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Ever wondered who once lived in that glorious building in the middle of Richmond Park, now home to the Royal Ballet School? Who better to enlighten us than the National Archives' Nicholas Kingsley...

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has been drumming up support for its Green Deal scheme today, by claiming that making energy saving improvements to a property could increase its value…

A lot of estate agents have their own magazines, and a lot of brands get content marketing very wrong.

The most key property blogs in Britain have been celebrated by Primelocation's annual property blog awards

With a cracking sense of timing, The Buying Solution has flagged up some exceptionally high demand in lovely Henley

As a raft of new schemes promise buyers "hotel levels" of customer service, Robert Soning asks whether property management companies are ready to deal with the challenges presented by this new era of m…

257,000 homes in the UK are now described as having a "high spec" interior, according to research by Aviva, as estate agents focus on luxury buzz-words to bring in buyers, listing high-end finishings alongside…

Integral leisure complexes are currently riding a wave of popularity, but can you really make one feel like a natural part of a property? John Evans explains how it pays to think deeply about the architecture…

This year's events programme at the 41st Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair  (6th to 16th June 2013), has a few real gems for arty/antiquey/interiors types...

As this year's horticultural hullaballoo dies down for another year, our landscape design guru Barry Burrows reflects on his baptism of fire..

That rather pernickity client wants to go for luncheon, get suited-up and have a night out; where to recommend? There's an awful lot of choice in London...

With a comprehensive drubbing of New Zealand in the bag and and a rip-roaring Ashes series in the offing, hopes are unnaturally high for some English success on the cricket field this summer