Property

Property fund suspensions: will other funds follow M&G?

The suspension of the M&G fund, the UK’s largest, has raised concerns about other commercial property focused open-ended funds.

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Specialist social housing trusts proved popular, but have disappointed

Investors heavily backed the launches of trusts that offered juicy yields through investment in social housing projects – but performance has not lived up to expectations. We explain why.

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This disruptor comes with ‘cool factor’ but the sector carries a risk

Rogier Quirijns considers WeWork, an innovator in the flexible office market.

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Ask Money: how can I transfer a property portfolio?

An expert helps a reader with a question about passing on a property portfolio.

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Open-ended property funds hit sellers in the pocket amid Brexit concerns

BMO UK Property has become the latest open-ended property fund to switch its pricing, handing investors a 6.4% loss.

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Five themes reshaping the property landscape

Five investors discuss how long-term trends, from the thriving life sciences sector to flexible office space, are impacting on the real estate sector.

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Where next for house prices?

The housing market and the golden era of buy-to-let bounty have stalled, and homeowners face the prospect of Brexit and a possible Corbyn government. Is the door closing on the property trove?

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Ask Money: will my idea for passing on a buy-to-let flat work?

Patrick Connolly at Chase de Vere helps a reader with a question about passing on a property.

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Over half of Help to Buy users could have bought a home without help

National Audit Office report has revealed that more than half the people using the government's Help to Buy initiative would have been able to purchase a home without the scheme's help.

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