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Buyer and tenant demand increased further in January, while the supply of properties for sale and rent continued to fall short.

“There are signs that the imbalance between demand and supply is starting to ease,” says Zoopla in its latest market update.

London Central Portfolio saw an 11% jump in agreed rents on new tenancies in Q4 2021, "correcting the deep discounts that were granted during the same period in 2020".

"Shortages of [construction] materials remain significant and inflation is gathering pace", according to the latest update from the RIBA.

2022 will be "closer to normal market conditions", says Rightmove, as it predicts 5% property price inflation over the next 12 months.

Home-owners have benefitted from an "unearned, unequal and untaxed £3 trillion capital gains windfall" over the last 20 years, says the Resolution Foundation; this "one-off property lottery" should be …

“Unless this trend is reversed soon, transaction levels may flatline in 2022 with limited choice proving more significant than any shift in the interest rate environment for new buyers," warns the Royal I…

Knight Frank predicts that Manhattan property values will increase by 5% in 2022 - the highest rate of inflation in seven years.

The supply of properties listed for sale has fallen to an all-time low, reports Propertymark, while buyer demand continues to climb.

Average property prices have increased by 6.9% over the last year, says Zoopla, but the pace of growth is slowing, and the supply of homes available to buy should improve after Christmas.

The OECD has created a new Housing Data Dashboard, allowing easy comparisons of key property market metrics for developed economies around the world.

Zoopla has launched a new Housebuilder Hub, which collates the data and research for housebuilders.