Property Hotspots: Winchester

With its excellent transport connections, Winchester is becoming increasingly popular with London families who seek to improve their quality of life by moving to the country

Spain and the Balearics

Despite the events of September 11, the Spanish property market is booming and, in particular, recent close scrutiny by German tax authorities has meant that opportunities to buy in Mallorca…

Property Guide to South Wales

Although the property market in South Wales used to be mainly local, the region has recently become popular with buyers from farther afield. Nevertheless, prices remain reasonable

Property Guide to North Wales

Largely montainous, North Wales boasts some of the best scenery in the region. Prices are steepest in the north-east, within a half-hour's drive from Chester.

Spain: Still the Best Investment

With a constant rate of growth in the number of foreign residents looking to buy second homes, Spain, and particularly Mallorca are wise choices for investment, agree estate agents in…

Property in Mid-Wales

Mountainous and forested, Mid-Wales is still relatively inaccessible. Its house prices are low throughout the region, but rise on the eastern border

Guide to bricklaying

Contrary to popular belief, bricklaying requires sophisticated skills. Good craftsmen use bespoke materials to repair old brickwork to traditional standards.

Best place to live in Britain

Where is the best place to live in Britain? It must be best for beauty, best for community, best for local produce and best for affordability. Here are the results…