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London's elité homes: The super-prime boom

Behind London's grandest stucco-fronted façades, a new age of glass-walled, hi-tech luxury is taking shape. Chris Partridge steps into a world where house prices start at £30m

Inside Property

Repossessions hit 16-year high as lenders 'turn to courts first'

Saturday, 10 May 2008

The number of home repossessions in England and Wales leapt by 17 per cent during the first three months of 2008, providing further evidence of the depth of the crisis in Britain's housing market.

Paula John: Market news

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Jean-Christophe Novelli: How I rebuilt everything

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

When I purchased Crouchmore Farm in late 2000 I was still recovering from losing everything. I didn't have a penny left. This place was the stepping stone for me to start again.

Donnachadh McCarthy: The Home Ecologist

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

There is a saying in business that you pay attention to what you measure. This adage also applies to making our lives greener. Measuring your home's carbon footprint annually is a great way of reducing the contribution it makes to climate change.

Victoria Summerley: City life

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Remortgaged yet? Managed to get a good deal before they all vanished into the mist like some sort of financial Brigadoon? I have, and it has been a Sisyphean struggle.

Six To View

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Overseas: Six to view

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Overseas: King of the hills

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

At first glance there may not seem to be much difference between the rolling hills of southern Tuscany and their counterparts across the border in Umbria. The medieval villages in each region are remarkably similar, with stunning ancient churches and castles. But differences there are. In Tuscany, those hills roll down to the wonderful coast, and the less than wonderful tourist crowds. Umbria is quieter but the property prices are also much lower.

Repossessions set to soar to highest level for 17 years

Tuesday, 6 May 2008

The number of properties being repossessed has soared as the effects of the credit crunch push court orders from banks and building societies to record highs, figures will show this week.

No mod cons, £70,000. Cat swingers need not apply

Monday, 5 May 2008

It has no electricity, no running water and is made of corrugated sheeting and wood. Indeed, there's barely room inside to swing the proverbial cat, let alone host a housewarming party.

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