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High-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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Browse the latest luxury homes on the market with celebrity connections, including Eddie Redmayne's Chelsea house-hunt, Madonna's old LA retreat and Julia Robert's home in Hawaii...

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Glamorous new penthouses and rooftop homes have exclusive wraparound terraces and landscaped gardens with private pools, hot tubs and open-air dining areas with panoramic views. We take a sky-high tour of the London homes for sale with spectacular outdoor spaces.

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This Edwardian home has a sober, smart exterior, but once through the front door it is a four-storey explosion of colour and contrasts...

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The Thames-side town of Woolwich is all about regeneration and the arrival of Crossrail scheduled for 2018 is luring househunters to the area with prospects of improved transport connections and planned redevelopments...

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Letting isn’t the only way to make money from your place in the sun. From letting for a few weeks each year to hosting weddings or opening a hotel, owners are keen to make their second homes pay...

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A boarded-up ‘ugly’ workshop became the perfect project for two new business partners, who transformed the shabby building into a cosy home.

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Barn conversions are a summer favourite for city dwellers craving rural views and room to relish the fresh air. From Aberdeenshire to Sussex, here's our pick of the best on the market...

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Buyers who head for promising new growth areas in the capital often get rewarded. While the biggest recent price rises have been in coveted areas ringing prime central London, the new growth districts are further afield, in Zones 2, 3 and 4.

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Mews houses are hot property. Join us as we take a tour to uncover some of the capital's most stunning mews conversions.

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With a farmer's market, arts centre, exhibitions and venues for live music, it's easy to see why this pretty Thameside area is popular with commuters...

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All eyes will soon be on this riverside district as plans for a lively 24-hour community with 15,000 new homes is under way.

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George Bradley and a fellow architect transformed a cramped Hackney property using plywood and imaginative design.

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A couple who met online transformed a Seventies home into a colourful showpiece, right down to the exotic fish.

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Our exclusive research uncovers the best price growth hotspots and affordable options in some of the loveliest countryside the shires have to offer...

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With 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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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 pricesThe latest Land Registry data reveals the average cost of buying a London home has risen by more than 11 per cent in the past year to £462,799.

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Property newsThe London Borough of Sutton is a grammar school stronghold with affordable family homes. It's no wonder there's a rush of parents moving to the area...

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Property newsClubbers won't be the only ones to gain from the 24-hour service as more affordable end-of-the-line locations get set for a property boost.

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Property newsThis budding Zone 2 hotspot in east London holds plenty of appeal for young buyers. We take a look at the new homes available for first-time buyers...

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Property newsAs the Labour Party pledges to exempt first-time buyers from paying stamp duty on purchases under £300,000, we take a look at how far this proposed tax-free budget will stretch in London...

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Property newsHouse prices in Archway are a comparative steal compared to its neighbours. But regeneration plans are set to change that...

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Property newsThe price gap between property in London and the rest of the country has reached its widest point in history.

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rentingFrom extortionate admin charges to reference check fees, tenants are being ripped off.

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Property news Fed up with sky-high rents? Londoners are commuting to Brighton to save hundreds of pounds a month...

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Property newsA relatively painless route to extending your home is available, but don’t delay - it's only available until next spring.

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Property newsThe multi-time Champions League & World Cup winning legend has listed his Spanish vineyard 'Bodega Iniesta' on Airbnb.

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Property newsWhen your pension lump sum burns a hole in your pocket, be aware that London rental yields are at their lowest for seven years. So buy-to-let may not equal get rich quick...

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Property newsHomes in London's poorer boroughs have increased in value by up to 21 per cent over the last year, latest figures released by the Land Registry reveal. Find out how your borough is faring compared to the rest of the capital...

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Property watchNine locations beyond the M25 get you into Liverpool Street in under an hour. We uncover the towns and villages where the average property prices start at £200,000...

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Property newsSuzi Perry, former presenter of The Gadget Show, takes us on a tour of the Ideal Smart Home that could transform your life...

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Property pricesPrices in prime central London may have slowed down, but the latest Land Registry data reports that they are - mostly - still on the rise. We explore London's five most exclusive boroughs

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Property newsThe Swedish Trivselhus shines at this year's Ideal Home Show, opening on Friday.

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Property newsWealthy and young digital entrepreneurs house hunting in London are ignoring prime central postcodes in favour of emerging City-fringe districts.

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Property newsA massive housing push is creating a new district between Clapham and Battersea, with 18,000 new homes and a major revamp of Europe’s busiest railway station at its heart.

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house pricesA decade after London was selected to host the 2012 games, the Olympic borough of Newham records top property price rises in the capital.

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