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From Your Industry| 15:56

Fos rules Propertybourse recommendation unsuitable

Adviser said he felt as cheated as his client, but agreed “as an unregulated investment it was unsuitable”.

From Mortgages| Apr 25, 2016

Many pre-crisis homeowners stuck in negative equity

Analysis shows north/south divide in terms of house price growth since 2007.

From Your Industry| Apr 18, 2016

First Property FuM jump a quarter in six months

Boss says the market is generally buoyant and offers interesting investment opportunities.

From Pensions| Apr 12, 2016

Scrap stamp duty for downsizing pensioners: LV

Provider’s survey finds a third of people approaching retirement are set to be ‘property pensioners’.

Apr 12, 2016

Fund Selector: A swing and a prayer

Commercial property may be losing its shine, but investors need to take a long-term view

Apr 04, 2016

Large-scale outflows shake confidence in UK property

Liquidity risk front and centre after funds see biggest monthly outflows since 2008

Analysis & Opinion

12:12

Go with the flows

With expected total returns from property for the next few years at only 5 per cent a year, the cost of investing in a property will likely wipe...

Tony Hazell| Mar 09, 2016

Our children face working into their late 70s

Tony Hazell mulls over this week’s financial conundrums

Buy to regret?

From Special Report: Tax Planning - March 2016| Mar 09, 2016

Buy to regret?

Landlords with two or more properties are facing major tax changes after April, which, on top of the coming cuts to tax relief in 2017, mean they...

Property is poised to dodge headwinds

Mar 07, 2016

Property is poised to dodge headwinds

Is property still a strong source of income?

Recent Articles
  1. Tracker and property fund sales slump in February
    UK| Mar 31, 2016

    Tracker and property fund sales slump in February

    UK retail fund industry as a whole sees net redemptions of £400m.

  2. Property winning race for post-freedoms pension pots
    From Pensions| Mar 30, 2016

    Property winning race for post-freedoms pension pots

    Separate studies suggest most reinvestment of pension money has gone into bricks and mortar.

  3. Physical assets help F&C beat volatility
    Mar 21, 2016

    Physical assets help F&C beat volatility

    Hybrid Property Growth fund benefits as physical property offsets market falls.

  4. Budget hammers another nail in buy-to-let coffin
    From Mortgages| Mar 17, 2016

    Budget hammers another nail in buy-to-let coffin

    While making other forms of investment more attractive, the Budget took another swing at the private rented sector.

  5. Blow for landlords but commercial property sweetener
    From Mortgages| Mar 16, 2016

    Blow for landlords but commercial property sweetener

    Chancellor confirms residential stamp duty reforms will cover “large investors”.

  6. Kames adds manager to Active Value Property fund
    Mar 15, 2016

    Kames adds manager to Active Value Property fund

    Mr Dear has worked in the firm’s property team since 2011.

  7. ‘Disillusionment’ blamed for shift to specialist funds
    Mar 14, 2016

    ‘Disillusionment’ blamed for shift to specialist funds

    Interest in property funds also jumps amid ‘understandable confusion’ over markets.

  8. Property outperforms other asset classes
    From Mortgages| Mar 10, 2016

    Property outperforms other asset classes

    Over the past few years, property prices have been booming and have increased faster than the pace of earnings.

  9. Franklin’s Spencer looks for oil and gas upside
    Mar 07, 2016

    Franklin’s Spencer looks for oil and gas upside

    Mid cap manager also sticks by property holdings.

  10. Buy-to-let stamp duty may increase rents
    Mar 01, 2016

    Buy-to-let stamp duty may increase rents

    Rental charges may increase as a result of changes to buy-to-let stamp duty, warns Bracknell-based buy-to-let lender.

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