Where to buy a coastal bolthole

Escape to the British coast by buying in one of these undiscovered seaside towns

Should you use an estate agent?

A good estate agent will tell you things you may not want to hear, says property expert James Max

Looking to buy your first London home? Go west, not east!

Property expert James Max explains how to find lasting value in the capital

Where fine art meets high-end living

Across the world, luxury property developments are making modern art part of the furniture

The private cinema at Lillie Square

How upmarket flats became Home Suite Home

Expensive apartments used to have the odd gym or bar. Now they offer everything you get at a five-star hotel

Cheeky’s nail bar at The Ned

The Square Mile hipsters

The fashionable private clubs springing up in the heart of the City

How Bushwick went the way of Williamsburg

Once-gritty Bushwick is now the trendiest place in New York City, writes Jane Mulkerrins

Surrey’s new rich

What happened to the quiet, leafy county Daisy Dunn once knew?

The fight for Notting Hill

Some locals are determined to preserve its soul in the face of bankers, MPs and planners

Not only fools and horses

Peter Robins on the rapid rebranding of Peckham