There are 2,475 long-term vacant properties in Hertfordshire with a combined value of £976.5m.


The average property price in England and Wales has hit a record high – and the biggest year-on-year increase was in the East of England.

Yesterday, 17:00

89 per cent of people looking to move feel that finding their next property is harder than selling their existing home.

Yesterday, 10:34

Confidence in the UK housing market has stabilised after a record period of decline, a new study has revealed.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Speaking as someone who still manages her social life via an actual physical calendar on the kitchen wall and hadn’t downloaded an app until about six months ago, this week’s techie homes feature - available to view in our e-edition - is a revelation.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

While some home owners favour a blank canvas in neutral shades, others prefer to make a statement with their choice of décor.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sales of £1 million-plus apartments have increased by 196 per cent in England and Wales in the last decade.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

30 per cent of the apartments at a new assisted living development in St Albans have been sold off plan.

Monday, April 17, 2017

For most of us, buying and selling property is a huge deal, both financially and emotionally.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

When it comes to making decisions about home renovation projects, women wear the trousers – it’s official.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Ever wondered which day of the week is the best for putting your house on the market?

Monday, April 10, 2017

If money were no object, there’s a good chance at least one of these stunning properties would be on all of our ‘to buy’ lists.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Okay, so who here thinks they’re house-proud? And what does being house-proud actually even mean?

Monday, April 3, 2017

The housebuilder responsible for a major assisted living development in St Albans is looking for a local charity to support.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Do you love where you live? Even if the answer’s no, it might be worth pretending otherwise for a chance of winning £250.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

After what feels like years of downpours, cold snaps and general freezing misery, the weather has finally taken a turn for the better, meaning that for those of us blessed with a bit of outside space, we’ve been taking tentative steps into the garden.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A Harpenden lettings agent has helped raise £2,000 for Keech Hospice Care.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, and as the weather shows a marked improvement, many of us are turning our thoughts to garden furniture.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Pets are a pain. I say this as an owner of two elderly cats and an OAP dog, whose combined age puts them at about 37.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

There’s nothing like seeing someone else’s fabulous, shiny new house to make all the defects of your own place seem starker than ever.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Many St Albans and Harpenden homeowners are earning more from their property than their job, new research has revealed.

Friday, March 10, 2017

So you’ve decided to sell - now what? Choosing an agent is the logical first step for most of us, but with so many to choose from the options can seem overwhelming.

Friday, March 10, 2017

A local estate agent has criticised the government for failing to address the issue of stamp duty in this week’s budget.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Like so many things in life, when it comes to home interiors, we have a tendency to re-write history.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

In news that may come as something as a surprise to many of our female readers, new research has shown that UK men are more houseproud than women.

Monday, February 27, 2017

We all know that kitchens and bathrooms sell houses, but how many of us manage to keep these two rooms looking tip top when we’re not looking to sell?

Monday, February 27, 2017

One of Hertfordshire’s most famous residents has left Radlett for a new life in Surrey.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

One of the first things most of us want to know when we find a new place to live is whether the neighbours are a nightmare. After all, the people next door or across the road can make or break an experience of living somewhere.

Monday, February 20, 2017

The East of England recorded the highest house price growth in the UK over the 12 months to December 2016, new figures have revealed.

Friday, February 17, 2017

While many of us dream of spending our dotage by the coast, more than half of the UK’s city dwellers (52 per cent) plan on staying put when they retire.

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