Britain's most unusual homes

Forts, castles, water towers and oast houses are being transformed into wow-factor homes across the UK, while new eco-builds offer unique design and the latest in homes technology. Join us as we take a tour around some of the cleverest conversions and quirkiest modern homes...

Diary of an estate agent: central London

Record breaking months for sales, while a dog causes mayhem calling his own private lift and another canine leads to extensive negotiations with the residents’ association of a Marylebone block.

London's greenest boroughs enjoy top house price growth

One lies in the heart of the British contemporary art scene, while the other contains a big chunk of leafy and affluent north London - Hackney and Haringey regularly outperform built-up neighbours when it comes to house price growth.

Design trends: home phones

These home phones don't just look smart, they act smart, too. Whether you battle the constant struggle to get phone signal or need a visually or audibly clearer way to make phone calls to friends and family - here are the cordless home phones offering something for everyone... 

Brick Awards 2015: London's best brick houses

Brick is back in favour with London architects. The best of their recent work features in the 39th annual Brick Awards. Here is a selection of our favourite shortlisted properties.