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Meghann Murdock

Deputy editor, Homes & Property
Buying & Mortgages

The five best money saving apps to help you save for a house

Help yourself save for a deposit with these five money apps

Property News

Stamp duty rumours and vaccine numbers push homes searches to new high

The new record of 8.51 million visits surpassed the previous one set on the day the stamp duty holiday was announced last year.

Interiors

Matthew Williamson launches curated home platform with pieces from £12

With pieces from £12, Kate Moss and Sienna Miller’s former fashion favourite’s new website is a one-stop interiors shop

Buying & Mortgages

Spectacular converted water tower for sale for price of a London flat

The three-bedroom conversion costs almost £10k less than the average London home

Luxury

Inside Britain’s most expensive home — valued at £250 million

Businessman John Caudwell has created Britain's most expensive home in Mayfair —  it's more than twice the size of the Royal Albert Hall and worth £250 million. 

Property News

Private river island in Surrey commuter town sells for £1 million

The private island, with two-bedroom house, is under offer, having gone up for sale for offers above £1 million. 

Interiors

Our writers on how they’re creating cosy corners at home in Lockdown 3

Standard writers on the peaceful interiors spaces they’ve been creating to help them unwind in Lockdown 3. 

Property News

Three leafy London areas already popular with 2021 home hunters

Leafy locations seeing renewed interest from pandemic buyers across London this year.
Interiors

Top renovation ideas to inspire your home makeover projects

Our pick of ingenious interior makeovers, home renovations and extensions to inspire your next interiors project.

Luxury

Warehouse home where Charlie Chaplin rehearsed is for sale in Brixton

The warehouse Charlie Chaplin once rehearsed in is now a lofty artist's home for sale. 

Interiors

The super-luxe makeovers parents are giving Ikea's Duktig play kitchen

With nearly 50,000 posts on the duktig Instagram hashtag, the wooden play kitchen is proving popular with parents who then transform it into a stylish interiors piece for their home — and kids. 

Property News

Unusual water tank home for sale on top of iconic east London block

For sale for the second time since its ingenious conversion from a disused water tank, the penthouse was shortlisted for a top architecture prize in 2018. 

Interiors

Clever eco-friendly home improvements costing from just £25

Have you been planning future home improvements in Tier 4? Here are some energy-efficient, eco-friendly upgrades that should be top of the list.

Homes & Property

Top renovation inspiration from the best home makeovers of 2020

Our pick of ingenious interior makeovers, home renovations and extensions to inspire your next interiors project

Homes & Property

Top renovation inspiration from the best home makeovers of 2020

Our pick of ingenious interior makeovers, home renovations and extensions to inspire your next interiors project. 
Homes & Property

Controversial lighthouse among Grand Designs' most memorable reveals

We take a look back at Channel 4's Grand Designs' most emotional episodes. 
Homes & Property

20 independent London homeware designers you should know about

We've got your Christmas shopping covered with our edit of independent designers, destinations and products — plus exclusive discounts.
Celebrity homes

Emilia Clarke’s ultra-modern home for sale in exclusive LA beach town

Actress and SameYou charity founder Emilia Clarke’s spectacular two-bedroom home is for sale.

Homes & Property

20 independent London homeware designers you should know about

We've got your Christmas shopping covered with our edit of independent designers, destinations and products — plus exclusive discounts.  

Homes & Property

£248k robot kitchen will cook an entire meal — and wash up afterwards

Promising to rustle up 5,000 of your favourite dishes at the touch of a button, a newly-launched robotic kitchen will bring haute-cuisine to the homes of the super rich.  

Homes & Property

£248k robot kitchen will cook an entire meal — and wash up afterwards

Promising to rustle up 5,000 of your favourite dishes at the touch of a button, a newly-launched robotic kitchen will bring haute-cuisine to the homes of the super rich. 
Interiors

£248k robot kitchen will cook an entire meal — and wash up afterwards

Promising to rustle up 5,000 of your favourite dishes at the touch of a button, a newly-launched robotic kitchen will bring haute-cuisine to the homes of the super rich. 

Homes & Property

Vast Essex estate and hilltop mansion among 2020’s most-viewed homes

A home so vast four of the bedrooms have never been slept in and a secluded Hollywood-style mansion on a London hilltop are among this year's most popular homes online.

Homes & Property

Riverside spot voted London's happiest place to live in 2020

The riverside spot is London's happiest place to live, but the 10th happiest in Britain — coming in behind picturesque towns like St Ives in Cornwall and Skipton in North Yorkshire.
Property News

Riverside spot voted London's happiest place to live for sixth year

The riverside spot is London's happiest place to live, but the 10th happiest in Britain — coming in behind picturesque towns like St Ives in Cornwall and Skipton in North Yorkshire.
Homes & Property

Vast Essex estate and hilltop mansion among 2020's most-viewed homes

A home so vast four of the bedrooms have never been slept in and a secluded Hollywood-style mansion on a London hilltop are among this year's most popular homes online. 
Homes & Property

Warehouse home where Charlie Chaplin rehearsed is for sale in Brixton

The warehouse Charlie Chaplin once rehearsed in is now a lofty artist's home.

Homes & Property

Converted water tank home on top of iconic east London block for sale

Now for sale for the second time since its ingenious conversion, the penthouse was shortlisted for a top architecture prize in 2018. 
Homes & Property

What did Rishi Sunak say about London housing in the Spending Review?

The Government will allocate £7.1 billion to a new National Home Building Fund next year, as announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak today in the Spending Review 2020.

Homes & Property

Riverside spot voted London’s happiest place to live in 2020

The riverside spot is London's happiest place to live, but the 10th happiest in Britain — coming in behind picturesque towns like St Ives in Cornwall and Skipton in North Yorkshire.  

Homes & Property

Meaningful eco-friendly home improvements costing from just £25

Have you been planning future home improvements in Lockdown 2? Here are some energy-efficient, eco-friendly upgrades that should be top of the list.

Homes & Property

Meaningful eco-friendly home improvements costing from just £25

Have you been planning future home improvements in Lockdown 2? Here are some energy-efficient, eco-friendly upgrades that should be top of the list.
Homes & Property

Lockdown and our love lives: from falling for flatmates to shacking up

Partners, pets or space? We meet renter, housesharer and homeowner couples whose lives have changed greatly between lockdowns.
Property News

Lockdown and our love lives: from falling for flatmates to shacking up

Partners, pets or space? We meet renter, housesharer and homeowner couples whose lives have changed greatly between lockdowns.

Homes & Property

Deposits worth £5bn in limbo with first-time buyers halted by Covid-19

It's thought that around £5 billion is being held up in the deposits of first-time buyers who have decided to delay until the pandemic is over. 

Property News

This 1960s spaceship home in New Zealand is one of only 100 ever built

A rare Futuro house, currently in storage in Christchurch, has been listed in a sealed-bids sale.