Britain’s housing market is broken and in need of fixing, says PM Theresa May. Good news, then, that the sector is facing an “Uber moment”, says Simon Wilson.
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.
With house prices down 3.1% in April, the UK housing market is looking weaker than it has for a long time. John Stepek explains why, and asks what’s next.
Buy-to-let investors must keep on top of new government regulations as well as tax changes, says Emma Lunn.
The young and the old both think they had it worse when buying a house, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But shared misery is coming.
There’s no need to snap up overpriced shares in newer property funds when two heavyweight reits are so cheap, says Max King.
Where the US economy leads, the world often follows. And right now, the US housing market is booming again. Here’s what that means for inflation and for you.