Furniture that was first hugely popular in the 1960s and 1970s is staging a revival - and the items can now fetch thousands of pounds. 'If you are looking to sell a piece, look for labels as anything made by a Danish or Italian designer could go for £8,000 upwards,' advises Stacey Sibley of interior designers Alexander James.
The lavish home that costs £520,000 a year...to RENT! Luxury Regent's Park townhouse designed in the 1800s for the Royals and now refurbished for super-rich tenants
When someone mentions a price tag on a property of £520,000, most people would naturally think that it is the cost of buying it. But not for this Grade I listed townhouse in London's Regent's Park, where that price only covers the cost of renting the property - and just for a single year. The newly-refurbished rental property is part of a palatial terrace in London's Regents Park, designed by Royal Architect John Nash and completed in 1826.
A room with a view! Childhood home of EM Forster and inspiration for the country house in his novel Howards End goes on sale for £1.5m
The childhood abode of writer EM Forster, pictured inset, overlooking the countryside on the edge of the Hertfordshire town of Stevenage doesn't disappoint, boasting five bedrooms, an inglenook fireplace and original servant bells. The author lived at the property between the ages of four and 14, and referenced it in his 1910 novel Howards End. Now the home is on the market for £1.5million
Do you live near a Millionaire's Row? Britain's most expensive streets revealed, including the London road where a home costs £36M
Research by Zoopla said there are now 14,417 streets in Britain where the average house price is at least £1million - some 1,999 more than in 2016. Top spot is claimed by Kensington Palace Gardens, the road next door to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's home, while the continuing rise of Britain's Millionaire's Rows means those without royalty as neighbours may also live near to some of Britain's most expensive roads outside London, with Roundhay Park Lane, in Leeds, Broadway, in Altrincham, and Lovelace Avenue, in Solihull, claiming top spot in their individual regions.
Dick and Angel are back! Escape to the Chateau returns to our screens - but how much cash would you need to renovate one of these properties in France?
Dick Strawbridge and his partner Angel (pictured left) swapped their Essex flat for an abandoned chateau that they are renovating. Could you follow in their footsteps by buying an 11-bed chateau for £760k (pictured top right) or an 8-bed chateau for £425k (pictured bottom right).
Have homes got cheaper since 2007 near you? SIMON LAMBERT on the map that compares house prices to wages across Britain
First-time buyers and movers require help from the Bank of Mum and Dad, the Government feels the need to bung new home buyers interest-free cash, and a glance at estate agent listings involves a game of 'how much?'. But now an interesting piece of research has challenged the affordability doom and gloom, so does Britain really have a problem with high house prices?
By using an online estate agents instead of a traditional high street option, sellers can save thousands of pounds, while also getting their home marketed professionally. But they must remember that it's not all about cost and instead pick a service based on its quality, as this is what is likely to achieve them the best sale price on their home. We take a look at what's on offer.
A convenient house price rise: Converted public toilet goes back on the market after a year with seller asking £45k more
The semi-detached house in posh Surrey's Ewell Village was sold last year after being marketed for sale with an asking price of £285k. The buyer has now put it back on the market with an increased asking price of £330k. If the property sells at the latest £330k price, it is the equivalent of a 16% rise compared to a year ago.
Yours for the price of a London studio flat! The sprawling Scottish six-bedroom country house that's gone on the market for £200k
If you've thought that owning a sprawling country house is out of your price range, it's time to look again. The price of this six-bed house in Scotland's Fife is the same as a London studio flat. It comes with more than three acres of land, including a walled garden and some detached garages. But it needs renovating throughout.
The hymn Amazing Grace was written by the Reverend John Newton, who lived at this pretty Buckinghamshire property from 1764 to 1780. The former slave trader and born-again Christian wrote the iconic hymn - which has been embraced by the African American community - after acknowledging how despicable his earlier profession had been.
Imagine having an unlimited budget to buy a property anywhere in the world. What house would you pick? These homes revealed in exclusive research by property website Rightmove could be yours if money really was no object, including, clockwise from top left, a six-bed house in Australia, a seven-bed villa in Thailand, a nine-bed villa in Italy, a 10-bed villa in Morrocco, a six-bed house in Brazil, and an 11-bed house in California, USA.