Investing in property

UK house price indices

UK house price indices

The Halifax and Nationwide indices are based on each lender's mortgage approvals, and exclude cash sales. Both are "seasonally-adjusted" – the market is slower in winter and busier in spring. The Rightmove index is based on sellers' initial asking prices, and the ONS (Office for National Statistics) index is based on data including house prices, mortgages, transactions and land prices.

Reinflating Australia’s housing bubble

After 27 years without a recession, Australia’s economy has started to wobble. So the authorities are contemplating reinflating the housing bubble.

Buying in to build-to-rent

As corporate landlords tap into healthy demand for rented property in the UK, Sarah Moore outlines how to profit from build-to-rent.

Find profits in storage units

Storage unit providers are taking good advantage of people’s reluctance to throw anything away. You can too.

Commercial property at a bargain price

Commercial property investment trust Hansteen should be high up on the buy list for disenchanted buy-to-let investors.

Will retail property hurt your Reit?

Struggling department stores could be bad news for your property investments, says Sarah Moore.

Make a juicy income from commercial property

Regional Reit’s commercial property assets should provide investors with a sustainable yield, says David Stevenson.

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