HK family group snaps up Canary Wharf property

Songbird Estates in sale of 50 Bank Street for £153m

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Stamp duty revenues rise by one-third

Million-pound home buyers paid almost £2bn last year

Irish house prices less affordable than UK

Property values in Ireland now five times higher than average incomes

First UK house price fall in 17 months

Nationwide data show annual growth slowing to 9.4%

Time to shake up housing finance

Focus of structural reform should extend beyond banking

US consumers start to lighten up

Household confidence is at its highest level since 2010

What might prick London’s property bubble?

Kate Allen on five potential tipping points

Knight Frank to build on London success

Estate agency group looking to expand sales-office network

‘Millions’ at risk of Flood Re exclusion

Pledge to monitor scheme “empty” without system to revise it

Insurers set to target infrastructure

BlackRock study shows more groups shunning calls for caution

Spanish ghost town shows signs of life

After a long and painful slump Spain’s housing market picks up

PM promises young home buyers discount

New homes would be sold for 20% below market rate

The estate agency revolution

The sector has long defied technological disruption

Ashley hopes luck on side with Tesco bet

Entrepreneur in deal with Goldman Sachs over retailer’s shares

Number of renters made homeless leaps

‘Evictions’ by landlords now the most common cause

Hammerson placing raises £400m

Shopping centre developer looks to tap tourism growth

US builders’ shares show foundations

Signs sector could survive Fed tightening ought to mean solid gains

Property: Land of opportunity

To its advocates, land value tax has almost magical powers. Has its moment finally come?

A British property tax that is fit for purpose

Real modernisation will require more than just a levy on pricier homes

Nationwide resumes Help to Buy for home movers

Building society reopens access to controversial scheme


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