There is a tax break that Americans cherish, but were the same thing introduced in Britain it would spark a revolt akin to the Boston Tea Party. One major US financial website calls it “the best tax...

The Hunger Games imitates life in Britain’s property market. The evil President Snow has devised a ritual where young couples queue up overnight to fight for prison cell-sized spaces on the fringes of...

Little passing London tourists would ever guess that the premises of Bulgari, the upmarket jewellers in New Bond Street, had anything to do with the pope. Nor indeed the nearby headquarters of the wealthy...

Channel 4’s new sitcom Crashing, which follows six twentysomethings living as property guardians in a disused hospital, has been described as the comic voice of generation rent. My real-life experience...

Q My partner and I saw a house on the Rightmove website. We rang the estate agent and told them we wanted to view the house on Saturday. They said they would call back. When they eventually did – we...

Britain’s vote to leave the EU has sent further shock waves through financial markets, with three more property funds suspended, the pound plunging and share prices falling amid fresh uncertainty about...

The fallout from the Brexit vote reverberated through the markets on Tuesday as two more City property funds barred investors from withdrawing their cash and the Bank of England warned that risks to the...

Investors in Standard Life’s property funds have been told that they cannot withdraw their money, after the firm acted to stop a rush of withdrawals following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The...

Commercial property funds have emerged as a weak link in the financial sector in the wake of the Brexit vote. Two funds have been suspended in successive days and more are expected to follow. Here are...

Uncertainty created by the vote to leave the EU will damage business confidence and hit London’s commercial property market, Great Portland Estates has warned. In a trading update Great Portland said...