Understanding Leasehold Property

In the current quiet climate of the property market, a timely new book has emerged on the shelves which provides tips for leaseholders wishing to boost the value of their…

Allowed to Extend

The rules governing whether development is permitted in your garden are very complex, says Robin Petherick

Focus on Shrewsbury

With its vibrant past and inspiring surroundings, Shrewsbury is one of Britain's most prosperous county towns.

A Perfect Position

Off plan plots for sale are now available for purchase in La Reserva de Sotogrande, Phase 2 of an interesting development in Andalucia.

House Prices Up

The Halifax has reported a steady improvement in housing market activity for July, despite a relatively flat market

Market Need Not Fear Collapse

The property market will remain subdued for the foreseeable future but consecutive price falls are unlikely, says the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

A Taxing Time

Holly Kirkwood looks at some of the taxation issues to take into account when buying in Spain, France or the US

Advice for the Loan Traveller

Borrowing to buy any property abroad has become much easier than in the past. Carla Passino looks at some of the options available to international buyers.

The Next Big Things

From Portugal to the Caribbean, brand-new developments in up-and-coming resorts are luring British buyers away from their traditional property haunts. Carla Passino investigates.

More Farmland For Sale

The amount of farmland on the market has increased for the first time in three years, according to RICS

Disputed boundaries

Roger Field discovers that it pays to make sure your property's boundaries are clearly defined

Hips Elaborated Upon

The Government has begun to elaborate on its plans to introduce compulsory Home Information Packs (Hips) to England and Wales

Hometrack Points to Summer Lull

Hometrack’s figures for July indicate a fall in prices as the market continues to favour the buyer, but consumer confidence is due to increase, it says.