LPW Blog archive

LPW Blog archive



Papers including the Mail interpret comments by Mervyn King yesterday as a signal that the property boom may be over – though the Bank of England governor also said inflation is set to fall.

But leading buy-to-let lender Bradford and Bingley sees no signs of a slowdown thanks to immigration and students, reports the Financial Times.





The chances of a Lords revolt on home information packs grew after criticism from a select committee, according to the Mail.

The Guardian profiles Debbie Crew, housing advisor and LPW contributor, who has won a Sheila McKechnie Foundation award for campaign against abuses by private landlords.

The property market in Spain, where UK citizens own up to 250,000 homes, is about to implode, according to economists from Lombard Street Research.