Rightmove said the figures suggested the market remained resilient, although this rate of growth was ‘well below’ the 1.6 per cent monthly average at this time of year over the last ten years. The website said all regions saw price rises between January and February, except for a marginal fall in the South West, where prices dropped by £131.
Vermin in the House of Lords? No tittering please. It’s true. As Parliament prepares for a major refurbishment it seems their ermine-clad Lordships have had to put up with intruders that most people would find intolerable.‘The mice I can cope with,’ joked Lord Vaux of Harrowden, a crossbench peer last week. ‘Indeed, there are a couple that have almost become personal friends. But the moths!’
There are about 460,000 listings across the UK and they will be in the spotlight soon because Listed Property Awareness Week takes place later this month, ahead of a special exhibition at London’s Olympia on February 24 and 25. Listed homes are designated in three categories: Grade I, Grade II and Grade II*. Various levels of ‘protection’ apply to each, but being listed in any category applies to the entire property, inside and out
How to avoid being stuck with a house you desperately want to sell: Nine turn-offs to avoid when marketing a home
Rod Stewart may be a superstar, but he shares one problem with many of us mere mortals. He cannot sell his house.Rod first put Wood House, his 25-acre Essex mansion, on the market in July 2016 for £7.5 million. Nobody thought that price was serious so he dropped it by £550,000 that November, writes Fred Redwood.
Is this the most luxurious new-build on the British property market? Mansion for sale at £17M includes a ballroom that turns into a swimming pool, a car turntable and a wine cellar full of Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Imagine a house with almost every conceivable luxury and this property for sale in one of the most exclusive parts of the country must surely be close to the mark. The brand new home in Surrey's Weybridge is called Whitelands, and has some standout features that won't be found in your average detached family home.
Perhaps more than in any room in the house, bedrooms are where people look to feel relaxed. That means a stylish, uncluttered and cosy space. We take a look at how to get your bedroom to sell your home and get some tips from an estate agent on what buyers want. Some may take a little work, others are just simple, inexpensive tweaks that can make all the difference.
Do you live in one of the 50 best places in Britain? Hart in Hampshire tops the list and the Orkney Islands win second place
The district of Hart, which includes the town of Fleet, is named the best place to live after scoring highly on factors including health and life expectancy, earnings crime rates and weather. Southern England dominates the annual top 50 list published by Halifax, securing 35 of the 50 places - with 17 in the South East, nine in the East of England, five in the South West and four in London.
The most-viewed properties for sale in 2017 revealed - including a £150k former church and a 10-bed detached London house costing £30m
The most viewed properties for sale this year range from a five-bed former church in West Yorkshire for £150k to a 10-bed house in London for almost £30million. They include an eight-bedroom detached house in London's fashionable Primrose Hill (pictured top centre) which boasts a wine cellar and bar, an emerald green cinema room and a dedicated massage room.
Is this the most luxurious ski chalet? £8million-home with indoor garden, glass bridge and climbing wall goes on sale in France's Val-d'Isère
Chalet Huskey is the largest new build chalet to be built in the popular resort of Val-d'Isère in the French Alps, and it is on the market for £8million. As well as an indoor garden with a glass bridge, it boasts an indoor swimming pool, seven bedrooms and a climbing wall. There is also a bar and a dining area that can seat 18 people.
Castles fit for a princess! Top 10 homes for sale that boast turrets (including one that is on the market for the first time in 300 years)
Newly-engaged Royal couple Prince Harry and Megan Markle have set up home in a modest cottage in the grounds of Kensington Palace. But those who would like their new home to be a more regal affair, MailOnline Property has selected 10 castles for sale. However, a word of warning about living in a castle comes from property experts who insist that a Royal budget is often required to maintain them as it is not just the initial asking price that can be expensive.
Can you guess the price of these overseas homes? Take our quiz to see if you can - and guess which costs almost £100m...
Buying a holiday home in your favourite destination could not only prove the ultimate antidote to the British winter but may also prove a sound investment. We've selected a handful of overseas properties that could be the answer to your holiday home dreams - ranging from an exclusive 12-bedroom home in America's California to a much cheaper one-bedroom flat closer to home in Spain's Andalusia. But can you guess the price?
Could your gran's old sideboard, sofa or dining table be worth thousands? Sixties and Seventies furniture is making a comeback - and its value is rocketing
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