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Historical patterns of housing tenure

The context for the recent government housebuilding announcement. Read More >


Investor's Notebook

Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

The week's financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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Head Of Research

The brain boxes of direct real estate

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The Fund Manager

Real money - the capital allocators

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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China Watch

Cambridge University's Dr Helen Bao on China's past, present and future

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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What's New

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Tolerance and the accommodation of change

AHMM's Simon Allford on architecture's relation to our changing society. Read More >
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Isn't it time residential agents fought back?

The rise of online estate agency alternatives - and where they will go next. Read More >
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The White Collar Factory: a new kind of office building

Simon Silver explains the motivation behind the project. Read More >
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Five golden rules for investing in a successful buy-to-let purchase

Residential investment specialist Ben Keating shares his top tips. Read More >
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Geographies of housing development

The case of the interwar housing market. Read More >
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A tale of two parties

Adrian Pepper reflects on the Labour and Conservative party conferences. Read More >

The Professor

Analysis and opinion from Andrew Baum of Oxford University

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Face to Face

Jonathan Davis interviews a leading figure in the property world

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The Farmer

Land economy, agriculture, conservation, soil & property rights

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The Analyst

Spotlight on real estate equities

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The History Man

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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Chart Spotlight

Deconstructing and understanding a key statistic

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The Agent

Reflections on estate agency, today and in past times

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Political Insider

The inside scoop on Westminster and Whitehall

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Latest Articles

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The politics of residential property investment

Now that the political party conference season is over, Ian Fletcher, Director of Policy at the BPF, shares his thoughts on housing policy directions. Read More >
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Saudi Arabia and the crude oil price surge

Why September was an historic month for the global crude oil market. Read More >
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The cycle's not over yet

Jonathan Davis interviews the CEO of Helical plc. Read More >
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Have you missed the Great Singapore Sale?

KK Tan explains how investors can look beyond the hype. Read More >
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Underwriting to the downside...

Why current debt market conditions are both a difficulty and an opportunity. Read More >
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UK residential property has seldom been this cheap

Low interest rates mean keeping up with mortgages is easier: but does this make home ownership a safe option? Read More >
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Ship owning: an investment warning?

Our insider looks at whether investing in shipping is 'as safe as houses'. Read More >
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Forecasts by George Costanza

Predicting the opposite of the mainstream consensus. Read More >
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Thanks for the memories

UK real estate: comparing then and now. Read More >

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