Average number of sales agreed per branch also on the up
A four-bedroom chalet bungalow with three bathrooms and a spacious garden, £525,000
A two-bedroom flat with an open plan kitchen and two balconies, close to Arsenal station
A Grade II-listed home with six bedrooms, secluded landscaped gardens and views across Hadley Green
A Grade II-listed mansion with two apartments and a cottage, near Gretna Green
A three-bedroom Grade II-listed mews house with vaulted ceilings and roof garden
A spacious Grade II-listed family home with annexe and equestrian facilities among four acres of land in Itchingfield
A four-bedroom home with exposed brick walls and open fires in the picturesque village of Northill
A Grade II-listed property with five bedrooms and unique tower, overlooking Hastings Old Town
Homes hotspots and pockets of hidden value along the 'Blue Bullet' line, from Walthamstow to Brixton.
If you are hunting for a budget holiday or want to share a home abroad with friends, match-making websites could be the answer.
From flats with a glass-bottom rooftop pool to skyscrapers by “starchitects” – London’s new spring homes are revealed.
Transport upgrades and regeneration can transform the fortunes of London neighbourhoods. But what about the humble coffee shop?
The run-down area around Brighton train station is getting a lift with 147 low-energy homes from £265,000, with shared-ownership options available.
Dan Gillespie Sells, frontman of indie band The Feeling, put his stamp on an old Hackney pub with his eye for eclectic interior design.
The under-used riverbank could be London's saviour for meeting the target of building the 70,000 new homes a year the capital needs.
Robbie Williams lands a £4.2 million sale, Meryl Streep films new film Suffragette in a historic Islington Square and we take a peek inside The Feeling frontman's Hackney home.
This week we put the Tube's newest route to the test as we reveal average house prices along the Jubilee line, from Stanmore to Stratford.
Dormitory suburb or garden city - why don't we try to get it right from the start in Ebbsfleet's case?
In the second part of our series looking at housing opportunities along London's Tube network, we take the Northern line through the heart of the capital and into south London.
Take a Tube tour south along the London Charing Cross branch of the Northern line, as we highlight well-connected homes and average house prices at each stop along the way.
A glass pendant is the quintessential light fitting and the trend right now is to show off the bulb that reveals its glowing filaments.
Tenerife's image of timeshares and neon lights is being replaced by smart apartments for sale in sophisticated resorts served by new BA flights.
Britain's most creative conversions have been carved out of magnificent historic buildings and quirky spaces.
Take a look at our A-Z index of more than 200 property area guides covering London and the commuter hotspots. They are packed with information on new homes, schools, the best streets, average property prices and more.
A-Z list of property area guides
Repossession orders falling in every region of England and Wales
But new mortgage regulations could put a break on continued rise
Plus using your shed, house deposits drop, and unrealistic first time buyers
Plus, aversion to grand designs, Thunderbird home for sale, latest house price figures, Grand National effect
North/south rent divide also widening
Plus, Easter DIY, new guide to mortgage changes, home insurance premium figures, and house sales optimism
New report suggests Brighton, Oxford and Chelmsford are the most unaffordable spots in Britain for those wanting to get on the property ladder
Ebbsfleet has been earmarked for 15,000 new homes. Nearby Chatham is a North Kent happy hunting ground for young families.
Hotspots include Wetherby, Bath and Goodwood
Woodchip wallpaper, mirrored ceilings and nude portraits are the top decorative dealbreakers
Plus, serious rent arrears down, and Chinese investment in London
But still nearly nine per cent higher than a year ago
Plus, Henry Williamson's writing shed, home improvements, and property history research
New report suggests that plants have 'no significant effect' on long term property prices
The Irish actor is selling his LA home and has been spending more time in the UK. Is he thinking of moving back over here?
Homehunters are looking for period, detached homes with gardens that are close to amenities
Plus Help to Buy in the North East, and the Edinburgh property market
Mortgage Market Review rules will mean changes to the application process
Broadband is the fourth utility. London home buyers want fast, reliable internet. But don't assume it is always available.
Developers are keeping the market rolling by offering their own low-deposit schemes to first-time buyers.
A six-bedroom house with vaulted wine cellar, orangery and two gated courtyards.
A five-bedroom house with an additional two-bedroom coach house and 1.12 acres of land.
A Grade II-listed one-bedroom cottage, surrounded by scenic woodland and rivers.