Economics

CBRE compares how the tax treatment of property differs by country, but which is the most favourable for buyers?

'Unprecedented' tightening of insurance market conditions could end up forcing some firms out of business, warns Mactavish

Bank of England could set targets for property price inflation, says Shadow Housing Minister John Healey, managing the market through tougher lending restrictions.

The International Monetary Fund's House Prices at Risk tool is designed to flag property markets at risk of significant price drops at least a year before the market turns

Professors Colin Jones and Abdulkader Mostafa of Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh Business School have explored the bottom-line implications of buying a home rather than renting.

Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea provided nearly three-quarters (73%) of all receipts from the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings in 2017-18

Demand is building in prime regional and prime London markets, says Savills, but prices continue to fall as uncertainty 'dictates the pace'

The number of office-to-residential conversions in London has fallen by more than 50%, says Knight Frank, driving a  20% reduction in net additional dwellings.

Jonathan Silver of the University of Sheffield and Alan Wiig of the University of Massachusetts Boston explore how China's vast "Belt & Road" investment initiative is transforming neighbourhoods around t…

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 …

The average value of a home rocketed by 100% within five years of 1974, 1980, 1989 and 2004; it took 16 years for the same growth to be recorded to the end of 2018.

'The latest near-term indicators of housing market activity point to a significant weakening', warns the Office for Budget Responsibility, as it anticipates falling property prices and transaction numbers…