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Two derelict council houses in Southwark snapped up by a property investor in 2013 are set to sell for more than £3 million each.

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We reveal the top 10 most affordable commuter towns north of London, where the average price of buying a home starts at £160,425.

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Pop star Rita Ora gives £1.3 million house to her parents...

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We reveal the capital's top 10 most expensive boroughs in which to buy a home, according to latest Land Registry figures, highlighting the continued eastward spread of prime central London.

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Light, modern and free of bills — it’s no wonder Huf Haus eco-homes are motoring.

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House prices across the UK are growing, according to latest figures. We reveal the regions where property prices are rising the fastest...

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Property newsBritain's top postcodes for million-pound houses are in London and Surrey, according to a new report.

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Kent's market towns have good commuter links and schools that have been tempting London home buyers in large numbers. High demand is boosting house prices, but we've found two emerging property hotspots where prices are still cheaper...

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There has been a lot of movement in this month's list of top 10 fastest growing boroughs in London, with three newcomers joining the list...

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An insight into France's biggest rosé-producing region... and the bottles that will transport you to directly the sun-drenched Riviera...

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An architect and his wife needed all their planning and presentation skills to win round objectors and build their dream home....

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Here's your chance to stay in the Hollywood mansion where Entourage was filmed...

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Liz and Joe Fraher created the life they wanted with a semi-subterranean, super-insulated, energy-efficient garden office at the back of their two-bedroom flat.

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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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One in four people joining the ranks of London home owners is doing so in areas stretching from Greenwich Peninsula to Crystal Palace...

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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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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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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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Property pricesTottenham Hale and Stratford lead the way as a new report combines average house prices and commuting times to reveal the top 20 best-value Zone 3 areas to buy a property.

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Property newsPortable, compact and more than 60 times cheaper than the average London starter home, this prototype for micro living is set to go under the hammer with a guide price of £8,000.

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Property pricesHalf of the top 10 most expensive British towns in which to buy a home are in Surrey, according to a new report that highlights the continual rise of the South-East.

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Property newsThe Duke of Westminster's property firm, Grosvenor Estate, wants to bulldoze six independent shops in Pimlico Road to make way for large stores and luxury flats.

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Property newsMinisters are aiming to spark an "urban planning revolution" with a shake-up in planning rules.

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

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Property newsThe mega mansions and private estates dotted along London's 'Billionaire's Row' - the most expensive street in Britain - are worth 150 times the national average, according to Zoopla's 2015 Property Rich List.

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Area guideAAll 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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Property newsBedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire offer attractive market towns with good schools and good-value homes within an hour's commute of London.

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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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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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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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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 newsBuyers 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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Area watchMany Londoners are tempted to leave city life behind as part of the search for more space and better value. We look at the top 20 towns attracting homebuyers moving out of the city.

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Londoners are seeking fresh out-of-town areas in their quest for more space, good schools and affordable homes. Compare house prices and transport links in these top commuter areas.

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InteriorsWhether you're planning a simple refresh for spring or an ambitious extension, be inspired to create your perfect space - view London's designer homes, browse the latest interiors trends and get invaluable advice from the experts.

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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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