It is essential for us to gain a greater understanding of the motivations for why one person households form and what has been preventing them from doing so.
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Demand side measures such as the Help-to-Buy ISA may help in the short term but without an equal level of supply side measures, they will just serve to drive up prices over the longer term.
It's one thing to attribute the rise of house prices to inflation, interest rate cuts, economic geography, and the hunt for safe assets, but the big question is, will this appreciation continue?
The real scandal is not the houses it's rumoured we might be planning on greenfield sites, but the actual number we are failing to build in the here and now.
Do house prices influence consumption patterns? New research from Martin Browning, Mette Gørtz and Soren Leth-Peterson attempts to find the links between consumption and house prices.
Tomas Hirst argues falling real incomes pose a significant threat to property prices - and the UK's financial system as a whole.
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