UK house prices are set to tread water while incomes rise, making property more affordable, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Britain's house price bubble
The government’s determination to make the buy-to-let sector less appealing to investors seems to have worked, with landlords suffering a dismal few years.
Investing in buy-to-let property was once a perfectly valid thing to do. But the government killed the market. John Stepek explains what investors should learn from the fate of the amateur landlord.
London house-price growth is slowing down and the number of transactions is falling. Some are blaming Brexit – but the real reasons go much deeper than that, says John Stepek.
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.
The government’s Help To Buy scheme is handing vast amounts of public money to big business while exploiting both taxpayers and first-time buyers at the same time.
People in Britain are obsessed with house prices. But with the market now moribund, the question, says John Stepek, is how long can this obsession last?
Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expect this year.
The national housing market is running out of puff, says Sarah Moore. But there are still plenty of regional bright spots.
Property auctions can be useful, but contain pitfalls for the unwary. So make sure you know what you’re in for.
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.