Tag: housing

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
On first time buyers...

First Time Buyers vs First Time Mortgage Sales of 85%+ Loan To Value

The chart demonstrates that especially among first time buyers, homeownership is still struggling in the wake of the recession, far from its 1980s peak. However, ....

/ January 3, 2019

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
European Home Ownership vs Population Density

Chart of the Week: European Home Ownership vs Population Density

Considering that Germany has the lowest home ownership rate, relatively high population density and yet is acknowledged globally as one of the most prosperous European economies; their housing market...

/ November 15, 2018