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Money Minute Friday 27 September: UK house prices
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Money Minute Friday 27 September: UK house prices

In today's Money Minute, we get the latest UK house price data from the Nationwide, plus the latest European and US economic confidence indicators.
27 Sep 2019
Money Minute Friday 6 September: UK house price growth
Economy

Money Minute Friday 6 September: UK house price growth

In today's Money Minute we preview the latest UK house price figures from the Halifax, and America's nonfarm payrolls figures.
5 Sep 2019
More good news from the UK property market – house prices aren’t going anywhere
House prices

More good news from the UK property market – house prices aren’t going anywhere

House prices in the UK are stagnating. Far from a disaster, that's very good news for everyone, says John Stepek. Here's why.
30 Aug 2019
Boris Johnson is the new prime minister: so what happens now?
Economy

Boris Johnson is the new prime minister: so what happens now?

With Boris Johnson confirmed as Britain’s new prime minister, John Stepek looks at what he might do with his new-found power.
23 Jul 2019
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London house prices are tumbling: will it spread across the UK?
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London house prices are tumbling: will it spread across the UK?

London house prices are falling at the fastest rate for ten years. John Stepek explains what's behind the slide, and what it would take to create a UK…
18 Jul 2019
Good news: UK house prices are stuck in the doldrums
House prices

Good news: UK house prices are stuck in the doldrums

UK house prices are set to tread water while incomes rise, making property more affordable, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
12 Jul 2019
UK house prices continue their long, slow drift lower
House prices

UK house prices continue their long, slow drift lower

With UK house prices still falling in real terms, property is getting more affordable. John Stepek examines the reasons behind the slow decline, and w…
5 Jul 2019
Why Channel 4's luvvies should stay in London
Economy

Why Channel 4's luvvies should stay in London

The idea of spreading Channel 4 staff around the country is well meant, but the regions have their own ideas, says Matthew Lynn.
23 Jun 2019
Housebuilders sign up to government leasehold pledge
Property

Housebuilders sign up to government leasehold pledge

Housebuilders have signed up to a pledge that commits them to doing away with onerous ground-rent clauses within leasehold agreements.
30 Apr 2019
The Brexit Party: a potent political threat
Economy

The Brexit Party: a potent political threat

There has been a surge in support for Nigel Farage’s new venture. Emily Hohler reports.
25 Apr 2019
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House prices are sliding fast in London – and it’s spreading
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House prices are sliding fast in London – and it’s spreading

UK house prices have been falling in “real” terms – after inflation – for while. But now the pace of decline is picking up. John Stepek looks at where…
29 Mar 2019
A long stagnation could kill off Britain’s obsession with house prices
House prices

A long stagnation could kill off Britain’s obsession with house prices

People in Britain are obsessed with house prices. But with the market now moribund, the question, says John Stepek, is how long can this obsession la…
1 Mar 2019
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House prices in the UK are now falling – which is great news
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House prices in the UK are now falling – which is great news

UK house prices are falling. But don’t panic. This modest decline is the best-case scenario, says John Stepek, and a full-on crash is looking unlikely…
7 Feb 2019
What does 2019 hold for UK house prices?
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What does 2019 hold for UK house prices?

Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expec…
18 Jan 2019
More good news on house prices – there’s no sign of them picking up soon
Property

More good news on house prices – there’s no sign of them picking up soon

House prices are cooling off. Many want to pin the blame on Brexit. But there’s more to it than that. John Stepek explains what’s going on with Britai…
14 Dec 2018
Lethargic, but there’s life yet in the housing market
Property

Lethargic, but there’s life yet in the housing market

The national housing market is running out of puff, says Sarah Moore. But there are still plenty of regional bright spots.
14 Dec 2018
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Rightmove will go wrong
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Rightmove will go wrong

Rightmove, the online property portal, is too pricey given the poor outlook for housing.
7 Dec 2018
Relax – a no-deal Brexit will be fine
Brexit

Relax – a no-deal Brexit will be fine

Preparations have been made, the costs largely sunk already. Deal or no deal makes little difference, says Matthew Lynn.
1 Dec 2018
Are there still opportunities in global property?
Property

Are there still opportunities in global property?

The worldwide housing bull market is on its last legs. But not all countries are equally vulnerable to a downturn. Sarah Moore surveys two that are st…
29 Nov 2018
Why you should be glad that house prices are falling in “real” terms
House prices

Why you should be glad that house prices are falling in “real” terms

House prices are now rising more slowly than inflation – could we see a soft landing for the property market? John Stepek hopes so.
5 Oct 2018
Don’t panic! Stagnant house prices are great news for us all
House prices

Don’t panic! Stagnant house prices are great news for us all

UK house prices are growing at their slowest rate for five years. John Stepek explains what’s behind the slowdown, and why it’s good news for everyone…
4 Sep 2018
What are the odds on the ideal outcome for UK house prices?
House prices

What are the odds on the ideal outcome for UK house prices?

Stagnation or a gentle decline in house prices is the best-case scenario for the property market. John Stepek explains why, and looks at whether we're…
15 Aug 2018
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What do Turkey, Italian debt and falling global house prices have in common?
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What do Turkey, Italian debt and falling global house prices have in common?

For all their rhetoric, populists from Italy's Matteo Salvini to Turkey's President Erdogan will discover to their cost that they can't fight the mark…
14 Aug 2018
What happens if we end up with a no-deal Brexit
Economy

What happens if we end up with a no-deal Brexit

There’s talk of chaos and the need to stockpile food and medicines – but what would really happen if Britain crashes out of the EU without a trade dea…
11 Aug 2018
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