If you thought the property market was due for a Brexit crash or at least another year of prices going nowhere, you would have got an almighty shock when the Halifax House Price Index for February 2019 was released recently.
PROPERTY TRENDS ISSUE 12 – Welcome to the February 2019 edition of Property Trends the monthly bulletin that focusses on property trends for residential property investors, landlords and tenants.
Should you buy before or after the Brexit house price bounce? There is growing talk of “a Brexit house price bounce” – a jump in house prices, starting in London, once the outcome of Brexit is clearer.
The property pain for hard-pressed Londoners trying to sell is not letting up one bit thanks to the uncertainty of Brexit, high stamp duty charges and “stretched affordability”.
Something a bit worrying is happening in the housing marketing and we are not hearing a lot of noise about it – however it is potentially a cause for serious concern.
Welcome to the October 2018 edition of Property Trends – the monthly bulletin that focuses on property trends for residential property investors, homeowners, landlords and tenants.
Whenever I talk to non-UK residents, the matter of buying a residential property in the UK often crops up. People living outside the UK see the long-term strength of the UK property market and wonder about purchasing a property as an investment, with the aim of achieving rental […]
What does the second rise in interest rates in 10 years mean? Base rate up by 0.25% The Bank of England has just increased the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75% (2nd August 2018) catching a few commentators by surprise. What’s the likely impact? The dominant chatter I […]
EDITORIAL Welcome to the fourth issue of Property Trends the monthly bulletin that focusses on property trends for residential property investors. There is growing evidence that we are in the “mid-cycle wobble period” of the 18 year property cycle. According to the theory, we are not moving to […]