The move sounds positive for tenants, but the cost will be passed on, says Sarah Moore.
The national housing market is running out of puff, says Sarah Moore. But there are still plenty of regional bright spots.
People objecting to new housing developments in their neighbourhoods are acting perfectly rationally, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But there’s an easy solution: divert some of the landowners’ profits and buy them off.
Emma Lunn rounds up the property stories from the week that you might have missed.
The worldwide housing bull market is on its last legs. But not all countries are equally vulnerable to a downturn. Sarah Moore surveys two that are still worth a look.
Unlike Britain and the US, Canada and Australia escaped a housing bear market during the global crisis ten years ago. They are now heading for long overdue and deep slumps, says Jonathan Compton
Property auctions can be useful, but contain pitfalls for the unwary. So make sure you know what you’re in for.