Britain’s house price bubble

Britain's house price bubble

After the financial crisis, Britain's property market suffered a slump. But now house prices are rising fast, driven in part by the 'Help to Buy' scheme. Many people – us included – are worried we are now in bubble territory. So what does the future hold for house prices?

Why you shouldn’t buy London property

If you’re thinking of investing in property in London, please think again.

A property price crash in London is imminent. And it could leave you seriously out of pocket.

‘London’s Pending Property Crash,’ is a free, exclusive investment briefing that will alert you to the dangers ahead.

Simon Popple
Metals and Miners


UK house price indices

Top stories in property

Commercial property: should you join the rush for the exits?

In February, investors pulled more cash from commercial property funds than in any month since 2008. Natalie Stanton investigates why.

House prices: supply is not the problem

It might appear that a shortage of new houses to blame for Britain’s high house prices. But that’s not the real reason, says Edward Chancellor.

Yet another hurdle for buy-to-letters

St Ives, Cornwall © iStock

As if the changes to taxation of landlords weren’t enough, the Bank of England plans to force lenders to tighten buy-to-let lending criteria. Natalie Stanton reports.

The cause of the next financial crisis might surprise you

The next financial crisis may not have its roots in stocks, commodities or bonds. In fact, it could be caused by the same thing that caused the last one.

The assets to buy now – May 2016

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.

Brexit hits commercial property

Overseas commercial property buyers are hesitant over the prospects of Britain leaving the European Union. Natalie Stanton reports.

Loosening the green belt

Greenbelt land has come under increased pressure from the demand to build more houses. Natalie Stanton reports.

"Home, small home" in London

London house buyers are resorting to “micro-living” because of the capital’s crazy property market, says Natalie Stanton.

London house prices come under pressure

Natalie Stanton looks at the signs that London’s housing market may finally be cooling.

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