Properties for sale with mountain views
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with mountain views

From a private residential estate in Pitlochry, Perthshire, to a family house in Santa Barbara, California, eight of the best properties with mountain…
16 Apr 2021
House prices: from boom to even bigger boom
House prices

House prices: from boom to even bigger boom

UK house prices have risen to new to record highs, says Nicole Garcia Merida. Demand continues to outpace supply, but continued low interest rates, th…
9 Apr 2021
The global property bubble
Property

The global property bubble

Forget equities, the real post-pandemic action has been in property. And not just in the UK – it is a worldwide phenomenon.
9 Apr 2021
Properties for sale with roof terraces
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with roof terraces

From a split-level apartment in a converted Victorian rice mill in Rotherhithe, London, to a Grade I-listed Georgian townhouse with far-reaching views…
9 Apr 2021
Properties for sale for around £400,000
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £400,000

From a converted church in Banffshire with views towards the Cairngorms National Park, to a period property in the Georgian market town of Beverley, e…
2 Apr 2021
The return of the 95% mortgage – what’s available and how much they cost
Mortgages

The return of the 95% mortgage – what’s available and how much they cost

With the chancellor announcing a government guarantee on 95% mortgages in his Budget, products have started hitting the market. Nicole Garcia Merida l…
1 Apr 2021
House price rise slows – but not by much
House prices

House price rise slows – but not by much

The rate of increase in UK house prices slowed in the year to January. But nothing seems able to halt their determined march higher, says Nicole Garci…
26 Mar 2021
The best properties with kitchen gardens for sale now
Houses for sale

The best properties with kitchen gardens for sale now

From a Queen Anne former rectory in Ripple, Kent, to a Grade I-listed Georgian country house in Derbyshire with two Victorian greenhouses, eight of th…
26 Mar 2021
Why are house prices so high? And what could make them more affordable?
House prices

Why are house prices so high? And what could make them more affordable?

House prices in the UK are at an all-time high – but they just keep going higher. And that’s not because of rich foreign buyers or a lack of supply, s…
23 Mar 2021
Calum Bruce: the post pandemic opportunities in retail property
Property

Calum Bruce: the post pandemic opportunities in retail property

Merryn talks to Calum Bruce of the Ediston Property Investment Company about how the commercial property sector – and retail in particular – has coped…
19 Mar 2021
Properties for sale for around £2m
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £2m

From a renovated traditional mews house in Bayswater, to a Grade I-listed Elizabethan manor on the southern edge of Exmoor National Park, eight of th …
19 Mar 2021
The best houses with eco-credentials for sale now
Houses for sale

The best houses with eco-credentials for sale now

From a converted farm steading with a biomass boiler and a wind turbine in Northumberland, to a modern mansion in Surrey and a contemporary eco-develo…
12 Mar 2021
Where to find value in the commercial property sector
Investment trusts

Where to find value in the commercial property sector

Commercial property – notably shopping centres and offices – has struggled due to Covid-19. But there are several promising real estate investment tru…
8 Mar 2021
Houses for sale for around £600,000
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £600,000

From a Grade II-listed, 15th-century house in the medieval part of Bury St Edmunds to a top-floor apartment in a period building in London’s Queen’s P…
5 Mar 2021
Why the Budget means house prices are likely to continue higher this year
Budget

Why the Budget means house prices are likely to continue higher this year

For a while, it looked like house prices might cool off a little this year. But after the Budget, that seems unlikely. John Stepek explains why.
4 Mar 2021
Stamp duty holiday extension will keep the house-price party going – for now
Property

Stamp duty holiday extension will keep the house-price party going – for now

The government is to extend to the stamp duty holiday by three months. Good for today’s buyers, says Nicole Garcia Merida, but what happens in June?
26 Feb 2021
Properties for sale with detached home offices
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with detached home offices

From a contemporary duplex apartment in a period property in Fulham, London, to a brick-and-flint house close to Marlow high street, Buckinghamshire, …
26 Feb 2021
Pandemic no barrier as house prices rise faster than at any time since 2014
House prices

Pandemic no barrier as house prices rise faster than at any time since 2014

December saw the biggest annual rise in house prices for over seven years, as buyers rushed into the market to be sure of completion before the end of…
19 Feb 2021
Can the government's proposals fix the residential cladding crisis?
Property

Can the government's proposals fix the residential cladding crisis?

In the wake of the Grenfell fire disaster, many homeowners have been left stuck with huge bills to make their properties safe. The government is stepp…
13 Feb 2021
The house price boom of 2020 shows signs of slowing in 2021
House prices

The house price boom of 2020 shows signs of slowing in 2021

Last year’s big rises in UK house prices looks to be running out of steam, reports Nicole Garcia Merida – 2021 could see a very different picture.
12 Feb 2021
Houses for sale with ponds or lakes
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with ponds or lakes

From a renovated farmhouse in County Durham with a wildlife pond, to a former Benedictine abbey overlooking its own lake, eight of the best houses on …
12 Feb 2021
Three top investment trusts the market has overlooked
Investment trusts

Three top investment trusts the market has overlooked

Professional investor Richard Parfect of Seneca Investment Managers selects three investment trusts that he thinks have been mispriced by the wider ma…
8 Feb 2021
Houses for sale for around £500,000
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £500,000

From a converted 18th-century watermill on the edge of a medieval village on the River Dordogne, France, to a Cotswold stone cottage in Shipston-on-St…
5 Feb 2021
House prices in the UK's biggest cities might be set to follow rents lower
House prices

House prices in the UK's biggest cities might be set to follow rents lower

As people leave Britain's cities – whether city-dwellers upsizing to the country or foreign workers returning home – property rents have fallen hard. …
29 Jan 2021