The Bank of England has made it clear that interest rates will rise in 2015. So if you own a home, or plan to buy one, fix your mortgage now.
Kam Patel examines the main points of George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, in which he revamped stamp duty and made changes to Isas and pensions.
The British public’s obsession with owning houses can make for a life of utter misery, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
House prices may have hit record levels, but they are finally starting to fall as buyers lose their enthusiasm. Matthew Partridge looks at what’s in store for the property market.
Soon, the mega-rich won’t be able to use prime property investments to buy British citizenship.
After years of rises, the UK’s house-price bubble may finally be bursting. Matthew Partridge looks at what’s going on in Britain’s property market.
Ed Miliband’s proposed mansion tax is a ridiculous idea, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It is impractical, expensive to collect, and will lead to a whole lot of unintended consequences.
Dominic Frisby asks if Britain’s summer house-price slowdown is just a pause before the next leg higher, or if it’s the start of something more ominous.
A Yes vote could be very bad for house prices in Scotland, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
London’s property market may still seem strong. But in reality, things aren’t so rosy. Matthew Partridge looks at how much longer London’s house-price bubble can run.