Persimmon, the UK’s second biggest volume housebuilder announced half year results. Turnover of £1.75bn and profits of £500m were both down slightly as was the number of homes built inContinue Reading

In what might be just a mis-speak the Chancellor Sajid Javid is said to have suggested in the Times that “he was looking at various options when asked about stampContinue Reading

If you ever wondered what two middle-aged white property men might talk about in a pub then here’s the answer. 25 minutes in the company of buying legend Phil SpencerContinue Reading

One possible solution to the housing crisis? My comments on a scheme devised by a house builder in Essex that provides ‘Almshouses for the young’. Affordable rents for nice homesContinue Reading

To Osterley to Sky News to update Stephen Dixon and Gillian Joseph on the housing market on what is usually the busiest weekend of the year for estate agents.

“Lower house prices doesn’t mean that they are more affordable” I explained to John Humphrys – as RICS issues a downbeat market update Today want to know what the impactContinue Reading