As it stands, the government has protected employees of big corporations but left the self-employed high and dry.
The suspension of civic society is without precedence in peacetime and, as we all spend less, the economy will suffer further.
The much-maligned Mansion Tax never came to pass but what else did the Chancellor have to say on housing?
In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell fire the left lost no opportunity to try to make out that it…
This week has been a reminder of how the sharpest falls in the stock market are often followed by the sharpest gains.
The tax has been jacked up so often that it’s no wonder so few of us want to move house.
Boris Johnson is said to have gone cool on proposals for a mansion tax following negative comment from aggrieved mansion-owners.…
If the government uses the extra revenue to slash stamp duty it could give first time buyers a welcome leg-up.
Why the government’s new policy will push up prices for ordinary road users.
SARS and H5N1 avian flu caused mass panic, just like coronavirus, yet both disappeared from public consciousness just as quickly as they arrived.
There’s arguably never been a better time to buy a house but is talk of a post-Brexit property boom overrated?
the new policy might seem attractive but it comes with hidden catches that could hamper first time buyers when it’s time for them to sell up.
From British infrastructure to companies that trade heavily with the US, would-be investors should be led by geopolitics this year.
It would be somewhat odd if UK markets did not rise sharply on Friday morning if the Conservatives win
Even if It was a promise made in error, a comprehensive leasehold ban would bring us up to speed with other countries
‘Green crap’ was David Cameron’s memorable verdict on his own government’s efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of UK homes,…
The promise of long-term mortgages and discounted homes comes with a catch
Electronic payments make us more vulnerable to system failures and consumers are easier to track
Boris Johnson has gone quiet on leasehold reform, which would help aspirant young people with sky-rocketing rents
The slump in West London house prices is not necessarily indicative of the rest of the UK
The odds may only be 9-1 but we should all be hedging against a Corbyn win
Any notion of a Brexit bounce has to be weighed against the backdrop of a deteriorating global economy
Help to buy ISAs are soon coming to an end but who have they really benefitted?
Brexit is being blamed for many things but a fall in house price inflation should be welcomed