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
Last week's Council of Mortgage Lenders numbers (reported here) show that gross mortgage lending for the UK is, overall, on the rise.
"The entire developed property universe" is worth roughly US$217tr, with residential real estate accounting for the lion's share, according to some sums by Savills; that's around 2.7
A British exit from the European Union poses a significant threat to the UK's property industry - and particularly the high-value residential sector - says Carter Jonas, after discovering that 65% of …
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has ruled out an imminent interest rate rise
London has tumbled out of the top ten European cities for real estate investment prospects, according to a new report from PwC and the Urban Land Institute.
A weary Home Builders Federation has hit back at claims that developers in England are sitting on a record 475,647 green-lit, but unbuilt, new homes.
After another year of churning out more graphs and analysis than everyone else combined, Knight Frank's research team picks its favourite prime property stats from the last 12 months...
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has bumped its property price forecast for 2016 up from +4.5% in November to +6% in its latest housing update.