The dangers of buying a property on a long leasehold instead of a freehold are becoming clearer every day, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Britain's house price bubble
For the last two or three years, the UK housing market has gone nowhere. Dominic Frisby finds out if that’s likely to change in 2018.
Britain’s house prices will be at best stable this year. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why now’s not the time to put your money in property.
Housing markets around the world are starting to wobble as the supply of cheap credit dries up. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.
The past year may be remembered as one in which London property finally faltered in its one-way ascent, says Sarah Moore.
In his recent Budget, Philip Hammond promised there will be “more maths for everyone”. That’s going to be especially true for buy-to-let investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
More and more landlords are throwing in the towel and putting their properties on the market. Is this the beginning of the end for buy-to-let?
Living on a private estate might has snob appeal, says Emma Lunn. But it could also be more trouble than it’s worth.
Britain’s housing market is freezing over – nobody wants to buy property at the moment. John Stepek explains why, and where things might go from here.
Universal Credit is set to change the way that landlords are paid rent by tenants who receive benefits – and not necessarily for the better.
As property prices in Sweden come off the boil, John Stepek looks for clues as to what will become of Britain’s own inflated housing market.
Don't buy that house!
The positive climate surrounding the buy-to-let sector is unravelling – fast. A rash move now and you could pay a heavy price.
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