Economics

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.

"The news is bleak" says the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) as it forecasts that home ownership will fall by 7% in the coming decade …

New York, London and Hong Kong are the most expensive locations for construction in the world, with cost premiums of between 40% and 60% compared with many European cities, and a "severe construction …

Just days after the boss of Berkeley Group warned of 'unintended consequences', the CEO of Galliard Homes - London's second biggest housebuilder - has also come out swinging against the Chancellor's lat…

Knight Frank's Global House Price Index increased by 2.7% in the year to September 2015, as five of the 55 tracked countries posted double-digit growth and the pace of China's decline slowed

George Osborne's third pop at the country's finances this year saw housing - or the "crisis of home ownership" - near the top of the bill

A 3% increase the rate of stamp duty on buy-to-let and second homes, and a chunky pledge of extra funding for new housebuilding have set tongues wagging in the aftermath of the combined Autumn Statement …

As the government’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement looms large, James Bailey of Henry & James reveals his property wish list.

UK average house prices increased by 6.1% in the year to September 2015, up from 5.

170,690 new homes were added to England's total housing supply in 2014-15, representing a massive 25% increase in net additional dwellings from 2013-14, according to the latest from HMRC.

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted by a majority of 8-1 to keep the Bank Rate at a deeply low 0.5%,