Long in the tooth? Analysing the 2014-2019 bear market from a historical perspective

At the end of last year, fund manager-turned-buying agent Fraser Slater set out ten reasons why he expects Q1 2019 to mark the low point of the Prime Central London property market; here, he looks back at how the current downturn compares to others over the last 30 years, and assesses if there are grounds to believe that prices have indeed bottomed out…

MPs set out blueprint for leasehold reform

HCLG Committee ‘demolishes’ the current system with a series of wide-ranging recommendations, including a wholesale shift to commonhold ownership and a lid on ground rents