Linda Yueh presents ‘Talking Business‘ on BBC World, the television version of the World Service. It plays to an audience of 263m people primarily across India, China and the Gulf and is aired five times with repeats on BBC News Channel and the iPlayer. I’m with Merryn Somerset Webb, journalistContinue Reading

A trip to New Broadcasting house to chat to charming Ramzan Karmali about the state of the market, the threats and the impact of Government stimulants. Latest market numbers; N° of homes sold in Jan up 30% y-o-y says HMRC Asking prices up +6.9% pa – says Rightmove Sale pricesContinue Reading

A trip in foul weather to Osterley for a chat with Samatha Simmons and then to New Broadcasting House to talk to Jane Hill about the latest Nationwide numbers on 2013. They seem too high to me and they miss at a regional level as their own footnotes confirm. TheContinue Reading

RiCS predict an 8% increase in house prices in 2014, a shameless PR stunt in my view. With prices in London up 8.7% this year (according to the Land Registry) being described as a ‘bubble’ and with prices falling in the North it is absurd to suggest that the BankContinue Reading

Bank of England announce an end to Funding For Lending for mortgages. What might this mean for rates, for sales and for the those looking to buy and sell. I talk to Gavin Esler.Continue Reading

A strange and controversial call by economists at RICS for the Bank of England to impose a cap on house price inflation of 5%. Not easy to see how this would be done and an unpopular move amongst the few Chartered Surveyors who are estate agents. A turn for BBCContinue Reading

To the South Bank on what is turning into an annual spot on DayBreak. A fun interview with Matt Barbet and Ranvir Singh. State of the market… plight of first time buyers… is it all a good thing?  Continue Reading

Despite spending 20 minutes in Brixton filming for BBC London just this ‘blink-and-you’ll-miss-it’ sentence made it to the final piece. Enjoy!Continue Reading

Scary live telly as I do NewsNight for the first time! A chat with Gavin Esler and panel including ex-banker Frances Coppola and Simon Rose from discussing Buy-to-Let as an alternative to saving. Surely that turns savers into speculators I suggest.Continue Reading

A contribution to CNTv with Belgravia Guru Seamus Wylie. All produced, filmed and edited by one man (the talented Michael Millar Esq.,) the film is sliced and diced and distributed across Asia. Expect more editions featuring the Mayfair Guru Peter Wetherell in due course… I expect that the captions, ifContinue Reading