Tag: house prices

Chart of the Week

According to the Bank of England, the availability of mortgages declined dramatically in the three months ending May 2020 – implying a bigger credit squeeze than in the worst three-month period of the global financial crisis.

/ July 30, 2020
Covid 19: How People are making Ends meet

Covid 19: How are people are making ends meet?

There is a risk that following the shock of the pandemic and poor economic recovery, deep seated pessimism may set in for the young, who already feel that their lives will be less prosperous than their parents’.

/ April 16, 2020

Chart of the Week: Historical Chinese Residential Property Market Trends

It would be unremarkable were house prices increasing as a function of total home purchases, however, this graph shows that the key driver of HPI rises is not the fundamental demand for housing. Rather it is in response to...

/ November 28, 2018

Chart of the Week: 20th June 2018: Home Ownership vs House Price to Earnings Ratio

Last year saw the emergence of five London boroughs where houses ‘earned’ more in a year than their owners; most starkly in Barnet, where on average home-owners earned £54.6k net whereas their homes grew in value by nearly £107k.

/ June 20, 2018