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UK house prices hit a new record high – can it last?
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UK house prices hit a new record high – can it last?

Despite the pandemic, UK house prices have hit a new high. John Stepek looks at what’s driving the surge in prices, and what it means for house prices…
7 Aug 2020
Properties for sale for around £500,000
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £500,000

From a 1920s timber house on a private island in Loch Lomond, to a two-bedroom Victorian cottage in Kingston upon Thames, eight of the best properties…
7 Aug 2020
There's still plenty of potential for investors in commercial property
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There's still plenty of potential for investors in commercial property

Jitters over the outlook for the commercial property sector are overdone, says Max King. Investors should consider this Europe-focused real-estate inv…
4 Aug 2020
Houses for sale with attractive kitchens
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with attractive kitchens

From a converted period property in Broomhall, Worcestershire, with an open-plan kitchen, to a Victorian Villa in Edinburgh with a contemporary kitche…
31 Jul 2020
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Houses for around £800,000
Houses for sale

Houses for around £800,000

From a Grade II-listed, 1820s townhouse in Worcester, to a lodge house in Aberdeenshire with interiors decorated by the Pre-Raphaelite artist Daniel C…
24 Jul 2020
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OBR: UK house prices could fall by 12% next year
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OBR: UK house prices could fall by 12% next year

The Office for Budget Responsibility says UK house prices could fall by as much as 12% next year. John Stepek looks at how likely that is.
14 Jul 2020
Commercial property: retail landlords are missing the madding crowd
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Commercial property: retail landlords are missing the madding crowd

The outlook for shopping centres and offices is murky, but anxious investors seem to be expecting the worst
13 Jul 2020

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Properties for sale in remote locations
Houses for sale

Properties for sale in remote locations

From a residential farm in the Great Glen, Inverness-shire, to a 17th-century house on the Mawddach Estuary with views towards Snowdonia’s Cadair Idri…
10 Jul 2020
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UK house prices go into a gentle decline
House prices

UK house prices go into a gentle decline

Halifax’s house price index shows that UK house prices declined for the fourth month in a row in June.
9 Jul 2020
Properties for around £1m
Houses for sale

Properties for around £1m

From a 17th-century house overlooking Hampton Court and the royal gardens in East Molesey, Surrey, to an apartment in a converted warehouse in Wapping…
3 Jul 2020
House price crash: UK property prices are falling – so where next?
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House price crash: UK property prices are falling – so where next?

With UK property prices falling for the first time in eight years, are we about to see a house price crash? John Stepek looks at what’s behind the sli…
2 Jul 2020
Houses for sale with kitchen gardens
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with kitchen gardens

From a 15th-century mill in Oxfordshire to a 17th-century farmhouse on a residential smallholding in Devon, eight of the best properties with producti…
26 Jun 2020
What’s a better bet right now: a house in the UK or gold?
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What’s a better bet right now: a house in the UK or gold?

Measured in ounces of gold, UK house prices have been falling for some time. A home now costs the same as it did in 1986. Dominic Frisby looks at how …
24 Jun 2020
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Houses with home entertainment rooms
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Houses with home entertainment rooms

Fom an award-winning contemporary property with a 15-seat cinema in Warwickshire, to a neo-classical castle with a private bar in Longniddry, East Lot…
19 Jun 2020
UK house prices holding up as city folk flock to the country
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UK house prices holding up as city folk flock to the country

The number of city-dwellers pursuing their dream of a rural idyll is on the rise. And despite the pandemic, house prices are holding up well, says Mer…
15 Jun 2020
Properties with annexes
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Properties with annexes

From a Palladian house with a self-contained, top-floor flat in Inverness, to a house with a garden annexe close to London’s Richmond Park, eight of t…
12 Jun 2020
Britain's housing market may avoid a nasty crash
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Britain's housing market may avoid a nasty crash

UK house prices were already weakening when the virus arrived; London in particular now looks good value, says Max King.
9 Jun 2020
Houses with separate home offices
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Houses with separate home offices

From a renovated Georgian townhouse in Chelsea with an office in the landscaped garden, to a Grade II-listed, medieval hall house in Suffolk , eight o…
5 Jun 2020
Can the UK housing market escape a slump?
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Can the UK housing market escape a slump?

The Bank of England is predicting a 16% slump in house prices.
29 May 2020
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Properties with outdoor sports facilities
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Properties with outdoor sports facilities

From an 18th-century Cumbrian farmhouse with a tennis court to a modern house with a croquet lawn and boules court in Dorset, eight of the best proper…
29 May 2020
The death of buy-to-let property is a useful cautionary tale for all investors
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The death of buy-to-let property is a useful cautionary tale for all investors

Investing in buy-to-let property was once a perfectly valid thing to do. But the government killed the market. John Stepek explains what investors sho…
29 May 2020
Properties with gyms
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Properties with gyms

This week: properties with gyms – from a Victorian house in the Surrey Hills with a leisure complex that includes a gym, a squash court and a sports h…
22 May 2020