UK house prices have been falling in “real” terms – after inflation – for while. But now the pace of decline is picking up. John Stepek looks at where the property market is likely to go next.
Britain's house price bubble
The past year may be remembered as one in which London property finally faltered in its one-way ascent, says Sarah Moore.
In his recent Budget, Philip Hammond promised there will be “more maths for everyone”. That’s going to be especially true for buy-to-let investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
More and more landlords are throwing in the towel and putting their properties on the market. Is this the beginning of the end for buy-to-let?
Living on a private estate might has snob appeal, says Emma Lunn. But it could also be more trouble than it’s worth.
Britain’s housing market is freezing over – nobody wants to buy property at the moment. John Stepek explains why, and where things might go from here.
Universal Credit is set to change the way that landlords are paid rent by tenants who receive benefits – and not necessarily for the better.
As property prices in Sweden come off the boil, John Stepek looks for clues as to what will become of Britain’s own inflated housing market.
High levels of debt can cripple an economy. And our cycle of property boom and bust means the most dangerous form of debt is the mortgage. John Stepek explains why.
Which is the better investment over time – stocks or property? Dominic Frisby attempts to answer the question once and for all.
Government plans to crack down on the buy-to-let sector are about to make this type of investment less attractive than it once was.