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
Fred Harrison: House prices will peak in 2026
House prices

Fred Harrison: House prices will peak in 2026

Merryn talks to Fred Harrison, author of #WeAreRent about why land is so lucrative to investors and when house prices will level off.
14 Apr 2022
How many ounces of gold does it take to buy an average house in the UK?
House prices

How many ounces of gold does it take to buy an average house in the UK?

House prices have soared in recent years. But what, asks Dominic Frisby, if you look at them using a more durable form of money – gold?
12 Apr 2022
Homebuilders look cheap, but this is a better bet on the UK housing market
UK stockmarkets

Homebuilders look cheap, but this is a better bet on the UK housing market

If you’re looking to get exposure to the UK housing market, don’t buy the builders – buy this stock instead.
5 Apr 2022
UK house prices are rising at the fastest rate in 17 years. How?!
House prices

UK house prices are rising at the fastest rate in 17 years. How?!

House prices are rising at over 14% a year – the highest annual growth rate since 2004. John Stepek explains why and asks: will UK house prices crash …
31 Mar 2022
The best long-term fixed-rate mortgages available now
Personal finance

The best long-term fixed-rate mortgages available now

Rising interest rates will increase your mortgage costs. This could be a good time to lock in a five-year or ten-year fixed-rate mortgage deal, says R…
25 Mar 2022
How will the cost of living squeeze affect house prices in the UK?
House prices

How will the cost of living squeeze affect house prices in the UK?

UK house prices rose by around 10% last year. But with inflation and interest rates on the rise, can that continue in 2022?
10 Feb 2022
UK house prices hit a fresh record last month, but the market may be cooling off
House prices

UK house prices hit a fresh record last month, but the market may be cooling off

Average UK house prices rose in January shows Halifax data but there are signs that the market is cooling down. Saloni Sardana looks at why prices may…
7 Feb 2022
What does 2022 hold for UK house prices?
House prices

What does 2022 hold for UK house prices?

UK house prices are rising at their fastest rate since the financial crash of 2008. John Stepek looks at where they might go in the coming year.
7 Jan 2022
High house prices are bad news for us all
House prices

High house prices are bad news for us all

UK house prices are rising at their fastest rate in 15 years. John Stepek breaks down why.
7 Dec 2021