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.

Britain badly needs more housing, a reform of planning laws and a new land tax says a Treasury-commissioned report.

Prices in England and Wales are sticking to their upward trend and Sheffield is one to watch, according to a property website.

The market for second homes is booming, particularly in accessible affordable rural areas according to new research.

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