The Market

February felt like 'business as usual' for the housing market, says OnTheMarket.

'Single family housing is anticipated to play a far more significant role both in housing delivery and institutional real estate portfolios over the coming years,' predicts Knight Frank, as investment…

The property market continued to cool in January, according to the latest UK House Price Index.

Buyer numbers have recovered after dropping off by up to 50% in the wake of the mini-Budget last year, says Guy Gittins.

Tax changes aimed at buy-to-let investors have hit the sector, says LonRes.

Buyer demand is rising and stock levels are improving and transactions numbers are 'steady', according to the latest property market sit-rep from Propertymark.

Commentators weigh in as effects of mortgage and interest rate hikes start to filter through to the official stats.

Proposals suggest a ten-year 'test and learn' period, with the new property development tax being rolled out in a few local areas first.

'The residential development land market has changed completely in the last year,'  says Patrick Eve of Savills.

High-end new-builds accounted for more than two-thirds of sales in the iconic neighbourhood last year.

Catch up on all the latest movements and commentary in less than five minutes, featuring data and analysis from LonRes, Rightmove, Savills, eXp, Knight Frank, CBRE, the OBR & more...

The economic backdrop has improved, but things could turn more political this year, says Knight Frank's UK resi research boss...