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Prudence Ivey

Editor, Homes & Property

Property News

House prices recover to pre-2008 peak in all UK regions after 14 years

London property took just two years to recover after the 2008 crash, while some UK regions have taken 14 years

Jan 14, 2022
Property News

Miami Art Deco-style pink house site for sale in Camden for £1.2m

The unusual property was inspired by a Gothic church and Miami Art Deco architecture

Jan 13, 2022
Property News

‘We can’t let a pathological aversion to red tape endanger more lives’

New proposals go some way to helping trapped leaseholders but say nothing of the future of building in the UK

Jan 12, 2022
Property News

Revealed: the average profit made by London home sellers in 2021

It was the first time since data has been compiled that London sellers made less than £200,000

Jan 10, 2022
Property News

Do you live in one of London’s new £1million neighbourhoods?

The number of areas where homes cost more than £500,000 spiked, while neighbourhoods with prices under £150,000 are dying out

Jan 6, 2022

Nine films to watch now to inspire your new year home renovation

Some of the most glorious homes on film. Do you agree with our choices or have we missed your favourite? Let us know in the comments or tweet @HomesProperty 

Dec 27, 2021
Property News

Has Covid killed the London property market?

Londoners bought 62 per cent more homes elsewhere in 2021 — is it curtains for the capital?

Dec 26, 2021

Bullet-proof NYC house and Cannes super-villa among most popular homes

Rightmove has revealed the most-viewed international homes of 2021.

Dec 22, 2021

Homes on most expensive street of 2021 cost over 100 times UK average

All 10 of the countries most expensive streets are in London

Dec 22, 2021
Celebrity homes

What to do if a neighbour’s tree overhangs your garden like Henry’s

What should you do if a neighbour’s plants are growing into your garden?

Dec 15, 2021

An exclusive look behind-the-scenes of Britain’s most expensive houses

From a £75 million house in Knightsbridge to “bargain” £12 million flat on the Southbank, here’s a sneak peak at the luxury London homes on the Channel 4 show.

Dec 15, 2021

How to build your own desk for less than £100

The shops have sold out of budget home-working options but it's easy and inexpensive to make your own — and it will give you something to do in lockdown. 

Dec 14, 2021

One artist’s epic journey to transform London home into living artwork

Artist Stephen Wright reveals how filling his East Dulwich House of Dreams with sculptures, mosaics and found objects was a type of therapy.

Dec 8, 2021
Property News

Virtual property boom mirrors our obsession with bricks and mortar

Investors are buying homes in the metaverse they can’t actually live in — but is it so different to the way the property market functions irl?

Dec 8, 2021
Where to live

Bill Granger on his ‘accidental emigration’ to this west London area

The Australian cook, author and restaurateur behind Granger & Co, moved to Notting Hill from Sydney 12 years ago.

Dec 6, 2021
Property News

A-list families love this south-west London riverside village

Great schools, fast links and a village vibe are the perfect package. 

Nov 24, 2021

We should be grateful for Terence Conran’s influence despite his flaws

Our homes would look very different were it not for the design visionary, who launched Habitat in the Sixties

Nov 19, 2021
Property News

Are new property taxes the way to upgrade our homes energy efficiency?

It’s estimated it’ll cost £330bn to upgrade homes to the necessary standard

Nov 3, 2021