The Market

More agents are joining the ranks predicting a drop-off in price growth next year; the latest - top London-based firm WA Ellis - is tipping a shift to more realistic pricing as the main driver

2012's London house price bonanza won't be repeated next year, according to Marsh & Parsons' latest forecasts, but the market won't flatline completely.

The Little House Company, a founder member of the new National Private House Sales Association (NPHSA), believes that the proportion of vendors selling off-market will rise from 2% this year to 8% next…

It sounds as though it's been a carnival of a first year for new kid on the block, Crayson

Strutt and Parker has joined the ranks of property agents predicting a rush to the country next year, as London sellers take advantage of "one of the widest price gaps in history

As next month's Autumn Statement looms large on the horizon, Ed Tryon beseeches the government to deliver some clear thinking.

RICS' latest survey of the lettings industry paints a picture of a windswept and lawless land with a complete lack of effective regulation, deeming it "the property industry's Wild West

The global dream of owning a great Scottish estate continues to drive the Highland market, with off-market sales dipping but - as ever - playing a key role

Glad tidings from the lettings front line today, with reports of a huge rise in tenant registrations, increasing prices and longer tenancies

Camilla Dell reviews a vintage year for the prime property market. 2012 has witnessed prices so far year on year rising by 10%, which is over and above what most forecasters were predicting.

Rightmove have revealed that average asking prices across the UK fell by 2.6% last month, despite a 1.2% increase in asking prices in London