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House prices in the North East outpace other areas rising £1k a month says Zoopla

House price rises in the North East of England are outpacing those anywhere else in the country, new research has revealed. Values in the region have risen by 3.31 per cent since the beginning of the year from an average of £182,321 to £188,851. It means homeowners in the North East are currently 'earning' £1,000 a month from their homes.

Artist Lucien Pissarro's blue plaque London house for sale for £2.95m

The Georgian Grade II house for sale has a prestigious blue plaque featured on the front, revealing that the impressionist painter Lucien Pissarro lived at the property from 1863 to 1944. Today, there is a 28ft artist's studio at the property, in a detached purpose building on the grounds. The house is called The Brook and was built in around 1760 as a farmhouse, with Lucien Pissarro and his daughter Orovida both living there.

UK Housing Secretary James Brokenshire is set to outline plans for a minimum three-year tenancy term, with a six-month break clause, to help renters put down roots.

Casa Amor Love Island villa is for sale for £2.6m via Knight Frank

Casa Amor makes a return appearance on Love Island - and the secret second villa is on the market for £2,555,447. It comes with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a private vineyard, a swimming pool and landscaped gardens.

The Office for National Statistics is expected to say the economy grew by as much as 0.3 per cent in the three months to the end of May.

When Karina and Craig Waters first purchased the sprawling Château de Gudanes in Verdun, in the south of France, little did they know the full extent to which their work was cut out for them.

Halifax reveals best places to live by the seaside in the UK

Sandbanks in Poole has been named as the most expensive seaside town in the country, with an average house price of £626,553. The top 10 most expensive seaside towns also include Salcombe in Devon and Aldeburgh in Suffolk.

Retirement shouldn’t mean retiring from the finer things in life – it should mean having a chance to enjoy them. Now, thanks to the very latest in retirement developments, this possible.

There are so many ways to make it work to your advantage through buying property, whether it be a holiday home for you and your family, a house or flat you can rent out.

Virgin Money, West One and others now allow landlords applying for a buy-to-let mortgage to use both the property's rental income and earned income to get past tough affordability thresholds.

According to the Conveyancing Association, failure to disclose the leasehold details breaks consumer protection rules and could mean developers face criminal investigation.

Zoopla reveals tiny £160k studio for sale in London

The 118 sq ft studio has a relatively cheap price tag of £160k, which compares to a £1.3m average price of a property in the same street. It means a buyer would end up paying around £1,350 for each sq ft of space in the studio, which has a compact kitchen and a separate shower room with a toilet

Bob Weinstein originally listed the Connecticut home for $32million in 2013, but slashed the price several times with a large cut coming after sex assault allegations against brother Harvey surfaced.

Hallways play a huge role in creating that perfect first impression of a property and so follow our tips if you are looking to get your house sold.

They moved into their £10million sprawling country mansion in the Cotswolds six months ago - but the Beckhams' barn conversion remains an 'arid dust-bowl.'     

Are these Greece's most upmarket properties? Half of the houses on this luxury eco-development have been snapped up off-plan at an average price of £5M

There are 50 plots of land for new homes at the development, which also includes established five-star hotels and one of Europe's best golf courses - which hosts a professional and amateur golf tournament every year. Each new home at Costa Navarino is individually designed within the development's strict sustainability criteria, ensuring that the buildings blend seamlessly into the stunning landscape.

With buyers facing hefty asking prices and stamp duty charges, shifting a home for £1m or more can be tough, but in areas like Cambridge and Edinburgh, sellers face less of a struggle.

To raise enough money for a 15 per cent deposit on a first home, a single first-time buyer will need to save for just over 10 and a half years, new figures by Hamptons International show.

There’s nobody better to ask for advice if you want to sell your home – now or in the future – and would like to get the best possible price than Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer.

4bed house to rent on London’s Barbican estate for £5k a month

A four-bedroom house on the Barbican estate in London is available to rent for more than £5k a month. It comes with three balconies – one of which looks out over the remains of the London Wall, built by the Romans.The iconic residential estate is next to the Barbican Arts Centre, the Museum of London and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

With just two per cent of UK housing designed specifically for older people the pressure is on to build more affordable retirement schemes

You don't need to be a billionaire with space to spare to create your own library. A corner will do. All you need is a shelf and armchair in which to read.

At some point, most of us reach a stage when we want to put our feet up. Maybe the way to do that is to buy a smaller home, so we don’t have to look after all those empty rooms.

Six countryside homes for sale with businesses attached

If you're thinking of escaping the rat race and changing your career along the way, then you might end up dreaming of properties for sale that can help you achieve your goal. But what kind of home could do that? We have picked six, (pictured clockwise from top left) a Scottish guest house, a campsite in North Yorkshire, a spa in Essex, a five-acre vineyard in Hertfordshire, a Nottinghamshire cattery, and a holiday let in Essex.

