Diary of an estate agent: Chelsea and Belgravia

With an election on the way there’s too much time to think up silly ideas but I’m still doing valuations when one apartment visit turns into the great escape after I’m locked in by the porter.

Daddy's girls

Meet the Porfs - children of the rich and famous, including Tamara Ecclestone and Anna Abramovich - who have millions to spend on a starter home.

Chocolate queen: Chantal Coady

Chantal Coady dreamed of owning a chocolate factory but until she did her south London home was covered in trays of truffles

Queen of bargains

All her bargain-hunting talent was needed when Alison Cork fell for a Belgravia town house she couldn’t afford. But her skills won the prize