Alex Johnson has been part of The Independent's online team since 2007 and writes The Home Front property column. He has been writing about microarchitecture on his internationally-acclaimed website Shedworking since 2006 and is the author of three books, Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution, Bookshelf, and Improbable Libraries.
26 January 2015 03:58 PM
A roundup of the week's property stories
16 January 2015 11:55 AM
The Home Front
23 December 2014 05:22 PM
It’s impossible to imagine Christmas without music. The choristers at St Albans Cathedral tell Alex Johnson what makes this time of year particularly special for them and their families.
28 November 2014 12:57 PM
The number of Londoners who have bought in Bath has doubled this year
28 November 2014 12:19 PM
House prices are growing at their slowest rate for 11 months, says Nationwide.
28 November 2014 12:01 AM
The average house price in market towns across England has risen from £179,535 in 2004 to £240,121 in 2014
26 November 2014 10:56 AM
New tenancies in the UK soaring
26 November 2014 10:42 AM
Plus, new homes in Scotland, renters struggling with upkeep, and how good an investment is property?
25 November 2014 10:50 AM
Biggest annual growth in Cambridge, Bristol, and London
25 November 2014 10:24 AM
Plus, house prices in 2015, remortgage loans, super prime London, and renters' fees
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Isis propaganda video shows 25 Syrian soldiers executed by teenage militants in Palmyra
- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed