Rokstone boss: To shut the housing market jeopardises jobs, personal finances and the economy all in one go

The government may be “absolutely determined” to keep the housing market open, but pressure is mounting from various quarters – including the science one – to pull the shutters down again as Covid continues to wreak havoc across the UK. It is possible to do things safely, counters PCL agency MD Becky Fatemi, and avoid the wide-ranging fallout of another closure…

Leasehold law changes: How will the property market react?

Last week, the government proposed a major reform of leasehold laws, with new rules possibly arriving within two years. Knight Frank’s team has analysed whether the prospect of the new rules will have an impact on the property market from today…