Germany moves to cap rents

Law will limit increases to 10% of the local average

London struggles to build cheaper homes

Councils fail to hit targets amid spiralling living costs

UK house prices fall 0.3%, says Halifax

Slowing market contrasts with better economic activity, low mortgage rates

Dubai property price slide deepens

Emirate’s residential market hit as foreign interest wanes

Taylor Wimpey to double investor payout

Housebuilder buoyed by improving economy and mortgage access

Dubai to build major post-crash project

Vote of confidence in financial centre despite competition from Abu Dhabi

Grosvenor House Hotel on the market

Mayfair landmark to be sold with owner in administration

February UK house prices fall 0.1%

Index highlights slowdown in property market

Development Securities lands TfL housing deal

More than 300 new homes to be built at Southwark tube station

Cameron pledges 200,000 starter homes

Building sector sceptical about offer to young first-time buyers

London’s green spaces need protection

Royal Parks are under threat from tawdry commercialism

Homes failing to hit asking prices

Three-quarters of properties have to be discounted to sell

No security in the crowd

Liquidity is not the least of the risks

Rightmove agents loyal despite new rival

Property portal fares better than Zoopla after OntheMarket launch

Housing groups face £2bn derivatives bill

Associations saw cash calls of £800m in last quarter of 2014

Countrywide warns of election uncertainty

Property sector could slacken ahead of poll

Oxford houses less affordable than London

University city most expensive place to live in UK relative to income

Chinese housebuying spurs global backlash

Politicians face pressure as overseas spending spree inflates prices

Generation gap in UK housing widens

Number of 25- to 34-year-olds who own property falls sharply

Agnellis to sell Cushman & Wakefield

Move prompts speculation about possible acquisitions


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