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Sold at about 20 per cent below local market rate and backed by the Mayor, micro-flats could be the answer for London's would-be home owners who earn too much to qualify for social housing but not enough to buy on the open market.

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A new report reveals the price of homes near London's green open spaces. Sometimes there is a premium to pay, but there are also discounts of up to 30 per cent to be found – if you know where to look.

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Whether you're a first-time buyer or a growing family seeking more space, renovation projects can be the smart way to make your budget stretch further.

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This couple turned a tired Victorian house in Islington into a live-work family home - with an extension of just 10 feet.

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The January sales continue for home buyers, who can still bag a bargain if they know where to look. Price reductions can be found on homes of all sizes, from starter flats to large family homes in need of TLC. We uncover some of the top discounts available as sellers seek to seal a speedy new year deal.

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High-speed rail and thousands of affordable family homes in the towns of Gravesend, Dartford and Ebbsfleet are set to transform the 40-mile industrial landscape running from Docklands to the North Sea into thriving communities...

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Recent rent hikes in London mean there are only three boroughs left where you can get an average two-bedroom flat for less than £1,000 a month...

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Despite election jitters, tighter mortgage lending and the prospect of higher interest rates, prime countryside house prices rose 3.4 per cent in 2014, with further growth forecasted for the year ahead.

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Tired of commuting from Nottingham, Dulux creative director Marianne Shillingford moved south, where she and husband Ted have a colourful adventure.

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With the kids gone, parents are becoming Zone 1 buyers, loving city-life and new-build homes

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The regeneration of Barking Riverside is beginning, with a new transport link and 10,800 new homes - almost all of them affordable.

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Recent rent hikes in London mean there are only three boroughs left where you can get an average two-bedroom flat for less than £1,000 a month...

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Black is sophisticated, bold and timeless - making it the perfect choice when introducing designer classics into your home.

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My flatmate has suggested we get a joint mortgage and buy together. Can you give us an idea of what safeguards to put in place?

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World focus is on Milan for Expo 2015 and there are flats in the Italian fashion mecca from £251,000.

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Whether you're a first-time buyer or a growing family seeking more space, renovation projects can be the smart way to make your budget stretch further.

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Transport upgrades, regeneration and new homes developments bring fresh vitality to London areas that may still be under the radar - making them good places to buy in the early stages of the upward curve. We reveal four London hotspots to watch in 2015.

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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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Inside the chalet where David Tennant's character DI Alec Hardy lives during the second series of Broadchurch
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property newsSet to be among the year's biggest new homes schemes, walk-to-work flats are launching just north of the Barbican near City Road canal basin.

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first time buyersThe number of first-time buyers rose by 22 per cent last year, and now, new stamp duty rates will give first-time buyers even more incentive to go home hunting. We uncover four good-value areas to snap up a starter home on a budget.

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first time buyersThere is a new way to buy a home - with no deposit and no mortgage - as part of the First Steps programme. So where’s the catch?

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renting newsRevealed: the average cost of renting in every London borough.

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Three bedroom detached house in Hertford Heath, Hertford, on at £795,000 with Hetheringtons.
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property newsCharging to store someone else's belongings or let them park off-road at your place is a growing trend.

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The Property Rich List 2014 revealed the most exclusive streets in Britain, where property values almost doubled the country's average.

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Five bed detached house for sale, Heath Road, Petersfield GU31. On for £1,599,995 with Henry Adams
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The number of Londoners who have bought in Bath has doubled this year

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Six experts from across the building world give their predictions for 2015 - and it’s by no means all doom and gloom.

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Shepherds' huts, such as this one by Plankbridge, add a rural feel to shedworking
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Three bed detached house for sale, Glen Cottage, Conksbury, Youlgrave, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45. Offers in region of £350,000. On with Saxton Mee.
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The average house price in market towns across England has risen from £179,535 in 2004 to £240,121 in 2014

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Five bedroom, 16th century Craigrook Castle for sale, Ravelston, Edinburgh. Guide price £6 million. On with Ballantynes
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Golden Pheasant: Owned by Gary and Lorraine Curd from Yalding in Kent The shed used to be a farm store that was on the edge of collapsing but was transformed into a garden pub which hosts a number of strange and unique artefacts including a stuffed squirrel and an old chain saw.
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