In this piece for the Times, Carol Lewis investigates the psychological drivers behind the current housing market boom, which has wrong-footed even the most seasoned of analysts and forecasters.
Writing for the Times, Emanuele Midolo explains “how two public school boys from Surrey created the world’s most talked about residential building”.
A “combination of bold developers and new arrivals” from Hong Kong “could provide a shot in the arm for London’s pandemic-afflicted property market,” writes Karen Kwok for Reuters… “But property developers – and prospective buyers – risk getting carried away.”
‘The controversial ruler of Dubai has acquired a land and property empire in Britain that appears to exceed 40,000 hectares (100,000 acres), making him one of the country’s largest landowners’
‘New Zealand is innovating again’, writes David Smith in this opinion piece for the Times looking at how the Ardern government is dealing with a soaring real estate market.
In this piece for the Financial Times, George Hammond speaks to buyers, agencies and analysts about the potential impacts of the incoming 2% surcharge for non-residents.
Valentina Romei explains the pros and cons of the UK’s various housing market indices – and how to read them – in this useful guide for the Financial Times.
Buyers were negotiating 50% discounts in the Big Apple over the summer, reports Melissa Lawford in this piece for The Telegraph, but the tide now looks to be turning…
“Switzerland’s wealth tax offers a rare real-world example of how a levy on assets can work, just as such ideas gain traction elsewhere in the wake of the coronavirus crisis,” writes Bloomberg journalist Catherine Bosley.
Legendary British architect envisages the ‘obsolete’ office building becoming the ‘residential tower of the future’.
“A proportional property tax would be a disaster” declares Anthony Browne – MP for South Cambridgeshire, a member of the Treasury Select Committee, and a former Europe correspondent at the Times and environment editor at the Observer – writing in The Spectator magazine.