Chart that tells a story — the rush to remortgage

Chart: UK mortage lending

A mixed picture — but interest rates are generally low

Two-speed UK housing market returns

London, south-east and eastern England rise at double national rate

House price growth slows in August

Annual rise of 3.5% is weakest for two years

Aldermore profits surge on strong lending

Specialist lender warns on rising competition in mortgage market

Dalian Wanda buys Ironman triathlon group

China’s richest man bets $650m on country’s emerging middle class

Remortgaging hits four-year high

More borrowers sign up for deals expecting interest rates to rise

Shard nears Cheesegrater’s rent record

Landmark tower benefits as companies relocate from West End

KPMG’s UK chair issues housing warning

Concerns echo other business lobbies on effect of soaring costs

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Foreigners sell £3.4bn of London property

Vendors pocket £870m in profits amid sharp rise in capital values

London still hot property for foreigners

Canadian and US investors are biggest buyers in the city

Mortgage arrears deals at record level

Lenders urge borrowers to consider impact of eventual rate rise

Frantic dealmaking sweeps corporate Italy

Economic reforms propel mergers and acquisitions

HMRC: The taxman cometh

UK authorities are vowing to crack down on tax dodgers and prove that the British system does not favour the rich and famous

Irish recovery exposes housing shortage

Building binge that left plenty of homes where few want to live casts shadow on the economy

Leeds site testifies to UK property cycle

Development rises on land where scheme went bust in 2010

Nationwide attacks bank levy

UK’s largest building society says tax will reduce lending

Persimmon orders ignore summer slowdown

UK housebuilder’s reservations bolstered by mortgage competition

Hoxton rebels given means-tested rents

New Era estate residents who fought off private equity given new contracts

Bovis: getting up again

Housebuilder’s margin malaise risks spoiling the party mood

EU reform to help beat legacy tussles

Owners of European holiday homes can avoid ‘forced heirship’ rule

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