Unless homes become affordable, Thatcher's dream will die and ownership will revert to exclusive preserve of rich, minister says

Local neighbourhoods could win control of infrastructure budgets worth up to £300,000 in return for allowing homes to be built, the planning minister will suggest on Thursday as he warns that there is "no painless way to...

Romanian property could find itself in demand this year, with experts forecasting economic growth for the country throughout 2013. According to the Erste Group Bank Equity Strategy Q1 2013 report, the "country's fundamentals remain[ed] robust" throughout 2012. "Conclusive progress" was also noted in the consolidation of public...

Did Cameron and Clegg's commitments live up to the hype? Our panellists give their thoughts on the coalition's midterm review

Gaby Hinsliff: 'Sticking-plaster babies don't make things all right'

They call it the sticking-plaster baby phenomenon: the tendency of unhappy couples to conceive a child in the hope that somehow it'll make everything all...

The development includes flats, townhouses and penthouses, but the prices are not for the faint hearted

Homes alongside London's iconic Battersea power station have gone on sale, three years before the first one will be ready to move into.

The Circus West development will see 800 homes built around the south London landmark, which is the largest...

Buying Spanish property in the Costa del Sol could soon become even cheaper, with experts claiming that prices are continuing to drop. RR de Acuna & Asociados, one of the country's leading economic consultancies, told the Daily Mail that values could slump by another 50 per cent nation-wide, with coastal apartments and villas the hardest hit....

Bank reports six monthly rises and six decreases during 2012 as house prices remained little changed over course of year

House prices rose by an average 1.3% in December but are still likely to end 2013 at levels close to where they began, according to figures from Halifax.

The bank reported an average house price of £163,845 for the month, with the...

Failing to pay attention to reports on housing development has resulted in a surplus of Spanish property, according to one expert. Human geography professor and deputy director of the department of geography at University Autonoma de Madrid, July Vinuesa, told Idealista.com that the construction of homes in the country failed to respond to...

Amendments to the law governing the number of dwellings a non-European Union (EU) resident can own is hoped to give a much needed boost to Cypriot property.  With real estate prices in the country continuing to fall, the government is hoping to attract a new market of foreign investors with their latest move.  Under the changes, overseas...

The new issue of Private Islands magazine has been guest edited by the magician. What does it reveal about the market in exclusive hideaways?

The latest issue of Private Islands, the magazine with the largest circulation among dentist surgeries in offshore tax havens around the world, has been guest edited by the magician David Copperfield. Here's...

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