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Which London properties would pay mansion tax?

Research reveals 11,462 London homes would face mansion tax.

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There are 11,462 homes in London worth more than £2m, which could face mansion tax if the bill is passed.


Country houses near prep schools

The London-to-country market marches almost entirely to the prep-school tune, but if buyers want to be installed by summer, they shouldn’t delay, says Arabella Youens.

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Don't delay sourcing a property within easy reach of a good prep school.


Buying property in North America

Holly Kirkwood travels to two new communities in Idaho and Canada that plan to take you back to nature.

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Two new communities in Idaho and Canada offer the perfect place to sit back and take in the magnificent local landscapes.


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Property guide to Shamley Green

This idyllic Surrey village sees demand from families way outstripping supply

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We take a look at property in and around Shamely Green in Surrey, and consider why buyers are so drawn to the village when moving out of London for the first time

Listed buildings: assets or liabilities?

Listed building owners suffer for their efforts to preserve historic buildings

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The attitude towards listed buildings, and their owners, must change drastically if our heritage is to be properly preserved, says a new report

How to build an orangery

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Key considerations when constructing an orangery include design, lighting, interiors and security