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.
Britain's house price bubble
Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, MoneyWeek and the Labour Party are all fans of a land value tax. But what exactly is it and how would it work? Simon Wilson reports.
A hostile tax environment has driven many landlords to register as a company.
House prices are on the way down. It looks as though people are starting to lose their faith in property as an investment. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
It doesn’t happen often these days, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But there might be something in the next Budget that MoneyWeek readers will like.
Prompted by shoddy new build houses, the government is to appoint a new homes ombudsman.
House prices are now rising more slowly than inflation – could we see a soft landing for the property market? John Stepek hopes so.
From Help to Buy to stamp-duty charges, housing has seen unprecedented government interference in recent years. What’s our experts’ take on the outcome? John Stepek chairs our Roundtable discussion.
Airbnb seems to offer easy money for those with spare rooms to let out. But be aware of the rules.
The dangers of buying a property on a long leasehold instead of a freehold are becoming clearer every day, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The government is cracking down on overcrowded house shares. If you’re an HMO landlord, make sure you’re up to date.