Mortgage fraudster pays SFO £1.7m

Surveyor jailed for role in £50m mortgage fraud to be released

Help to Buy construction rises

More than 11,000 homes backed during spring building season

Dearth of London office space feared

Concern at proposal to allow residential conversion everywhere

Berkeley reports housing market steadying

Homebuilder points to ‘stable’ environment in southeast England

Emaar’s Dubai IPO marks regional revival

Planned October listing shows improving post-crisis fortunes

Mortgage rules ‘deter first-time buyers’

Almost 2m cannot afford first home, says mortgage insurer

Rentals threat to gardening retail sector

Report warns of lost annual spending of £87m by 2023

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Six ways to cool the housing market

Policy prescriptions to bring UK house prices back to earth

UK house price rise masks cooling trend

August sees up to 11% growth, but indicators show slowing market

Wanda, Baidu and Tencent in $814m tie-up

Venture aims to loosen Alibaba’s hold on China’s ecommerce market

Paramount Group: NY or SF

Focus is on NYC and SF, unfortunately in that order

Country Garden rights issue sinks shares

Foxtons shares hit despite dividend

Stricter lending rules hurt demand, estate agent chief says

Russians cool on luxury London homes

Proportion of high-end property bought by foreigners drops 20%

Oil auction may end badly for Nigeria

Foreign oil groups cannot be blamed for losing their nerves

Tighter mortgage rules trigger discounts

Chinese developers slash home prices

Discounts signal desperation to shift stock

Regus hit by strength of sterling

Serviced office provider’s interim profits wiped out

Top state schools push up house prices

Parents pay a premium of up to £500,000 to live near best performing institutions

Office owners ‘throw away’ tax relief

Relevant capital allowances claimed in just 1% of 3,000 sales


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