London house prices fall at fastest rate in 10 years

It is the biggest plunge since the 7.0% annual drop recorded in August 2009, says ONSHouse prices in London have fallen at their fastest pace since the financial crash a decade ago as the capital bears the brunt of the nationwide torpor in the property…

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Legal & General’s academic tie-up has a degree of exclusivity | Nils Pratley

Deal with Oxford makes sense but such ventures are no cure-all for other projects lacking investmentLegal & General’s £4bn development partnership with Oxford University is a deal for the times, or at least Nigel Wilson, the insurer’s chief executi…

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L&G and Oxford University team up for £4bn housing scheme

Construction on affordable homes for staff and students to take place over next decade Legal & General has teamed up with Oxford University in a £4bn partnership to build science parks and thousands of homes for staff and students over the next dec…

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How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? June verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeRising risk of no-deal Brexit slows UK growth as pound slides Continue reading…

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Help to buy has helped the well-off – and made the housing crisis worse | Vicky Spratt

More than half of those using the scheme could already afford a home. The government must stop propping up a broken marketConservative politicians have long professed their infallible belief that Britain should be a “property-owning democracy”. From No…

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