Property website Zoopla has analysed the most popular search terms on its site and the word' detached' tops the list, followed by 'garage' and 'bungalow'.

A recent survey suggested we don't want avocado bathrooms, wicker or leopard print in our homes, but they are all back in fashion. Perhaps we should all be embracing a bit of bad taste.

Can you guess the price of these two-bed flats?

Choosing a two-bedroom flat is often a compromise made by buyers who cannot afford to stretch to a house. But some two-bed apartments in the most sought-after locations can have values that fall firmly into the money-no-object camp - and far exceed the average house price. Put your property-price knowledge to the test by finding out if you can work out the right price.

Out of 100,000 recent property sales in line to benefit from stamp duty relief, according to L&C;'s calculations 30,000 will drop out of the bracket in the next decade.

Lloyds reveals increase in number of million-pound home sales

Amid Brexit concerns and impending interest rate rises, softening house prices at the top end of the market meant that numbers of such homes fell during the first half of 2017. But they sprang back sharply in the last six months of the year, according to data published by Lloyds Bank. A total of 14,474 homes were sold for more than £1million across Britain last year, up from 13,748 the previous year.

Six homes first-time buyers can afford with Post Office 100% mortgage

With the average UK salary at around £26,000, it means a typical first-time buyer could afford a property with a price tag of £120,000 using the Post Office deal. Here at MailOnline Property, we pick six bargain properties that have been reduced in price and now have an asking price of £120,000. Some of the houses have seen their values reduced by almost 40 per cent, with prices having initially been set close to £200,000.

Using a nationwide map of air pollution by EarthSense, FCI reports will include ratings for individual properties

If you are selling your home you're missing a trick if you have a separate dining room or area and do not show it off to its full potential, say property design experts and estate agents.

Would you buy and renovate a property in France? Escape to the Chateau couple launch new DIY TV show helping others follow in their footsteps

Escape to the Chateau's Dick Strawbridge and his wife Angel are helping others to follow in their footsteps and turn their chateaux into a successful business as part of a new TV show called Escape to the Chateau DIY. They are helping 16 individuals who have also made the decision to move to France and renovate a chateau - including a couple in their 20s.

Increasing numbers of owners and buyers are suffering down valuations and as asking prices are cut and big mortgages return are there red lights flashing for the property market?

Buyers opt for practical rather period features when it comes to securing a new home, meaning they will prioritise a good broadband signal over highly-rated schools.

Buyers may be tempted to buy a cheaper property that requires updating, but the margins on such projects can be extremely tight, warns a Yopa estate agent.

The £800k Devon home that looks like a treehouse

If you ever dreamed of a treehouse as a child then this unique property for sale in Devon could be for you. The £800,000 unusual family home is clad in timber and is set on a hillside surrounded by trees and stunning views of the English countryside. With its treetop setting, six bedrooms and designer interior, it has the feel of a luxury treehouse that fits perfectly into its stunning Totnes location.

The £2.2M Bradford bungalow at the front but huge house at the back

At first glance, the West Yorkshire property seems to spread across just one level, with only a large front door and electric gates suggesting it may be anything more than an ordinary low-level family home. But a closer look reveals a different picture as the detached property for sale is built on a slope and resembles more of a sprawling country house from the back.

Japanese Knotwood can be a homeowners' nightmare as the descructive plant can make the land unsaleable - so it is essential to remove it properly to stop any regrowth

The Property Ombudsman acts on behalf of consumers and can win back money they've lost during a dispute with their estate agent, but is it worth using? We ask the boss.

Click Above wants 40k new homes built on existing properties

A housebuilder specialising in rooftop development has already begun using the space above existing buildings to boost the supply of homes in Britain. It comes after the Government announced in the Housing White Paper at the end of last year that it is committed to building upwards, on 'airspace' above existing buildings.

My dilemma is that each year I wait, the more expensive it gets. But the Government has said it is changing rules for leaseholders, which could mean I'd get a better deal if I wait until they kick in.

Tenants' rental payments can now appear on their credit scores, helping them to build up a credit score - and if don't pay there will be a default on their record.

The Fitzgeralds, both 76, have invested many hours redecorating and improving their two-bedroom property to turn it into a quiet retirement haven for themselves and their beloved dog, Millie.

Savills' block of flats with a swimming pool unveiled in Vietnam

The new luxury flats each have a swimming pool on the balcony, with penthouses costing £2million. MailOnline Property's Myra Butterworth is given a private tour of the development showroom as the block of apartments is not scheduled to be finished until the end of this year.

We ask a leading mortgage expert whether it is possible to combine the Help to Buy Isa with the Rent a Room scheme when buying a first home.

Designed by celebrated architect Gwathmey Siegel, the 2,598 square feet apartment comes with three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. There is also a terrace that wraps around the penthouse.

From the street, all that can be seen of the luxury property is a brick wall and a gate that leads down to the front door. But hidden below is a four-bed house (pictured) looking over the River Dart in Devon.

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.

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