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An artist's dream inspiration! Home of Impressionist painter Lucien Pissarro goes on sale for £2.95m - complete with a studio and blue plaque

Artist Lucien Pissarro's blue plaque London house for sale for £2.95m

The Georgian Grade II house for sale has a prestigious blue plaque featured on the front revealing that the impressionist painter Lucien Pissarro lived there.

Renters gain extra powers to stamp out 'revenge evictions' as ministers vow to bring in longer tenancy terms 

UK Housing Secretary James Brokenshire is set to outline plans for a minimum three-year tenancy term, with a six-month break clause, to help renters put down roots.

Would you turn this beautiful period property into your own Grand Design? Unique five-bed Edwardian home near Dorset's Sandbanks looks set for the developer's wrecking ball...

The five-bedroom house is in St Clair Road in the Canford Cliffs area of Poole, just behind the closest road to the beach and next to expensive Sandbanks.

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Prepare for takeoff! Devon farmhouse with its own aircraft hangar and runway is on the market for £1.75m

Zoopla reveals Devon farmhouse for sale with aircraft hangar and runway

The farmhouse near Tiverton, in Devon, has an aircraft hangar and a 300m runway that is suitable for light aircraft.

Top places to buy a home in the sun on a budget revealed: Weymouth and Portland top the list with 35 hours of sun a week and homes for £200k

As Britain basks in glorious weather, it's good to know that buying a home in some of the sunniest hotspots in the country doesn't have to cost you the earth.

Fancy escaping to a £290k three-bed home in the Devonshire countryside? Sarah Beeny heads to the south west coast to pick her bargain of the month

Sarah Beeny has chosen this end of terrace property that was built in the 1880s and is in the Devon village of Kenton as her property of the month.

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Buy your own slice of Love Island! Casa Amor is the secret second villa that splits the TV contestants from the main home - and it's on the market for £2.6m

Casa Amor Love Island villa is for sale for £2.6m via Knight Frank

Casa Amor makes a return appearance on Love Island - and the secret second villa is on the market for £2,555,447.

Case grows for interest rate rise as official figures are expected to show the economy is strengthening 

The Office for National Statistics is expected to say the economy grew by as much as 0.3 per cent in the three months to the end of May.

Couple who bought a decrepit French Château for $500k after seeing just FOUR of its 94 rooms reveal the major lessons they've learned during its renovation

When Karina and Craig Waters first purchased the sprawling Château de Gudanes in Verdun, in the south of France, little did they know the full extent to which their work was cut out for them.

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Do you want to live beside the seaside? Sandbanks and Salcombe named priciest spots to live by the coast - but values have dropped substantially in the last year

Halifax reveals best places to live by the seaside in the UK

Sandbanks in Poole has been named as the most expensive seaside town in the country, with an average house price of £626,553.

Living the high-life: Enjoy a fabulous retirement with everything from luxurious pools to penthouses

Retirement shouldn’t mean retiring from the finer things in life – it should mean having a chance to enjoy them. Now, thanks to the very latest in retirement developments, this possible.

Invest your money in a second holiday home, buy to-let or student digs for your child 

There are so many ways to make it work to your advantage through buying property, whether it be a holiday home for you and your family, a house or flat you can rent out.

Landlords tempted to max out buy-to-let borrowing: Lenders are working around tougher mortgage rules - but is it a good idea?

Virgin Money, West One and others now allow landlords applying for a buy-to-let mortgage to use both the property's rental income and earned income to get past tough affordability thresholds.

Leasehold scandal: Developers could face criminal charges for breaking consumer protection rules when selling new build homes

According to the Conveyancing Association, failure to disclose the leasehold details breaks consumer protection rules and could mean developers face criminal investigation.

Is this the cheapest home for sale in London? Tiny studio flat with the floor space of just four double mattresses is on the market for £160k

Zoopla reveals tiny £160k studio for sale in London

The 118 sq ft studio has a relatively cheap price tag of £160k, which compares to a £1.3m average price of a property in the same street.

Bob Weinstein sells his six-bed Connecticut mansion for $17.5million - half his original listing price - just months after selling Manhattan townhouse

Bob Weinstein originally listed the Connecticut home for $32million in 2013, but slashed the price several times with a large cut coming after sex assault allegations against brother Harvey surfaced.

PROPERTY CLINIC: I live in a block of flats where my neighbours regularly hold late night parties - what action can I take?

Sometimes, late night noise means I struggle to get more than a few hours sleep before I have to head off to work in the morning. What can I do?

How to get a hallway that will help to sell your home: Top tips to impress buyers with your property

Hallways play a huge role in creating that perfect first impression of a property and so follow our tips if you are looking to get your house sold.

The Beckhams' £10million sprawling country Cotswolds pad remains an 'arid dust-bowl' despite the family moving in SIX months ago

They moved into their £10million sprawling country mansion in the Cotswolds six months ago - but the Beckhams' barn conversion remains an 'arid dust-bowl.'     

Are these Greece's most upmarket properties? Half of the houses on this luxury eco-development have been snapped up off-plan at an average price of £5M

There are 50 plots of land for new homes at the development, which also includes established five-star hotels and one of Europe's best golf courses.

PROPERTY CLINIC: Should I replace my kitchen and bathroom before I put the property on the market?

Jason Indranie, a local estate agent from Yopa, says there isn’t a day that goes by without a vendor asking this question.

Fastest places to sell a £1m home revealed: Cambridge, Harpenden and Hackney among places where houses sell in shortest time

With buyers facing hefty asking prices and stamp duty charges, shifting a home for £1m or more can be tough, but in areas like Cambridge and Edinburgh, sellers face less of a struggle.

Single first-time buyers need over a decade to raise a deposit - and for Londoners it could take 17 years

To raise enough money for a 15 per cent deposit on a first home, a single first-time buyer will need to save for just over 10 and a half years, new figures by Hamptons International show.

How to turn your humble home into a hot property: Location, Location, Location stars Kirstie and Phil's tips for buyers and sellers

There’s nobody better to ask for advice if you want to sell your home – now or in the future – and would like to get the best possible price than Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer.

What's it like to live on London's iconic Barbican estate? Grade II listed house overlooking a Roman wall is available to rent for £5.2k a MONTH

4bed house to rent on London’s Barbican estate for £5k a month

A four-bedroom house on the Barbican estate in London is available to rent for more than £5k a month.

Elderly homeowners still face obstacles to downsizing - but affordable alternatives to pricey retirement homes are emerging 

With just two per cent of UK housing designed specifically for older people the pressure is on to build more affordable retirement schemes

Despite our reservations, renting out our spare room to a lodger has been a revelation, says MAX DAVIDSON

You can now become a landlord without having to deal with semi-house-trained students who are strangers to toilet brushes

Here's how you can dip into the joys of your very own library, even if it's tiny

You don't need to be a billionaire with space to spare to create your own library. A corner will do. All you need is a shelf and armchair in which to read.

The downsizing lowdown: How to make the most of moving to a smaller home

At some point, most of us reach a stage when we want to put our feet up. Maybe the way to do that is to buy a smaller home, so we don’t have to look after all those empty rooms.

Fancy escaping the rat race? Six homes in the country for sale with their own businesses - with one earning £315k-a-year

Six countryside homes for sale with businesses attached

What kind of home could help you escape to the country? We have picked six homes with established businesses, ranging from an award-winning luxury campsite to a five-acre vineyard.

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