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We take a look at the cunning plan which allows housing charities to build up to three affordable homes for every luxury property sold...

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Parents looking to give their children the best start in life will find these commuter towns have homes that offer more space for their money and a choice of very good schools.

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India Hicks and her husband David Flint-Wood live on an island with five children, three dogs, two cats, lovebirds and a tortoise. And interior decor is on the doorstep...

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Wimbledon captures headlines as we eagerly wait to see if Andy Murray can claim his second Wimbledon title. But the real story of this south-west London area is the little enclave where property prices have doubled over the past five years...

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Johnny Depp is selling the French home he bought while he was with Vanessa Paradis...

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First-time renters need to know where to look. Avoid central London and head for budget rental options such as Homerton, Peckham and Finsbury Park in Zone 2...

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The Henley Royal Regatta is just the start of the summer season for this pretty Oxfordshire town.

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We've trawled the shops for the most stylish options for all your alfresco grilling needs — from brightly coloured charcoal fire bowls to mighty multi-burner gas grillstreams, woodburning outdoor fireplaces and even tabletop smokeless barbie grills.

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All eight commuter options - including the best of Berkshire’s villages, Reading, Goring and Oxford - are within 60 minutes’ journey time and the new line will also provide direct links to the West End and City for the first time.

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The capital has become a houseboat hotspot as Londoners take to the water in Dutch barges, narrowboats and other styles of floating home.

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There are now only two London boroughs where house prices are still below £300,000.

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Rustic, green Umbria is stepping out of Tuscany’s shadow...

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The number of Londoners leaving the capital is at record levels, with most in search of areas where they can afford a family-sized home near well-rated state schools. A new report reveals the most popular spots within a 60-minute commute.

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Fast-improving zone 2 districts ringing central London’s most expensive areas are riding high as home-buyers search out cheaper, well-connected postcodes.

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East London continues to be first choice among young buyers, with 10,000 starter homes bought in this part of the capital in the past year, according to a new report.

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An architect’s bold "kitchen cube" vision has transformed an ex-council flat in a listed Bethnal Green block that was built in a butterfly shape to maximise light in all of the homes.

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These life-changing properties come with bags of potential, from B&Bs and holiday cottages to charming farmhouses with outbuildings ripe for conversion.

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Step inside a former gun tower, now a seafront home at Aldeburgh in Suffolk, a Douglas fir-clad "box house" and a water tower with a spiral floor plan.

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The Property Rich List 2014, compiled by Zoopla, revealed the most exclusive streets in Britain.

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This year's property rich list revealed the ten most expensive towns to by a home throughout Britain.

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Property pricesDiscover the regions with the fastest-growing house prices...

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Property newsGet the first glimpse of pioneering architecture projects as part of the London Festival of Architecture, at the University of Westminster, this Saturday.

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Property pricesThe latest Land Registry figures reveal London's top 10 most expensive boroughs to buy a home...

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Property newsCould new rules surrounding eco-friendly add-ons mean you will have to spend an extra 10 per cent on home improvements?

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Property pricesThere are now only two London boroughs where house prices are still below £300,000....

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Area watchThis historic Essex market town at the end of the Central line has great family homes, schools, and a 6,000-acre forest to play in...

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Area watchFamilies need to know about Plaistow - its good schools and house prices make the move east worthwhile...

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Property newsFor the first time ever, four homes are for sale in Westminster with asking prices of more than £20 million, reflecting the growing status of this "super-prime" London borough.

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Property newsSmart new shared-ownership homes at Greenwich Peninsula are just minutes from Canary Wharf and the City.

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Area watchRegeneration plans are underway in Abbey Wood, in preparation for Crossrail's arrival in 2018.

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Area watchWith trains within an hour from the city, many parts of Surrey and Hampshire offer quick commutes and value for money. We find the best spots to look for rural homes...

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Homes gossipThe Great British Bake Off star and her husband are regulars in this cosy 17th-century pub that has a guide price of £175,000...

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Commuter homesLondoners searching for bigger homes still within an hour's commute of the capital can take the train from King's Cross to find top towns and villages with period properties and great schools.

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Glorious gardensTake a peek at spectacular homes with towering topiary, secret green spaces and the historic garden that's said to be the burial place of the first King of all England...

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Outdoor diningBistro sets can transform even the smallest balcony, terrace or patio into a relaxing space for cocktail hour. We pick the best of this season’s compact and foldaway bistro sets for even the tiniest outdoor rooms - and they are all priced under £100.

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House pricesDiscover which region has overtaken London with the biggest monthly price growth, according to the Land Registry's latest figures.

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Property newsHigh-speed Crossrail will change the lives of millions, creating new homes hotspots along its 75-mile route. We take a tour of the districts most likely to benefit from faster trains — from Reading in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.

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Area guidesSouth-east London has become a favourite of first-time buyers, with 15,000 starter homes bought in the last year. Homes with two or more bedrooms can still be found under £300,000 if you know where to look...

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Property NewsAs the UK's first man-made freshwater bathing pond opens in King's Cross, lidos, ponds and pools across the capital are tempting fitness enthusiasts to London's latest new apartments.

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House pricesEast London once again dominates the top 10 list of fastest-rising boroughs in the capital, according to new figures released by the Land Registry.

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