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    1. March 25, 2016

      Russians and Chinese home in on cheaper London properties

      Russian and Chinese buyers who helped propel the prime central London housing market to new highs have turned to...

    2. March 10, 2016

      Stamp duty rise will slow UK property market, survey shows

      Britain’s rapid house price inflation will slow this year as buy-to-let activity lessens, according to the nation’s...

    1. January 26, 2016

      Buy-to-let: is Mark Carney about to take action?

      Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, faces questions from parliament’s Treasury committee on Tuesday about the...

    2. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Sneaking in before deadline: December dash for UK houses

      It seems buy-to-let homebuyers in the UK have been keen not to buy too late, wiping out the traditional December...

    3. January 21, 2016

      Buy-to-let landlords rush to beat UK stamp duty surcharge

      Buy-to-let landlords determined to complete purchases before a new tax surcharge comes into effect in April are piling...

    4. January 1, 2016

      Where have all the bricklayers gone?

      It is a puzzle that goes to the heart of some of the problems bedevilling Britain’s recovering economy: where have all...

    5. December 31, 2015

      How landed gentry could help solve the housing crisis

      A Devon estate dating back to 1299 has devoted a corner of its land to new affordable housing in a move that surveyors...

    6. December 22, 2015

      UK house price rises expected to outstrip pay in 2016

      UK house prices are set to continue rising faster than incomes next year as a rebound in interest from would-be...

    7. November 13, 2015

      Homeowning becomes preserve of professionals

      Owning a home in the UK is becoming the preserve of the professional classes. The combination of decades of low levels...

    8. November 12, 2015

      New housing supply surges by a quarter

      The supply of new housing in England has surged by a quarter in the past year as a series of planning liberalisation...

    9. November 12, 2015

      Housing shortage drives up UK prices

      A chronic shortage of properties continues to drive house prices upwards across Britain. But at the top end of the...

    10. May 29, 2015

      Record low home loans pose rate conundrum for consumers and BoE

      The sale of an unmodernised end-of-terrace Notting Hill house, priced at £24m just before the election is the latest...

    11. April 16, 2015

      Supply shortage threatens to push up UK house prices, warn surveyors

      A shortage of new homes is threatening to push UK house prices up again after a slowdown in growth this year. The...

    12. March 12, 2015

      Drop in supply pushes up UK house prices outside London

      A fall in the number of houses coming on to the UK market is pushing up prices outside London, according to a property...

    13. February 5, 2015

      UK house price growth picks up pace, says Halifax

      UK house prices rose at their fastest pace for six months in the quarter to January and recorded their biggest increase...

    14. January 15, 2015

      Stamp duty reforms yet to be felt in UK property market

      Stamp duty reforms are yet to have a noticeable effect on UK housing activity despite widespread predictions they would...

    15. December 11, 2014

      Stamp duty reforms to boost UK house sales

      Stamp duty reform will boost UK house sales by as much as 5 per cent during the next year, according to a survey of...

    16. October 17, 2014

      Travis Perkins builds on sales despite mild autumn

      Travis Perkins, Britain’s biggest builder’s merchant, said the mild autumn combined with disruption caused by store...

    17. October 10, 2014

      Mortgage rules cooling housing market, say brokers

      Tighter mortgage lending criteria have taken some of the heat out of the housing market, brokers said, as data this...

    18. September 12, 2014

      Home lending rises but enquiries slow

      Gross mortgage lending rose by 10 per cent in July, driven by increased activity among first-time buyers and home...

    19. August 8, 2014

      Converting offices to homes threatens London enterprises

      Premier House, an unassuming office block that looms over the main shopping street outside Edgware underground station...

    20. July 29, 2014

      Businesses lose out as housing boom forces conversion of offices into homes

      Britain’s strong housing market threatens to choke its economic recovery as developers convert an increasing number of...

    21. July 10, 2014

      London property market ‘losing momentum’, says Rics

      The familiar picture of a soaring London property market set against stagnant activity in the rest of the country is...

    22. June 12, 2014

      Cable urges action to cool housing market

      Vince Cable on Thursday urged the Bank of England to intervene to stop the housing boom from “getting out of control”....

    23. May 1, 2014

      Ed Miliband backs cap on rent rises in fresh interventionist vow

      Ed Miliband dismissed Tory claims that he was the “heir to Hugo Chávez” as he launched Labour’s local and EU election...

    24. April 27, 2014

      UK construction vacancies fastest increasing of any sector

      Vacancies in the construction industry are rising sharply, pointing to a buoyant year for the sector, though a shortage...

    25. February 28, 2014

      Farmland prices rise sharply as investor demand grows

      British farmland prices have jumped by almost 15 per cent in the past year as increasing investor interest and strong...

    26. February 21, 2014

      Rising prices cut both ways for movers

      Rising property prices and lower-rate mortgages are improving prospects for homeowners looking to move up the property...

    27. December 8, 2013

      World diary: December 9 - December 15

      • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Expectations rise of US taper buying decision • See a full guide to the...

    28. November 10, 2013

      Retail property market shows new signs of life

      Supermarkets and out of town shopping centres are leading the nascent upturn in British retail property values, which...

    29. October 21, 2013

      FPC member rejects role for BoE in restraining house price rises

      A Bank of England policymaker has expressed his “astonishment” at suggestions that it should try to impose a cap on...

    30. October 8, 2013

      US stand-off overshadows Europe’s markets

      Retail and home sales are still rising in the UK, but the prospects for the US economy if a Washington budget impasse...

    31. September 12, 2013

      Surveyors urge Bank of England to damp house market

      Estate agents and surveyors have become so concerned about the dangers of another unsustainable housing boom that their...

    32. September 11, 2013

      Estate agents lead way in UK jobs growth

      Britain’s ranks of estate agents have surged to a record level, fuelling concerns that the economic recovery is being...

    33. September 10, 2013

      La Française snaps up Forum stake

      The French asset manager running Europe’s only institutional vineyard fund has taken steps to strengthen its...

    34. August 23, 2013

      Farmland values triple in ten years

      Farmland values have more than trebled over the past ten years to a record high, according to new figures. The Royal...

    35. June 24, 2013

      Rics hits at ‘short-term’ focus on housing

      A focus on short-term fixes by successive governments over the past 50 years has exacerbated the failure of the UK...

    36. June 12, 2013

      Northern Ireland’s recovery lags behind rest of UK

      Northern Ireland’s economic problems are visible on the main streets of towns and villages where one in five shops is...

    37. May 24, 2013

      Landlords and tenants ‘need better protection’

      Landlords and tenants are urged to check that money they give a letting agent is protected, as new rules proposed by...

    38. May 10, 2013

      UK landlords ‘face more red tape’ after Queen’s Speech

      Buy-to-let property investors face the prospect of more red tape after the government revealed plans to make landlords...

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