Britain's real estate sector is relatively upbeat about short-term prospects, say the British Property Federation and Grosvenor, but the longer-term view is decidedly more iffy

With just three weeks to go until Budget Day (doesn't it come around fast..

Prime Minister Dave emerged from the other side the Channel on Saturday brandishing a compromise agreement for a tarted-up British relationship with the European Union.

The number of UK properties worth at least £1m is expected "to more than triple between now and 2030", says Santander Mortgages, rising from under 500,000 today to over 1.6 million in 15 years' time.

Achieving strong growth in the global economy remains elusive, with only a modest recovery in advanced economies and slower activity in emerging markets, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Ou…

Don't listen to ‘Project Fear’, says Trevor Abrahmsohn, we will do very nicely outside of Europe... H

Charging Capital Gains Tax on homes would be a significant improvement on the current stamp duty regime, argues the National Institute of Economic & Social Research's Dr Angus Armstrong in a thorough a…

With the Institute for Fiscal Studies now warning that the Government will struggle to meet its target of balancing the books by 2019-20, Knight Frank has taken a proper look at how the new stamp duty re…

The vast majority of buy-to-let investors are in for the long term, are big net contributors to both the national and local economies, and are right to feel a somewhat opportunist target, says Ed Mead..

Strutt & Parker has come out swinging against Scotland's Land & Building Transaction Tax, after the controversial new levy raised £34m less than predicted in the nine months to December. In

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) receipts were up £16m (16%) last year, with properties in Westminster generating over half the entire haul.

The latest update to the International Monetary Fund's Global Housing Watch shows that aggregate real property prices have edged up for the past 16 quarters