The Market

Tax cuts have been welcomed, but industry insiders wanted to see more interventions to boost property transactions.

Mishcon de Reya's team walks us through the key announcements and policy points raised in Jeremy Hunt's big speech.

Measures announced in Jeremy Hunt's 'Autumn Statement for growth' include a new Permitted Development Right that could allow the conversion of any house into two flats, provided the exterior is unchanged's about the art of the deal, writes Anderson Rose's Jon Byers...

Britain's housing downturn 'has some way to run,' says Capital Economics.

Deal numbers are down again in the capital...

Leasehold reform proposals 'come with large unforeseen consequences regarding affordability and pricing within the leasehold market,' warns Knight Frank.

'Increasing levels of pragmatic buyers are seemingly prepared to offset short-term higher borrowing costs for generous savings off purchase prices', says buying agency Garrington.

Psychological milestones will be important for the property market as mortgage rates continue to fall, writes Knight Frank's head of UK resi research.

Estate agency bosses Dominic Agace and Adam Stackhouse weigh-in on what Jeremy Hunt could and should announce in Wednesday's fiscal event.

In a tough market, property developers are looking beyond pricing to attract would-be home-buyers.

Jackson-Stops has looked into country house buying trends to identify England's rural retreat hotspots - and track how things shifted through the pandemic years.