Property

UK house prices rose marginally in November, but uncertainty means market is sluggish

House price growth picked up last month, but the market remains subdued as an uncertain economy and the squeeze on household budgets continue to dampen demand.

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Ambitious for a home of your own? Property-owning parents are key

Young people whose parents own their own property are far more likely to be homeowners themselves, figures from the Resolution Foundation think tank reveal.

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10 steps to selling your home without an estate agent

Brick-and-mortar estate agents’ fees continue to climb, so if you’re looking to sell, why not consider the alternatives?

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UK house prices drop by £5,000, with former hotspots in the South suffering

In November, UK house prices fell by more than £5,000, with sharp falls in the South as sellers lowered their asking price aspirations, according to Rightmove.

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Downsizing versus equity release – which is best for you?

We weigh up the perks and pitfalls of downsizing, lifetime mortgages and other options for retirees looking to tap into the value tied up in their home.

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Three UK property sectors to avoid as Brexit bites

Rogier Quirijns signposts areas investors should steer clear of and highlights where opportunities can be found.

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Why co-living is a space investors should move into

New urban accommodation aimed at young professionals is an investment opportunity in an evolving UK property market.

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House price growth at slowest rate in five years

House prices have increased at their slowest rate since March 2013 at just 1.5% higher than last year, according to latest figures from Halifax.

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Why you want retail parks in your investment basket

Shopping habits are evolving and omnichannel retail is an investment opportunity, argues Calum Bruce.

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