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.
Britain's house price bubble
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.
High levels of debt can cripple an economy. And our cycle of property boom and bust means the most dangerous form of debt is the mortgage. John Stepek explains why.
Which is the better investment over time – stocks or property? Dominic Frisby attempts to answer the question once and for all.
Government plans to crack down on the buy-to-let sector are about to make this type of investment less attractive than it once was.
Changes in the tax relief afforded to landlords could wipe out much of the profit from buy-to-let, and drag down house prices across the board.
High house prices are hugely damaging to our economy. But there’s no chance of either of our political parties making things better, says John Stepek.
Estate agents’ fortunes can tell us a great deal about which way the housing market is going, says Dominic Frisby. And Foxtons’ share price is in freefall.