
 
 

LONDON HOUSE PRICES TIPPED TO RISE: FORECAST TO DEFY LOCKDOWN AND FEARS OF COVID 'SECOND WAVE' WITH 2.5 PER CENT RISE

The latest figures paint an optimistic longer term picture for London house prices.

WORLD'S FIRST SKY POOL INSTALLED: 25-METRE SWIMMING POOL SUSPENDED BETWEEN ROOFTOPS OF TWO LUXURY SKYSCRAPERS IN NINE ELMS NOW IN PLACE

The pool will be filled with 148,000 litres of water, 10 storeys above the ground.

 
 
 

CONTAINER GARDENING: EIGHT FRUIT AND VEG TO GROW IN POTS ON A BALCONY OR SUNNY WINDOWSILL

You can grow something to eat in even the tiniest of outside spaces, if you've got a windowsill or balcony with space for a few pots...

THE RISE OF 'BROKEN PLAN' LIVING: HOW TO DIVIDE AND ZONE YOUR HOME FOR OFFICE, STUDY AND PERSONAL SPACE

We're switching from open plan to 'broken plan', creating separate personal hubs in our homes for working, family time, study and leisure....

 
 
 

THE UK'S BEST HIKING PATHS: HOLIDAY HOMES NEAR GREAT WALKS IN SCOTLAND, DEVON, CORNWALL AND THE LAKE DISTRICT

If beautiful coastal and country walks are your idea of staycation heaven, you are spoilt for choice

NEW LONDON AWARDS SHORTLIST: FORMER ARMY BARRACKS AND BRICK APARTMENT BLOCKS AMONG BEST HOUSING SCHEME 2020 CONTENDERS

The shortlist for this year's New London Awards, for the best examples of build and design, is packed with elegant, contemporary brick...

 
 
 

DAVID ADJAYE LOST HOUSE FOR SALE: KING'S CROSS HOUSE BY ARCHITECT BEHIND HOMES FOR ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, EWAN MCGREGOR AND CHRIS OFILI

The property even has a swimming pool off the main bedroom.

INDUSTRIAL-CHIC FLATS IN HACKNEY: NEW HOMES IN SLEEK EAST LONDON DEVELOPMENT FEATURE PLYWOOD INTERIORS AND LONDON STOCK BRICK FAÇADE

The boutique scheme is set on the site of an old workshop, in a conservation area.

 
 
 

HOW TO SELL A HOUSE IN THREE MONTHS: NEW TECH PLATFORM OFFR CUTS AVERAGE TIME IT TAKES TO SELL IN HALF

A new free tech platform in London lets you buy or sell your home online from start to finish.

SNAP UP A RENTAL AT COLORAMA IN BOROUGH: HOMES IN SOUTHWARK'S FORMER PHOTO PROCESSING LABORATORY COST FROM £420 A WEEK

The flats - behind the "Blackfriars Mile" - can be rented furnished or unfurnished.

 
 
 

WHAT CHANGES CAN I MAKE IN A SHARED-OWNERSHIP HOME? STRUCTURAL CHANGES AREN'T ALLOWED BUT HERE'S HOW YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR INTERIORS

While structural changes may be out of the question, there's a lot you can do with effective decor.

A HOME IN BRITAIN'S MOST EXPENSIVE STREET: £35M MEGA MANSION LISTED FOR SALE IN A-LIST FAVOURITE HOLLAND PARK

A seven-bedroom mega mansion has been listed for sale in the exclusive west London enclave The Beckhams and Robbie Williams call home.

 
 
 

LONDON HOUSE PRICE GROWTH: ASKING PRICES RISE AS UPSIZING HOME WORKERS HEAD TO THE SUBURBS FOR HOUSES WITH GARDENS

Upsizers dominate London's post-lockdown property market, as the "second stepper" home is revealed as the UK's strongest-performing...

NEW HOMES IN CLAPHAM: WELL-CONNECTED FLATS FOR SALE FROM £525K NEAR BRIXTON AND 220-ACRE COMMON

Find uncommon design quality in super-connected Clapham.

 
 
 

PET-FRIENDLY RENTING: TENANTS CAN DECORATE THEMSELVES AT BLACKHORSE MILLS OVERLOOKING WALTHAMSTOW WETLANDS

The rental flats offer home working options, with a focus on wellbeing, leisure and ultra-fast internet connections.

SHARED OWNERSHIP FAMILY HOMES: 70 PER CENT OF APPLICATIONS FOR HOUSING SCHEME THIS YEAR WERE FROM PEOPLE WITH CHILDREN

You might think that in London, owning a three- or four-bedroom property is out of the question - but that has all changed.

 
 
 



Stars Wars' Mark Hamill Sums Up Donald Trump and John Biden's TV Debate In...

Stars Wars' Mark Hamill Sums Up Donald Trump and John Biden's TV Debate In One Perfect Tweet

The highly-anticipated television debate between Donald Trump and his presidential rival Joe Biden took place on Tuesday evening. And it was just as acrimonious and chaotic as... Read more ...

Ross Barkley signs for Aston Villa on loan

Ross Barkley signs for Aston Villa on loan

Ross Barkley has signed for Aston Villa on loan. We had previously heard that the midfielder was a target for the Villains, but this has still come totally out of the blue... Read more ...

Oil Giant Shell To Cut Up To 9,000 Jobs Worldwide

Oil Giant Shell To Cut Up To 9,000 Jobs Worldwide

Oil giant Shell has said it plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs worldwide following a collapse in demand for oil following the coronavirus pandemic. The company said the redundancies... Read more ...

Piers Morgan silenced as Spitting Image guest shuts down GMB host: 'We have...

Piers Morgan silenced as Spitting Image guest shuts down GMB host: 'We have the power!'

PIERS MORGAN was silenced on Wednesday's edition of Good Morning Britain as the host came face-to-face with his Spitting Image puppet, with the impersonator behind the strings... Read more ...

TSB to cut 848 jobs as part of plans to close 164 high street bank branches

TSB to cut 848 jobs as part of plans to close 164 high street bank branches

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Read more ...

Far-right group pledges allegiance to Donald Trump as he tells them 'stand by'

Far-right group pledges allegiance to Donald Trump as he tells them 'stand by'

President Donald Trump's comment to the Proud Boys far-right group to 'stand by' during the United States election debate with Joe Biden has prompted widespread alarm Read more ...

Ivanka Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle wear white to the presidential debate

Ivanka Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle wear white to the presidential debate

Ivanka, 38, joined President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Air Force One as they traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, ahead of Tuesday's debate. Read more ...

Helen Reddy, I Am Woman Singer, Dies Aged 78

Helen Reddy, I Am Woman Singer, Dies Aged 78

Singer Helen Reddy , best known for her empowering anthem I Am Woman, has died at the age of 78. The Australian singer died on Tuesday in Los Angeles, having been diagnosed... Read more ...

Carabao Cup Fourth Round Tips: Origi up for the cup and low-scoring Villa win

Carabao Cup Fourth Round Tips: Origi up for the cup and low-scoring Villa win

Andy Schooler expects another goal-fest when Liverpool host Arsenal again on Thursday in the Carabao Cup and he's also looked at Aston Villa v Stoke... Read more ...

Boris Johnson speech: What to expect in lockdown update today?

Boris Johnson speech: What to expect in lockdown update today?

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson will address the nation later on today after the UK recorded its highest number of new cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Read more ...