- Build an outdoor pizza kitchen for less than £100 with The TV Carpenter
We take a look at one way of creating an outdoor kitchen if you have a love of making your own pizzas, but a budget of less than £100.
- Tome sweet tome: Six literary towns to consider for your next home move
Forget coffee shops and farmers' markets - a thriving independent bookshop is a sure sign of a welcoming community. We list the best towns for literary enthusiasts planning their next move.
- Reflected glories: Mirrors can add light or create a big statement
Mirrors are one of the most important weapons in a designer's arsenal; adding glamour while maximising light and boosting the sense of space - and we have never had so much choice.
- Top ten most viewed homes online includes six in Wales
Property website Zoopla revealed that homes in Swansea and Carmarthenshire are among the most popular.
- Jamie Oliver applies for permission to upgrade servants' quarters and add bedrooms to Essex mansion
TV chef Jamie Oliver has submitted the detailed plans for approval to the council in Essex which show he plans to convert the top floor formerly used for servants quarters until the 19th century.
- British ex-pat, 67, is forced to DESTROY his Spanish home two months after his wife died from cancer
Gurney Davey, 67, originally from Suffolk in the UK was forced to demolish his own home in the hope of avoiding a six-month prison sentence in Spain after losing a legal battle running since 2004.
- Wealthy buyers want bigger homes, better wifi and a local pub
Estate agents Savills say the race for space has driven the luxury homes market during the past year of the pandemic and that this looks set to continue.
- Flat in mansion block once home to TS Eliot for sale for £995,000
The one-bedroom flat for sale in London's affluent Kensington is part of a red brick mansion block where the poet once lived, and is being sold with a price tag of £995,000.
- The Cotswold house being sold with a 94-year-old tortoise
This four-bedroom Wiltshire home is being sold with a price tag of £825,000 and includes a 94-year-old tortoise that is known locally throughout the village.
- Elon Musk announces he is selling his last remaining home
Billionaire CEO Elon Musk announced on Monday that he was selling his last remaining home, and fulfilling a vow he made last year to no longer own any properties.
- Homes now cheaper to rent than buy for the first time since 2014
The cost to rent a typical home would be £1,054 a month, against £1,125 a month for mortgage repayments on the same property, according to Hamptons.
- We're levelling up: North/South house price divide is narrowing
Somewhere in the latest blizzard of record high house price figures and surge in sales triggered by the stamp duty holiday, one thing has been overlooked; the North South divide is decreasing.
- Design It Yourself: Lockdown fuels surge in budding home stylists
We may be a nation of DIY-ers, but many of us have been taking bolder design decisions, too. Lockdown fuelled a trend in home improvements as we spent more time indoors.
- Market town premium: Homes are worth £36k more on average
Homes in England's market towns are now worth £36,000 more than other locations, according to Halifax, with buyers paying double for the privilege in the most sought-after.
- Rics: Home sales boom will ease when stamp duty holiday ends
Rics said that current sales boom is not expected to last once the stamp duty holiday ends, but inflation will continue.
- Turn on the style: Taps may be functional but they can transform a room
When it comes to the humble water tap, we've never had so much choice. This essential, functional object is often overlooked - but to do so is to miss a design trick.
- Property market sees biggest sales logjam in a decade, says Rightmove
Some 704,000 homes on Rightmove are currently marked as 'sold subject to contract', which means the sale has been agreed, but contracts are not yet exchanged.
- House prices hit another record high in May with average now above £260k
House prices reached another record high in May, according to Halifax, with the average property adding more than £3,000 to its value in the last month alone.
- The great outdoors: Even the smallest garden can swing a property deal
Often considered a time-consuming chore pre-Covid, working in the garden is now seen as a pleasure. Clearly, this has had a dramatic effect on the housing market.
- Checkmate to gingham: The traditional fabric has had a modern makeover
Few patterns have transcended genres more successfully than checks. The beloved two-tone may remind some of a tablecloth, but its appeal extends beyond rustic chic and into modern homes.