Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expect this year.
Britain's house price bubble
Online estate agents are yet to take over, but the high street should take the opportunity to adapt.
The problems with the UK housing market are deeply entrenched, says Dominic Frisby. But there is still hope. Let’s hope the new housing minister is up to the job.
Renting out your property should be a good way to earn extra cash. Just don’t forget to pay your tax.
We should limit housing’s appeal as a speculative asset in favour of more productive investments, says John Stepek.
Those longing for a crash or a bonanza will be disappointed, says Max King. Expect house prices to just creep up.
Housebuilders have been a good bet for investors, says John Stepek, but now the housing market is slowing. It could be time for investors to seek shelter.
UK house prices fell in May and are flat in real terms over the last year. That’s a good thing, says John Stepek – for homebuyers and the wider economy.
Dominic Frisby looks at the historical relationship between UK house prices and gold, and concludes that your money is better off in the yellow metal than bricks and mortar.
Using a limited company means higher-rate taxpayers can still get full tax relief on mortgage interest, says Emma Lunn.
Theresa May recently announced a major overhaul to the National Planning Policy Framework to “deliver the homes the country needs”. If only it were that simple, says Emily Hohler.