Buyers are prepared to pay nearly a third more for a property with a park view, a new study has revealed.


The Evening Standard has named St Albans as one of its 25 ‘commuter hotspots’.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Property prices in St Albans have dipped slightly in the last year following a period of amazing growth.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Ever wondered what the price you paid for your home would buy you elsewhere in the world? Well now you can find out.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Like many people not blessed with a huge home, I have a washing machine in my kitchen. It’s quite noisy in full spin and sticks out a bit, but apart from that it’s not really a problem. Apart from, to some people, it is.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

It’s not just tennis stars who are making a mint out of Wimbledon – local homeowners are also cashing in.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Welwyn Garden City is one of the five most in-demand areas outside Greater London, according to the Rightmove Rental Trends Tracker.

Friday, July 7, 2017

With its historic buildings, manicured green spaces and relaxed country feel, Childwickbury is a special place to visit.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

First time buyers are paying record prices to get on the property ladder, new research has revealed.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

It’s not every day a £6m house comes on the market – even in a place as full of pricey pads as St Albans.

Friday, June 30, 2017

We love a big, posh house here in Herts, and this week’s property section is full of them.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Imagine exiting your home’s underground garage via a basement car lift, as the Thunderbirds theme tune announces your appearance on your driveway.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Ver Lodge in Pondwicks Close is, or has been, a well-kept secret. It lies at the end of a highly sought-after cul-de-sac, approached from Grove Road at the bottom of Holywell Hill.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Parents are spending £20.1 billion each year supporting adult children who can’t afford to buy their first home.

Friday, June 23, 2017

The heat wave has got us all panic buying fans and flashing unseemly amounts of flesh as temperatures rise to levels not seen since, er, last summer.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Node is a beautiful conversion of an old manor house, set within 15 acres of stunning grounds.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Property prices have shot up by 80 per cent in some areas of Hertfordshire since interest rates fell to 0.5 per cent in March 2009.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Local commercial property specialist Aitchison Raffety has been named as one of Hertfordshire’s most active agencies.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

It’s been a week of political surprises, with the hung parliament spelling widespread uncertainty – and not just for Theresa May.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Turns out property viewing calamities aren’t a new thing for Rachel…

Monday, June 12, 2017

As the dust settles after the snap general election, a leading local agent has called on Downing Street to offer reassurance and allay fears of further uncertainty in the housing market.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The news that Herts house prices only increased by 1.9 per cent in the year to May came as a surprise to many – not least the wannabe buyers and/or Rightmove addicts who’ve been keeping a close eye on the local market these past 12 months.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Forget about ‘Road’, ‘Street’ or ‘Avenue’ – ‘Park’, ‘Green’ and ‘Gardens’ are what it’s all about when it comes to new build developments.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A development in Welwyn has picked up a top gong at the Evening Standard’s New Homes Awards.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Apparently there are certain key areas of many of our homes that never see cloth nor cleaning product. My money was on the bits of skirting board hidden behind radiators topping this particular list, but no – walls have won it.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Summer’s just around the corner, and these properties in St Albans and Stevenage have the edge on the competition with their outstanding outside space.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

We’re a nation of home ownership obsessives with a long-established fondness for TV property shows, and DIY SOS has been confirmed as the nation’s favourite.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Local garden designer Kate Gould has won a gold medal and ‘best in category’ award at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Hertfordshire house prices have risen just 1.9 per cent year-on-year according to the latest Rightmove House Price Index – news a local agent describes as “ridiculous”.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Dellcourt House is a superb example of a modern family residence, built around nine years ago in a traditional style.

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