The coronavirus pandemic could influence the type of property we choose to buy in the future, and its location.
Housing market activity is now grinding to a halt as a result of the measures implemented to control the spread of the virus.
The FCA’s proposals indicate that more drastic measures, such as barring open-ended funds from holding illiquid assets, will not be introduced.
The asset class - made up primarily of shops, industrial buildings such as warehouses, and offices - is a bellwether for
Average annual house price growth was 1.9% in January, says Nationwide.
Despite the successful sale of some assets, the fund has not yet raised enough cash to lift the suspension.
House prices have surged by £6,785, the largest monthly price rise recorded at this time of year.
We outline a wealth of bond and property investment ideas as well as some multi-asset fund suggestions.
Hannah Smith examines the drivers and headwinds for specialist funds in five areas including healthcare, tech and infrastructure, and also suggests some passive plays.