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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 […]

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London Homeowners Test the Waters in Brexit-Hit Housing Market

Asking prices for London homes rose this month as owners tested a fragile market before the spring selling season. Values gained 3.4 percent from January to 614,182 pounds ($788,000), property-website Rightmove said in a report published Monday. The seasonal boost still left asking prices in the capital 2.1 percent lower than a year earlier. “It […]