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Stop whacking pensions and benefits – hit property instead

Americans cherished a tax break but were introduced in Britain to spark a revolt akin to the Boston Tea Party. One major US financial...

London’s property market is Britain’s Hunger Games

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...

How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini’s millions

Little passing London tourists would ever guess that the premises of Bulgari, the upmarket jewelers in New Bond Street, had anything to do with...

My real-life experience as a property guardian was anything but funny

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...

Can we bypass the estate agent to buy a property?

Q My partner and I saw a house on the Rightmove website. We rang the estate agent and told them we wanted to view...

More property funds suspended as Brexit tremors continue in the City

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...

Property funds halt trading as Brexit fallout deepens

The fallout from the Brexit vote reverberated through the markets on Tuesday as two more City property funds barred investors from withdrawing their cash...

Standard Life shuts property fund amid rush of Brexit withdrawals

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...

Commercial property fund freeze – all you need to know

Commercial property funds have emerged as a weak link in the financial sector after the Brexit vote. Two funds have been suspended in successive...
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