Could you end up paying inheritance tax on your family home?
Family standing outside new home
Inheritance tax

Could you end up paying inheritance tax on your family home?

The value of the average UK home has risen by 53% since April 2009, but the inheritance tax threshold has remained static. And that means more people …
7 May 2021
Properties for sale for around £1m
Thiviers, Dordogne, France.
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £1m

From an 18th-century former blacksmith’s cottage in Stoke-on-Trent with 180ft of moorings for narrow boats to a converted 19th-century water tower in …
7 May 2021
Cheap money lifts UK house prices
Property

Cheap money lifts UK house prices

UK house prices have risen at their fastest pace in 17 years.
6 May 2021
The house price boom is all about what people can afford to pay
House for sale
House prices

The house price boom is all about what people can afford to pay

Houses may look very expensive, but ultra-low interest rates mean that on a monthly payment basis, they cost an awful lot less than they used to. How …
6 May 2021
Frenzied house price boom leaves buyers desperate
Property "for sale" signs
House prices

Frenzied house price boom leaves buyers desperate

House prices are rising faster than at any time since 2004. And buyers are getting desperate, says Nicole Garcia-Merida.
30 Apr 2021
Why the government must stop meddling in the property market
Property

Why the government must stop meddling in the property market

The government has come up with plenty of wheezes for making homes affordable. It’s time to try the radical alternative, says Matthew Lynn – just leav…
25 Apr 2021
The factors driving Britain’s provincial house-price bubble
Property

The factors driving Britain’s provincial house-price bubble

Where once London led the way in rising house prices, that’s no longer the case, says Nicole Garcia Merida, as buyers head for the country, spurred on…
23 Apr 2021
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Houses for sale for around £500,000
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £500,000

From a 17th-century, timber-framed house in Staffordshire, to a house with a post office, shop and licensed tea room in a prime tourist area close to …
23 Apr 2021
House prices in the UK are still surging – here’s why it’ll probably continue
Property

House prices in the UK are still surging – here’s why it’ll probably continue

The latest UK house price data shows no letup in the country’s booming property market, with the biggest yearly rise since 2014. And there’s no end in…
22 Apr 2021
What’s behind New Zealand’s runaway house prices?
Property

What’s behind New Zealand’s runaway house prices?

House prices in New Zealand have hit record high and show no sign of slowing down. Nicole Garcia Merida looks at what’s going on.
16 Apr 2021
Properties for sale with mountain views
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with mountain views

From a private residential estate in Pitlochry, Perthshire, to a family house in Santa Barbara, California, eight of the best properties with mountain…
16 Apr 2021
House prices: from boom to even bigger boom
House prices

House prices: from boom to even bigger boom

UK house prices have risen to new to record highs, says Nicole Garcia Merida. Demand continues to outpace supply, but continued low interest rates, th…
9 Apr 2021
The global property bubble
Property

The global property bubble

Forget equities, the real post-pandemic action has been in property. And not just in the UK – it is a worldwide phenomenon.
9 Apr 2021
Properties for sale with roof terraces
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with roof terraces

From a split-level apartment in a converted Victorian rice mill in Rotherhithe, London, to a Grade I-listed Georgian townhouse with far-reaching views…
9 Apr 2021
Properties for sale for around £400,000
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £400,000

From a converted church in Banffshire with views towards the Cairngorms National Park, to a period property in the Georgian market town of Beverley, e…
2 Apr 2021
The return of the 95% mortgage – what’s available and how much they cost
Mortgages

The return of the 95% mortgage – what’s available and how much they cost

With the chancellor announcing a government guarantee on 95% mortgages in his Budget, products have started hitting the market. Nicole Garcia Merida l…
1 Apr 2021
House price rise slows – but not by much
House prices

House price rise slows – but not by much

The rate of increase in UK house prices slowed in the year to January. But nothing seems able to halt their determined march higher, says Nicole Garci…
26 Mar 2021
The best properties with kitchen gardens for sale now
Houses for sale

The best properties with kitchen gardens for sale now

From a Queen Anne former rectory in Ripple, Kent, to a Grade I-listed Georgian country house in Derbyshire with two Victorian greenhouses, eight of th…
26 Mar 2021
Why are house prices so high? And what could make them more affordable?
House prices

Why are house prices so high? And what could make them more affordable?

House prices in the UK are at an all-time high – but they just keep going higher. And that’s not because of rich foreign buyers or a lack of supply, s…
23 Mar 2021
Calum Bruce: the post pandemic opportunities in retail property
Property

Calum Bruce: the post pandemic opportunities in retail property

Merryn talks to Calum Bruce of the Ediston Property Investment Company about how the commercial property sector – and retail in particular – has coped…
19 Mar 2021
Properties for sale for around £2m
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £2m

From a renovated traditional mews house in Bayswater, to a Grade I-listed Elizabethan manor on the southern edge of Exmoor National Park, eight of th …
19 Mar 2021
The best houses with eco-credentials for sale now
Houses for sale

The best houses with eco-credentials for sale now

From a converted farm steading with a biomass boiler and a wind turbine in Northumberland, to a modern mansion in Surrey and a contemporary eco-develo…
12 Mar 2021