Is property inheritance widening the wealth gap?

Whether we are increasingly living in a system not necessarily defined by class but by our inherited wealth gets a mixed reception from economists

London: a honeypot for property fraud

London property Fraud

Dirty money is being laundered in the London property market by criminals hiding behind anonymous shell companies, pushing up prices beyond the reach of ordinary Londoners

Now London is competing for business with the North


Rising commercial and residential property prices in London and the South East mean more businesses are relocating and workers moving north, seeking a better quality of life

Disruptive tech shaking up the property market

Woman looking at house in virtual reality

From 3D printing to virtual reality, high-tech trends are beginning to have a big impact on the housing and property industries

How to save for a house deposit in 2017

Investing in Property illustation

It’s an uncertain time for first-time buyers, but a range of options are available to help desperate savers become homeowners

Top tips for successful property investment

House illustration with let sign

Investing in property can be a daunting process for even the seasoned investor as the industry adjusts to new regulation and swings in value. Here are nine top tips from industry experts to guide you through a constantly changing market

Is property crowdfunding ‘safe as houses’?


Upcoming legislation, regulation and taxation is making buy-to-let investment less appealing, but higher returns offered by crowdfunding are not guaranteed

Finding a franchise fit for your lifestyle

Think of franchising and the first businesses that typically spring to mind are fast food chains and cafe bars, but other sectors are ripe for growth using the franchise model. Here are eight of the most promising areas