Real estate, alternative real assets and other diversions

Mortgages and mismatching

Victorian bankers rarely wrote mortgages. As a contemporary bankers manual explained: ‘house or shop property, even of a superior class, is not a... Read More >

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Investor's Notebook

Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

Recent financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Technology

Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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Uncorked

A sideways look at the world of wine

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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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The Auctioneer

What's going on in the auction world

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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What's New

A REIT way to invest

As a committed, passionate, and experienced REIT analyst, part of my steadfast research includes observing principles I can rely on time after time, to... Read More >

Too Close for Comfort?

I was recently at an event hosted by the Urban Land Institute and Transport for London, and there was a question raised about the impact on property values... Read More >

Kent: the right track for investors

With stamp duty rates crippling the London residential market, many investors have naturally been looking to areas further afield. A lot of articles in the... Read More >

If Theresa May truly admired free markets she would embrace Canada+

The one thing that stood out in Theresa May’s recent Conservative conference speech was her praise of free markets. In a hall erupting with applause, the... Read More >

Railways - The First Big Business

Railways were big businesses long before the creation of the Big Four after World War I (London, Midland & Scottish, London & North Eastern, Great... Read More >

Agricultural Commodity Prices: What a difference three months makes!

In June 2018, the London Wheat Futures market was hovering around £150/tonne. Whilst this represented a modest improvement over the position 12 months... Read More >

The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the property world

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The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The History Man

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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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

Retire Rich With These 5 Highly Predictable REITs

Retirement satisfaction is positively correlated with income, net worth, health, and stable income streams. Reports state that investors, who record the... Read More >

In Praise of Partial Equilibrium

I have had it verified by those in a position to know that among many economists in the city of Minneapolis, there is an view that can be summarized... Read More >

Ding Dong: Why the bells of Hong Kong's small house policy should knell farewell

The rush of investments into real estate in Hong Kong throughout the past century has led to extensive urbanisation. In December 1972, following an era of... Read More >

Rents and Capital Values Remain Buoyant Despite Global Trade Tensions

Despite global trade tensions, the global economy reached an estimated growth rate of 3.8% in the first half of 2018, the fastest since 2011, driven by... Read More >

The Future of Universities

At the start of a new academic year, it is worth reflecting that Higher Education is facing a future that is both more challenging than at any point in the... Read More >

Cambridge Diary 1

As a Cambridge Student, your first interaction with other members of the University tends to be through the College Parent system. Though this may sound... Read More >

It’s Not Cricket: A Black Mark on Australia’s Sporting Record

The inaugural officially-recognised test match between Australian and English cricket teams took place in March 1877 at the Melbourne Cricket... Read More >

Download the FREE Autumn edition of The Property Chronicle

Download the FREE PDF of the Autumn edition of The Property Chronicle. Simply click on the link below and enter your email... Read More >

On Commission

The returns on most investments are purely financial.  But some investments have other rewards.  Buying art, for instance, offers the chance not only to... Read More >

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