Will an interest-rate rise spark the end of Britain's housing bubble?
House prices

Will an interest-rate rise spark the end of Britain's housing bubble?

The UK property market has boomed since Covid-19, underpinned by cheap money. But that could soon end.
22 Oct 2021
Will the government’s green plans hit the price of your home?
Woman fitting loft insulation
House prices

Will the government’s green plans hit the price of your home?

UK house prices are still rising fast. But the government’s plan to reach net-zero carbon emissions could halt that – for some of us, at least. John S…
21 Oct 2021
Properties for sale for around £1m
Manor House, Glinton, Northamptonshire.
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £1m

From a stone-built farmhouse in the Snowdonia National Park, to a Victorian terraced house close to London’s Regent’s Canal, eight of the best propert…
15 Oct 2021
China Evergrande just missed a bond payment. Does it matter?
Evergrande offices
China stockmarkets

China Evergrande just missed a bond payment. Does it matter?

Troubled Chinese property giant Evergrande has just missed making an interest payment to some of its bondholders. That's not a surprise, says John Ste…
24 Sep 2021
Evergrande: Chinese property giant spooks global markets
Chinese stocks
China stockmarkets

Evergrande: Chinese property giant spooks global markets

Global markets fell this week as investors worried about the fate of Evergrande, China’s most indebted property developer, which is teetering on the b…
24 Sep 2021
Evergrande: China’s epic property bubble hisses air
Chinese economy

Evergrande: China’s epic property bubble hisses air

Evergrande, once the world’s most valuable real-estate group, is now the world's most indebted as China's epic property bubble starts to deflate.
17 Sep 2021
The two key factors that keep driving house prices higher
House prices

The two key factors that keep driving house prices higher

UK house prices are rising faster than at any time in the last 15 years. And it’s not just in Britain – rising property prices are a global phenomenon…
3 Sep 2021
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Eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000

From a 17th-century cottage in Herefordshire, to a stone barn conversion in the Lake District with far-reaching views over the Solway Firth, eight of …
3 Sep 2021
Invest in affordable housing – a solid return with a social impact
Investment trusts

Invest in affordable housing – a solid return with a social impact

The private sector can help tackle homelessness – but investors should expect to be rewarded as well. And these two funds fit the bill nicely.
30 Aug 2021
The best way to invest in affordable housing
Investment trusts

The best way to invest in affordable housing

The private sector must play a role in meeting demand for retirement homes and shared ownership. This fund will help.
23 Aug 2021
America’s red-hot housing market
Property

America’s red-hot housing market

US house prices soared by 16.6% in the year to May, and the rally looks like it will keep on going.
20 Aug 2021
Eight of the best properties for sale with summer houses
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale with summer houses

From a large family house in Wandsworth to a 17th-century property in Northamptonshire, with summer house and outdoor swimming pool, eight of the best…
20 Aug 2021
Investing in property: how Reits can help your portfolio fight inflation
Property

Investing in property: how Reits can help your portfolio fight inflation

Finding an income that keeps pace with inflation is getting harder, but real-estate investment trusts (Reits) can help. Look for a mix of growth and b…
16 Aug 2021
Record-low mortgage rates mean house prices are likely to keep rising
House prices

Record-low mortgage rates mean house prices are likely to keep rising

House prices have been booming across the globe. John Stepek explains why house prices may continue to rise even after the Stamp Duty Holiday ends.
12 Aug 2021
Eight of the best houses for sale with separate accommodation
Houses for sale

Eight of the best houses for sale with separate accommodation

From a property near Marlow, Buckinghamshire, with riverside gardens that include a studio, to a Georgian townhouse in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, with a …
6 Aug 2021
Eight of the best properties for sale for around £1m
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £1m

From an 1890s house built in a mixture of Tudor, Arts & Crafts and Scottish Baronial styles in Wales, to an apartment in a warehouse conversion in Wap…
30 Jul 2021
Eight of the best properties for sale for around £500,000
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £500,000

From a Georgian terraced house in a gated almshouse development in Acton, London, to a former fisherman’s cottage in Devon, eight of the best properti…
23 Jul 2021
Why companies should stay out of the residential lettings market
UK Economy

Why companies should stay out of the residential lettings market

Companies, such as Lloyds Bank and John Lewis, who are looking to muscle in on the residential lettings market should think twice, says Matthew Lynn
18 Jul 2021
Will UK house prices stay high?
House prices

Will UK house prices stay high?

UK house prices dipped by 0.5% in June, according to Halifax. But prices are expected to remain buoyant.
16 Jul 2021
Properties for sale with tennis courts
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with tennis courts

From a Grade II-listed Arts & Crafts house in Winchester, to a Victorian house set in large grounds with a hard court and a pavilion, eight of the bes…
16 Jul 2021
Prepare for a five-year property and stockmarket boom
Property

Prepare for a five-year property and stockmarket boom

An 18-year cycle based on land and housing drives economies and markets, says Akhil Patel. We are coming out of a mid-cycle dip and entering the final…
9 Jul 2021
Eight of the best properties for sale with cottage gardens
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale with cottage gardens

From a village house dating from 1590 in Godalming, set in gardens with a waterfall, to an 18th-century house overlooking Loch Scridain on the Isle of…
9 Jul 2021