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Marcus Barnett: Behind the scenes at Chelsea

As the designers and teams unveil their creations at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, three-time Gold Medal winner Marcus Barnett gives us the inside track on exhibiting at most exciting event in the gardening calendar…

Lucian Cook: Are we heading for a rude awakening?

Rents and capital values of prime property continue to rise despite increasing interest rates and geopolitical uncertainty. But how long might it continue, asks Lucian Cook of Savills, as he outlines three potential sources of disruption for the market…

Lucy Barber: How to buy a property at auction

Auctions have seen a surge in popularity over the last few years, with an increasing number of prime properties going under the hammer. Forsters’ Lucy Barber explains what prospective bidders should be aware of, and the all-important due diligence required beforehand…