Economics

Catch up on all the latest movements and commentary in less than five minutes, featuring data and analysis from Savills, Rightmove, Knight Frank, Propertymark, Zoopla, Search Acumen & more…

The government needs to calm financial markets as well as voters ahead of the next general election, says Tom Bill.

Economists expect interest rates to spike and house sales to tumble - meaning the last year's worth of aggressive property price growth could be rolled back.

Rising mortgage rates are "driving homeowners to sell now rather than wait until 2023," says Jackson-Stops, noting that this is "boosting housing stock across the country and in turn, helping to balance…

Virgin Money, Halifax and the Skipton Building Society are amongst those to have pulled mortgage products.

Top-end London property brokers are enjoying a bonanza of urgent interest from wealthy international buyers with US dollars to spend, looking to take advantage of a significant currency discount.

Mishcon de Reya's team of legal experts talks us through some of the key policy announcements in last week's big fiscal event.

A surprisingly mixed set of responses from the property sector, featuring insights from Savills, Knight Frank, Rightmove, Maskells, Cluttons, Jackson-Stops, JLL, Winkworth, Carter Jonas, Chestertons, …

The nil-rate Stamp Duty threshold has been doubled to £250k, effective from today.

The UK's base rate of interest has been rising since December 2021, as the Bank of England attempts to keep a lid on inflation.

It's being reported that Friday's "emergency mini-Budget" will feature a cut to Stamp Duty. Is this wise, and what impact might such a move have on the property market and on the wider UK economy?

Super-prime estate agent Trevor Abrahmsohn hopes the new Prime Minister 'will succeed and be our Queen Boadicea in difficult economic times'.