Leaving London for the ’burbs of Cobham

Surrey village is the poster child for prime suburbia

Clissold Park and House in Stoke Newington, which had a £9m restoration in 2012
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The Stoke Newington steeple chase

Good schools, an arty vibe and green space have made ‘Stokey’ the new Islington

Georgian town houses in New King’s Road, Parsons Green, southwest London

Parsons Green roars back to life

West London enclave rides out slump in Fulham prices

An aerial view of the Isle of Man
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Déjà views on the Isle of Man

British Crown’s self-governing dependency looks to lure buyers and entrepreneurs

The Camel Estuary in north Cornwall
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The tides that bind in Cornwall

A growing number of buyers are looking beyond summer homes to live and work in the southwest

Housing crisis illustration by James Fryer
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Seeds of a UK property crisis?

A housing shortage means villages risk being filled with identikit cul-de-sacs

Apsley House
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Apsley House: a home fit for victory

The duke opens up the house that Wellington rebuilt after the battle of Waterloo

The Moorings in St Mawes, Cornwall
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The Michelin-star effect on house prices

A fine-dining award will boost a restaurant’s business, but can it also lift the local housing market?

Aerial view of the Thames in central London.
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The price of riverside living in London

In some areas, a home within 100 metres of the Thames costs almost a third more than one in the next 900 metres

High fashion: Centre Point gets a makeover

London tower covered in artwork during residential conversion

London’s Fitzrovia hits the big prime

A series of new residential projects is set to give a lift to the bohemian neighbourhood — and its prices

Birmingham: one of Europe’s ‘hot’ cities

Britain’s second city has become a magnet for businesses, workers, investors and home buyers

Brakes off for Brighton and Hove’s market

With the election out of the way, the seaside city is expecting more London buyers to head south

King’s Cross, London: building a community

Tech offices and art school help attract a mix of people as part of major regeneration project

The rise of African buyers in London

Interest in the capital is growing, particularly from Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa

Property buyers circle London’s Square Mile

Interest in the City of London returns after last year’s mortgage slowdown

Canary Wharf: a place to call home?

The east London district’s cachet is growing with new developments and the arrival of Crossrail

House prices rise at fastest rate since June

Nationwide reports 1% April rise but warns on new home numbers

Miliband in pledge to scrap stamp duty

Labour makes starter-home tax vow

Bath draws buyers relocating from London

Demand outstrips supply in a city popular with movers and expats

Property law: family members and deposits

Insurance for house deposits from parents; regulating private renting in Wales; and health and safety for domestic building work

Stage set for Stratford’s housing recovery

A series of new developments shows that market confidence is growing in Shakespeare’s birthplace

Rebirth of Elephant and Castle?

A major £3bn regeneration plan in south London is not without its critics

London’s Shoreditch: hip or hype?

The district is outperforming prime central London, but is at risk of losing its edge

Oxford v Cambridge: how they compare for buyers

The two cities have enjoyed changing fortunes in recent years

UK property: Leeds in need of recovery

Could new high-speed rail links mobilise commuters and help end the city’s housing slump?

UK mortgage approvals hit 6-month high

Data point to housing market rebound as rates continue to fall

London’s Streatham loses ‘ugly sister’ image

Average property prices in the district have increased almost 64 per cent since 2010

BoE attacked over payments system failure

Report finds lack of effective back-ups in a crisis

Property law: the rules on carbon monoxide alarms

Alarms in rental properties; liability for faulty building works; and flood insurance

Manchester powers on

The city is leading the region’s recovery and is at the centre of plans to create a ‘northern powerhouse’

Twyford’s housing market and the George Clooney factor

Commuter villages around the Berkshire town are attracting growing interest since the rumoured arrival of the Hollywood star

Regulator urged to review SME hedging

City minister ‘strongly supports’ call for independent review

The Channel Islands tax debate

Jersey and Guernsey may offer ‘low-tax’ perks but they would rather be known as a different kind of haven

London’s changing population hotspots

How the number of people in the capital’s 33 boroughs has risen and fallen (and risen again) since 1801

Does Merseyside have powerhouse potential?

Hopes that new homes and improved transport connectivity will tranform the Liverpool area

UK farmland returns more than Mayfair

Prime arable price rises outpace top-end London homes

Reasons to quit London: the ‘new prime’ locations

A look at the top family-friendly cities and towns

London’s Walthamstow: from transient to trendy

The district has overcome its end-of-line status and is now attracting young buyers keen to put down roots

London’s Chiswick: a hip hotspot for affluent families

Prices are rising in the once-ordinary suburb thanks to its great schools, café culture and green space