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.
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.
Peer-to-peer lenders are waking up to the potential of providing finance for social housing. David Stevenson explores two new offerings.
Doctors tend to be reliable payers of rent, says Sarah Moore. Consider this Reit to tap into that steady income stream.
Remote workers and start-ups have driven a shift towards shared offices. Will it survive a recession, asks Sarah Moore.
In a rare example of government action having the intended effect, buy-to-let landlords are selling up, and that could mean house prices falling.
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.