Nationwide has revised its prediction for house price inflation this year, bringing it up to 15%.
One property website has upgraded its forecasts for property price inflation this month, as the Halifax puts the value of UK property at £3 trillion.
Pam Lewis applauds Christopher Lloyd's latest book about creative gardening with grass: specifically, meadows.
John Prescott has reconfirmed his intention of building hundreds of thousands of new homes in the south east in an interview over the weekend.
Parents who set up trusts for their homes to avoid inheritance tax but continue to live in them rent-free will have to pay income tax, Gordon Brown announced yesterday.
Giles Worsely enjoys the story of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Britain badly needs more housing, a reform of planning laws and a new land tax says a Treasury-commissioned report.
Prices continue to rise due to a shortfall of available housing, according to the latest survey by RICS.
Prices in England and Wales are sticking to their upward trend and Sheffield is one to watch, according to a property website.
Margaret Drabble reviews a 'short and delightful' book that combines autobiography and natural history.
If house prices continue to rise at the current levels, a collapse would be inevitable, says new research.
The market for second homes is booming, particularly in accessible affordable rural areas according to new research.
House price inflation continues to defy expectation into 2004, according to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister's latest figures
Francis Russell applauds a new catalogue of paintings which marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Iveagh Bequest at Kenwood.
House prices continue to rise more than many expected in the wake of interest rate increases.
As the day of the Budget grows closer, speculation is mounting over whether the Chancellor is planning to conduct a consultation into real estate investment trusts.
House prices rose at their steepest rate in nearly two years last month, according to the Nationwide building society.
Research by the RICS has identified two speeds in European housing markets, as economic downturn affected some countries more than it did others.
Proximity to good state schools has a significant impact on house prices as parents will pay a premium to ensure that their children get access to good education
Sam Osmond explores Falkner's strengths, and what stopped him from being a great architect as opposed to merely an excellent one.