Matilda Battersby

Matilda is a freelance editor and journalist. She has previously worked at The Independent as digital arts editor, for Homes and Property at the Evening Standard, as a reporter and features writer at the i newspaper, a reporter at The Times and as managing editor of BBC Earth magazine. As a freelancer she continues to write for those publications and others about property, lifestyle, travel, tech and more. She is also editor of literary magazine Popshot Quarterly.

Latest articles by Matilda Battersby

  1. 10 cheapest cities for students to rent

    We reveal the most affordable places for cash-strapped students to rent homes, and the 10 most expensive locations too.

    We reveal the most affordable places for cash-strapped students to rent homes, and the 10 ...

  2. The 10 most popular homes for rent

    Looking for somewhere new to rent? Check out the homes attracting attention in our top 10 most popular rentals.

    Looking for somewhere new to rent? Check out the homes attracting attention in our top 10 ...

  3. First impressions count: 10 ways to get your home ready for viewings

    Homes are selling in just 26 days right now. Here, experienced estate agents reveal how you can make sure yours is one of them.

    Homes are selling in just 26 days right now. Here, experienced estate agents reveal how yo...

  4. The 10 most popular properties for sale in August 2021

    From a London flat with an underground bunker, to Edinburgh Castle’s next door neighbour, check out the most-viewed homes on our portal last month.

    From a London flat with an underground bunker, to Edinburgh Castle’s next door neighbour, ...

  5. Renting with pets: 5 top tips for finding the perfect pet-friendly home

    For renters with four-legged friends (or any other number of legs), here's our guide to finding a pet-friendly landlord to welcome you.

    For renters with four-legged friends (or any other number of legs), here's our guide to fi...

  6. Where can I buy a new-build home for less than £250,000?

    We look at 10 great places to live where you can bag a new-build house or flat for under £250K.

    We look at 10 great places to live where you can bag a new-build house or flat for under £...

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