London house prices are falling at the fastest rate for ten years. John Stepek explains what’s behind the slide, and what it would take to create a UK-wide house-price crash.
Britain's house price bubble
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.
One day soon, we’ll be making houses in much the same way as we make cars, says Merryn Somerset Webb – in the factory.
Crowdfunding promises to “democratise” the property market, says Sarah Moore. But high fees mean poor investment returns.
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.