Are house prices in London starting to fall?
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House prices

Are house prices in London starting to fall?

The property market boom seems to be coming to an end as house price growth beings to slow, but are London prices falling?
23 Nov 2022
Is now a good time to buy a house?
New house keys
Property

Is now a good time to buy a house?

House prices have come down, but interest rates are rising and we’re officially in a recession – is now a good time to buy a house, or should you wait…
17 Nov 2022
Stamp duty cuts will stay, but only until 2025. How much will you save?
Family with a new house
Stamp duty

Stamp duty cuts will stay, but only until 2025. How much will you save?

Hunt: Stamp duty announced in the September mini-Budget will end in 2025, chancellor Hunt has revealed. What does this mean for homebuyers?
17 Nov 2022
ONS: house prices stalled in September
Man looking at houses for sale
House prices

ONS: house prices stalled in September

ONS shows UK house price growth did not change between August and September - but are prices falling?
16 Nov 2022
Which house-price index is the best?
woman looking at houses for sale
Property

Which house-price index is the best?

Britain is obsessed with house prices, and we have at least four house-price indices to choose from to measure the rate of increase in the value of ou…
14 Nov 2022
Average house prices fall -0.4%. Is the market cooling?
House prices

Average house prices fall -0.4%. Is the market cooling?

House prices show their biggest monthly fall in October since early 2021, the latest Halifax House Price Index shows
7 Nov 2022
What’s next for the UK housing market?
Property

What’s next for the UK housing market?

The UK housing market enjoyed a prolonged boom, but rising interest rates have pushed mortgage rates up to levels not seen since the 2008 financial cr…
21 Oct 2022
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UK house prices jump by 13.6%
House prices

UK house prices jump by 13.6%

House prices jumped 13.6% in the last year, according to official data.
19 Oct 2022
UK house prices slowdown – are we heading for a crash?
House prices

UK house prices slowdown – are we heading for a crash?

The Halifax House Price Index shows house prices fell in September. Is the dip a sign of things to come?
7 Oct 2022
How the end of cheap money could spark a house price crash
House prices

How the end of cheap money could spark a house price crash

Rock bottom interest rates drove property prices to unaffordable levels. But with rates set to climb and cheap money off the table, we could see house…
28 Sep 2022
Why we should abolish stamp duty – the worst tax in Britain
Tax

Why we should abolish stamp duty – the worst tax in Britain

Stamp duty is Britain’s most horrible tax. We should forget cutting it and abolish it altogether, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
22 Sep 2022
House prices to crash? Your house may still be making you money, but not for much longer
House prices

House prices to crash? Your house may still be making you money, but not for much longer

If you’re relying on your property to fund your pension, you may have to think again. But, says Merryn Somerset Webb, if house prices start to fall th…
5 Sep 2022
Are UK house prices set to fall? It’s not so simple
House prices

Are UK house prices set to fall? It’s not so simple

Figures suggest UK house prices are starting to slide, but we shouldn’t take these numbers at face value, explains Rupert Hargreaves.
11 Aug 2022
Are UK house prices finally heading for a crash?
House prices

Are UK house prices finally heading for a crash?

The latest house price figures show a fall of 0.1% in July. With interest rates rising, inflation hitting double figures and a recession on the cards,…
5 Aug 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast: nuggets of positivity in an extended bear market
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: nuggets of positivity in an extended bear market

Merryn and John talk about he need for higher wages and lower house prices, and why the fact that this is the least dramatic bear market they’ve ever …
1 Jul 2022
UK house prices are definitely cooling off – but are they heading for a fall?
House prices

UK house prices are definitely cooling off – but are they heading for a fall?

UK house prices hit a fresh high in June, but as interest rates start to rise, the market is cooling John Stepek assesses just how much of an effect h…
30 Jun 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast with James Ferguson: recession, house prices and the power of youth
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast with James Ferguson: recession, house prices and the power of youth

Merryn talks to James Ferguson of the MacroStrategy Partnership about central-banker induced inflation, the threat of a thoroughly unpleasant recessio…
9 Jun 2022
It may not look like it, but the UK housing market is cooling off
House prices

It may not look like it, but the UK housing market is cooling off

Recent house price statistics show UK house prices rising. But John Stepek explains why the market is in fact slowing down and what this means for you…
2 Jun 2022
The world’s hottest housing markets are faltering – is the UK next?
House prices

The world’s hottest housing markets are faltering – is the UK next?

As interest rates rise, house prices in the world’s most overpriced markets are starting to fall. The UK’s turn will come, says John Stepek. But will …
23 May 2022
Are UK house prices heading for a fall?
House prices

Are UK house prices heading for a fall?

UK house-price growth is slowing as interest rates rise. But interest rates aren’t all that matters for house prices, says John Stepek.
3 May 2022
Will house prices crash in 2026? This surprisingly reliable cycle theory suggests so
House prices

Will house prices crash in 2026? This surprisingly reliable cycle theory suggests so

An 18-year cycle in the UK property market says house prices will crash in 2026. Dominic Frisby explains how it works.
20 Apr 2022
UK house prices will fall – but not for a few years
House prices

UK house prices will fall – but not for a few years

UK house prices look out of reach for many. But the truth is that British property is surprisingly affordable, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Prices will …
19 Apr 2022