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How international property markets are responding to Covid-19

Here’s how international markets are reacting. Images: Getty More Australia has shut down auctions and open houses, significantly impacting the number of homes hitting the market. Beyond that, however, it’s too early to know just what impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on house prices. The most recent figures show Australian property values rising 0.7 per […]

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What will happen to house prices in the UK after lockdown? Watch New Zealand’s property market

Last week, New Zealand started lifting its lockdown restrictions, kickstarting its frozen housing market. Transactions that were on hold are now completing (or “settling”, as it’s known), and buyers can view homes. Its property market is very similar to Britain’s, which could soon be thawing as we come out of lockdown. So can New Zealand show us the future […]